The king closing an annual meeting of managers and urged not to rest on its laurels and update the tourism offer in order not to lose competitiveness

Boost to the tourism of the balearic islands. Felipe VI praised yesterday in Palma to the more than 1,500 participants at the annual congress of the Spanish Confederation of Managers and Entrepreneurs (CEDE) the main economic engine of the Islands. And what did you asserting that you “are a paradigm” of tourism, a very important sector for the whole country, but “especially here,” he said in reference to the balearic archipelago.

The monarch emphasized the weight that tourism has in the Balearic islands while he urged the attendees not to rest on its laurels. “It has to be updated,” he said shortly before going into the details that this process must be done “by incorporating sustainability and digitizing its way of doing things”.

“The first -abounded, boost energy efficiency and more ecological, while the second will increase the connectivity of its facilities and procedures, as well as new formulas of marketing”, stated before the main auditorium of the Palace of Congresses in the capital of the balearic islands, the place chosen to celebrate the XVII edition of the congress of YIELDS.

beyond tourism, the king encouraged all the participants to encourage the development of “new forms of knowledge that enable to govern the technologies in favor of the human being”. “You are well aware of the risks posed by the technologies when they cease to be mere instruments and are set as reference points that determine it all”, said don Felipe, in his speech to, among other authorities, the minister of Economy and Business, Nadia Calviño, and the president of the balearic Government, Francina Armengol.

The minister, Nadia Calviño in Palma. CATI CLADERAEFE

The congress GIVES in, an entity in which the monarch is the president of honor, focused on the effects of the “revolution” that represents the advancement of digital technologies, leading to “accelerated changes” that business leaders must address “to continue managing positively the opportunities that present themselves and not to miss the train of innovation and competitiveness,” said the king.

Don Felipe explained the need for the business address, go to the couple of “the demands of two of the major vectors of change that are being encountered globally: on the one hand, the increasing digitization of social and economic life, and, on the other, the fight against climate change to usher in the birth of societies and economies truly sustainable”.

Also referred to the importance of the labor market secure “at all times the social cohesion and the progress of all citizens” and that, given the changes that involve new technologies, are regulated to “the new digital rights of citizens, companies and institutions that allow for a coexistence that is inclusive, equitable, and respectful of the dignity of every person”.

The monarch encourages the directors to promote “technologies in favor of human beings”

To conclude, Felipe VI expressed the “pride of knowing that Spain has an excellent staff of managers and entrepreneurs the business you will be able to lead the future”, reports Efe.

the closing session of The congress was initiated by the president of CEDES, Isidre Fainé, who praised the “leadership resolute, and prudent” monarch, “an inspiration” for the Spanish managers, he said. She also had words for the companies in the balearic islands, which stated that “many of them have managed to expand thanks to the dynamism of the economy of the Islands”.

Likewise, they took the word of the president of the Consell de Mallorca, Miquel Ensenyat, which highlighted the incorporation of digital technologies in the tourism sector, and the president of the Council, Francina Armengol, who stressed that his administration has driven the collaboration between the administration and the social agents to meet this new industrial revolution”.

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read másCalviño applauds the drop in the unemployment in the Balearic islands

The minister of Economy and Business, Nadia Calviño, highlighted yesterday in Palma, the data reduction of the unemployment of the economically Active Population Survey (EAPS) in the third quarter, “particularly notable in the case of the autonomous community of the Balearic islands”.

Calviño said that EPA data are “very positive” in the whole of Spain, and “particularly remarkable” in the Islands, in statements to the media after a meeting with the president of the Council, Francina Armengol, at the headquarters of the regional government in the Consolat of Sea, after participating in the congress of directors ASSIGNS.

The minister mentioned the creation in Spain of 480,000 jobs in the third quarter year-on-year, with an increase of 2.5%, as well as the reduction of more than 400,000 unemployed in terms of year-on-year, reports Efe.

Of the Balearic islands, noted that “it is coming to an unemployment rate of around 7%, which gives a perspective very positive about the outcome and economic growth in the Islands”. The number of people with employment increased by 35.800 in the Balearic islands, a 6,12%, in the third quarter of 2018 in relation to the same period of the previous year and the unemployment rate was the lowest in the country, with a 7,16%.

his encounter with Armengol, Calviño praised the good relationship between the Government and the Government and added that “the cooperation between the different levels of the administration, it is critical to be able to work together for the well-being of the citizens”.

For his part, the president of the balearic islands thanked Calviño “his talent and his talent” in the implementation of economic policies and pointed out that the budgets of iran in the line of the steps being taken by the Government.