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Costa del Sol tourism gears up for another record-breaking year

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AFTER a record number of visitors last year, Costa del Sol tourism figures have started 2015 getting better and better. The latest figures from the National Statistics Institute (INE) show the number of hotel visitors in January, with Malaga Province registering a 10 per cent increase compared to the same month in 2014, with a […]

When the Spanish city of Malaga wanted to clean up its sleazy port side district, it called in the painters – big international names in the street art movement. In streets formerly roamed by sex workers and drug dealers, the faded 19th-century buildings now bear weird and wonderful murals by street artists from Britain, the United States […]

IT was a record breaking year for Malaga-Costa del Sol airport as 13.7 million passengers used it in 2014. Spain’s Minister of Development, Ana Pastor, inaugurated the new commercial area of Málaga airport today, which included the opening of the biggest airport Gap store opened in partnership with Dufry Group (see story here). That was […]

Works by Kandinsky, Chagall and Malevich are due to travel from Russia to Spain for the opening of Malaga’s State Russian Museum this March. The first European branch of the St Petersburg institution is due to be housed in a former tobacco factory in the southern Spanish city. The inaugural display, “Russian Art of the […]

MÁLAGA-COSTA del Sol airport is set to house the first-ever Gap store in Spain now that the US-based casual clothing chain has decided to branch out into southern Europe. Due to open in Terminal 3 on Tuesday at 10.30hrs, the Gap shop plans to open more and more branches throughout Spain over the coming year […]