Category Archives: Spain news

Growing demand for cultural holidays from America

A report entitled “How Americans Will Travel 2015” from Tourism Intelligence International, cites the growing importance of what they call the “Creative Class” those travellers who are looking for more than just sea and sand, stating that more than half (51%) of the 40 million Americans travelling abroad visit historical places; almost one-third (32%) visit cultural […]

Spanish economy and house prices recovering

Back in August Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was optimistic about the recovery of the Spanish economy and on the back of a strong summer for tourism, it seems like his positivity was well founded. “Things are going better than we expected. We are registering healthy and diversified growth which is here to stay,” he said […]

Payment of Rental Tax in Spain

The law regarding payments of tax in Spain for property rentals has been amended. We believe this is good news for our owners because, if you are a non-resident, you can offset all legitimate expenses against your rental income, such as management fees, mortgage interest, community fees, etc.

Political unrest sends tourists flocking to Costa del Sol

The widely publicised problems in Egypt and Turkey are putting holidaymakers off and the Costa del Sol is benefiting as a result. It’s certainly something we hope will end soon for all those suffering, however on a financial level it’s been a real boost for Spain at a time when the economy definitely needed it. […]

UK Tourists Flocking to the Costa del Sol

In June there was a 2.6% increase in passengers using Malaga airport, a staggering 1.366 million in total. 501,773 passengers were from the UK but also, as we reported in our last post, domestic tourism is on the up, giving very positive signs for local businesses and Costa del Sol homeowners wanting to rent out […]

Spain’s progress out of recession

There’s bad news wherever you look when it comes to the state of the Spanish economy, yet according to Prime  Minister Mariano Rajoy things are moving in the right direction and the government’s policies are having an effect and decreasing deficit and lowering inflation. Let’s hope his assertions are true! It has been reported that […]

Rumours regarding new laws on property rentals in Spain

There are at present many rumours, inaccuracies, and general gossip regarding a supposed new Law in Spain that will restrict owners from renting their property in an effort for the Spanish government to help support the Hotel industry. We at HomeCareontheWeb have been renting properties on behalf of our owners for many years and during […]

HomeCareontheWeb Climbs La Concha Mountain!

To celebrate Red Nose Day and raise money for a local children’s orphanage in Malaga, the team at HomeCareontheWeb set themselves the challenge of climbing La Concha Mountain in Marbella and we are pleased to announce that after hours of climbing on a cold and rainy day, everyone made it to the top! Unfortunately though, […]

Costa del Sol set for a busy summer

It looks set to be a busy summer on the Costa del Sol this year as many more flights are planned to come into Malaga during summer! After plenty of demand, various budget airlines including RyanAir and EasyJet announced new flights from UK airports to Spain, which is excellent for the tourism in the area […]

Iberia Airline Strikes

The end of February saw the first set of strikes by workers at Iberia airline and another lot is planned for next week starting on the 4th March – 6th March. The strikes are taking place in order to prevent wage cuts and over 3,800 job losses, resulting in over 30 flights being cancelled at […]