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Archive for April, 2009

A perfect fair for the current econony…

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Organisers at Málaga's Palacio de Congresos are keeping up with the economic times. This weekend - Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26 - the Palacio de Congresos in Málaga capital will host the "Outlet Fair" with discount outlet stores offering their wares. The fair will is set to open from 10 ...

Peace Cup 2009

Monday, April 20th, 2009

This summer from July 24 to August 2 an exciting international, pre-season football tournament will be held in Andalucia. The Peace Cup aims to promote world peace through football and has been held in South Korea since 2003. This is the first time the tournament is to be held in ...

The Study of Touristic Intelligence

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Now that's a fancy term there: touristic intelligence. No, I didn't make it up. It's a direct translation from the new "Laboratorio de Inteligencia Turística" (Touristic Intelligence Laboratory) that the regional government is creating with an initial investment of 1.5 million euros. When I saw the news, an image flashed through ...

Semana Santa – All in favour?

Monday, April 6th, 2009

I've lived in Spain for almost 15 years and most of that time has been spent in Andalucia. I've come to expect a lot of things. For example, I expect that news of Semana Santa hits the press long before Easter is anywhere in sight, that everyone from the smallest ...