According to the article here on the town hall website around 20 students from the university of Hertfordshire are visiting the area.
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About twenty English students visit the municipality to know all the tourist resources and their competitive agriculture
Belonging to the prestigious University 'Hertfordshire', they plan to visit Almerimar, taste the gastronomy of the area and soak up the high technology of the agricultural sector
The Councilor for Tourism explained that "it is the fifth time that El Ejido receives students and professors from this prestigious university, who come to our city to learn about its economic evolution and the tourism promotion lines that are being developed"
Twenty students and professors from the University of Hertfordshire of the United Kingdom visit El Ejido these days to learn about all the excellent and tourist resources with which it counts. In this way, they will visit some of the most emblematic and representative places of the city, taste their gastronomy and soak up the high level of technology used by the agricultural sector, one of the most important in Europe. It should be noted that this is the fifth year that this prestigious institution in Europe has chosen El Ejido as a place to spend a few days of rest, while being informed of all the opportunities offered by a municipality that is beginning to consolidate itself as a quality tourist destination. all year.
The student delegation will take advantage of their stay in the town to notice a good part of the benefits that the city has and that represent an important tourist attraction, related to good gastronomy, water sports, beaches, Punta Entinas Natural Park , the wide complementary tourist offer or the agrotourism due to its competitive agricultural system.
The Councilor for Tourism has remarked, in this line, that "the local government is making a great bet to promote the consumption of fruits and vegetables from the land that, together with sports and its gastronomy, becomes the basis of a lifestyle related to health tourism ". Barranco has also insisted on the special characteristics of the ejido coast for the development of activities and sports related to the waves and the sea. In this line he has remembered the excellent conditions of the ejidense coast to enjoy the sun and the beach that, with a length of 27 kilometers, becomes an important attraction for tourists and visitors from all over the world who seek peace and tranquility together with good services and equipment.
Barranco has valued "very positively" this type of visits, which are increasingly more, since "they constitute an excellent platform for the promotion and dissemination of all our resources and tourism benefits". Moreover, as the municipal official has insisted, "thanks to the work that has been carried out, in a coordinated way between local administration and the entire sector, both through the different promotion platforms that we go to and through the implementation of march of different actions such as the signing of agreements with tour operators or the accession of 40 Tourism Destination Quality System companies (SICTED), we continue advancing our goal of making the municipality a quality holiday destination.
Finally, note that the University of Hertfordshire shines by being an example in innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as one of the largest number of people employed per year. It hosts a student community of more than 24,500 that includes more than 2,000 international students from more than 85 different countries.