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Costa del Sol hotels warn of August holiday bookings slowdown

Pilar Martínez

National tourism has help raise the hotel occupancy rates on the Costa del Sol and the hoteliers association, Aehcos, expects to close the month of July with a figure of 62 per cent. An increase in the number vaccinated British holidaymakers



Spain's tourism sector is forecast to 'lose' 72.5 billion euros this year


...figures for 2019, which will mean 20.3 billion euros of lost income compared to the third quarter (July to September) of the year prior to the pandemic. The association forecasts that activity will recover mainly due to national demand, which will reach ... Zoreda, vice-president of the employers' association at a press conference. Expectations for the whole of 2021 are slightly more optimistic than those that Exceltur gave in April. According to its calculations, tourism activity will close the year at



The first Andalusian woman in the Summer Olympics


Association of Fencing Veterans by contacting many retired Spanish fencers. In 1999, she debuted in the Veterans World Championship in Hungary, and won the silver medal in foil. The following year she won the bronze medal in the contest held in Italy. Her



Revealing the high-life of the 'Estonian Pablo Escobar'


Marbella has long had an association with the jet-set and the rich and famous from all walks of life. Now a new book will lift the lid on the town's criminal element who chose Marbella to run their enterprises. Authored by Rainer Helin, the son of a



Concordia Aids association closes after almost 30 years

joaquina dueñas

The Concordia Aids association (Concordia Antisida), one of the most renowned charities in Marbella, has closed after almost three decades of work, due to lack of funding. Established in 1994, the association attended the needs of people affected ... their relatives, such as by opening a day centre in San Pedro Alcántara in April 1997. The association had been on the brink of collapse for some time. Although it organised different fundraisers every year, it struggled economically, prompting the ... provincial authority to donate 100,000 euros in January 2019 to prevent its closure. “The majority of our financing has always been private,” explained Princess Marie-Louise of Prussia, who was the association’s president from its inception until its final



Irishman cycles from Dublin to Nerja in memory of his partner


The saying goes that faith moves mountains. For Alisdair Anderson from Ireland this willpower has led him to take on a huge challenge: to cycle from Dublin to Nerja, a distance of 2,750 kilometres. He is doing so to raise funds for an association ... welcoming party on the town's Plaza Tutti Frutti. So far Alisdair has raised almost 50,000 euros on his Just Giving page for the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association. His progress down to Nerja can be followed via his Instagram account:



August holiday bookings on the Costa stagnate due to increased travel restrictions

Pilar Martínez

...a situation that, he says, he had never experienced before. José Luque, the president of the Aehcos hotelier’s association in Malaga, said that two or three weeks ago the outlook for August was more positive, but after two weeks of cancellations ... Luque expects a hotel occupancy rate of 62 per cent in August, "which is not a wonderful figure for the quintessential month of holidays." The association’s president has also noted there appears to be a reluctance to take a holiday among the Spanish.



Cancer group in Spain calls for smoking ban on beaches and in public places

Ángel Escalera

Tobacco smoke can damage the health of children. But, despite this, nine out of ten smokers still consume cigarettes in front of children, claims a Spanish cancer association, AECC, on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day this Monday (31 May). To ... mark the day, the AECC is calling for the reinforcement of current legislation to ban smoking in all public areas, where minors could be present. The association stresses that tobacco not only causes cancer in those who smoke, but also in those who ... a tax increase and an increase in the price of the final product; a reduction of the attractiveness of the packaging and a restriction on tobacco advertising on digital platforms aimed at young people. The association also advocates increasing



Costa del Sol hotels head into summer with half of them still shut and low occupancy rates

Pilar Martínez

...closed. José Luque, president of the hotel trade association Aehcos, has highlighted some of the uncertainties facing the sector but, particularly, the situation with the United Kingdom. The main market for tourists on the coast continues to consider ... return, and higher costs due to having to take PCR tests. It will be 7 June when the United Kingdom updates its list of safe countries but the hoteliers association fears that Spain may not reach the British government’s requirements until the June 21



Supporters prepare to walk from Darkness into Light on the Costa del Sol

SUR in English

More than 500 supporters on the Costa del Sol and Gibraltar are set to take part in this Saturday's Darkness into Light event, aimed at raising awareness of suicide prevention around the world and funds for a local mental health association ... times set prior to sunrise. Others are encouraged to take part in their chosen location at 10am. The Darkness into Light organisation on the Costa del Sol is partnered with the local association Afesol Salud Mental. Afesol provides support to people



Animal charity to take awareness campaign to schools in Álora

Tony Bryant

...therefore it seemed necessary to start a new association working with the town hall. We are hoping that with a strong emphasis on education, we can change the mindset and see a real improvement in animal respect and welfare," Kamar explained to SUR in



Estepona sailor Ana Moncada on the medal podium once again

marina rivas

Estepona sailor Ana Moncada staked her claim for a place on the Spanish Olympic team by securing two medals at the Spanish International Laser Class Association-6 Cup in Mallorca last weekend. Moncada took gold in the under-21 section and also



From history teaching to historical memory

Debbie Bartlett

In February 2020 Malgara García Díaz was elected president of the Casa de la Memoria Association, based in Jimena de la Frontera, in Cadiz province, but with the onset of the pandemic barely a month later, the activities and events she and her ... Gibraltar border by Franco was portrayed in the Spanish, Gibraltarian and English press. It was while chatting to colleagues in the archive that the idea was proposed of forming an association to manage and promote the Casa de la Memoria, raise awareness of



Fun therapy with canine friends


...designed for her. She is one of the pupils at Adiestramiento Canino Coín, a non-profit-making association which provides therapies with dogs for children with functional diversity. "We have been working with dogs for over 15 years and realised how ... beneficial animal therapies can be, so we decided to train in that field and created this association," say Alberto Martín and Antonio Solano, who founded this project. They work with a team consisting of a psychologist, lawyer, doctor, occupational ... once a week, and are individual. First, the children work on different activities in a room with the monitors and the dogs. The association has six canine friends: Fiona, Kenia, Rex, Hippie, Bowie and Trueno. "They all work with the children;they take



Marbella business group demands an immediate Covid-19 crisis rescue plan


An association representing around 300 business owners in Marbella has taken to the streets again to demand an immediate rescue plan for the hardship they are suffering due to the Covid pandemic. The group organised a motorised cavalcade through ... the town centre this Tuesday (9 February) and made sure that all coronavirus containment measures were complied with. A statement read on behalf of the business association said, "The lack of common sense and dialogue of our leaders is leading us to



Andalusian bars and restaurants demand longer opening hours


An association representing hospitality businesses in the region has called on the Junta de Andalucía to help the sector after suffering a year of losses and restrictions. After witnessing a reduction in the cases of Covid-19, the sector has ... expenses. The business association head said that Andalusian and Malaga employers believe that opening provincial borders would be the most sensible thing, since the municipalities that still have high rates of infections are closed. In the same way, he ... said that the association believes that the introduction of a health passport would help to control the situation and reactivate the economy. Frutos confirmed that the sector plans protests and demonstrations at a national level; although at the



Local police in Spain ask not to be jabbed with the AstraZeneca vaccine


An association representing more than 100,000 local and regional police across Spain has asked the national government to suspend the vaccination of officers against the coronavirus with the AstraZeneca formula. The Confederation of Local and ... Regional Security Forces claims that it is the vaccine that gives the least protection of all those on the market and, in addition, the association claims that it is causing numerous side effects among the people who receive it. The organisation cites the