London, Nov 7 (EFE). - Huelva wants to take advantage of the "boost" that supposes to be Capital of the Spanish Gastronomy in 2017 to offer a wider tourist proposal that allows it become a reference in international issuers like the British.
With this objective the city is promoted in the World Travel Market (WTM) fair that is celebrated until next time Wednesday in London, "one of the most important fairs in the world", as the mayor of Huelva, Gabriel Cruz, told reporters today.
Following in the wake of gastronomy, the capital aspires to open its offer to other proposals with attractions such as culture, nature, the beach or the weather, which will allow it to position itself as a tourist reference.
In the absence of two months to give the witness of the gastronomic capital to another city, Cruz has pointed out that more than two hundred events have taken place, which have meant an increase of tourists in restaurants, hotels and on the streets.
"We are getting to break the idea of â€‹â€‹Huelva closed in summer," said Cruz, who recalled that the city "lost presence" at the time summer.
It is clear from this experience that the "ambition is more" of the city, and that now aspires to define a tourism brand, said the mayor.
For his Tourism and Sports Minister of the Junta de AndalucÃa, Francisco Javier FernÃ¡ndez, said that Huelva is back in the World Travel Market and "what were a challenge a year ago are now conques ", since" has taken advantage of the opportunity "of the capital this year.
Thanks to that it has worked in a" serious, firm and solid ", Huelva is" better positioned "and" over everything has been able to sow, "according to the counselor, who has announced that for the first time he will accept the decree of Tourist Plans of Large Cities of the Ministry.