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TORREVIEJA AND CARTAGENA AGREEMENT FOR TOURIST PROMOTION

Torrevieja’s councillor of Tourism, Fanny Serrano and the deputy mayor and councillor for the ​​Economy in Cartagena, Ana Belén Castejón, announced last Tuesday that...

ORIHUELA STUDY SHOWS IMPROVED SATISFACTION WITH BEACHES

Local councils are required to provide information to the Department of Tourism so as to enable the evaluation of local beaches for the annual...

TAKE YOUR SPARE ROOM ON HOLIDAY

Mini caravans and holiday lodges could be the answer to creating extra space at home. Cheaper than the average extension, requiring little more than...

MOJÁCAR ASPIRES TO BE ANDALUCIA’S MOST CHARMING TOWN

The rural accommodation portal, Andalucía Típica S.L., has started its annual social network contest to find "The most charming town of Andalucia". Mojácar is one...

MOJÁCAR REPRESENTED AT THE BELGIAN INTERNATIONAL CYCLING FAIR

Emmanuel Agüero, Mojácar’s Tourism Councillor, attended the international cycle show "Velofollies" which was held in the Belgian town of Kortrijk, giving the most complete...

CARNIVAL TIME AGAIN

Christmas, New Year and Three Kings Day are all over at last, as is Blue Monday (16 January), which is the most depressing day...

MOJÁCAR’S 1st MOORS AND CHRISTIANS FIESTA POSTER COMPETITION

Juan Diego Ingelmo Benavente has been announced winner of the first poster contest for the 2017 Mojácar Moors and Christians Fiesta.  The jury was...

TORREVIEJA ATTRACTS ORNITHOLOGISTS

The Councilor for Tourism in Torrevieja, Fanny Serrano, was joined by the regional secretary of Tourism, Francesc Colomer, at the Fitur Tourism Fair in...

MAYOR ANNOUNCES ORIHUELA LA VUELTA STAGE AT FITUR

The mayor of Orihuela, Emilio Bascuñana, and the Councillor for Tourism, Sofía Álvarez, presented the new council publication 'Orihuela, a city surrounded by gardens’...

BEACH REPAIRS ATTRACT INVESTMENT OF 16.5 MILLION EUROS

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment has launched the 2017 Coastal Plan, with an investment of 16.5 million euros, to repair...

FRENCH GROUP TAKES OVER CASTELLÓN AIRPORT

After purchasing a 20 year lease for 24.5 million Euros less than 3 years ago the Canadian group SNC-Lavalin has now decided to cede...

VALENCIAN COMMUNITY HOSTED 8 MILLION FOREIGN TOURISTS IN 2016

377,912 foreign tourists in November, 18.4% more than in the same month of the previous year. 7,463,665 International visitors in the first eleven months of...

FAOC CRITICISE COMPOSITION OF ORIHUELA TOURISM BOARD

The recent Orihuela Plenary (Monthly meeting of the full City Council) held on 29 December, approved the protocols to be adopted by the Tourism...

GOVERNMENT PROMISES AID TO REPAIR BEACHES

National Deputy and former Minister José Manuel García-Margallo was on the coast earlier this week along with his colleague Joaquin Albaladejo when the pair...

EU UNVEILS JOBLESS BENEFITS OVERHAUL

The European Union has outlined new benefits reforms delayed by the Brexit campaign. The proposal clarifies rights for EU expatriate workers and their host...

MINISTRY TO STUDY TORREVIEJA RAIL CONNECTION

The mayor of Torrevieja, Jose Manuel Dolon, said on Monday that he has now received a response from the Minister of Public Works, Inigo...

MORE BEACH WALKWAYS FOR TORREVIEJA’S DISABLED

Javier Manzanares, Torrevieja’s Councillor for Beaches, said that plans have now been agreed to improve access on a number of local beaches with concrete...

SPAIN TO UPGRADE FLEET OF HIGH-SPEED TRAINS

The Minister for Public Works, Íñigo de la Serna, announced the many benefits that will be made available to passengers as a result of...

MOJÁCAR POSTER COMPETITION FOR THE 2017 ‘MOROS Y CRISTIANOS’ FIESTA

The Tourism Department of Mojácar Council has organized a poster competition to promote the towns 2017 ‘Moors and Christians’ Fiesta. Anyone may enter up to...

MOJÁCAR PARTICIPATES IN THE 2ND ASSEMBLY OF SPAIN’S MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES

The Second Assembly of the Southern Region of the Association of the Most Beautiful Towns and Villages of Spain was held in the town...

BRITISH TRAVELERS MAY REQUIRE VISAS TO ENTER EUROPE

Security measures currently being discussed by the European Commission may mean that British travelers will have to shell out for visas if they want...

ORIHUELA COSTA TAPAS ROUTE ATTRACTS 16 LOCAL ENTRIES

One aspect of Spanish cuisine that is particularly well known around the world is the custom of eating tapas and although this culinary tradition...

AENA SPENDS ONE MILLION EUROS REPAIRING AIRPORT LEAKS

AENA confirmed last week that they have spent almost a million euros repairing leaks to the flat roof on the new International Airport building...

THE ENCHANTING EXPERIENCE OF CASA MORISCA

If you haven’t yet paid a visit to the Carmen del Campillo, the “Casa Morisca" Moroccan Tea gardens just off the N340, to the...

CHINESE TAKEAWAY

A story about a Chinese tourist visiting Germany made interesting reading this week. In many ways, it is a sad story, but the innocence...

RAFAL FILM FESTIVAL PACKED WITH SPANISH TALENT

The fifth edition of the Rafal National Short Film Festival brought together hundreds of talented people last weekend, including personalities, actors and directors from...

SPAIN TO SURPASS RECORD 17 MILLION BRITISH TOURISTS

Last week, the State Secretary for Tourism, Isabel Borrego, was at the 37th edition of the World Travel Market (WTM), one of the world’s...

SAN JAVIER AIRPORT CONNECTS WITH HEATHROW

For the very first time, British Airways, the UK’s National Airline, has introduced direct flights from Heathrow to San Javier Airport, the first of...

MOJÁCAR WELCOMES AN ACTIVE TOURISM MEETING FOR THE LEVANTE ALMERIENSE REGION

  Mojácar, the heart of tourism of the Levante Almeriense, has been the venue of the Active Tourism Meeting, organized by the Provincial Council of...

11 MILLION PASSENGERS FOR ALICANTE AIRPORT

For the first time in it’s history Alicante-Elche Airport has processed more than 11 million inbound passengers through the terminal in a 12 month...

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