Estepona attracting investment - 430 touristic apartments

Estepona attracting investment – 430 touristic apartments

Estepona attracting investment – 430 touristic apartments Investment fund HIG Capital has signed an agreement with real estate developer Neinor Homes for the purchase of 430 apartments located in the Valle Romano. This is the seventh investment of the company in Spain in the last three years. “Spain represents a key area for our European strategy and we will continue to look for…

The Spanish economy grew 3.2%

The Spanish economy grew 3.2% in 2016

In 2016, the Spanish economy outperformed all the forecasts made by expert organizations, which had been expecting a slowdown in the early part of the year. Instead, the Spanish economy grew 3.2% in 2016, the same pace as the previous year, according to preliminary figures released on Monday by the National Statistics Institute (INE). And why? Well, for the most part it was the hard work, stoicism and positivity of Spain’s population that helped the country…

San Pedro is presented in Fitur as "south gate" of the Sierra de las Nieves

San Pedro is presented in Fitur as “south gate” of the Sierra de las Nieves

San Pedro Alcántara will hold this year at the International Tourism Fair of Madrid Fitur 2017 a commitment to nature tourism and will be presented as a ‘south gate’ to the Sierra de Las Nieves. In the exhibitor of Marbella will be projected a promotional video with images of enclaves like the swamp of Las Medranas and Lake of the Tortugas. Ecotourism “is an important asset to fight seasonality and attract tourists outside the…

A mid-season break on Costa del Sol for 70 teams this winter

A mid-season break on Costa del Sol for 70 teams this winter

The economic impact of the presence of these clubs and their fans in the area is estimated to be about 6.5 million euros Nearly 70 teams will be coming to the Costa del Sol, hoping to escape the cold and to keep fit while they have no matches to play, and the hotels are taking advantage of this to overcome their problem of seasonal tourism. A mid-season break on Costa del Sol for 70 teams this…

Marbella Top 10 Luxury Wellness & Spas

Spas in the majority of 4- and 5-star hotels, large numbers of internationally-renowned establishments dedicated to preventive medicine, slimming and cosmetic surgery combined in Marbella’s unique microclimate complete the picture, making it one of tourist Europe’s top health destinations. Here you can enjoy reading about the Marbella Top 10 Luxury Wellness & Spas. Whether you are staying at one of the luxury hotels and can treat yourself a day of pampering or you live in…

Spain still has second-highest life expectancy in the world

Spain still has second-highest life expectancy in the world

NEW figures have showing: Spain still has second-highest life expectancy in the world Newly released figures by the OECD have shown the country has more than 100,000 people aged over 100. Average life expectancy in Spain is now 83.2, just 0.2 years lower than Japan’s 83.4. Experts cite the country’s healthy Mediterranean diet which includes high amounts fish, fruit and vegetables.   The warmer climate is also attributed to better health. Photographer Andrea Comas recently interviewed a handful of the centenarians…

Costa del Sol hotels big investments

Costa del Sol to hotels make big investments over winter months

Months of record-breaking tourist numbers have encouraged additional investment in the hotel industry on the Costa del Sol, with 27 companies looking to spend a total of €56 million to improve their establishments over the coming winter months.   The figure was provided by Luis Callejón Suñé, the president of the Association of Hoteliers of the Costa del Sol, who explained that the expansion is planned to take place in low season as the decrease in…