Bilbao, Donostia/San Sebastián, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Hondarribia, Irun and Zarautz, components of the tourism brand ‘ destinies Euskadi ‘, with the collaboration of the Department of Tourism, Commerce and consumption of the Basque Government, have presented this morning their offer Tourist in Alicante. Present from today Friday, Saturday morning and this Sunday (May 31st, June 1st and 2nd) in the Plaza del Puerto.
In particular, the space has opened Elena Lumbreras, head of the tourism service of the city of Alicante, Ixidor Larrañaga, Councillor of Tourism of the city of Zarautz; Esther Virto, director of information offices of Bilbao Turismo; Isabel Aguirrezabala, deputy director of Donostia San Sebastián Turismoa; Clara Navas, head of the tourism office of Vitoria-Gasteiz and Cristina Gutiérrez, head of tourism of Bidasoa Activa.
A good example of the interest aroused in the Basque tourism market this community, is that this is the seventh time in which the Basque Country is approaching to the Valencian Community, with four visits in previous years to Valencia, one to Castellón and this is the second A to Licante. Undoubtedly, this attraction is reinforced by its good aerial connection with direct flights to Bilbao that in less than an hour and a half connect Alicante with Euskadi and for the good road connection.
According to the data collected by the Basque tourism agency, in the year 2018 the tourist market from the Valencian Community in Euskadi increased by 4% compared to 2017.