On 24th September, a new meeting of the Ourense Thermal Council (the body responsible for ensuring the correct implementation of the “Ourense, Thermal Province” Plan) was held in the plenary hall of the County Council of Ourense - Provincial Palace-.
After the opening of the session by Rosendo Fernández, Vice President of the Provincial Government of Ourense, Francisco Conde, Galician Counsellor for Economy, presented the general lines of the draft law of thermal waters for recreational purposes, approved by the Council of the Xunta in August. This initiative makes Galicia a pioneer in the regulation of this matter.
Afterwards, Mario Crecente presented the current state of development of "Ourense, Thermal Province" Plan. He pointed out the main achievements, such as the Social Thermalism Programmes, Raia Termal project or the opening of Cortegada Spa and Caldas de Partovia Spa. Besides, he talked about the pending challenges, among them he emphasized the need to provide the city of Ourense with a Spa Hotel. You can see the contribution of Mario during the Ourense Thermal Council in this video.