Monthly Archives: July 2010

Will Spain adopt the smoking ban?

After smoking bans were successfully implemented in the UK, Ireland and strict legislation put in place in many other countries in Europe, pressure is growing on Spain to follow suit. The National Smoking Prevention Committee has undertaken a survey which has revealed that over 60% of those surveyed are in favour of implementing a total ban […]

Sunday Times names Spain as the cheapest destination in the Eurozone

In last week’s Sunday Times, author Chris Haslam is urging people not to wait any longer and book their holidays now before all the best places are booked. They say that tour operators are relieved to see a late surge in bookings, so people need to get in there quickly to avoid disappointment. Hopefully this […]

Malaga competes to become European Capital of Culture 2016

It may be six years away, but Malaga is taking its place alongside 16 other Spanish cities all trying to win this coveted title. Today, all competing cities must have submitted their entries to the Ministry of Culture and over the summer they will have to work hard to prove that the local inhabitants take an active […]

Good news for Marbella and the Costa del Sol

Following a difficult few years for Spain, there are some positive signs at last that things are on the up. Statistics showed that April saw nearly a 17% rise in property sales compared to last year and tourists have started to arrive from all over Europe for the summer season, breathing new life and injecting money into […]