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Flexible and adaptive to customer needs: Daniel Rosado Bayon

Daniel Rosado Bayon – Director of the Spanish Tourism Office in Abu Dhabi reiterated, “What we can see today is that the industry is experiencing constant changes, as situation and circumstances are evolving constantly and that makes us to be more flexible and change the approach to the reality we are living. As the customer priority shifts we must change with them. We must adapt to the demands like trust and confidence at this point of time. These are the ingredients for recovery. We must make our destination secure and safe and we must communicate it to our customers. So when the customers see that the destination is safe again they will regain the trust and confidence we will start to see the recovery. So what Spain has done in these last few weeks, we are open to some countries since July 1 some European countries but GCC will not be able to travel we will see them soon. We keep communicating that we are a safe destination to travel.”

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Spain welcomes tourists again

The final in the tri-series webinar by the Spain tourism board was concluded successfully with participants from all over the United Arab Emirates and GCC. The session was conducted by Daniel Rosado Bayon – Director of the Spanish Tourism Office in Abu Dhabi where he provided a general update about the country, connectivity, weather, tourist arrivals to the destinations etc. The many things that you do need to know and must do if you travel to the destination. He also mentioned that they are getting ready to open for foreign tourists in July. Rosado stated, “First of all about the location Spain is located in the south western part of Europe, surrounded by France in the northeast and Portugal in the west. East by the Mediterranean sea and Atlantic ocean in the south. Many different climates throughout the country throughout the year and an ideal all year round travel destination. Summer is very popular as the weather is very mild, Canary island has good beach weather all year long. So there are many reasons to visit the Spanish landscape especially the climate and good weather, we have over 5000 kilometres of coastline, green Spain is the amazing north of Spain which we will talk about today.” He further added, “We have more than 300 heritage sites, with lively street ambience, world class cities and historical towns, indoors and outdoors as part of the culture and many vibrant festivals that you can enjoy typical Spanish culture. Lasting places for tourists shopping with a choice of international brands and Spanish designers, VAT refund from Europe and long opening hours. For fun there are theme parks, sports, night life and adventure and others …

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Explore Canary islands and northern Spain at 11am today

In just a few hours, at 11am UAE time the next session exploring Spain from home will take you to the northern parts of the destination. To participate please contact Crisna de Guzman at crisna.deguzman@ddppl.com or call +971505074618, +971554704200. We are quite familiar with Canary islands but there are others that are equally enjoyable for visitors that look for new destinations and experiences. The country will open to foreign tourists from next week, hence Daniel Rosado Bayon – Director of the Spanish Tourism Office in Abu Dhabi will share more details about what will be important to visit the destination. Northern Spain is considered as one of the green covered destinations, this includes Canary islands of volcanic origin in the Atlantic, Balearic islands in the Mediterranean. They offer paradise beaches with green sceneries, great nature, amazing gastronomy and history. Another few key factors are that they have mild temperatures and plenty of space to move around easily and without getting disturbed. You can enjoy a whole trip up to northern Spain in the comfort of your home within just one hour. So, go ahead and register now!!

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Explore Northern Spain from home on June 24 at 11am

The final in a tri-series webinar to promote the rich, beautiful and historical Spain will be held on Wednesday June 24, 2020 at 11am. As Spain gears up to open its destination to foreign visitors, behind the scene, the authorities are on a drive to ensure safety and hygiene for its travellers. In this session Daniel Rosado Bayon – Director of the Spanish Tourism Office in Abu Dhabi will walk the viewers through a very interesting lush greenery areas in the Spain. First and foremost he will update of the current situation in Spain, regarding tourists, measures taken, what they need to know to travel to the destination etc. Thereafter he will take the viewers through an interesting journey of the greener areas in northern Spain and the many islands; Balearic islands in the Mediterranean and Canary Islands, of volcanic origin in the Atlantic.They offer paradise beaches with green sceneries, great nature, amazing gastronomy and history. Another few key factors are that they have mild temperatures and plenty of space to move around easily and without getting disturbed.

