By Cathy Elelman • 13 July 2020 • 13:22
TOP CHOICE: “Almeria is shaping up as one of the most attractive and safest destinations in the country” this summer, according to the provincial council
CREDIT: Diputacion de Almeria
THE provincial council has announced tie-ins with two well-known travel portals to promote the attractions of the Costa Almeria as a holiday destination to their combined nine million users.
The agreements with Destinia and Atrapalo runs until September, and will, according to the Diputacion, “further strengthen bookings made by national and international market tourists during the summer season, in which the province of Almeria is shaping up as one of the most attractive and safest destinations in the country.”
The agreements include positioning actions and direct advertising on the portals and their social media platforms, as well as a guarantee of a minimum number of bookings, the provincial administration explained.
Almeria Tourism deputy Fernando Gimenez said the portals tie-ins, along with the agreements with Eurosport on promoting the region during the broadcast of the French Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in the autumn and Logitravel, “are going to be essential for maintaining the brand’s positioning at national and international level and to recover the time lost during lockdown.”
The deputy described the Costa Almeria as “a safe destination, with an offer far away from overcrowding thanks to the inland’s natural spaces, the virgin coastline and a diverse and unique interior.”
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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