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The gateway to Spain’s Costa del Sol, the municipality of Malaga is steeped in culture and history, from its contemporary art centre to its two Moorish castles and museum dedicated to the city’s most famous son – Pablo Picasso. It is also home to some of Spain’s finest beaches, with wide expanses of sand at [...]

The southern Spanish city of Malaga is set to be the home of the first ever Pompidou museum outside of France, a further boost to the city’s growing reputation as a hub for the arts. The custom ‘Cube’ construction, designed as the first-ever satellite museum of Paris’s famous Pompidou Centre, will open in March 2015. [...]

A CAMPAIGN to keep Malaga’s beaches clean launched by the city council early in June has been gathering momentum. Entitled ‘Málaga, ¡cómo te quiero!’(Malaga, oh how I love you!), the movement has already reached more than 18,000 people with its message to keep Malaga’s beaches clean and free from litter. In particular, the council is [...]

INTERNATIONAL tourism is on the rise in Malaga with an 8 per cent rise in the number of Europeans choosing the Costa del Sol as their favourite summer destination. So far this year 2.3 million Europeans have passed through the arrival gates of Malaga airport. There has been an even bigger increase in the number [...]

THE growth of the tourism industry in Malaga is leading the local economy and has generated more than €500 million in the last six months. Malaga council is hoping to reach the milestone of a million visitors this year. “Thanks to an increase in the number of tourists and the overnight stays in hotels the [...]