Gran Canaria is to host the 2008 Association of British Travel Agents (Abta) Travel Convention, it has been announced.
According to Abta, the Travel Convention 2008 will be held in the Maspalomas Conference Centre in Gran Canaria between October 7th 2008 and October 9th 2008.
Chief executive of Abta, Mark Tanzer noted that the conference centre was another "stunning" setting which perfectly suits the "premier travel event of the year" for the UK.
"Gran Canaria is looking forward to hosting the Travel Convention in 2008 as we believe it is an excellent opportunity to present our destination to the best of the UK travel industry," Roberto Moreno Diaz, president of the Gran Canaria tourism board stated.
He added that is was his hope the board would be impressed by the improvements made to the conference centre.
Gran Canaria is the third largest island of the Canary Islands and is an autonomous region of Spain.
The Canary Islands are located in the Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of Africa and are also comprise Tenerife, Lanzarote, Fuertaventura and La Palma.
Recently the Sun revealed that La Palma is known as la isla bonita - the beautiful island.
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