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International Gastronomy Center, eco-efficient ships and 'birding', Dénia's proposals in Fitur 2018

January 17 from 2018 - 01: 41

Today begins in Madrid Fitur, the International Tourism Fair which is one of the must-see events for Dénia and the Marina Alta region. He International Center of Gastronomic Culture of the Mediterranean it will be Dénia's great asset. This center, which will be located in the premises of the CDT Dénia, will be the nerve center of Mediterranean cuisine, coordinating the actions of the rest of CDTs of the Region and enhancing, even more, the image of UNESCO's Creative City of Gastronomy .

The official presentation will be on Thursday, at a ceremony in the central square of the Pavilion of the Valencian Community which will be attended by the regional secretary of the Valencian Tourism Agency, Francesc Colomer, the president of the Generalitat, Ximo Puig, and the mayor of Dénia , Vicent Grimalt.

It is a project in which the Agència Valenciana del Turisme has been working for two years and will be a reality in a short time. Last week, the mayor and Reme Cerdà, from Aehtma, attended the explanatory meeting on the center's operation at the CDT in València.

Dénia's stay at FITUR will also help boost new tourism products. The most novel is the catalog "Discover the birds of Dénia and the Marina Alta", a guide on ornithological tourism prepared by the company Magic & Nature and Joan Sala.

To these actions in Fitur is added the presentation of two Kite championships to be held in spring and summer in El Portet.

Baleària at FITUR

The shipping company Baleària will be very present this year at FITUR. In this edition, the company will take the opportunity to present the important investment it is making to renew its fleet and have more sustainable and eco-efficient ships.

In this regard, it should be noted that the shipping company is building two smart ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and with capacity for more than 800 passengers, which will be the first ferries in the Mediterranean to sail with this clean fuel. In addition, it will announce the new series of four eco fast ferries that it has begun to incorporate into the connection between Eivissa and Formentera and with which it will complement a social responsibility project for the four vessels promoting sustainable tourism.

Baleària will present these and other novelties in its stand, in which it will offer a complete program of activities and events to transfer the experience of sailing on board its ships. The site will have an 5D virtual reality module that will allow you to visualize the arrival by ferry to Eivissa. To show the entertainment options on board there will also be concerts and afterwork sessions of electronic music with renowned DJs of the national scene (collaborators of the Baleària Fun & Music program), along with magic shows and gastronomic exhibitions.

Students of the IES Number 3 will disseminate sustainable tourism

This year, ten students of IES 3 Number of Dénia have been selected to participate in the Fair. The students have a mission: to spread sustainable tourism in the exhibition space of the city.

The students, dressed in the appropriate clothing, will distribute plants raised in the institute with the aim of spreading the riches of Dénia and the Marina Alta, and attracting potential tourists. Thanks to this experience, students will put into practice the knowledge acquired in the Customer Service module and will know first-hand the business world.

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