• 9/25/2012

Spain, the host of the world tourism day

This next 27th september we celebrate in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, the world tourism Day (DMT) under the theme"tourism and energy sustainability: drivers of sustainable development '.

Between the authorities that would usher in the event will be provided by the presence of José Manuel Soria, minister of industry, energy and tourism, whose statements, see the link below.

Communiqué from the minister

This year's theme is to highlight the role of tourism in achieving a more hopeful future energy supply, a future in which the whole of the world's population has access to modern energy services, efficient and affordable.

The tourist, economic sectors in greatest volume of the world, has already given important steps in this regard, improving energy efficiency and increasing the use of the technologies associated with renewable energy in its operations. These steps are creating jobs, helping many people out of poverty and helping to protect the planet.

On 26 september will begin some events leading up to the holding of this DMT.

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