governing board of Alicante City and Beach Tourism Board This thursday is approved to tender of marketing contracts and the receipt of promotional work Alicante as a tourist destination, as well advertising and dissemination in the media for the value of 864,000 Euro and 1.2 million respectively.
Both aim to increase the promotion of the city nationally and internationally in emerging Nordic countries and outside the continent, in traditional markets such as the United Kingdom, Germany and France, in Japan and the United States.
Deputy Mayor and Head of the Alicante City and Beach Tourist Board, Maria Carmen Sanchezuhas stated that “with these two contracts we accelerate all necessary hiring to promote the city’s tourists and we improve transparency while facilitating the work of technicians”.
The duration of both the contracts will be two years, extendable for two more. It will be judged through economic and qualitative parameters among the proposals to be submitted. The Tourism Board will continue to decide the promotional activities to be developed and the manner in which they are carried out and the successful bidder will be in charge of its management.
In the case of a service contract to carry out the marketing and promotional functions of Alicante as a tourist destination, the Company shall provide the Board of Trustees with the necessary services for the organization and participation in the city’s promotional events, destination presentations among others. City, attendance at industry fairs and organizing family trips among others.
This includes the assistance of qualified personnel, catering services, the search and assembly of spaces, rooms, stands and stages, depending on the requirements, audio-visual equipment and its assembly.
The services should support the operational plan of the Municipal Tourist Board as well as international, national and local actions developed in collaboration with Tourisme, Costa Blanca and Turespaa.
The Alicante Tourist Board’s promotional lines include a number of products that range from culture and leisure related to the sun and the beach and tourism to gastronomy, sports, congresses, filming and cruises, among others, and each has a specific action plan. for which it is necessary to contract many services for its agile and correct development.
Advertising and Communication
The purpose of the design, production and service contract for communication media and advertising planning is to disseminate in tourist markets through product communication campaigns, as deemed appropriate, own events and dissemination through social networks.
The creativity and design of the communication campaigns should respond to Alicante’s tourism strategy as a destination that advocates sustainability, accessibility, digitization, hospitality and quality in its multi-product profile.
The purpose of media planning is to plan, negotiate and purchase spaces for the dissemination of campaigns and to insert advertising into the media.