Cardona host delivering distinctive SICTED to local businesses and the delivery of the new president of the Unesco Geopark label
The distinctive quality tourism SICTED, promoted by the Barcelona Provincial Council and the Chamber of Commerce and managed by the Bages County Council, continues to add services and companies that adhere. On April 7, Cardona host lluirament these distinctive businesses and services that exceeded commitments for this program during 2015. In addition, the event will have a very important symbolic component with the delivery of the new seal of Unesco Geopark prsident Josep Canals, after approval by the General Assembly of UNESCO in Paris last November, the new program official "UNESCO Geoparks worldwide."
35 companies Bages be distinguished and distinctive SICTED will receive a plaque that can col • Place your property and guarantees that meet the quality requirements set out in this program for tourism. For this 2016 already incorporporant new companies and tourist establishments Bages program, some sectors that until now had no representation as wineries.
The event will be on April 7, starting at 5 pm, inside the Sistine Chapel Salt Mountain of Cardona, a special environment and iconic, which also made the symbolic delivery president of the Unesco label Geopark has joined the program of Unesco World Geoparks and therefore enjoys a prime tourist stamp.
The program of the event is as follows:
• 17:00 Benvingudabde Ferran Estruch, mayor of Cardona.
• 17.05h Delivery of the new UNESCO World Geopark label by the mayor Josep Canals, director of the Department of Tourism Bages County Council and chairman of the Central Catalonia Geoparks.
• 17.10h "What does the recognition of UNESCO World Geopark Central Catalonia?" By Ferran Climent, scientific director of Geoparks Central Catalonia.
• 17.35h Presentation of diplomas and badges SICTED 2015, by Michael Horn, deputy delegate of the Department of Tourism of the Province of Barcelona.
• Closing 17.50h.
• 18:00 Guided tour of the Salt Mountain of Cardona.
The SICTED is a national quality system that houses more than 4,000 distinguished companies. The objectives of the program are to improve the quality of service to tourists and improve the competitiveness of the tourist destination. The system was implemented in the province of Barcelona through the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona and the Barcelona Provincial Council. Bages County Council is the management body since 2013.
Under the SICTED working because the company's management internally optimal and efficient by incorporating best practices manuals. The program improves the quality of tourism services in the region, generating contacts and co-operation between different • tourism companies that participate and influence the direction of the company towards customer satisfaction. Membership of the program involves the implementation of a training plan, attending workshops, participation in working groups, the application of criteria for improvement in your company and external cycles per year. The process ends with the production of distinctive Tourist Quality Commitment.