Friday, 15 December, 2017

Tag: Tourism

TRADE unions in Malaga are set to negotiate for higher wages for hotel and restaurant staff. They argue the 78,000 who work in the industry deserve significant salary increases considering the historic highs in hotel...

ANDALUCIA has seen a 10% rise in foreign tourists in the first ten months of this year compared to the same period in 2016. Some 10,451,449 extranjeros visited the holiday hotspot between January and October, according...

MALAGA and the Costa del Sol have had the best tourism numbers for an October since records began. New figures show that 14,993 workers were employed in hotels last month, 1,000 more than last year...

Director of tourism for the Costa Arturo Bernal said 245,000 tourists have already visited the site this year, while ‘last winter saw visitors of 84 different nationalities flock from five different continents’.

IF you were planning for a tour guide but forgot to book in advance... don’t worry, just follow your feet and Ronda will do the rest. Perched on an inland plateau driven out of the...

A 7% increase in international tourists, was followed by the number of Spain-based tourists falling by 4.3%.

MARBELLA is preparing its own stand for London's World Travel Market this week.  The huge event, from November 6 to 8, will see the Costa del Sol hotspot attempt to 'recover' its image. Mayor and tourism...

Just 10km west of Marbs, San Pedro has been reborn over the last decade as a modernised microcosm of Spain

THE number of tourists visiting the Costa del Sol this summer reached more than seven million for the first time ever.  According to the Turismo Costa del Sol and employment body AEHCOS, it is a...

Marbella and Mijas are in the top three.

I don’t blame Palma de Mallorca residents for scrawling ‘Tourists go home, refugees welcome’ on the walls of their citadel, writes Belinda Beckett

AT least 46,400 Spaniards lost their jobs in August as the tourism season began drawing to a close, new figures have revealed.  The figure is a much sharper rise in unemployment than over the same...

As I get older and wiser (and that's an oxymoron in itself) that I no longer look forward to the annual influx of party hungry tourists that I did as a younger and much, much wilder twentysomething, writes Giles Brown

  MARBELLA tourism chiefs are cracking down on ‘savage’ brit tourists. Under new rules, revellers who exhibit drunk and disorderly behaviour could could be slapped with hefty fines. To nip the problem in the bud, they have...

Andalucia has already raked in €6 billion from tourism in the first quarter of this year

FOREIGN tourists contributed a staggering €3 billion to the Andalucian economy in the first quarter of 2017. According to the National Statistics Institute (INE), the astonishing figure is a 15.1% increase on last year. It places...

The towns will now advertise each other

Europe attracts the most foreign tourists, followed by Asia Pacific, but Spain comes out on top overall in a study by the World Economic Forum.

The Junta de Andalucia head will spend this weekend at the International Tourism Berlin fair due to 'incertainties' over the impact of Britain leaving the EU

Security expert Will Geddes appeared on ITV's This Morning and TalkRadio to talk about the report

Foreign visitors spent €60 billion in the country last year

Secretary of State for Tourism Isabel Borrego says the figure is an 11% increase on last year and shows the continued importance of the UK to Spain’s tourism industry

UK visitors spent 15% more in the country in the three months after the June vote than in the same period in 2015

Thousands of holiday rental homes have failed to be registered since the new regulations came into force

September alone saw two million Brits visit Spanish shores

Currently around 500,000 players tee off each year in Malaga.




A 21-year-old man has been arrested in Ibiza for alleged drug trafficking through the postal system. The suspect received a suspicious package that when tested...
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