Tag Archives: Marbella tourism news

New legislations to control holidaymakers’ behaviour

  Marbella Town Hall is reacting to issues with rowdy and badly behaved tourists by fining people from June this year. If you are renting out a property in the Marbella municipality, it is important that you understand the new rules so you can help your tenants comply. These have been mainly designed with hen […]

New developments in San Pedro de Alcantara

Property owners in San Pedro are being rewarded for their patience during the lengthy works on the underpass with a raft of new and improved facilities. There is now a beautiful public park, a new park just for dogs and much less traffic going through the centre. But it doesn’t end there, the council has […]

Promoting Marbella at FITUR

Last month, a strong delegation from Marbella Town Hall went to the International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid to promote the Marbella brand and create new channels for visitors. Marbella’s promotion involved being part of the Costa del Sol Tourist Board stand, a press conference to announce this year’s big events and meeting with companies […]

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 […]

Study reveals Costa del Sol is still a desirable location

Some good news for home owners and local businesses in the Malaga province as the results from a study about 2012 beach bar takings in the area came back as satisfactory. The study shows that despite the economic crisis, the Costa del Sol is still a very desirable place to holiday and that beach food […]

Great News for the Costa del Sol

Malaga airport has reported that 1.5 million passengers passed through the airport in July, a 0.3% rise compared to the same time last year, with most of these coming  from the UK, France and Germany. This is a very positive sign considering the number of flights to Malaga has dropped by 4.5% this year, showing […]

A Rise in Tourism Numbers for Marbella

Great news for Marbella as tourism numbers have markedly risen since The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE) Marbella special aired last month. Love it or hate it, the reality show has publicised a side to Marbella which has left tourists lusting after a holiday to the area.  It has been reported that there has been […]

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 […]

Marbella sees increase in tourism in the first quarter

Positive signs for Marbella were announced by the councillor for tourism at the end of April, which should please property owners looking to rent their property as well as businesses relying on tourist income. The data revealed a 16 percent increase in tourist numbers recorded in the first quarter of this year (March 2010) compared to the same […]

Marbella on a mission to improve integration and boost tourism

On 4th December Jose Luis Hernandez, Councillor for Tourism at Marbella Town Hall spoke at the ‘Women in Business’ Meeting about his plans for the city and what his administration are doing to make 2010 an exceptional year for the city. Any homeowner in Marbella and the surrounding areas will be keen to know how […]