A total of 17 companies specialized in tourism from Vitoria-Gasteiz have been the hallmark of SICTED program (Integrated System for Spanish Tourist Quality) from the hand of the Councillor for Tourism of the City of Vitoria-Gasteiz, Idoia Garmendia.
Albergue Catedral, Agroturismo Abaiena, Agroturismo Arkaia, Casa Rural Los Hueto, Las Casas de Amárita, Kalearte Turismo y Cultura, Apartamentos Irenaz, Jardines de Uleta Suites, Artium, Fundación Catedral Santa María, Kmeeting, Pub Munro, Exclusivas Rioja Alavesa, Kulturbide, Artea Turismo y Cultura, Beinke y Restaurante Andere have been distinguished with this national recognition promoted by the Ministry of Tourism and that stands for quality and best practices.
As pointed Garmendia, “tourism is a key factor for development and a driving force for the economy of the city”, hence the importance of local businesses to go forward in quality processes and management for programs like this continuous improvement and excellence in the tourism sector.
Participated companies went through the following phases:
– Training and workshops.
– Visits techniques competitiveness.
– External Evaluation.
– Validation Quality Bureau of Destiny.
– Celebration of Distinction Committee at the end of 2013.