With the summer season in full swing, the destination’s services and facilities are fully operational as it welcomes visitors from Catalonia, the rest of Spain and abroad. This month the Patronat de Turisme has implemented promotional actions targeted at end customers and at the media that contribute to showcasing the tourism products and values of the destination. The Airport Tourism Office is now fully operational and the number of enquiries made there is increasing steadily. Furthermore, on the occasion of the Centenary of the Costa Brava, the first tourism guide to the Costa Brava in Braille has been produced and the distinguishing features of our coastline are being highlighted through the placement of twenty-four iron picture frames in well-known beauty spots of the area. Meanwhile, the gastronomic excellence of the destination continues to be promoted through the Costa Brava-San Miguel Gastronomic Tour.
The Airport Tourism Office has recorded a 21% increase in the number of enquiries made there between January and June 2010 in respect of the previous year.
The Association for the Promotion and Development of the Counties of Girona (AGi) has commissioned the Higher Institute of Tourism Studies of the University of Girona (INSETUR) to carry out a study analysing the behaviour of three types of users of Girona - Costa Brava Airport: outgoing tourists, incoming tourists and tourists in transit.
From 21st to 25th July the Costa Brava and the Pirineu de Girona were promoted at the San Sebastian Jazz Festival.
Palamós Port has reached the figure of 100,000 cruise ship passengers, representing the number of passengers who have been welcomed by the port between 2000 and 2010.
The Patronat de Turisme and Turespaña showcase the cultural, gastronomic and tourism offer of the Costa Brava to a group of Italian journalists.
The Patronat de Turisme and ONCE publish the first guide with the accessible tourism offer of the Costa Brava.
With the collaboration of coastal towns, twenty-four well-known beauty spots on the Costa Brava are framed to highlight the qualities that make the Girona coastline unique.
The Patronat publishes the first documented promotional poster of the Costa Brava tourism brand.
The Gastronomic Tour continues its journey along the Costa Brava and has recently stopped off in Roses, Calella de Palafrugell and Llançà with new dishes from the Costa Brava Menu.