The Plenary Commission of the Smart Destinations Network has today approved the addition of 37 members, taking its total number to 305: 186 destinations, 50 institutions and 69 collaborating companies.
During the Fitur international tourism trade fair, the National Cyber Security Institute (INCIBE) and the State Company for Innovation Management and Tourism Technology (SEGITTUR) signed a joint agreement to promote understanding and raise awareness of cyber security for tourism businesses.
The Goio de Turismo de Tenerife Chatbot has won the Chatbot Tourism Awards 2021, organised by SEGITTUR and the Fitur International Tourism Trade Fair as part of Fitur Know-How & Export, together with Planeta Chatbot, a leading Spanish information portal specialising in chatbots and Artificial
The minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, awarded the Smart Destination designation to nine destinations during Fitur. These destinations were Palma, Murcia, Puerto del Rosario, Salamanca, Torremolinos, Campo de Gibraltar, Los Alcázares, Osuna and Peñíscola.
Enrique Martínez Marín, Chairman of SEGITTUR, today awarded the mayor of Burgos, Daniel de la Rosa, the Smart Destination associate designation. Accessibility and sustainability were the categories for which Burgos received its highest marks.
SEGITTUR and Fitur have announced the third Chatbot Tourism Awards, the competition for tourism chatbots and voice apps, which will be held as part of Fitur Know-How & Export in recognition of the increasing importance of virtual assistants helping tourists at different stages of their trips.