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99 weekly flights with Russian tourists in Catalonia during the high season

99 weekly flights with Russian tourists in Catalonia during the high season

Tarragona. Costa Dorada. The Catalan Tourism (ACT) is participating in the MITT fair held from 16 to 19 March in Moscow. In the framework of this international tourist event, the Director General of Tourism, Marian Wall, met with representatives of several airlines and tour operators with whom the Russians closed the program this summer for tourism. Result of these meetings, Muro has confirmed the good prospects of this market with the arrival in Catalonia, between the months of May and October, 99 weekly flights from Russia, including charter and scheduled. This figure, which closed today in Moscow and can not be ruled out that an increase larger than 52% over 2010, when 65 flights landed at the destination Catalan. The Director General of Tourism, Marian Wall, said "this data confirms the good moment that the sender and the Russian consolidation of Catalonia between the preferences of the tourists when traveling." The Director General of Tourism has also stated that neither from Moscow on strike at Spanish airports, "is good news because the announcement had created unrest in the sector. During the last week we redouble our promotional efforts at the international level. In this sense, both Berlin and Moscow have had contacts with leading European tour operators to sell Catalonia and at the same time to reassure them. "Muro hopes that the preliminary agreement is ratified as soon as possible and calls on responsibility of everyone "to not jeopardize a tourism industry that is strategic for the economy Catalan and Spanish, with capacity to create wealth and employment as required in times of crisis like the present." The Family Holiday Destinations are presented in Moscow In 2010 they arrived in Catalonia around 374,000 tourists from the Russian market. Most Russian tourist who arrives in Spain is Catalonia as a main destination. Wall stressed that "Catalonia is a pioneer in promoting tourism in the countries of Eastern Europe, since 18 years ago, opened the first center to promote a foreign destination in the Russian Federation." With the work done from this office has consolidated the position of Catalonia in the Russian market. The sun and beach is the main motivation for Russian tourists traveling to Catalonia. In this regard, and linked to this product, the Director General of Tourism has today Family Tourism Destinations (DTF) to one hundred and TTOO Russian media. A total of 12 municipalities of the Catalan coast since the FHD brand look that adds value in order to contribute to specialization and promoting the quality of mature sun and sand destinations. In addition to the family tourism, in this same event also shows the range of the Pyrenees of Lleida Lleida Alguaire airport. Catalan presence at the MITT The MITT is one of the most important tourism fairs in the world. Involved more than 3,000 exhibitors from 185 destinations. The last edition was visited by about 80,000 people, 74% of whom were professionals. The stand of the ACT in Moscow, with 330 m2, promotes diversity of supply Catalan. Public agencies are present stand of Catalonia: Barcelona Tourism Costa Brava Girona Tourist Board of the Costa Dorada Tourist Board of the Province of Lleida, TOURISM Aran Coast Tourist Promotion Consortium Barcelona-Maresme, in addition to PortAventura and Montserrat. The stand also has some work tables where the 13 Catalan companies that have traveled with the ACT will meet in Moscow with Russian tour operators with those who have agreed to meet. The companies are: Abba Hotels, Best Hotels, Estival Park Salou Hotel Grums Barcelona Majestic Hotel Barcelona Husa Hotels Novovira, Rigat Park Hotel, Travel Solvip, Terramar Group Ticket Bureau, Torres & Travel Ancodes.  

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