Tag Archives: tourism

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New flights from Alicante

The Spanish airline Vueling are opening new domestic routes this summer from El Altet airport in Alicante to some popular holiday destinations in Spain. The new flights will go to Tenerife…

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Costa del Sol news

As a variation from all the news about the election, here are some updates on some of the more interesting projects that are underway on the Costa del Sol. Senda Litoral…

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Europe’s largest water park

On Saturday May 30th Aqualandia in Benidorm are opening the doors for the season. It is their 30th anniversary for Europe’s largest water park. The park was opened for the first time…

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Railway modernization

The Minister for Development, Ana Pastor, has announced an investment of 1.257 billion Euro to improve commuter traffic in Spain. It is historically the largest single investment that has been…

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Spain is most tourist friendly

For the first time Spain has been ranked as the world’s most tourist-friendly country in the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competititveness Index. The World Economic Forum is best…

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Ferris Wheel to Malaga

There are very far advanced plans to assemble a giant Ferris wheel at the entrance to the port of Malaga. There have been months of paperwork, and three possible areas…

International Fair in Fuengirola

The annual fair, Feria Internacional de los Pueblos, has started. 27 countries and 6 spanish provinces are represented with their own Caseta, an exhibition of their own culture with music, dance,…

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Mine reopened

The mine in Rio Tinto in Huelva was closed down 14 years ago, but now the mining starts again. 250 people will be directly employed in the mine and indirectly…

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Sidewalks are being occupied

Pedestrians in Torrevieja are complaining that the city’s restaurants and cafes are occupying the sidewalks. Complaints Residents have complained about it in great numbers by contacting the local newspaper “La…

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Train travels increasing

The Spanish high speed trains are taking market shares from all other methods of domestic travel. On some stretches flight travels in practice are ousted. We are talking about AVE trains…