Canjayar gay hotel “will open” promises owners

The projected gay hotel in Canjayar will open, says project director Francisco Alonso. The company behind the projected was forced to return a 300,000 euro grant from tourism authorities as it could not meet the project deadline, but expects another grant to be awarded next year. Snr Alonso said that he expects the 2016 grant “to be for a similar amount” and that the rest of the financing is now in place. The projected hotel Continue reading Canjayar gay hotel “will open” promises owners

Extremadura launches gay tourism campaign

“Homosexuals are more important to our tourism sector than all the Chinese tourists put together”, said President Monago at the launch of the campaign today. He was at a gay pride festival called “Los Palomos”, held today in Badajoz, which is expected to bring 20,000 tourists to the city this week. Badajoz was famous for having an ancient and extremely irritable Mayor, who was always against the Los Palomos parade.

US Ambassador invited to be judge of Spains 2014 Mr Gay comp

James Costos, the US Ambassador to Spain, has been invited to be the judge in this years Spain’s Mr Gay 2014 competition, and said he is “considering it”. Mr Costos was on an official visit to FITUR, the tourism fair, when he suddenly appeared in the “Gay Spain” exhibition booth, where he spent some time going through the brochures and chatting to businessman Juan Pedro Tudela, who is in charge of the exhibition. Juan took Continue reading US Ambassador invited to be judge of Spains 2014 Mr Gay comp

Gay marriage is here to stay – Constitutional votes in favour

Gay marriage is here to stay in Spain after the Constitutional Court ruled this evening that it’s a fundamental human right that must be protected. The ruling, passed by 8 votes to 3, means that gay marriage as it stands is Constitutional and not against any Spanish law. This decision means that all judicial attempts to have the homosexual marriage law overturned have failed, including an attempt launched by the PP (current ruling party of Continue reading Gay marriage is here to stay – Constitutional votes in favour

The Almería gay scene

A loyal reader writes: As a ‘soon to be resident’ I wonder if you have any local knowledge of gay friendly places in the Vera/Mojacar area & whether you would consider an article on this. To be clear I don’t just mean ubiquitous nude beach cruising activities! Always happy to oblige, although my personal knowledge on the Almería gay scene is a spot limited. Enter Pablo (AKA P.A.T.), my party loving token homosexual employee (we Continue reading The Almería gay scene