Most Andalucians don’t tend to have the same strong sense of “nationalist” identity as Catalans, Galicians and Basques. However, Andalucía Day (28 February) has just as much significance, and sense of pride, for Andalucians as it does for compatriots honouring their own “days” in other regions where … Read more about Enjoying Andalucía Day Around the Region
A record 13 million tourists visited the Costa del Sol in 2019 – and a vast majority returned home with a high level of satisfaction, positive memories and a desire to return. According to the 2019 Tourist Evaluation compiled by Turismo Costa del Sol (Málaga’s official tourism board), 98 per … Read more about Visitors Give Costa del Sol Top Marks in Tourism Review
Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport is on the verge of reaching a historic new milestone in air traffic this year. In 2019, Spain’s fourth busiest airport celebrated its 100th anniversary by reaching a record total of 19,856,299 passengers, 4.4% more than the previous year. If that growth continues in … Read more about History-Making Centenary Year for Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport
They have long been known as Spain’s “Oscars” but the Goyas will have an even greater sprinkling of Hollywood star dust than normal in 2020. To be held in Málaga from 18 to 25 January, the prestigious Spanish film awards will be highlighted by films directed by two of the country’s most … Read more about Movie Spotlight on Málaga… and Antonio Banderas
Anyone visiting Kempinski Hotel Bahía's annual Christmas market is invariably guaranteed a dazzling experience. This year, however, the hotel team raised the festive extravagance to an even higher level than normal, with a Christmas tree valued at just under €12 million. Located on the “New … Read more about Most Expensive Christmas Tree in the World?
Marbella might have lost its iconic Michelin three-star restaurant but the Málaga culinary world has been compensated with two new distinctions. Shortly after the annual Michelin star gala presentation (for Spain and Portugal) in Lisbon last November, when the Dani García Restaurant in Puente … Read more about New Michelin Star Recognition for Málaga Restaurants
In October, Málaga-Costa joined Palma de Mallorca and Alicante-Elche as the first three airports in the Aena network to offer an exclusive and personalised Meet & Assist service to passengers. Aena also plans to implement the service – which, as the name indicates, assists passengers with … Read more about Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport Passengers Offered New Meet & Assist Service
Another burgeoning summer tourism season on the Costa del Sol has been reflected in latest passenger figures for the popular area's international airport. A total of 2.2 million passengers used Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport in August, 4.1 per cent more than for the same month in 2018 – and the … Read more about Record August Figures for Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport