The Cabildo de Tenerife defends that it has been the first institution of the Islands to claim the headquarters of the European Tourism Agency. The president of the Island Corporation, Peter Martin, He assured yesterday that he formally presented last November to the Government of the Canary Islands the request for Tenerife to be the headquarters of this organization.
Martín assures that “Tenerife has a lot of interest and more than enough reasons to host the headquarters of this organization”, not yet created by the EU and for which there is no date.
“Tenerife concentrates the largest total air traffic in the Canary Islands and even exceeds what we registered before the pandemic with some issuing countries, such as France, Italy, Austria, Iceland, Hungary or the Czech Republic., which is contributing to the diversification of issuing markets”, defends the socialist. And he also highlights that the island’s connectivity has increased by 15%. “Today, Tenerife connects with 31 markets and 137 destinations through 54 airlines”, he values. Among them he pointed out “the recent opening to the North American market with a direct flight Tenerife Sur-New York”.
In addition to air leadership, the president of Tenerife highlights other arguments, such as the fact that Tenerife hosts 38% of the accommodation offer in hotels and apartments in the Canary Islands; 36% of tourism in the Archipelago and 34% of total overnight stays in the Islands.
Weeks ago the mayor of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, José Manuel Bermudez, had already claimed that headquarters for the city