Costa Smeralda; summer begins in April

Starts 2018 tourist deseasonalization

The important figure of a 2017 primacy for the of Marriott International hotels in Costa Smeralda, its were revealed during a press conference in Porto Cervo by Area Manager, Franco Mulas.

An increase of + 10% compared with 2016 and the announcement in advance of a further + 13% for 2018.

All of this with important profits throughout the country in terms of employment with a growth of + 9% compared to 2016, due commercial activities between Europe and the United States.

The big news of the 2018 season will be the opening of the Hotel Cala di Volpe from the month of April.

It will be a major international event hosted in Porto Cervo: it is “Engage Summit“, the fair hosts wedding planners from around the world

This is the third time that this event is being hosted in Europe, the first time in the island. An extraordinary opportunity to bring attention to the Costa Smeralda and the rest of Sardinia.

From April 25th to 28th the Cala di Volpe and Romazzino will host over 300 trade professionals who will meet hoteliers and all professionals working in the wedding business.

Also been confirmed other great social and sporting events each year put the spotlight on the Costa Smeralda.

From May 18th to 21th, at the Hotel Cervo Conference Center will back the Wine & Food Festival, which this year will celebrate its tenth anniversary. The promotion of Sardinian and Italian food products keep on with many new features.

Carry on “Taste of Sardinia“, the schedule that brings the gastronomy excellence to Hotel Cala di Volpe and the great culinary tradition of Sardinia in the most exclusive resorts worldwide

Still on April, 27th to 29th, the Costa Smeralda is also the scene of debates with the exception of the Costa Smeralda Award.

Forward by a high social impact weekend dedicated to environmental sustainability. Organizations, residents, students, associates and the Municipality will be involved in cleaning up the beaches of the coastline from the plastic, this is the first literary award devoted entirely to the sea for its cultural, scientific, ecological and economic, organized by the Consorzio Costa Smeralda with Ministry of Environment support.

The sea to tell and preserve: it is in this way that will be chosen and awarded novels, essays, and researchable to effectively promote greater respect for sea resources

An integrated plan target, inspired and guided to the cultural revitalization, ecological and international aesthetics and ethics of the sea, social activities geared to enhance and protect the marine environment, and to launch the local tourist season business by a sharp change of direction on important issues for the region, the country, and the planet.

The theme categories are storytelling, essay writing, and Blu Innovation: for this last theme will be awarded an innovator, researcher, entrepreneur, administrator, who will be distinguished among all in a concrete way for the preservation of the oceans.

An additional award will be entrusted by the public to one of the winners of the three sections.