58m people 'holidayed in Spain last year'
More than 58 million people chose to take their holidays in Spain last year, according to new figures. Oct 2007
Fall in Europe | Madrid Cool to Be Green
After the blast furnace of the Spanish summer, Madrileños eagerly await the gentler climate of fall, when they can stroll through the city's parks and gardens. Oct 2007
Spain's beaches and sport draw in the tourists
Spain is the second most popular tourist destination in the world, it has been claimed. According to the Sofia Echo, at a recent conference of the Spanish Tourism Institute and the Spanish Tourism Office in Vienna, director of STO Vienna Felix de Paz said that tourist numbers from 2006 revealed that Spain was the second most popular tourist destination in the world. Oct 2007
Basking in the beauty of northern Spain
While northern Spain has been occupied by many people, to the casual observer it looks as if not much has changed here for centuries. In many of the rural areas, farmers continue farming as their forefathers have done for centuries and in most coastal villages the fishing fleet sets sail daily as it has for eons. Oct 2007
Top Travel Destinations In Spain
Spain is a tourists' attraction and a popular travel destination favorite. It is a very popular country for tourist in Europe, with travelers flocking in to sample great food, friendly and fun locals, unique lifestyle, and not to mention the numerous tourists' attractions such as beaches, historical sites, and breathtaking country sides. Oct 2007
Spain boosts solar target
The Spanish government has increased its target for the installation of solar electricity generation capacity from 400MW to 1,200MW by 2010. Oct 2007
Madrid: Lodging, History And The Plaza Mayor
The Plaza Mayor in Madrid, Spain is still one of the city's main tourist sites. Despite being victim to several fires throughout the years, the Plaza Mayor retains its appeal. This plaza is one of the best places in this capital city to relax and observe a unique blend of residents and tourists. Sep 2007
Spain 'popular out of season'
An increasing number of British tourists are choosing to visit Spain out of season, new figures have shown. The country's National Statistics Institute (NSI) found that the number of Britons booking off-peak holidays in the Costa Blanca was higher than last year.
Why you Need to Visit Murcia, Spain
The autonomous Spanish region of Murcia is situated between the better known regions of Andalucํa and Valencia in South Eastern Spain. Murcia is approximately 882 square Km, and has a population of 1.3 million people, with about a third of these people living in and around the city of Murcia itself. Sep 2007
Brits Boost Costa Blanca Tourism
As winter begins even in Spain, bookings from British holidaymakers enhance the Costa Blanca’s buy-to-let market. Throughout the UK’s drizzly summer, hoteliers and holiday homeowners in Spain saw record number of bookings from British tourists. Sep 2007
Spain : From Beach Resorts To Famous Spanish Art
The Museu del Prado is one of the most popular tourist spots in Madrid. Though this museum houses over 7,000 paintings, the emphasis on famous Spanish artists, Goya and El Greco is very evident. There are, of course, many works of art from many other artists.
Annual tomato fight kicks off in Spain
An annual food fight called the Tomatina Festival has been held in Bunol, near Valencia on Spain's eastern coast. Thousands of locals and visitors have hurled tons of ripe tomatoes at each other transforming the town into a sea of red mush. Sep 2007
Spain's Asturias: Wales on steroids
Green, mountainous Asturias is the place for Celtic sheep, cider, hearty cuisine and hill walks, finds Chris Moss. Asturias and Cantabria, famed for their mountain wildernesses, evergreen forests and lush meadows, are known together as Espa?a Verde - Green Spain. Sep 2007
Spain: the world’s second favourite destination
Spain has once again been recognised as the world’s second favourite tourism destination with over 58 million visitors to the country last year. Tourism arrivals in 2006 also exceeded the country’s population by a record 16 million. Sep 2007
Thousands discover a world of culture at Malaga tourism fair
Malaga’s Cultural Tourism Fair, held in the city’s congress and exhibition centre last weekend attracted some 7,000 people, among them 5,000 members of the general public and 2,000 tourism professionals. Sep 2007
Religious Tourism Confab in Spain
The World Tourism Organization has announced the International Conference on Tourism, Religions and Dialogue of Cultures to be held in Spain. The Conference aims at analyzing the relationships between tourism and religion. Sep 2007