Family traditions…

Some things are obviously family traditions and started at an early age. Many at the recent Easter processions were taken by the young lad with the bugle. Thanks to Geoff for the picture from three years ago, presumably his first outing in uniform.

Easter hotel occupancy in Nerja

The Councillor for Tourism, José Miguel García, has reported that hotel occupancy in Nerja during Easter Week was 90.7%, higher than last year (86.6%) but slightly down on predicted rates of 91.99% as a result of last minute cancellations due to bad weather.

36 road deaths during Semana Santa

A total of 36 people have died on the roads in Spain during the Easter period between 15:00 on Friday and 20:00 on Sunday.

Easter Week flights

Over 8.5 million passengers are expected to pass through Spanish airports during Easter Week, an increase of 9.7% on last year.

Hotel occupancy predictions for Easter

Information provided by hoteliers in Nerja suggests an overall occupation rate of 91.9% during Easter week and possibly 100% on the Thursday and Friday. Last year, the average rate over the week was 86.8%.

Easter hotel occupancy

According to the Councillor for Tourism, José Miguel García, hotel occupancy in Nerja over the Easter holiday was at 90% of capacity. The majority of the tourists were Spanish nationals.

Best ever Easter at the Sierra Nevada ski resort

The Sierra Nevada ski resort has recorded its best ever Easter vacation period with an average of 9,700 skiers on the main holiday days, Wednesday to Saturday, with a total of 76,632 users since last Saturday.

Ready for Easter

Despite the wettest winter in living memory and countless storms, the vast majority of beaches in Andalucia are said to be in good condition and ready for the first holiday season of the year.