The Consell de Ibiza confirms the good prospects for the season

The Councillor for Tourism in Ibiza, Carmen Ferrer, confirmed good prospects for next season from thein Fitur trade fair. Apparently, the majority of European wholesalers have detected an increase of 5 percent in reservations for Ibiza, although this trend cannot be confirmed until the full January results are published in …

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€30 million to improve Pitiüsan hospitality sector

The Fomento of Tourism in Ibiza and BMN-Sa Nostra have signed a partnership to support the Pitiusan tourism sector and thus create a more competitive and sustainable tourism model. Consequently, those associated with the Fomento will have access to a €30 million line of credit, which will provide new alternatives …

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Eleven illegal villas and holiday flats face fines

The Department of Tourism has set in motion a total of 11 penalty proceedings for renting apartments or villas for tourism purposes between January and November 2014. This figure represents 20% of all inspections that have been made for this purpose (56 in total) and 24% of the disciplinary proceedings …

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Foreign tourist spending grows 6.7%

Spending by foreign tourists in Spain reached €59.8 billion in the first 11 months of the year, representing a 6.7-percent rise from the same period in 2013, according to figures released on Friday by the Industry, Energy and Tourism Ministry. The good news came on top of figures announced earlier …

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The Government sets the national holiday dates for 2015

The Consell de Govern has approved the decree that sets out the timetable for the twelve national holidays in 2015, which will be non-working days for the purpose of computing administrative delays. Besides Sundays, non-working days are as follows: January 1st – New Year; January 6th – Epiphany; April 2nd …

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