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Global Geoparks stand in FITUR Madrid – Meetings with Spanish and Portuguese Authorities

Global Geoparks stand in FITUR MadridUNESCO Global Geoparks were presented in a special stand curated by the Geoparks Naturtejo, Villuercas Ibores Jara, Basque Coast and Sobrarbe.

A working meeting was held with Ms Ana Mendes Godinho, Secretary of Tourism of Portugal, the ambassador of Portugal in Spain, and the President of the Tourism of Portugal with the Presidents of Naturtejo UNESCO Global Geopark Armindo Jacinto and the President of Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark Margarida Belém.

As the Secretary of Tourism of Portugal underlined Geoparks can change the social reality in rural areas through sustainable tourism.

The stand was very successful since thousands of visitors of the exhibition visited it and learned about the Geoparks concept.