New Villa Padierna project transfers dreams to reality
11 February 2014 The president of the luxury golf resort, Hotel Villa Padierna, Ricardo Aranz, will open the new agency Villa Padierna Estates in Puerto Banus, Marbella (Malaga) next Thursday. This will be the first of six openings planned for this year 2014 and it means the start of the development of new products in
Marbella and the International Tourism Fair
29 January 2014 International cooperation and direct promotion will be the two core issues of Marbella’s (Malaga) town hall during the International Tourism Fair (Fitur), that is being held between January 22nd and 26th in Madrid, according to the mayor of Marbella. She announced that the Marbella’s delegation has 40 meetings programmed, aiming to promote
Roads in Malaga are taken care of by new contracts
17 January 2014 The Ministry of Public Works has auctioned a service contract to implement various maintenance jobs and operation of provincial roads in the province of Malaga. As published in the Official State Gazette, the bidding budget is 21.5 million euros. The contract includes the maintenance of various roads in Malaga, including the Marbella
Russian tourism 50% up in Marbella
10 January 2014 Spanish tourists travelling throughout Spain have plummeted in numbers this year for each and every destination in the country and Marbella is not an exception. However, Marbella has had a great year, thanks to the growth in all foreign international markets, especially the emerging ones like China and Russia. José Luis Hernández,
A “satisfactory” year for Marbella
3 January 2014 This year has been classified as “quite satisfactory” regarding tourism according to Marbella’s town council. The year ends with an increase of 6% in number of tourists to Marbella. José Luis Hernández pointed out that the tourism policies of the town, together with the efforts of the private sector, have helped increase
Estepona: Golf Capital of Europe!
Estepona will become one of the golf capitals between March 23th and 30th, as it will host the ‘Lions European Golf & Golf Nation Club’, a charitable event that will transfer together over 150 golf players from Spain and Europe for one week. The event aims to raise funds to save children’s lives in developing
Hotel Don Miguel in Marbella to be transformed
17 December 2013 The nine-year nightmare is about to end for 240 ex-workers from one of the jewels of the luxury hotel industry in Marbella, Hotel Don Miguel. The international group Magna Hotels & Resorts, owners of the building since the year 2012, announced yesterday that they will be tackling a total renovation of this
Malaga and Marbella to see quicker recovery
9 December 2013 Economic experts and business leaders are predicting that Malaga and Marbella will be the first cities alongside Madrid and Barcelona in overcoming the crisis. They believe that the cities are in the bottom of the cycle and that a healthy recovery will be quite quick. They point out that in order for
German tourists spend 218 euros per day in Malaga
5 December 2013 German tour-operators specializing in golf tourism have taken part in a familiarization trip aiming to transfer Malaga’s image among German market tourism professionals. German tourists interested in practicing this sport spend an average of 218 euros per day, an amount that is only second to Scandinavian tourists spending habits – 227 euros
Malaga airport connects Marbella to the world
Tuesday 3 December 2013 Jose Bernal, member of the Andalucian Parliament has asked to urge the Spanish government to back down from making AENA, the manager of Malaga airport, into a private inversion group. AENA is the company in charge of managing most Spanish airports. Bernal pointed out that since the beginning of the PP’s