On May 24, FITUR handed out its Awards, with which the entity promotes excellence and innovation in tourism and recognizes the efforts of companies, professionals and researchers. We review the winners:
Stands: Korea, Egypt and Colombia as countries; the Balearic Islands, Castilla-La Mancha and Andalusia as autonomous communities; Trasmediterranea, Iberia and Meliá Hotels International in the category of companies.
Active tourism – national: “Meet Cantabria, special adventure” of Albergue Paradiso in the adventure category; “The Fifth Lake. Pirineu Emoció” in the one of nature; “The Cortijo in Jaén, a singular temple to know nature” in the culture category; “The 3 tastes of the medias of the Orotava” in enogastronomy, in addition to a mention to “Jaén key in hand”.
Active tourism – international: “Patagonia: route of the end of the world” In the adventure category; “Astroturismo: Route of the Stars in the Desert of Atacama” in that of nature; “Peru Mucho Gusto” in enogastronomy; And “Tepoztlán magic and culture” in the culture category.
The FITUR-Jorge Vila Fradera Tribuna Award for best academic research went to “Analysis of higher education in tourism in Latin America and Spain”, by Daniel Celis Sosa.
The event, chaired by the Secretary of State for Tourism, Matilde Pastora Asían, was attended by the President of the Organizing Committee of FITUR, Luis Gallego, and the Director General of IFEMA, Eduardo López-Puertas.The event, chaired by the Secretary of State for Tourism, Matilde Pastora Asían, was attended by the President of the Organizing Committee of FITUR, Luis Gallego, and the Director General of IFEMA, Eduardo López-Puertas.
Award for the best business strategy. IFEMA has been recognized by the ‘ejecutivos’ magazine in the XXVII edition of its awards, in the category of best business strategy. The award was given to Eduardo Lopez-Puertas, general director of IFEMA, at a ceremony presided over by Iñigo de la Serna, Minister of Public Works.