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.

Record tourist spending in 2013

Spending by international tourists in Andalucia amounted to €8,390 million during 2013, an increase of 8.3% over 2012.

Record number of international tourists during 2013

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has announced that the number of tourists visiting Spain in 2013 was an all-time record of 60.6 million and moved the country back into third place in most popular holiday destinations behind France and the USA.

Costa del Sol has had a good 2013

The Costa del Sol closed 2013 having received 9.5 million tourists, an increase of five percent over the previous year and is expected to maintain growth in 2014. This bucks the national trend of decreases in tourist numbers.

Málaga university tourism students visit Nerja

A group of around 50 students from the faculty of Tourism at Malaga University have visited Nerja to study and investigate the tourism model used by the municipality and to see what attractions the town has to offer.