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Port Authority Of Seville Approves Actions To Promote River Tourism

Port Authority of Seville approves actions to promote river tourism

The Board of Directors of the Seville Port Authority (APS) today approved the award of administrative authorizations for the use of the new quay at the Tablada Pier, intended for pleasure boats that provide tourist services in the dock – June 22, 2021 The authorizations have a term of 3 years in favor of Electrip, Ecocruceros por el Guadalquivir, SL; Pigafetta, Tourism Communication Services; Mario Joaquín Alarcón
Fernández and Rumboquivir SL The new jetty is located on the Tablada Pier, next to the Puente de las Delicias, and offers docking points for commercial vessels that provide tourist trips and local transport through the dock and that, to date, did not have a place suitable for overnight. This infrastructure enabled by the Port Authority aims to satisfy the need of tourist boats; Due to the fact that, in recent years, with the exception of the pandemic, the number of applications for the exercise of this commercial activity has increased. Likewise, this Port Government Body has given the green light to two administrative concessions to promote river tourism and passenger transport between riverine municipalities. On the one hand, the Council has approved a concession in favor of the Coria del Río City Council for the occupation of the water surface with the expansion of a jetty on Paseo Carlos de Mesa. It will be used for the docking of pleasure boats, and for the embarkation and disembarkation of passengers. On the other hand, the Council has approved the occupation of the water surface by a jetty and a ramp already executed in the area of ​​’La Barqueta’ in the municipality of La Puebla del Río.   In this way, the Port Authority of Seville values ​​nautical tourism and business activity around the Guadalquivir, at the same time that it favors the structuring of the territory through the navigable waterway. Source: Autoridad Portuaria de Sevilla (APS – Port Authority of Seville)

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