Andalucia launches a 30€ million plan to keep Brits coming to the Costa del Sol

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As discussions continue between the United Kingdom and the European Union over Brexit the government of Andalucia has launched an elaborate post Brexit plan for tourism. The Junta intends to spend nearly 30€ million to promote the attractiveness of the region to foreign tourists. Included in the plan is one million euros that will be used to promote the Costa …

Nerja joins Network of Municipalities against Tourist Seasonality

Nerja joins 60 local authorities from 5 provinces all looking for a way to generate year-round tourism. The aim of the network is to extend the tourist season beyond the summer in the hope of providing jobs and revenue at the local level. Minister of Tourism and Sports of the Junta de Andalucía, Francisco Javier Fernández and the President of …

Initiative to extend tourist season

The Councillor for Trade, Maricarmen González Ortega, has been meeting with various representatives of local businesses to discuss ways of breaking the prevailing seasonality in the main economic sector of the town, namely tourism.

China on the march to Spain?

A report by Oxford Economics has revealed that the largest nation of tourists in the world today are the Chinese. Not only do the highest numbers travel from China around the globe but Chinese visitors also spend the most money whilst away on their holidays – overtaking USA tourists expenditure last year. The study predicts that by 2023 there will …

Irish students visit Nerja as part of their course

Students from the Tralee Institute of Technology in Ireland have been in Nerja to collect information on how the town combats seasonality, the project forming part of their tourism degree course.

New Plan for Quality Tourism 2014-2020

The Andalucian Government Council has given the green light to a new Plan for Quality Tourism 2014-2020 with a budget of €20 million to promote tourism on the basis of quality, accessibility and sustainability.

August was record month for tourism

According to the Ministry of Industry, a total of 9.1 million visitors spent at least one night in Spain in August 2014, an 8.8% increase on the same month last year and a new record.