Economically Sound 23/04/2014

Cambrils, ESP - 19 April © Elia and LauraCambrils is at the heart of one of the most touristic areas in all of Spain. Together with Taragona, Salou and other resort towns it provides the infrastructure to the stretch of Mediterranean coastline that is known as the Costa Daurada.

It is generally with the Easter weekend that tourism shifts into higher gear and starts to assume the role of economic motor for the entire area.

In the past, it was above all a Spanish clientele that filled hotels and generated revenues in early spring. However, with the downturn of the Spanish economy, that clientele started to stay away. Enter the dancers ...

The regional newspaper Diari de Tarragona headlined "DanceSport Fills Hotels and Campings Over Easter." The article goes on to explain that between participants and spectators, DO World DanceSport (which included two European Championships this year) brought approximately 8,000 visitors to Cambrils, made for 30% of the entire hotel occupancy, and had an overall impact of roughly 1 million Euros on the local economy. 


Latest NewsSubscribe to news RSS

  • Training in South America

    Spanish trainer Isaac Rovira taught coaches, trainers and judges in the new technique as per the WDSF books in the Argentine and Ecudorian capitals.

    30/09/2014 read more ...
  • Galashow s Latinou

    TV audience in the Czech Republic will get to see another 'Latin Gala Show' on Saturday: this time its focus is on the WDSF PD World Showdance Latin.

    30/09/2014 read more ...
  • Where The World Comes To Dance 

    The CEZ Arena in Ostrava, CZE, is a regular venue for ice hockey. But over the coming weekend two World DanceSport Championships are held there.

    29/09/2014 read more ...
  • From Joining to Enjoying

    Three steps need to be taken to watch the video-on-demand programmes on the 2014 GrandSlam Wuhan: join Vimeo, aqcuire for US$ 2.95 and enjoy.

    26/09/2014 read more ...
  • In Time For The Weekend

    The two 90-minute programmes on the 2014 GrandSlam in Wuhan, CHN, will become available for viewing from the early evening of Friday 26 September

    25/09/2014 read more ...
  • 2014 WDSF PD World Ten Dance

    Heidi Goetz provides a short report on the 2014 WDSF PD World DanceSport Championship Ten Dance that was held on 20 September in Brasov, ROU.

    25/09/2014 read more ...
Archives