Tourism is one of the sectors most affected by the coronavirus. Deputy Mayor Diána Széles reported on the future plans in the Debrecen Television program.
In January and February 2020 I thought, it will be the golden age in tourism, Deputy Mayor Diána Széles said. Then came a complete shutdown in March, with virtually no guests in April. The summer was strong despite the fact that the first month brought bad weather. The opening of the new beach at the Great Forest came at the best possible time. Then the second wave arrived in the fall …, she added.
According to the deputy mayor, the overall number of guest nights declined by 50 percent.
Future turistic developments in Debrecen
In connection with the attractions of the near future, the deputy mayor has revealed that the complete renewal of the Pagony free playground is not far away. It will be designed according to the novel “Sziget-kék” of Magda Szabó. The park will be a four-season place where even birthdays can be organized. Construction plans will be presented soon.
A new tourist info point will also be set up in the town hall building. The continuation of the promenade of the Aquaticum Debrecen Strand will be extended by the so-called Magic Forest. It means an expansion of 3,000 square meters, a playground benches, thousands of plants and even a play of light will be built at Pope John Paul II. Square. The renovation of the Aquaticum and the development of its attractions will also be on the agenda, she added.
The deputy mayor also pointed out that the tourism is one of the winners of the second phase of the Civaqua program that will help to restore the excursion function of Lake Vekeri and Lake Fancsikai.
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