The Mijas Town Hall has resumed the golf sector table in order to prepare the tourist season for next autumn, where the businessmen have sent an alliance and the promotion at a tourism and sports level at the local level, as reported this Thursday by the mayor of Tourism, José Carlos Martín.
This was highlighted by the mayor after the table was held, in which the Councilor for Sports, Tamara Vera, representatives of the different golf courses in Mijasas well as those responsible for the Local Police.
In the meeting, Martín has specified that the main demands of businessmen in the sectorin addition to sharing goals and roadmaps for the next high season of this tourist and sports modality.
“We resumed the golf sector table after the elections, and we do it with strength and energy to continue facing all the challenges that we have set in this area”, stressed the municipal manager, who pointed out that “today we have traced the main lines of work ahead of its high season”.
In this sense, he recalled that the increased demand on golf courses “begins in October, once the peak of the rest of the tourist segments has finished”, as well as he has qualified that “precisely for this reason, the golf tourist helps us to break seasonality and to boost the local economy in the months in which the influx of sun and beach visitors decreases”.
The also first deputy mayor has valued not only the periodic celebration of these sectoral golf tables, but also the creation of the joint brand Mijas, Sol and Golf or the Association of Golf Courses of Mijas.
“In Mijas we have been pioneers at a national level uniting all businessmen in the sector to fight and defend their common interests, instead of treating each other as rivals. Unity is strength and in our city that synergy between the courses and the constant support of the City Council has made us become a unique and essential international destination for playing golf”, the councilor pointed out.
For his part, Domingo Gavira, president of the Mijas Golf Courses Association, stressed that “the main concern is create an alliance for mijeño golf and promotion, not only at a tourist level, but as a local and grassroots sport”, to which he adds that “on a global level we have become a golf powerhouse”.
Thus, at the meeting the needs of the sector in terms of infrastructure and security improvementsas well as they have already started working for the next edition of the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), which this year will be held in Lisbon in October.