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Salou returns from MITT Fair in Moscow with good expectations for this season

Salou returns from MITT Fair in Moscow with good expectations for this season

Salou. Costa Dorada. The mayor of Salou, Pere Granados, along with Councillor of Tourism, Alberto del Hierro, were present at the Corner of the Costa Dorada in the Catalonia stand, which was mounted at the fair MITT Moscow. During these days the most senior municipal councilor met with the director of the Catalan Countries in the East, JM Perramón well as various tour operators accompanied several local companies such as agencies NT Incoming Travel, Travel Olympia, Sehrs, Ivory; Hotel Beds, Hotel Four Elements, in addition to the group resides, among others. Thus, from 16 to 19 March, this action was carried out under the umbrella of Tourism of the Province of Tarragona and Port Aventura to join forces with and attract a market of particular importance as it is Russian. In fact, according to the Councillor of Tourism of Salou, Alberto del Hierro, "everything indicates that we are recovering a very important market for us and indeed we are already positioned as the leading tourism destination in Spain, Russian" , he said. He also insisted that "we should not forget the emerging markets like Ukraine or the Baltic countries and others continue reinforcing already established as France, England, Benelux ..." For his part, Mayor Pere Granados, has confirmed the good prospects of this market with the announcement of the arrival in Catalonia, between the months of May and October, 99 weekly flights from Russia, including charter and airlines, most of them at the airport of Reus. This figure represents an increase over 52% over 2010, when 65 flights landed in Catalonia. In fact, the sun and the beach is the main motivation of these tourists, but also moves to other motivations. It echoed the mayor of city projects with municipal sports other sports pitches and playing other sports porpoise that the company built the town to explain the potential of tourism the area.   Remember that in 2010, the Russian visitors were a total of 1,500,000 overnight stays at the Costa Dorada , representing 8% of the total area. Thus, Russia became the third source market of visitors to the Costa Dorada, behind the United Kingdom and France. Every Russian tourists come to the Gold Coast makes it an average stay of eleven days.   The MITT has the participation of over 3,000 companies and over 185 destinations, which are held important meetings for the promotion of tourist destinations in the Russian market. In the 2010 edition of the show received about 80,000 visitors, 74% of whom were professionals from the tourism sector.  

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