Easter is Passion, Devotion and an Opportunity to Meet Folk Traditions and our Regional Gourmet

Home has invited tourists to know our municipalities to "feel and touch our heritage, our culture and, ultimately, our region" · He recalled that "tourism is one of the strategic pillars of the economy of Castilla-La Mancha"
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madrid, Spain (prHWY.com) March 29, 2013 - The Minister of Employment and Economy of Castilla-La Mancha, Carmen Home, said that "Easter is passion, devotion and a great opportunity to meet popular and gastronomic traditions of our region."

During a visit to the town of Campo de Criptana Mancha, the minister has invited tourists to walk the streets of the towns in our region to "feel and touch our heritage, our culture, our art and ultimately, Castilla-La Mancha ".

So, has stated that "Easter is twofold: on one hand, a feeling of deep religiosity and, secondly, a business opportunity for tourism development of our cities and towns from the hand of our caterers."

In this sense, Casero recalled the "good forecasts occupancy in our hotels, lodges and country houses that, undoubtedly, will impact directly and positively on the economy of our region."

In addition, the minister recalled that "Tourism is in Castilla-La Mancha for 12% of our Gross Domestic Product, employs more than 40,000 people and is a key part of the economic strategy of our region as a driving wealth creation and employment. "

The Minister of Employment and the Economy has visited hotels in Toledo the Easter photo exhibition at the Municipal Museum of the Granary. Along with its mayor, James Lucas Torres, the delegate of the Board in Ciudad Real, Antonio Lucas Torres and President of the Board of guilds, José María Pool, later visited the house of Jesus Captive Brotherhood, the shrine of the Mother of God and Veracruz and the parish of the Assumption, where the brothers have explained "the hard work that requires the preparation of an Easter that is of Regional Tourist Interest and the whole village participates actively."

In this regard, stressed that concentrates the faithful recreation of the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Christ with the involvement of Nazarenes, pallbearers, Manolas, musicians, or waitresses horquilleros, between Good Friday and Good Friday with the protection and promotion of the six fraternities and sororities that make up the General Meeting of Guilds.

The Passion Week has become even more relevant with the splendor and exit to the streets of 30 groups of a large plurality sculptural and artistic values, making this a marvelous drawing power.

Home also stressed that this religious festival comprises rooted customs and exceptional hotels in Toledo as the crosses, ie performing penance who have promise and charged with a cross on the nights of Lent, auctions in the Plaza Mayor All steps will march, the pallbearers or paseíllos, a way of carrying brisk images from sorority houses or hermitages to the starting point of the procession.

Hotels in Toledo, Casero also highlighted the "rich cuisine of the town through the Lenten Gastronomic Route with recipes typical of this time" with the president of the Hospitality Association of the town, Jerome Olivares as host Piccolo restaurant Agustin Moreno.

Finally, the Minister of Employment and the Economy has assessed that "Revitalization Act and Relaxation of commercial activity and Urban Development, which entered into force today, will allow on holidays as we are, any small business can open its doors ".

Also recalled that "the Government of Cospedal fund one hundred percent of the wage cost of the new contracts to be awarded for work during the twelve holidays or Sundays opening year"

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