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Andalusia webinar by Spain Tourism ends on a positive note

The second in the tri-series webinar by the Spain tourism board was concluded successfully with participants from all over the United Arab Emirates and GCC. The programme was divided into four sessions; first was conducted by Daniel Rosado Bayon – Director of the Spanish Tourism Office in Abu Dhabi with a general update about the country, connectivity, weather etc. The many things that you do need to know and must do if you travel to the destination. He also mentioned that they are getting ready to open for foreign tourists in July. The second session was conducted by Juan Manuel Ortiz Pascual, Promotion and Communications Director of Andalusia Tourism. This was a comprehensive presentation about Andalusia with several videos where visitors could take a closer look at the destination and its offerings. He shared about the many activities that can be done, the historical, cultural and entertainment options for families and leisure travelling individuals, honeymooners, youth, adventure and M!CE visitors etc. He stated that there are four main assets for the Islamic community which are Sevilla, Cordoba, Granada and Malaga. The destination has seen Romans, Thracians, Phoenicians etc during their times. Malaga is a city that was hitherto unknown until the biggest airport was constructed. It receives 24,000,000 passengers a year with Ave high speed train, the Malaga cruise port brings across 511,000 passengers in 2019, the destination has 103 charming places. Rosado shared two other important destinations one is quite famous “Valencia” and other is Extremadura. Valencia is the third largest city in Spain with landmark buildings, family friendly destination with various activities for the whole family. Extremadura located in the western part of Spain is a new destination …

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Andalusia webinar to kick off today at 11am

In a few hours, the second webinar by the Spain tourism board will kick off with two other most important destinations in the region ‘Andalusia’ and ‘Costa del Sol’. It will be conducted by 3 speakers Daniel Rosado Bayon – Director of the Spanish Tourism Office in Abu Dhabi; Juan Manuel Ortiz Pascual, Promotion and Communications Director of Andalucía Tourism; and Susana Porras- Executive Consultant Visit Costa del Sol. The session will start at 11am UAE time with a general update about the country, connectivity, weather etc. The many things that you do need to know about the destination and must do when you travel to the various cities. Andalusia is the southern region of Spain, which offers a great variety of landscapes, from the mountain range of Sierra Nevada to the coastal towns in the Mediterranean sea. Andalusia is famous for its stunning beaches, fabulous monuments such as the Cordoba Mosque or the Alhambra Palace, the flamenco, it´s gastronomy and their zest for life. Other regions such as Valencia will also be covered in this journey through the wonders of Spain. ‘Costa del Sol’ means ‘coast of the sun’ or the ‘sun coast’ and has been a holiday destination for the rich and famous stars to royalty. Situated in southern Spain, it occupies a narrow coastal strip delimited by the cordillera Penibética to the north and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. The coast shows a diversity of landscapes: beaches, cliffs, estuaries, bays and dunes. Some of the famous cities and towns in the destination such as the city of Málaga and also the towns of Torremolinos, Benalmádena, Fuengirola, Mijas, Marbella, San Pedro de Alcántara, Estepona, Manilva, Casares, Rincón …

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Countdown begins for the Andalusia webinar on Wednesday June 10 at 11am

The second webinar in a tri-series by Spain Tourism -‘Discover Andalusia’ will take place tomorrow June 10, 2020 at 11am UAE time. This will be a great opportunity for all those in the travel trade to join in and learn more about the many facts about the destination that encompasses its rich history. As the destination has already announced their dates of entry to foreign tourism to Spain, the safe conditions will resume. When one cannot visit the destination due to the current lockdown, it is the best time to arm oneself with knowledge prior to visiting the destination and in this the tourism office of Spain has been tirelessly working to ensure engagement with their potential visitors as well as their regular visitors. According to Daniel Rosado Bayon – Director of the Spanish Tourism Office in Abu Dhabi, their efforts are to provide an opportunity to everyone interested in learning more about the varied destinations within Spain. It is a country that boasts of rich history and culture with many UNESCO sites as well. Andalusia on the other hand is a must visit destination to be added on to your bucket list as it has the best in terms of sights, food, shopping, art and culture, night life, beaches and the list runs on. It is one of the most diverse regions in the world that has so much of history embodied.

