The county council has launched a national advertising campaign to bring tourists back to Vera & Cuevas after the recent algae scare that saw the beaches closed. The cost of the campaign, 25,000€, is coming out of the provincial tourism fund. It will run on the internet, radio and magazine ads and a series of posters. Despite the claim that it will be national, the print and radio ads are only running in Granada, Jaén, Continue reading Vera & Cuevas beach campaign launched after algae scare
A second beach has been reopened after being declared safe from toxic algae which caused almost 100 people to need medical attention. Quitepellajos in Palomares (Cuevas del Almanzora) was reopened Saturday to the public. The Vera beach was reopened earlier this week. A beach in Villaricos is still offlimits.
Vera Playa has been declared free of the toxic algae that has plagued the beaches in recent days, and with no new medical cases over the weekend the Junta’s health ministry has removed bathing restrictions. However, the algae is still present in Villaricos and Palomares, so the restrictions continue in place there. 8 people were treated on Sunday for exposure to the toxic stuff.