The journalist Fernando Gallardo ended the Hotel and Tourism Open days organised by the Tourism Council and the Hotel School of Pájara's Ayuntamiento in March. The expert and analyst of tendencies and new hotel concepts animated a conference called «New professions in the industry of the 21st Century» at the Esquinzo Beach Hotel, in front of many professionals of the sector and teachers. The journalist shared his reflexion regarding the future of the working relationships in the tourism industry in Fuerteventura. According to Gallardo, «The ten most valued professions by the tourism industry over the next decade will be digital professions». The event was part of the Hotel and Tourism Open days that took place in the School Hotel of Morro Jable and included a training programme with courses on buffet decoration and elaboration of traditional beer. Over forty people participated in the Open days, which covered all available spaces.
The representative of the Association of Visual and Auditive Disabled People, José Gómez, transmitted to the Ayuntamiento the concerns of this association on the island during a Plenary session in March.
The Ayuntamiento, therefore, gave a voice to this association in order to find out the most urgent necessities regarding universal accessibility in Fuerteventura. The representative of Adivia transmitted to the Government Group and to the Opposition their preoccupations regarding public transport on the Island and requested from Pájara's Ayuntamiento “to demand from the competent institutions to comply with accessibility conditions”. At the request of Adivia, the Ayuntamiento agreed unanimously to urge Fuerteventura's Cabildo, through an institutional motion, to comply with accessibility conditions in public transports.
Adivia suggested the creation of “as many taxi licenses as required so that institutions comply with the minimum of 5% adapted taxis as required by law”. They also suggested more accessible bus stops, accesses to all vehicles, speech assisted taximeters for blind people and vehicles with a step of at least 20 centimetres, amongst other measures.
Around 150 people, of which volunteers, ecologist associations and various entities participated last month in the cleaning campaign called “Limpia Cofete” that takes place every year on the beach of Cofete within the European initiative called “Let's Clean Europe”. According to the organisers, a ton and a half of plastic waste were collected on Sunday. The Environment and Beaches councils of the Ayuntamiento have been participating in this activity since its first edition four years ago. Volunteers, members of the Festivities' council of Cofete and of the association Limpia Fuerteventura participated, amongst others.
A group of twenty children the CEIP La Lajita school recently participated in a workshop on recycling organised by the Ayuntamiento's Environment Council. For about two hours, children aged between 3 and 12 years old participated in a series of games and manual work with recycled materials during an activity that was requested by the Ampa called “La Barquita”. The Environment Council also transmitted to children a series of notions about recycling waste and its importance for the care of our planet, showing them the different containers and the different types of waste that exist.