Andalucia sponsors Aston Villa

Andalucia has announced a sponsorship deal with Aston Villa (backing a winner there!) The deal is initially for two months (Nov and Dec) but is expected to be renewed for the forthcoming season. Rafael Rodriguez (Andalucian Minister for fun) says it’s given Andalucia free publicity to the tune of €70,000 in the UK and €350.000 worldwide already. There’s a fawning bit about it on the Aston Villa website here. A 115,000 people flew into Andalucia Continue reading Andalucia sponsors Aston Villa

Junta pays Jet2 and BA for more tourists

What most people booking a cheap holiday in the sun don’t seem to realise is that their friendly tour operator back in the UK is actually being bribed to attract them to Spain. In essence, Spain’s many regions compete against one another to underwrite the cost of bringing the turistas out hereby paying a proportion of the cost. So the Junta de Andalucia has just paid Jet2.com €175,000 and BA a further €100,000 to keep Continue reading Junta pays Jet2 and BA for more tourists

2 more British home to be demolished in Cantoria this 18th

The Junta has confirmed it is to demolish two British owned homes in Las Terreras,  Cantoria this 18th of November. The demolitions are a continuation of two other demolitions carried out early last year, which were stopped by Cantoria townhall. The same sentence that ordered the demolitions fired the Mayor of the town, Pedro Llamas, for having lied to the court about allowing these homes to be connected to utilities. The original two demolitions were Continue reading 2 more British home to be demolished in Cantoria this 18th