Ábalos highlights the importance of the role of Mitma in revitalizing the Spanish tourism sector


Ábalos has stressed that the Government wants to place Spain at the forefront of the tourism industry, leading the fight against climate change and the digital transformation of our production model and our transport infrastructure "which are the presentation and farewell card that Spain offers to the rest of the world. "

On the other hand, the minister has shown that "the mobility we want to promote in Spain is intermodal, efficient and sustainable."

In this sense, he pointed out that "this year at FITUR we want to make visible the change in strategy that we are giving to the mobility and urban policies of our country, which has led us to rename the department's name as Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Agenda Urban (Mitma), to adjust it to this new model, to these new policies. "

Mitma companies at FITUR 2020

In his visit to FITUR, the minister has toured, among others, the stands of Renfe, Enaire, Puertos del Estado, Adif and Aena, companies of the Mitma of which he has highlighted "his commitment to the reduction of pollutant emissions and the progressive incorporation of clean energies. "

In this edition, Aena presents as a novelty the technology of facial recognition and the use of photovoltaic panels.

Adif, on the other hand, shows its agreement with the Network of Cities for Bicycle, whose purpose is to promote policies to promote rail-bicycle intermodality for the promotion of cycling activities.

Avlo is also present at the Renfe stand, the new low cost bet so that high speed is more accessible, and that next Monday will already be available with the sale of the first 10,000 promotional tickets, between Madrid and Barcelona, ​​at five euros for ten days, in a clear commitment to the democratization of the AVE.

Ábalos, in addition, wanted to mention Mitma's aid for the conservation and rehabilitation of the heritage of our country, through 1.5% Cultural, linked to the tourism sector given the interest generated in visitors, and on which "we have launched a new call for aid in which the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda contributes 61 million euros. "

Finally, the minister has highlighted the data that place Spain as the first country in Europe on high-capacity roads (15,000 kilometers); the second in the world in High Speed ​​(3,500 kilometers); the world's first airport operator (46 airports and two heliports); and one of the destinations preferred by cruise passengers, a sector that employs more than 32,000 people and generates 1.5 billion euros in revenue.



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