Study for new train link from Malaga to Marbella
20 January 2015 A study made on the design of the future train that will extend the commuter train line from Malaga airport to Marbella will be released during the first trimester of 2015. Ana Pastor, Ministry of Development, regards this train link as a very important to both the airport and the Costa del
Marbella tourism back to pre-crisis figures
12 January 2015 Marbella has experienced the best year in recent history, as far as tourism is concerned. A report released by Marbella’s town council shows a significant upward transfer in overnight stays –up to 3 million in total-, indicating that nearly two and a half million tourists stayed in the town during 2014. These
Record breaking figures for Marbella
5 January 2015 Tourism in Marbella, and to a larger extent, on the Costa del Sol as a whole, closes a year that will be remembered as the one when historic records were broken. More than ten million tourists and eighteen million overnight stays in hotels where registered on the Costa. Nobody really doubts that
More Malaga taxi strikes around christmas time
16 December 2014 Last Tuesday, Malaga taxi drivers agreed to keep the 24 hour strike both in the city and the airport, that was scheduled for December 24th, December 31st and January 5th unless the Junta de Andalucía agrees to give them an approximate date for the publication of the decree that will allow them
Newly invented Speed Bump installed in Marbella
8 December 2014 A thirty-four year old entrepreneur from Villanueva de Tapia in Malaga has created a new speed bump type that hardens or softens in response to the vehicle’s oncoming speed. This invention has recently been installed in La Canada shopping centre in Marbella. The so called speed Intelligent Speed Bump contains a liquid
Marbella Council to help hotels that stay open all year long
25 November 2014 Marbella Town Council will offer tax cuts to hotels that stay open all year long, allowing them to better solve the financial situation during the year 2015, according to the town mayor, Angeles Muñoz. She met with representatives from the Business Association of Costa del Sol and during the meeting, the main
Soundproofing of dwellings continues at Malaga Airport
Saturday 15 November 2014 Aena has finished making 800 homes soundproof in the vicinity of Malaga airport, in the area with airport noise footprint. These homes had applied for the soundproofing plan, and now nearly 97% of the “Noise Insulation Plan” is complete. More than 14 million euros were allocated for this plan which has
Marbella, Estepona and Benhavis have best years ahead
6 November 2014 Ricardo Arranz, president of the Andalusian Federation of Developers and Residential Tourism told Efe News that the Costa del Sol destination has a huge weakness, which is the inability to communicate with clients, the inability to make a sale regarding their tourism promotion and to transfer confidence to buyers. From several points
Hotel Melia don Pepe, Marbella
29 October 2014 A hotel’s reputation is often measured by the type of client that books, but in the case of some, like Gran Meliá Don Pepe in Marbella, it is the quality of its professional staff that is the most noteworthy factor. Some of their kitchen, restaurant and lobby personnel who started working as
Marbella promenade expansion
20 October 2014 Marbella’s Town Council continues to work on their goal to expand the promenade towards the east side of Marbella, with the request for bids for construction of the coastal trail in the stretch that will run through “El Cable” beach. The enhancement and extension of the promenade has been one of the