The Patronat de Turisme undertakes a wide variety of activities to promote and publicise the tourism products and services of the Costa Brava and Pirineu de Girona destinations among travel agents, specialised journalists and travel influencers. Joan Roca and Ferran Adrià act as ambassadors for the destination at a showcase event in London to promote Girona's gastronomy. Noteworthy developments in the field of new technologies applied to tourism include the collaboration agreement with the leading Spanish travel agency Rumbo and the announcement of the holding of the world travel blogger conference in Europe in September: TBEX Europe Costa Brava 2012.
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22 international journalists specialised in tourism, culture, golf, and health and wellness visit the Girona area
Seventeen travel agents from Ireland, the Benelux countries and from the American Airlines company visit the destination with a view to including it in their travel brochures.
Chinese fans of Barça and the Costa Brava
The Blogtrip #InCostaBrava marketing, promotion and communication campaign wins a CETT award
Rumbo and the Patronat join forces to boost tourism in the destination through the Rumbo.es and Viajar.com portals
More than one hundred and fifty international bloggers will take part in the world travel blogger conference to be held in Girona and on the Costa Brava.
85 tourism sector professionals take part in two training workshops: one on SEO and SEM and another on geolocation and social networks.