Lanzarote brings together professionals from different sectors around a vote for the future of tourism in the Islands
- In the procedure, general actions of the Archipelago and the Island in particular included in the draft of the new Canary Islands Plan for Tourism 2025
Moment of the vote in Lanzarote. – Tourism
Professionals from different sectors gathered in Lanzarote around an electronic vote programmed by the Government of the Canary Islands, through its Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sports, to prioritize the actions included in the draft of the new Canary Islands Plan for Tourism 2025 .
In the development of the session, general actions of the Archipelago in tourism matters were treated as well as specific issues of the Island with the aim of knowing first hand the evaluations of the attendees.
The meeting consisted in an exercise of validation and prioritization of proposals, all of them emerged from the round tables that have been developed during the process of elaboration of the Canary Islands Tourism Plan 2025. The participants, through their mobile phones, they answered about eighty questions to visualize the results obtained in situ.
The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Cristóbal de la Rosa, received the attendees and thanked the involvement of both the public and private sectors in this participation phase. “This process aims to create a document that values our identity as a destination and is characterized by its sustainability, thus enhancing its ability to drive employment and the economy without undermining the conservation of our exceptional natural and landscape resources,” said De la Pink.
For his part, the CEO of the Centers of Art, Culture and Tourism of Lanzarote, José Juan Lorenzo, said that “there are many actions necessary to boost tourism in the Islands”, but considered essential “to put innovation at the service of the challenges that the sector has in the Archipelago “.
Within the framework of the Canary Islands Plan for Tourism 2025, different participation phases have been developed, such as technical round tables, cross-cutting tables, personal interviews with professionals of the sector and electronic voting with the aim of creating a text that reflects the reality of the tourism sector in the islands.