Last Wednesday, took place in the Mediterranean House Alicante recognition municipalities and tourism businesses for their work towards responsible and sustainable tourism. The Regional Secretary, Francesc Colomer, gave the Councilor for Tourism of Altea, Anna Alvado, the certificate attesting to the accession of Altea Valencian Code of Ethics for Tourism.
Councilwoman recalled that Altea adhered to this code in November 2017, and was approved unanimously at the plenary session this month.
Alvado explained that “from the Department of Tourism and Commerce have always been committed to a respectful, responsible and sustainable tourism and proof of this are the projects that have been developed as Camins d’Altea, with free guided tours by these routes of our natural setting. We promote sustainable water activities, we have improved and expanded the trails of the Sierra Bèrnia, we have been worth our cuisine and local products with sustainable Gastronomic Days, we organized days of hospitality and carry out the campaign ‘On going sense Cabas’ in which they have been given away cloth bags to citizenship for plastic free municipality “.
Finally, the mayor thanked the local association ALCEA has also joined this initiative, “is a luxury that local business association with us in important projects like this that aim to improve the quality of life of all people, citizens and visitors. This is the best way to raise awareness among professionals looking for quality tourism “.