After the peak of tourist influx in the city of Dénia, both the tourism department and local businesses they have assessed the data collected during the months of July and August in the municipality.
The councilor of the area, Pepa Font, And the president of AEHTMA, Cristina Sellés, agreed that the joint commitment to increase quality, adjust prices and design new proposals has favored an increase in total visitors compared to 2013.
Councilwoman highlighted the July and August data-a 80 91% and% average occupancy respectively and said the crisis "It has made us sharpen the ingenuity and propose proposals of greater content, quality and quantity". Among other bets, the councilor highlighted the commitment to cultural heritage. And the fact is that the guided tours inside the castle have exceeded all expectations and double the figures registered in 2013. In sports, the sports offer in the beaches, expanded this summer and which has been widely accepted, exceeding 6.000 users of the activity.
Still, the president said Aehtma "This has been good in terms of occupation but below our expectations in other parameters such as average spending per tourist", A fact that the president attributed to the fact that "The improvement of macroeconomic data has not yet reached Spanish families".
Leisure is still a "pending subject", Because although some areas of the city have had a good influx of customers, "there is still an important exodus of young people to other populations".
Cristina Sellés there continues to deficiencies in infrastructure, and announced that his company is studying proposals for improvement that will raise the town hall.
Also this year the holidays have been conditioned with the beginning of the school year, much earlier than other years, which has contributed to improving family tourism figures "Since they have made the summer season very short."