At the presentation press conference, the president of the Tenerife Cabildo, Rosa Dávila, pointed out that this concert is a “great opportunity” for Tenerife and for the “relaunch” of the island on the circuit of international events.
“We are very proud that the production of the concert is carried out by a producer from Tenerife. The island will be in the spotlight of the international music world. We are starting a new stage,” he said.
For his part, the director of the production company New Event, Leo Mansitopointed out that “this is a unique opportunity to enjoy live one of the artists of the moment such as Ed Sheeran, and also to get to know and experience the Tenerife island“.
In his opinion, “the concert is a claim of great magnitude, without the Cabildo of Tenerife, Government of Canary Islands and City Council of Santa Cruz it would be impossible to hold an event of this importance on the island.
Tenerife Tourism Boost
The vice president and advisor of Tourism, Lope Afonso, commented that “large events are very important, and they increasingly have greater echo and impact on market positioning, visitor spending and, therefore, There was a moral obligation to contribute to Tenerife hosting those great concerts on the international circuit.“.
That is why he said that Tenerife Tourism will promote this concert because “the capital is an important piece in the island’s tourism strategy and this event will lead to the promotion of Tenerife being reinforced in areas as important as the next Fitur fair because it also coincides with the June 29, a date where the summer season will already be starting, with a lot of demand from the national and British markets.“.
The mayor of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Jose Manuel Bermudezpointed out that “the collaboration between the Cabildo, Government of the Canary Islands and the City Council of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is recovered for the holding of large events in the city with the aim of making the capital, the island and the autonomous community visible, it is a very important event.”
The Deputy Minister of Industry, Commerce and Consumption of the Government of the Canary Islands, Felipe Afonso El Jaber, commented that this is a great event for Tenerife and for the entire Canary Islands..
“Tourism promotion will be reinforced by a great concert like Ed Sheeran’s, since he is a world star. I congratulate the organizers,” he said.
For her part, the CEO of the Development Society of the Santa Cruz de Tenerife City Council, Carmen Pérez, stated that “music is also a tool to bring tourists and a concert of this level will be a focus of attention for many European, national and even local tourists, with a commitment to quality, sustainable and reference tourism.”