Spanien is ein Teil von Dir!The Instituto de Turismo de España (TURESPAÑA) is that Administrative unit of the Central Government in charge of promoting Spain abroad as a tourism destination. In order to do so, we carry out our activities in the following areas:
Planning, development and execution of activities aimed at promoting Spain as a tourism destination in the international markets.
Support of the marketing of Spanish tourism products abroad in cooperation with the regional and local authorities and the private sector.
Establishing the strategy, plan of action and investments for new establishments of Paradores de Turismo de España S.A
In order to effectively achieve our goals, in promotion and marketing at TURESPAÑA we carry out our activities abroad through a network of 31 Tourist Offices of Spain, which are part of Spain's Embassies and Consulates.
In order to accomplish all of the foregoing, we rely on the following human and financial resources:
Our staff : 505
* 231 in Central Services.
* 208 throughout the entire network of Tourist Offices of Spain located abroad.
* 60 in the Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos of Madrid
Of the above, 316 are hired employees and 189 are civil servants.
Our budget in 2006 totalled 138.2 million euros, of which 71.6 were used for direct investment in campaigns and activities for tourism promotion abroad.
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