March has been a busy month for the Patronat de Turisme in terms of raising the international profile of the destination through its participation in international fairs, meetings and workshops with foreign tour operators, the publication of tourism features in the specialised press, the implementation of tools and the creation of attractive online contents. On a local level, the Patronat has continued to boost product marketing associations and has provided tourism bodies with financial assistance to improve quality, competitiveness and communication in gastronomic matters.
Girona's destinations were promoted in two international European tourism fairs, Berlin's ITB and the MITT in Moscow, as well as in Spain, at Sevatur in San Sebastian, with the participation of towns and tourism bodies from the Girona area.
The board of directors of the Patronat de Turisme approved a financial assistance package for public and private tourism associations and bodies from the Girona area to improve and boost the local tourism sector.
The marketing clubs for the golf, nautical and health and beauty tourism products of the Costa Brava and the Pirineu de Girona have held assemblies to review 2010's action plans and to approve the initiatives scheduled for 2011.
The Italian tourism and travel magazine In Viaggio devotes ten pages of its latest edition to describing the cities of Girona and Figueres, the Dalí triangle, Cadaqués and L’Empordà.
The Costa Brava and Pirineu de Girona portal will incorporate its own Wikiloc.com channel to promote the area and its active tourism activities through the use of georeferenced trails.
80 professionals from the tourism sector took part in the workshop entitled "Setting up a website using WordPress".
The Costa Brava and Pirineu de Girona destination has a new dedicated website for the promotion and marketing of its golf offer.
A new dedicated website for the health and beauty tourism product has brought the destination's wellness offer under one umbrella.