«I International Congress on Family Holidays».
23 Oct 2015

«I International Congress on Family Holidays».

The Congres is a “Key to getting the most out of a major business oportunity”

For the next 12 and November 13, from the Catalan Tourist Board has organized the  I International Congress on Family Holidays, to be held in the Convention Center of Port Aventura (Tarragona)

Catalonia has pioneered the creation of a seal of specialisation that distinguishes the areas best geared up to receive families. Currently there is an offer 22 Family Tourism Destinations and over 700 companies and entities from across Catalonia are programme members.  The Catalan Tourist Board he has distinguished some towns with the awards the Family Holiday Destination (FHD) seal of approval for locations that are particularly sensitive to this market segment, providing facilities and services adapted to the needs of families with children.

Destinations awarded the FHD seal of approval guarantee the following:

  • Specialised services for families.
  • Particular attention to safety rules, both in public spaces and all other establishments certified with the brand or awarded the seal of approval.
  • Large programme of entertainment, services and activities for children.
  • Facilities adapted for children in public areas, accommodation services and other amenities.
  • Easy access to information about daily programmes of activities, helping visitors to plan their stay better.

The seal of approval guarantees visitors that families will enjoy a series of advantages in terms of services adapted to their specific needs: ID wristbands, family rooms and/or directly communicated rooms, safe children’s swimming pools, availability of cradles, children’s clubs on the beach, monitors, adapted catering facilities, children’s street shows and entertainment, public play and leisure facilities for children, theme and water parks, cycle routes, etc.

Family tourism is still one of the main assets of the sector in Catalonia. This congress should allow to reflect and establish lines of improvement in a key segment in the tourism industry.


More information in web  www.citf.cat/ca/


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