Tremor felt in four provinces in Andalucia

An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale was felt on Tuesday in four provinces in Andalucia, these being Sevilla, Cádiz, Huelva and Málaga.

Cheaper ITV inspections

The ITV (MOT) vehicle inspection in Andalucia has been reduced in cost between 10% and 45% for some 75% of vehicle owners, the aim being to reduce the cost to families and increase compliance with the compulsory inspections.

Andalucia hotel occupancy during Easter 2014

According to the Ministry of Tourism and Trade, overall hotel occupancy in Andalucia from Palm Sunday to Easter Saturday was 65.2%, up 2% on last year and hotels registered 1,084,884 overnight stays.

Optimism in the hotel industry

Initial expectations from the hotel industry for the Easter period are ‘optimistic’, with advance reservations up by 12% on last year and the forecast of good weather throughout the week suggesting overall occupancy rates of 85% in Andalucia, the best results for a decade.

IU temporarily suspends pact with PSOE in Andalucia

The IU has temporarily suspended its agreement with the PSOE in Andalucia, blaming the president of the Junta de Andalucia for the crisis by stripping powers from the Ministry of Public Works and Housing, which is under IU control.