With the summer tourism season about to get underway, the Patronat de Turisme has launched its 2010 advertising campaign, strengthened its media presence and sponsored internationally renowned sports events. Meanwhile, the Centenary of the Costa Brava has been publicising the brand and destination through gastronomy and wines.
The Patronat de Turisme launches a new advertising campaign for the Costa Brava and Pirineu de Girona in press, radio and online media outlets in Catalonia, the rest of Spain and France.
The competition brought together the world’s 84 best competitors (64 men and 20 women) for the slalom event at Sant Pere Pescador.
Dive: The Medes Islands Secretis the first videogame to be set in one of the Mediterranean’s top diving destinations.
Transpyr 2010, the first route to link the Mediterranean with the Atlantic Ocean in just 8 days of mountain biking, proved a great success in terms of participant numbers with 80 cyclists.
Girona and the other cities in the Girona area along the AVE high speed rail line are promoted at the Expotren Fair in Lleida and at the Hardy Butts Custom Bike Rally in Lloret de Mar.
Sports events such as the Catalonia-Costa Brava Grand Prix of the World Windsurfing Championship, the MIMA and the promotion of new tourism products draw the attention of the Spanish and international press to the destination.
The sommelier Josep Roca presents what he considers the most interesting wines in the world, including some from the D.O. Empordà, in an iPhone app.
The Terra de Mar and Festival de Mar maritime festivals in Palamós and Sant Feliu de Guíxols, respectively, were the most recent stops along this Gastronomic Tour that celebrates the Centenary of the Costa Brava.
As part of the Costa Brava San Miguel Gastronomic Tour initiative, a guide on Costa Brava dishes matched with San Miguel beer has been published.
A press trip for seven journalists from French media outlets, enabling them to explore the special characteristics of the Girona coastline, took place on 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th June.
The Nessun Dorma yacht begins its round-the-world voyage for charity from Roses Port, sponsored by the Patronat de Turisme Costa Brava Girona.