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Viva the Costa Blanca as Alicante airport reports record passenger numbers

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According to ANEA (Spanish Airports and Air Navigation public body) the Costa Blanca’s main airport, Alicante-Elche, is celebrating a record year and is steadily reaching its target of ten million users for 2014. Figures recorded in May revealed huge traffic, some 974,449 passengers passing through the airport, 4.8% more than in the same month in […]

Calpe was the most looked-for Marina Alta location on the Trivago website in 2013. Trivago, which looks for and compares the prices of 500,000 hotels worldwide, is used by more than 45 million people a month. The Valencian Community accounted for 10.2% of all Spanish searches on the internet hotel comparison site. In all, 4.6% […]

The tourism sector on the Costa Blanca is gearing up for a busy summer after a ‘very positive’ Easter. Hotels in Alicante city achieved 80% over the May Day bank holiday. That’s according to data by the Provincial Hotel Association (APHA). Councillor Marta García Romeu said the figures were “very positive” and follow on from […]

Global jet setters planning their journeys to Spain will see even more options open up in 2014 as the airline industry launches new routes and increases the frequency of flights to the world’s third most visited tourist destination. The United Arab Emirates´ flag carrier Etihad Airways and Spanish airline Air Europa have signed a code […]

According to official statistics from the College of Technical Architects and Surveyors of Alicante, activity in the construction sector, which suffered a significant slump after reaching record highs during the boom years, has begun to show signs of recovery, returning to levels witnessed at the beginning of the crash in 2008. Indeed Alicante alone ended […]