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bw The Europe Senior Tourism programme now includes the Canary Islands

28/02/2011. 15,000 spaces are available for over 55s who live in Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Portugal Luxembourg, Greece and Bulgaria and want to travel to the Canary Islands with the Europe Senior Tourism programme. They will be able to travel from 25 April to 30 June with another person under the same conditions, even if that person is not over 55. 

All the information on the trips, which is managed by the company Euroseniors, is available on the websites: www.euroseniors.eu and www.europeseniortourism.eu. An unbeatable price that includes flights, transfers hotel-airport-hotel, full board (water and wine included), stay in 3- and 4-star hotels and apartments, an excursion in the area, entertainment programme and travel insurance. A complete programme to discover the Islands and enjoy their pleasant temperature and climate, as well as the gastronomy, culture and beaches.

In June last year the Spanish Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce and the Regional Government of the Canary Islands signed the agreement to launch the Europe Senior Tourism pilot programme in the Canary Islands. This region joins the Regions of Andalusia, Balearic Islands and Valencia, which are already part of the programme. The objectives for the Spanish Government and these regions are the same: to rekindle the economy in tourist areas in the low season and maintain and improve employment in the sector, as well as to contribute to active ageing and to build the concept of European Citizenship.

Ministerio de industria, energía y turismo Segittur