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TOMATINA FESTIVAL PRESS STATEMENT

 23/07/2013

Spaintastic is the sole official dealer of the ticket-taxes 2013

Almost 90% of the ticket-taxes sold for La Tomatina Festival 
More than 13.000 tickets sold of the initial 15.000 
Japanese (30%), Australian (30%), Russian and North American (12%) the most interested.
-Valencia, 22nd July 2013. The most famous tomato fight all over the world shows its significant convening power. LA TOMATINA FESTIVAL 2013 will take place next Wednesday, 28th August becoming one of the essential meetings of the summer in Spain. Thousands of tourists from different countries attend every year this event.

Just over a month away for this tomato fight’s celebration, an 87% of the total ticket-taxes amount has been sold. 20, 000 tickets were put on sale in April, 5,000 of them were exclusively allocated for Buñol citizens.  LA TOMATINA FESTIVAL was declared an official festivity in 1959 and is celebrated since 1945. 
SPAINTASTIC, a tourism company and the sole official dealer of LA TOMATINA FESTIVAL ticket-taxes, has already sold 13,081 tickets of the initial 15,000, which means an 87% of the total amount. We must remember that this is the first year that there is a charge to attend this famous festivity due to capacity and security measures, according to the City Council of Buñol.  
One more year, Japanese people (30%) are the nationality with more interest in attending LA TOMATINA FESTIVAL. Followed by  Australian (24%), North American (12%), Russian (12%), British (10%), Spanish (4%) and the rest of the countries such as Poland and India (8%), as SPAINTASTIC points out. According different researches, LA TOMATINA FESTIVAL has an economic impact of about 300,000 euros in this township and for Valencia City. 
SPAINTASTIC has put on sale different packages in its webpage (www.spaintastic.es) to offer and suggest the tourists a wide and competitive offer to access and enjoy LA TOMATINA FESTIVAL 2013. From the single ticket-tax to the transfer by bus, private balconies seats or truck seats where the tomatoes are thrown as well as accommodation in a 4* hotel. 
Spaintastic offers packages with tickets and transfer directly to Buñol from different places and towns of the Valencian Community such as Gandía, Denia, Calpe or Benidorm as well as Madrid or Barcelona. The official T-shirt of LA TOMATINA FESTIVAL 2013 is included in some of these packages as well as paella, sangria and music entertainment. 


Sergio Delgado Martorell
Press Manager


 

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