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Tourists in 2010 are ,very satisfied, with Salou, a destination that they value as ,excellent,

Tourists in 2010 are "very satisfied" with Salou, a destination that they value as "excellent"

Salou. Costa Dorada. A study by the Centre for Tourism Studies Foundation of the Costa Dorada Salou shows that, the beach capital of Europe and the Costa Dorada, is an attractive destination for holidays. Thus, according to the same sources and according to polls conducted throughout 2010 in an assessment of 1 to 5, Salou gets a 4.5 for overall satisfaction (meaning 1 very poor and 5 excellent) as a tourist destination, one tenth over 2009. In fact, 56.8% of the Catalan market and 66.9% of the UK, when asked about their satisfaction with the visit, provide an excellent score being the most satisfied tourists, from the global visitors. Another significant data contained in this study is that 41.2% of tourists coming to Salou accompanied by groups of adult friends include the beach as the best attractions of the town. Moreover, the tourists who come specifically motivated by the beach Salou give high ratings to aspects of safety, cleanliness and equipment from the beaches and sea, accommodation services, entertainment and nightlife. The predominant profile among the companions of the tourists surveyed in 2010 had been "Families with adults", which represent 35.4% of the tourists. We are family groups with children at a rate of 34.2%. The most important change has been in "Families with children under 5 years", which in 2010 experienced a decline of 4.7 points over the previous year, in favor of "households with adults over 35 years" have increased 4.3 points when compared with 2009. Other characteristic features of the study highlight that the activities during the trip the tourists staying in hotels in Salou usually walk (83.8%) and visiting cultural sites and / or natural (31.2%). The activities of the foreign market, more so than the other markets are going to the beach (76.4%), shopping (39.5%), going to shows, events or theme parks (29.9%) and visit cultural sites and / or natural (28.1%).From this it follows that walk (81.6%), go to the beach (70.8%) and relaxation (67.8%) were the three most performed in 2010. Some elements have experienced an annual increase compared to 2009 as buying (with 6.5 points higher) and sports and physical activities (4.6 points above). In the Monitoring survey also shows that what is valued more positively of Salou is the beach destination, chosen as a first option for 28.8% of the tourists, walking (8.9%), climate ( 5.9%), sea (5.5%), sun (5%), the tranquility (4%), the mood of the population (2.3%) and people (2.2 %). As stated by the mayor, Peter Grant, "Salou is a destination, as tourists visiting our town, noted for its tourist services, natural environment and opportunities for rest visitantes.Tenemos offers very clear that we must promote all that is to give more quality and more economical to Salou as a hub of tourism. " Salou remember that 2010 is ranked the city with the highest hotel occupancy in Spain, according to data released by the National Statistics Institute (INE), where half are occupied three out of four seats that were offered throughout the last year. Salou The study was performed on a total of 1,394 persons (2009) and of 1,482 people (2010).

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