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The tourism sector of the Costa Dorada and Terres de l'Ebre honors the 125th anniversary of Cal Feliuet and the city of Amposta

25th Night of Tourism of Costa Dorada and Terres de l'Ebre

Salou. Costa Dorada. 20 November 2014. The tourism sector of the Costa Dorada and Terres de l'Ebre has awarded its annual meeting -held on 20 November at the Convention Center PortAventura- to an establishment with 125 years of history, Hostal Restaurant Cal Feliuet, Passanant i Belltall award Costa Dorada, and the Municipal Tourism Amposta promotional video for 'the River City', Jordi Cartanyà prize.

This year marked the 25th edition of the Night of Tourism of Costa Dorada and the Ebro, an event that brought together more than 500 representatives of the economic and social sector at an event organized by the Province of Tarragona and chaired by the Minister of Economics of Catalonia, Andreu Mas-Colell and the president of the council, Josep Poblet.

The 2014 season has not been particularly good, but none dare call it a bad, thinking to do could be worse. The director of the Tourist Board of the County Council, Octavi Bono, described 2014 as a 'satisfactory and difficult at the same time' after picking, overall, 18.31 million overnight stays year - a decrease of 5% - and having received 4 '7 million visitors, with an average stay of 3'9 days.

Overall, the Costa Dorada and the Ebro have seen during the tourist season 2014 some recovery of the Catalan and Spanish markets, British, French, Belgian and Irish, while the Russian market has suffered a major decline due to falling the ruble and political instability.

Five generations

In chapter distinctions Hostal Cal Feliuet of Passanant i Belltall, received from the Minister Andreu Mas-Colell the Costa Dorada lifetime achievement award 125 years, almost five generations, on the Costa Dorada interior.

The hostel opened in 1889 and since then it has remained a family business run by the Miró, that during this long period of time has been consolidating and adapting the establishment to new needs that have arisen family.

As to Jordi Cartanyà 2014 award, this year has gone on the Municipal Tourism Amposta for promotional 'The River City' video, a document that presents the attractions and activities that can be carried out in Amposta and promotes the city as Sports Tourism Destination. Recall that, in addition to other attractions, Amposta is a center of excellence rowing in calm water and a city chosen to host training numerous international rowing teams.

Tags: tourism costa dorada terres de l'ebre, season, overnight stays, tourism awards, province of tarragona, hostal cal feliuet, video amposta, sports tourism
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