Spain high on the list for “Luxury Shopping Tourism”
9 July 2014 Spain ranks fifth in the European Union within the category of luxury shopping tourism, with a turnover of 5000 million euros and with key destinations such as Barcelona, Madrid, Marbella, Ibiza or Mallorca, according to a research study by Brain & Company, a specialized consulting group. This information was published today in
Marbella Even Cleaner
2 July 2014 Today in the morning, Eloy Ortega, Marbella’s councilman for Sanitation Eloy Ortega, kicked off a new edition of the “Marbella Even Cleaner” campaign. This year the campaign will feature a new section titled “Do It Like This”, which seeks to inform all citizens about the rules regarding waste disposal and which also
Plans to promote Marbella as the new St Tropez
24 June 2014 Ricardo Arranz, president of the Andalusian Federation of Urban and Residential Tourism, has proposed to establish a marketing and image campaign to transfer the brand Marbella in the province of Malaga as a tourist destination linked to luxury, much like St. Tropez is associated with high end luxury on the French Rivera.
“Marbella Luxury Weekend” a success
15 June 2014 More than 55.000 visitors have been to Puerto Banus to enjoy the Marbella Luxury Weekend 2014, as reported by Councilor for Tourism, José Luis Hernández. He explained that the number of visitors exceeded the numbers achieved in the 2013 edition, with over 5000 more attending. This luxury weekend has been held for
Marbella hosts luxury weekend
10 June 2014 Marbella will host about a hundred different activities this weekend, sponsored by 70 companies. There will be events related to fashion, food, automotive, nautical and sports world and presentations of different brands’ new products. The most prominent new feature is the amazing floating fashion catwalk. Luxury and glamour were the stars of
Marbella and Malaga city have a very different air
3 June 2014 Even though Malaga and Marbella are only 60 miles away, the air quality they their inhabitants breathe is very far from similar. The latest findings published in Geneva by the World Health Organization regarding the concentration of suspended particles of the air in the main cities in the world placed the two
US travel agents explore Malaga
22 May 2014 About twelve US travel agencies, specializing in luxury markets will tour the province of Málaga this week. They will visit Ronda and Marbella to learn about their luxury shopping and cultural offerings. This familiarization tour is organized by the Board of Tourism of the Junta de Andalucía in cooperation with the Spanish
New Starbucks opening in Marbella
16 May 2014 Starbucks Coffee is ready to begin expanding in the province. The multinational Coffee Company that, so far, only had a coffee shop at the airport, has announced the opening of two new stores in the capital city and in Puerto Banus, Marbella, before the summer. The world’s largest coffee shop company, which
New taxi permit restrictions in Marbella
8 May 2013 Marbella’s Town Council has approved the new taxi regulations for the area. The new approved regulations have drawn criticism from the political opposition groups, dividing the municipal corporation into two opposing groups. The main controversy seems to be the ratio used for granting new licenses. Up to now, the ratio was 2.5
New hotel in Estepona
4 May 2014 Playa Senator Hotel Group will open their new Senator Banús SPA Hotel on Friday April 11th. This five-star hotel will be the first in the area that is an adult only hotel. The hotel, located in Estepona (Malaga) used to be the Grand Plaza Marbella. It used to be managed by Crown