FMHOY - Fuerteventura
The deputy president and Tourism councillor of Fuerteventura's Cabildo, Blas Acosta, presided over the Tourism Quality Table for Fuerteventura last month when it was announced which establishments were proposed to the Distinction Committee of the Tourism Ministry in order for them to get the label of the Integral Tourism Quality System in Destination (SICTED).
In effect, the proposal brought to Madrid will be for the Rosario Martin Balmes chemist to obtain the SICTED label, which would make it the first chemist in Spain to obtain this quality label. The Quality Table also included the presence of the director of Tourism Promotion for the Canarian Government, Candelaria Umpiérrez, the Tourism councillors of the island's ayuntamientos, the representative of Excelfuer, Luis Cardona and the director of the school IES Puerto del Rosario, Maria del Carmen Montelongo.
It was announced that the Tourism Board ''will keep on working on their commitment for this label'' and thanked all the administrations and businesses of the island to have joined in this initiative.
Furthermore, it will be requested for the labels of the 16 businesses or municipal services that had obtained theirs during the past years (June 2015, 2016 and 2017) to be renewed. Those entities are: Casa Rural La Morisca, the tourism information offices of Pajara, La Oliva and Tuineje, the Restaurant Leones Marinos-Oasis Park, Restaurant Oasis Park, Restaurant Patio Majorero-Oasis Park, SBH Monica Beach Resort, Club Hotel Drago Park, Nortour S.L., Labranda Aloe Club, Caminatas Hicking Tours Hannelore, New Fit Canarias, Occidental Jandia Mar, Occidental Jandia Playa and Playitas Resort. It was confirmed during the meeting that all those establishments had passed the external evaluation of follow up and renewal of the SICTED label. The SICTED label is an initiative of Turespana and the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP).
Fuerteventura put this project in place in 2014. In January 2015, during the celebration of FITUR, the Cabildo was celebrated by Turespana for putting SICTED in place in Fuerteventura. This certificate confirms that all the establishments have a minimum amount of common services, such as wifi, all over Spain and is an element of trust for European operators and tourists.