Mazarron houses seven distinguished with the Blue Flag beaches, another six with 'Q' Quality Tourism and two with the distinctive 'Ecoplaya'
The Minister of Economic Development, Tourism and Employment, Juan Hernandez, and the Mayor of Mazarrón, Alicia Jimenez, hoisted today in Castellar Beach Township Blue flags 'Q' Quality Tourism and 'Ecoplaya' that recognize the quality and improvement of services provided to tourists in this natural space.
The head of Tourism highlighted the efforts that "the Administration is carrying out for the protection and enhancement of our coasts", with the aim of "meet environmental quality, safety, accessibility and services."
It also stressed "the quality of the services offered Mazarrón" which "has experienced an increase of around 10 percent of hotel occupancy, from 78 percent in the domestic market and the rest from outside our borders" .
"From what it now is to strengthen the supply to increase tourist arrivals," he said.
In this regard, the Minister stressed the importance of tourism as a dynamic sector that will play an important role in economic recovery, as borne out by the latest data from tourism employment, the best of affiliation to the Social Security over the last nine years. "
Thus, Rihuete, Harbour, Bay-La Reya, Nares, Grande Alamillo Castellar and maintains its distinctive beaches to which is added this year in El Mojon.
In addition, the beaches of Bahia, Bolnuevo, Board of Dos Mares, Nares, Castellar and Rihuete will have the 'Q' Quality Tourism which highlights "the great work to provide excellence Murcia beaches" he said.
This year, the Region of Murcia has five new blue flags on the beaches of La Higuerica and La Carolina, Eagles;
of the Mojon in Mazarrón;
and Barnuevo and the Pedruchillo in San Javier, that WILL addition to those already had this distinctive, for a total of 36, ten of which correspond to Cartagena, Aguilas seven, seven to Mazarrón, five to Los Alcázares five San Javier and two to San Pedro del Pinatar.
In addition, the region retains the two distinctions awarded last year to the Yacht Club and the Marina Juan Montiel, both in Eagles.
'Q' Tourist Quality
The 'Q' Tourist Quality awarded elInstituto for Spanish Tourism Quality (ICTE) recognizes aspects such as clean water and beach sand, the optimum conditions of facilities and bars, security services and first aid, if available an offer of interesting leisure as well as providing a good information service to tourists.
In total, this summer will fly on the Costa Calida 37 flags with the "Q" Quality Tourism, seven more than last year.
Eagles will sport four new flags on the beaches of Levante, Poniente, and Calabardina Calarreona, and San Javier other three new on the beaches of Pedruchillo, Columbus and Barnuevo.
Thus, the region ranks as the third autonomous region in number of certified with the Quality Tourism Q, after Andalusia, with 85 beaches, and Valencia, with 47. The municipality of Cartagena, 12, maintained his lead as the Spanish municipality with a larger number of beaches distinguished with this recognition.