SAN DIEGO, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TBEX, the world's largest gathering of travel bloggers, today announced plans to hold its 2012 European event in Costa Brava Spain, September 21-22, 2012 at the Girona Auditorium and Conference Centre. This is the first new event announced by TBEX since its acquisition by BlogWorld & New Media Expo this past March.
"We are thrilled to have the Costa Brava Tourism Board hosting TBEX Europe 2012 in Girona Spain! This is an amazing city in the heart of the beautiful Costa Brava region of Spain. The conference will feature first class educational sessions and the one of a kind networking opportunities our community has come to expect from TBEX. But they are going to find some amazing content in Costa Brava as well," said Rick Calvert, CEO and co-founder of BlogWorld & New Media Expo.
Jaume Torramade, president of the Costa Brava Girona Tourist Board said, "We are delighted to host TBEX in Girona, Costa Brava. I think it's a win-win-win relationship, between TBEX, bloggers and Costa Brava. This event is another step forward in our marketing strategy. Costa Brava Girona Tourist Board will organize pre and post blog trips to the event, so bloggers can discover new experiences in the area and be inspired to post new content. We are excited to take them on an adventure they will never forget."
"Costa Brava will be a great destination for the travel blogging community and we know they will be inspired and excited by our fabulous host city," said Calvert. "The architecture and history in Girona is incredible. With the centerpiece being the Cathedral of Saint Mary. There is the medieval city of Besalu, the breathtaking coastline of Costa Brava, the one of a kind Salvador Dali Museum and many other sights and attractions."
About TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange) Events
The TBEX conference has grown into the most popular annual gathering of bloggers, writers and new media content creators in the travel and lifestyle sphere today. TBEX also attracts some of the world's best-known brands, as well as various tourism bureaus as sponsors who are eager to connect with bloggers and web writers. American Express, Expedia, Lonely Planet, TripAdvisor, Vail Resorts, , Hyatt and HomeAway support the conferences alongside tourism offices such as those of Costa Brava, Canada, Australia, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Denver, Virginia, British Columbia, and worldwide resorts and hospitality companies.
TBEX's goal is to mobilize and assist bloggers with promoting, monetizing, improving their work and influence, as well as helping PR and Industry professionals to connect with the right content creators to benefit their brands and destinations.
About Costa Brava Girona
The Costa Brava and Girona Pyrenees have all the necessary elements to make it an intensely experienced destination. This land of creative individuals such as Salvador Dali and Ferran Adria captivates your senses with artistic and culinary creations. Must-see attractions for travellers include the Dali triangle, coastal towns like Cadaques and Begur, strolling along the cobbled streets of Pals and Peratallada or visiting the unique natural, cultural and historical area hidden in the hinterland. You will need all five senses if you really want to discover the Costa Brava and Girona Pyrenees.
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