Tag Archives: tourism

Shellfish Festival in Benalmadena

Benalmádena on the Costa del Sol is preparing the seventh edition of its popular seafood festival “Feria del Marisco”. The festival has so far attracted more than 130,000 visitors and…

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Huge party in Valencia

This week Las Fallas takes place in Valencia, one of the world’s most spectacular celebrations that culminate on the evening of March 19th. Public festival Las Fallas is considered one…

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Ghost Airport opens for traffic

One of Spain’s “ghost airports” finally proves useful. The airport was inaugurated four years ago, but has since then been left almost unused. The airport is called Aeropuerto de Castellón…

Mar Menor water sports recognized

Mar Menor on the Costa Calida was awarded the Banderas Estación Náutica last week because of the wide range of water sports activities. Water sports is one of the activities…

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New tourist police in Tenerife

A multilingual police force consisting of 6 officers that are specifically dedicated to tourists has been created in Tenerife. The patrol speaks English, German and Russian and will be based…

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Ryanair passengers forced to pay for taxi and ferry

A plane heading from Dublin to Lanzarote last saturday was forced to land on Fuerteventura due to severe thunderstorms. Even though Ryanair promised to arrange bus and ferry tickets for the…

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Torremolinos still most popular

Since charter tourism rapidly took off in the ’60s Torremolionos has been the top spot on the Costa del Sol. In September this year 528,000 tourist stays at a hotel in the city,…

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Restaurant manager criticizes All-Inclusive

One of the biggest restaurant owners on Tenerife criticizes the practice of all-inclusive vacations. Lorenzo Reverón and his family owns several restaurants in Tenerife and says in an interview with…

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Museum News from Madrid

World news from Spain.  The Thyssen museum in Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisz, will be the first in the world to create an opportunity for tourist guides and other professionals in the…

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New record for Spanish tourism

Never before have so many foreign tourists visited Spain. The Spanish government announced that this has been the best year ever for the Spanish tourism industry. Between June and September the…