In september a total of 11.004 visitors were attended on the tourist information offices, which is an increased of the 40%.
The councilwoman Carlota Román emphasized that, in addition to position Pontevedra on new trends, hotels and restaurants in the city have been fully-booked for almost five days because of these events.
The Department of Economic Development makes a very positive economic impact on the local catering of both events held over the weekend, ExpoBeauty, Galicia Look and Fashion, and PONMO.
Pontevedra receive the baton of Ottawa with the plays of the 2014 Pontevedra ITU Duathlon World Championships
The Duathlon World Championship, which will be celebrating from 31 May to 1 June, will receive almost 1.415 athletes from more than 30 countries from the 5 continents, overtaking in number of participants the Ottawa edition, the Canadian city where was organized the last edition 2013 and Gijón, where was held in 2011, with 1135 participants was the most crowded competition.
MADISON Market Research, a consultant’s office expert in markets research, has shown the report made for Spain Convention Bureau about the Meeting Tourism in 2013. According to this report, in 2013 19.619 meetings were held in Spain with 3.431.479 participants.
The tourism department matches this festive event with “Expocidades”, the touristic fair of Eixo Atlántico
The activity will be part of the festive schedule of Pontevedra “O Entroido de Verán” (summer carnival) and will celebrate next 5 July with a wide schedule of street entertainment and the collaboration of the local restaurateurs and the tourism department for the city. The event will match with the touristic fair of Eixo Atlántico “Expocidades”, in order to maximize the presence of public in the city.
Tourism business leaders and organizers of trade fairs and conferences known Pontevedra and have highly appreciated the potential of the city
The MICE business, which brings together the different sections of this business, were discussing last Friday in Pontevedra about present and future of MICE tourism, that transfers over 5.000 million Euros per year and which Spain is in the third position of the world.