SALOU, TOP TOURIST DESTINATION FAMILY OF CATALUNYA
Salou has become the top tourist destination for family de Catalunya. This has resulted in Salou create an offer aimed especially at families. This project came together with Catalonia Tourism through a pilot program with which Salou has become the top tourist destination family. This project has involved building and redirect the accommodation sector of Salou to become specialized establishments offering entertainment for children and special equipment, including the restaurant sector has had to identify restaurants with children's menus, install highchairs, and so on. among others.
In addition, Salou already had other elements to become a family tourist destination par excellence: leisure and entertainment with Universal Mediterranean beaches safe for children (shallow waters), offering specialized beach (child care, sports area, zones children's play, &), and so on.
The Tourism Council of Salou, with funding from the Tourism Plan excellence, has launched a series of special actions to consolidate this brand created by Catalonia Tourism as a safety guide, exhibitors, bibs for children, identification bracelets, guide child, and so on.
The Director General of Tourism, Xavier Civit, handed, the last day on September 30, the official certificate of the mark that converts Salou in the first tourist destination for families of Catalonia. The event was chaired by the mayor of Salou, Esteve Ferran, and councillor for Tourism, Marc Montagut.
At the same time, the Tourism Council handed to all establishments and individuals who have made it possible to obtain this certificate (148 in total) as a diploma thanks to their collaboration.