Hoteliers also emphasize Héctor Gómez’s extensive knowledge of the sector
The “excellent” tourism confederation has finally appointed the new Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Héctor Gómez, and the Secretary of State for Tourism, Rosa Morillo, in office for three months, to work for the province. In a note, the executive vice president of Exceltur, José Luis Zoreda, also highlights the political weight of Gómez in the Government as a “sponsor speech” challenges and competitive transformations in the rest of the legislative space, in addition. spirit “conciliator.”
The “deep vision and experience” that Gómez left during his time in Turespaña and speaker for the PSOE in the Congress of Deputies stands out. In addition to evaluating the group between the minister and the secretary of state, they point out that the new leaders can promote the tourism management plan through “recovered capacity and the best relationship” with the private sector.
The new head of the Minister, he designs the company, is convinced of the amount of public-private collaboration and represents an increasingly professional tool, so that gradually tourists replace the models of Spain and its destinations.
The president of the Spanish Tourism Confederation (CEAV), Carlos Garrido, confirmed that Gómez is well aware of the problems of travel agencies, part of which he worked in his administration during Turespaña. Garrido also appreciated the office of the minister, Reyes Maroto, with whom they had a “wet” relationship and who recognized the specific problems of the sector very well.
In turn, the Spanish Confederation of Hotels and Tourist Accommodation (Cehat) highlighted the extensive notice of Héctor Gómez. In a statement, the president of the association of teachers, Jorge Marichal, stated that the new minister is “a connoisseur of the tourism industry and of importance for the economic and social sustainability of Spain.” Cehat emphasizes that from now on in the province he is available to the new minister to address the current challenges and key issues that “will allow this industry to continue to be the axis of the Spanish economy”.
“We still have to work so that the recovery of tourism is not only consolidated and strengthened, but also that we can start the growth of the most stable foundations for the future of the industry,” Marichal added. For this reason, the business wanted to wish “all the luck in the world” in carrying out the task that “is established in the most important way, in which the Next Generation Fund is decided and managed, which should be very important for the future of our country.
As for Maroto, he confirmed that the former minister is a “fundamental” pillar of survival and recovery of tourism, especially during the difficult years of the pandemic that we have had before us. “We always had a prompt and close interlocutor, who was the next broker and listened to our requests. For this reason, we accept his dedication and commitment from the Confederation and we wish him the best in the coming years,” he thanked.