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Salou Tourism has attended more than 109,500 people the first 10 months of 2011

Salou Tourism has attended more than 109,500 people the first 10 months of 2011

Salou. Costa Dorada. Salou Tourism offices have accumulated since the beginning of the year and up to 31 October 2011 a total of 109,543 visits (46 740 and 62 803 in the House Torremar and the Europe Square). These two offices belonging to the Network for Tourism in Catalonia have given up to 50,608 queries (22 319 and 28 289 in the House Torremar and Europe Square). The figures exceed those of last year, when the number of people who visited the offices was 99 616. So during these ten months of 2011 have increased visits in 9927 people. We have also increased in 3000 the number of queries to the two branches (as in 2010 the figures reached 47,608). Councillor for Tourism, Benet Presas, stressed that "a customer service that can make your favors and will end up choosing Salou as a destination, but also to help in the understanding of the environment once they are here "he said. Otherwise, claimed the council, "we are working to expand the aspect of communication through new technologies so that the client has more information at their disposal depending on their needs." Of the total number of queries to the two offices is an important visitor profile basically family. Couples account for 35.9%, 29.3% families, 26.5% individuals, groups 7.9% and 0.4% in the case of tourist guides. In this respect, respect for the families who have visited this year, his tour of the town, the percentage has increased by 3.6% over 2010. However, people who have come alone and have done so in a group have fallen 2.3% and 1.7% respectively. Regarding the origin both local visitors (Salou) and Catalan remain approximately the same percentage as last year. He stressed, however, that this year we have seen 3.3% more than the past overseas in 2010 and 2.3% less than domestic tourists. The figures also show that 64.2% this year and 69.1% last year, the Catalans who visit our offices are in Barcelona. Regarding the origin of domestic tourists, no significant changes from one year to another, and kept in the same proportion. We emphasize, however, that all these domestic tourists (not counting Catalonia), the regions of Madrid, Aragon and the Basque Country, involving a total of 55.9%. Of the foreign tourists who have visited our offices highlight an increase in Russian tourists this year 2011, almost 3%, and a small expense in the English tourists, of 1.5%. The other countries are in the same percentage as last year. For origin Local: 2.5%; Catalonia: 9.2% (New York: 64.2%; Lleida: 13.5%; Tarragona: 11.9%; Girona: 10.4%) The rest of the state: 42.4% (Madrid: 20.3%; Aragon: 17.8%; Basque Country: 17.8%; La Rioja: 6.8%; Andalusia: 6.3%; Navarre: 6% Valencia: 4.4%; Asturias: 4.3%; Castella y Leon: 4.3%; Galicia: 3.1%; Castella La Mancha: 2.7%; Cantabria: 1.9 % Canary: 1.5%, Murcia: 0.9%; Extremadura: 0.7%; Islands: 0.7%; Ceuta and Melilla: 0.5%) Abroad: 45.9% (France: 46% Britain 20.7%, Russia: 11.9% Netherlands: 5.7%, Germany 3.1% Belgium: 1.8%; Ireland: 1.7%, Italy: 1.5%, Portugal 1.3% Canada: 0.6% United States: 0.6% Switzerland 0.3%) Regarding the requested information, it is noteworthy that the percentages of different types of information requested are stable in the consultation period in both years. These are: a flat 28%; trips 26.8% 10.6% transportation, activities and events: 8.5%, 5% leisure, Port Aventura 3.9%; hosting a 3 %, retail 2.7%, services 2.6%; tourist train: 2.2% Markets: 2%; sources: 1.9%, restaurants 0.6%, others 2.2%. He also received 2478 calls requesting information on, of which 461 were foreign nationals and 2017. The margin calls are received almost a thousand requests for information in writing.



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