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Salou tourist season closes with an 'excellent'

Salou tourist season closes with an 'excellent'

Salou. Costa Dorada. August 30th, 2012. Although the bulk of the tourist season has not yet finished and expected a good job for this September, now the mayor and Councilman Pere Granados Tourism Benet Presas, wanted to make an assessment of trends traditionally the strongest two months-July and August-and the data in hand are very positive for the city's tourism industry. The mayor said that "there has been a great season, a momentum that has been repeated in recent years despite the economic crisis with an increase of tourists is not the result of chance but the work done for a long time" and In this sense, he wanted to "send special effort that the private sector has done in recent years to achieve the results that we have today and, of course, the work of the Department of Tourism and the City Council with sensitivity towards the sector. " Thus, Salou has achieved global success, particularly in foreign markets, which helped offset the decline in domestic economic crisis. "This year 2012 is good for all tourist in Spain is even better and even more for Catalonia in Salou good" and Councilman Benedict Presas started his speech to analyze the bulk of the season. This year has been described as "excellent" recalling that in 2011 it was "a very good year." Employment in this 2012 and hardly rose, according to the Councillor can keep adding more points "if the season is to work," he said. In this sense, employment grated 97% of employment in the first half of August. The distribution markets it has reversed the trend of recent years in the town down the percentage of Spaniards (lost 13 points in August), consolidating or increasing significantly raising the British and Russian, however these three markets ( with its ups and downs) is shared by 70% of customers who have fidelitzades your holiday in Salou, a figure that is complemented by the French, Belgian and Irish. Future Challenges The Councillor for Tourism, Benet Presas, also spoke of the challenges of future. "On one hand we have to continue working beyond seasonal full season," he said explaining as from mid May until late September there is good data, "he said, but will continue working-certification sports tourism "and recalled how in season RallyRACC organized events such as Catalonia, Costa Dorada, the open ballroom dancing and marathons, races and other sporting activities that generate movement. The other challenge in which further work is needed but "already partly being achieved is that of loyalty."

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