The regional secretary for Tourism, Francesc Colomer, has joined the demands made by the tourism sector about the importance of Tourism and its role as an engine for the economy of the tourism sector in the act #ElTurismoEsLaVacuna, organized by the Hotel Business Association from Benidorm, Costa Blanca and the Valencian Community (Hosbec).
Colomer has participated in the closing of the day together with the president of the Alicante Provincial Council, Carlos Mazón, and the mayor of Benidorm, Toni Pérez, held at the Valencian Institute of Tourism Technologies (Invattur) and which he has also attended the general director of Tourism, Herick Campos.
The head of Turisme stressed that this year "we were looking for two vaccines at all times, one against the virus and the other against fear, and vaccinating now is undoubtedly the best tourist policy."
In addition, he stressed that "now it's time to defend joy", while stressing that "the future is closely linked to tourism, it will be a reagent for the happiness that the world needs."
Colomer has made a plea "in favor of lucidity, of the courageous ideas of the tourism sector in a cowardly world, in a very difficult environment" and has pointed out that "with imagination and discipline this sector has always formulated bridges and alternatives to embrace the hope".
Along these lines, he has emphasized that "competing is the Olympic spirit of this sector, that is why there is no shortage of brave ideas" and, with respect to the criticisms that have arisen in the sector, he has stated that "the problem is not what let our detractors think, the problem is that they did it in our heads ", which is why he stressed that" we need a strong, autonomous and professional sector. "
The #ElTurismoEsLaVacuna conference has been organized by Hosbec on the occasion of the first year since the beginning of the restrictions due to COVID-19 and has brought together the main business organizations of the hotel sector in the Valencian Community.
Specifically, the presidents of business organizations in the hotel sector such as Toni Mayor, president of Hosbec; Victoria Puche, president of the Provincial Association of Hotels of Alicante (APHA); Cristina Sellés, president of the Marina Alta de la Costa Blanca Hospitality and Tourism Entrepreneurs Association (AEHTMA); Esther Guilabert, president of the Association of Tourist Companies of Elche (AETE); Joaquín Deusdad, president of TEMPS; and Luis Martí, executive vice president of the Castellón Provincial Association of Hospitality and Tourism Entrepreneurs (Ashotur).