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Second webinar by Spain tourism on June 10 to focus on Andalusia

After a successful first webinar session about Madrid and Barcelona – the popular areas of Spain, the second session to be held on June 10, 2020 will consist of another region which is quite closer to the travellers of the GCC as it has the history and culture which bonds them to the destination. Daniel Rosado Bayon, Tourism Counsellor, stated, “We want to provide an opportunity to all those interested in learning more about the varied destinations within Spain, some are more known than others and this tri-series will ensure that everyone obtains the knowledge about the sights, food, shopping, cultural, historical and art focused areas within the varied cities in Spain. In this second session our focus will be on Andalusia or Andalucia in Spanish. The region is also world famous for bullfighting, great climate, flamenco, gastronomy like tapas, fiestas, beaches and the varied diverse geography. So join us once again and learn about a rich destination that has the most interesting offerings for all ages.” Al Andalus was the name given by the Muslims during the Middle Ages to the Iberian peninsula. Nowadays Andalucia is the southern region of Spain, which offers a great variety of landscapes, from the mountain range of Sierra Nevada to the coastal towns in the Mediterranean sea. Andalucía is famous for its stunning beaches, fabulous monuments such as the Cordoba Mosque or the Alhambra Palace, the flamenco, it´s gastronomy and their zest for life. Other regions such as Valencia will also be covered in this journey through the wonders of Spain.

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Maiden webinar by Spain tourism received great appreciation from the industry

The first webinar by the Spain tourism board was concluded successfully with participants from all over the United Arab Emirates and GCC. The next two sessions to be held on June 10 and June 17, 2020. Daniel Rosado Bayon – Director of the Spanish Tourism Office in Abu Dhabi conducted the session with a general update about the country, connectivity, weather etc. He stated that last year Spain received more than 83 million visitors. Furthermore, a poll was held on the right side of the screen for the visitors to interact; the first poll was ‘What are the barriers for coming to Spain?’ there were four criteria given first was connectivity, lack of knowledge of the destination, lack of cultural ties and last one visa issues so in this, about 46 per cent stated visa issues and 36 per cent lack of knowledge about the destination, so this webinar focused on the second aspect and provided the knowledge necessary. These polls are important as the tourism board will receive some main areas of concern which will help them to develop further products according to the requests of the clients. There were several videos shown throughout the webinar which actually gave an opportunity for the visitors to take a closer look of the destination and its offerings. In this session, Madrid and Barcelona were the key areas in focus. It was a very comprehensive presentation by Rosado about the many activities that can be done, the historical, cultural and entertainment options for families, leisure travelling individuals, honeymooners, youth, adventure and MICE visitors etc.

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Spain tourism to conduct destination webinar on May 20, June 10 & June 17

Spain tourism will be presenting a series of webinars to be conducted on May 20, June 10 and June 17, 2020. This will be an ideal opportunity to learn about the destination, its most known and unknown areas, what to do when in Spain, discover new itineraries, its weather, its culture; the series includes a whole new awareness of one of the most sought after European destinations in the world. The main goal of these sessions will be to create an inspiring, emphatic and informative content in an interactive environment to communicate with tomorrow’s travellers. Daniel Rosado Bayon – Tourism Counsellor shared, “We will have three separate sessions; in each of them we will go through the basics about the country before discovering with detail different destinations, from most known areas to a whole new part of Spain. In the first one, on May 20, we will go through our two main destinations: Madrid and Barcelona. In the second one, we will immerse in Andalucia and the Islands. The final one on June 17 we will share about some of the lesser known areas of the destination. We invite you to attend these sessions so that you will be well aware of the destination and discover new facts and places in the Country.”

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