Australian article on the Costa Brava and German article on Garrotxa county awarded at the G! Tourism Awards
The G! Tourism Awards of Girona aim to promote the attractiveness of the Costa Brava and the Pyrenees. They honour audiovisual and print media reports related with the region. The awards ceremony took place at the La Sitja de Fornells de la Selva Civic and Cultural Centre.
Fornells de la Selva (ACN).- The Australian food and travel magazine ‘Australian Gourmet Traveller’ and the German television station ‘Deutsche Welle TV' were recognised at the G! Tourism Awards. The G! Tourism Awards are organised by the Costa Brava Girona Tourism Board. The annual event brings together more than 200 people from the tourism and gastronomic sectors. This year, the awards ceremony took place on Thursday at the La Sitja de Fornells de la Selva Civic and Cultural Centre.
The magazine ‘Australian Gourmet Traveller' won a G! award in the print media category for the article ‘The Fabled Coast’ about the hillside landscape, gastronomy and culture of the Costa Brava. The German television station 'Deutsche Welle TV' received an award in the audiovisual category for the programme ‘Euromaxx Reiselust'. The German TV show featured an episode on the tourist attractions in county of Garrotxa.
In addition, Josep Antoni Cuadrat i Dones received the honorary Josep Pujol i Aulí award for his professional work. The Parc Natural de la Zona Volcànica de la Garrotxa received the Xiquet Sabater award for business project. The Yvette Barbaza research award was awarded to the work on the ‘state of coastal tourism during the economic crisis’.
The G! Awards were created to award the work being done in efforts to stimulate the tourism sector of the Costa Brava and Girona. The annual awards are divided into three categories: honorary awards, including the Josep Pujol i Aulí award for professional work and the Xiquet Sabater award for business project, tourism communication awards, including both print media and audiovisual work, and the Yvette Barbarza research award and grant.
40 works from around the world
The 5th edition of the G! Tourism Awards received a total of 40 works from 11 different countries, including articles and reports from print media, Internet articles and TV productions. The works came from Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Russia, the UK, Austria, Belgium, the Ukraine, China and Australia.