Last Wednesday (4th) the II Alagoan Turismo Award took place, organized by Class Magazine, edited by the journalist Claudio Bulgarelli. The award brought together the mayors, secretaries, entrepreneurs and representatives of the tourism sector of Alagoas, who were awarded a trophy that symbolizes the growth of the sector in their regions. THE George – Journalists and Graphic Cooperative of the State of Alagoas, owner of the newspaper Independent Grandstandportal Tribuna Today And TV stand on Youtube, it was also awarded as the vehicle that produces the most journalistic material focused on tourism in the state.
Representing the capital of Alagoas as Brazil’s main tourist destination, the secretary of Tourism, Sports and Leisure, Patricia Mourão, stressed that the city’s growth comes from the shared management effort not only with public authorities. “We are at this level not only for the action of the powers in their size, but also for the support of the private sector, as well as for all citizens who welcome tourists arriving from various other regions of Brazil and even foreigners with open arms. . Mayor JHC has always worked and is working to increase tourism even more “, emphasizes Mourão, adding that not only the capital, but the entire state of Alagoas has enormous tourism potential.” Each with its own particularities “.
Marcelo Beltrão, mayor of Coruripe, on the southern coast of Alagoas, was also honored in this edition of the award. He stressed the importance of enhancing tourism in the region. “It is an honor to receive this award. The tourist destination Roteiro Mares do Sul has grown and has become one of the greatest pillars for the growth of Coruripe, it means generating employment and income for the population and thus improving the quality of life of our people. It is Coruripe who shows his strength “, he said.
The city of Murici, in the Zona da Mata de Alagoas, is the main destination for lovers of ecological tourism or nature tourism. This year the municipality entered the Brazil Tourism Map and, of course, could not fail to be awarded in this edition of the award. Mayor Olavo Neto explained the importance of recognition. “Murici now has an annual calendar of events that is generating even more jobs and income. Every ecological, sporting and religious tourism activity attracts people from every corner and word of mouth is our greatest advertisement, sleeping in Murici, eating in Murici and having fun makes the city grow, precisely because the economy turns “, he evaluates.
The tourism secretary of Barra de Santo Antônio, on the north coast of Alagoas, one of the cities honored at night along with the capital, Sergio Silva, said that recognition is essential to promote the destination. “This recognition is very important for the diffusion of our municipality. And tourists arrive, there are beautiful beaches, inns, restaurants, natural beauties and new initiatives that are generating employment and income for the population, not only in the municipality, but also in the surrounding area ”, he underlines.
2022 edition in the foreground parade with thread embroidery by the craftsmen of Pontal da Barra
To brighten up the night a fashion show with garments made with thread embroidery by the Renda-se production group, by Pontal da Barra, and models from the Top Models Agency, by Luck Chagas. “The thread has everything to do with tourism, the pieces are produced by Alagoas artisans, the thread embroidery is genuinely from Alagoas and recognized outside the country – it is our historical heritage and in this event we will present the beauty of this work “, explains Adriana Gomes, coordinator of the group” The pieces presented by the models are fashion, regional and exported all over the world “, adds Luck Chagas.
The host of the evening, Claudio Bulgarelli, said that the idea of the award is to highlight the Alagoas destination on the world tourism map. “The aim of the award is to identify, recognize and reward tourist municipalities, outstanding tourism initiatives and professionals who have innovated or worked proactively for the development of tourism and its activities in Alagoas during the year 2021”.
See the list of award winners
The municipalities of Maceió and Barra de Santo Antônio received a special tribute: Matriz de Camaragibe, Colônia Leopoldina, Paripueira, Porto de Pedras, Atalaia, Murici, Olho d’Água do Casado, Coruripe and São Miguel dos Campos were awarded. . Projects of private companies were also awarded: Mirante do Gunga Restaurant, Pergentino Turismo, Pousada Recanto dos Milagres, Villa dos Milagres Restaurant, Flamingo Excursões, Chácaras Bar Beach Club, Caminhos do Mar Inn and Restaurant, Jirituba Inn, Caminho da Barra, Beach Club Corais and Guarda Rios, Bamboo Lounge Maragogi, CM Turismo, Ristorante Casa de Praia, Olibaba beach bar, Milagres do Toque Beach Club, Barulhinho Bom Chips, councilor Márcio Andrade, Kenny Wilson Negócios Imobiliários, Pousada Divino Milagre, councilor Gaby Ronalsa, Make-if Production Group, Independent Grandstand And Tribuna Todayformer Minister of Tourism Gilson Neto, Viver Viagens, Transamerica Turismo, Vila Porto Patacho, Fiore Resort, Alecrim Parque Pousada, Daruma Japanese Cuisine Coruripe, businessman Daniel Barbosa and Filé do Zezé Jatiúca.
The award guests were also able to taste the Chopp Artisanal Express Alagoas and Chips by Barulhinho Bom. The event took place at the Maceió Mar Hotel and was supported by Georgeof the Department of Tourism, Sport and Leisure of Maceió, of the Municipality of Barra de Santo Antônio, of Vortex Empreendimentos, Kenny Wilson Negócios Imobiliários and Maceió Mar Hotel.