Growing interest in Marbella
The town council of Marbella has noticed a growing interest in the town during the three day World Travel Market (WTM) held in London, according to José Luis Hernández, the representative for Tourism. He hopes that the huge 9% growth trend in British tourism during this year will continue on into 2014. During the third
Promotion of Marbella in Scandinavia
Nine tourism companies from Malaga will take part in a trade mission that started Sunday and will continue until the 16th of this month, transfering to Norway and then Sweden. This trade mission has been organized by the Chamber of Tourism and aims to promote tourism on the Costa del Sol. The number of visitors
Road ownership given to Marbella
Wednesday 6th November 2013 The Ministry of Development will transfer ownership of the service road that runs through San Pedro Alcántara on both sides of the underground, between mile markers 169 and 175 to the town of Marbella, for the installation of new equipment, such as a bus terminal, urban furnishings or kiosks. This agreement
Lower taxes for Marbella hotels
José Carlos Escribano, president of the Association of Hoteliers of the Costa del Sol (Aehcos), has asked towns throughout Malaga province, including Marbella, to lower taxes on the hotels that made the choice to keep their doors open during the off-season. He told Europa Press that measures such as reducing Economic Activity Tax (IAD) by
An outstanding year for Marbella tourism
2013’s tourism figures are “outstanding”, being one of the best years in recent memory for the municipal area of Marbella. The province has registered the highest number of visitors and overnight stays from January to September in the last five years, with more than 3.7 million hotel guests and 14.1 million hotel room stays. Malaga
Golf promoted in Marbella
The Malaga Tourism Board is using a special campaign in order to promote golf tourism until October 20th 2013. The Board is involved in three programs, which are aimed at raising awareness of the destination, encouraging the arrival of travelers and creating partnership agreements with tour operator, especially in the Marbella area. This last action
10 million euros for beaches
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment has tendered and awarded service contracts for the drafting of two great projects for Marbella and Nerja’s beaches. Moreover, there was an announcement regarding the service contract signing for the drafting of another project, well on its way, in Rincón de la Victoria. The estimated amount of funds
Las Dunas to become Marbella’s top hotel
The owners of the business group Naturhouse have recently purchased the five star hotel Las Dunas, located in Estepona, Marbella to create their first health luxury resort in Malaga province. Naturhouse has twenty years experience in the world of nutrition and dietetics. To this end, they have formed Health House Group, a new business division
Russian tourists in Marbella up 3%
The arrival of Russian tourists to Marbella via Malaga Airport has increased by 40% between May and August of this year, compared to the same period in 2012, and there has also been an increase in international arrivals of tourists from UK, Germany or France. The Councilor for Tourism, José Luis Hernánd ez, stated today
German market grows in Marbella
This upcoming Friday, the FVW Forum will be held at the Palacio de Congresos de Marbella (Málaga). It will bring together representatives from Turespaña, the Regional Ministry for Tourism and Commerce, the Tourist Board of Costa del Sol and Marbella’s Town Council, and the main tour operators as well as a well known group of