Junta refuses to pay out for agreed tourism sponsorship deals this year

The Junta de Andalucia, bankrupt in every sense except the “let’s admit it” sense, has just announced that it will welsh on all agreed tourism sponsorship deals for the second half of this year, after the credit card started to bounce. After having sunk the Andalucian Masters tournament by refusing at the last minute to cut the agreed check, the Junta has now admitted it can’t pay out for the Bienal de Flamenco de Sevilla, Continue reading Junta refuses to pay out for agreed tourism sponsorship deals this year

Almería drops to seventh most visted province in Andalucia (so that’s last-but-one) as Junta sends tourists elsewhere

Almería in 2011 dropped to the seventh most visited province in Andalucia (remember – there are only 8 provinces!), down from the fourth just a few years ago. Only Huelva – the strawberry and stainless steel province- has fewer tourists then we do. Most tourists arrive at Huelva, see that thanks to its petro-chemical-stainless steel industry it’s one of the most polluted areas in Europe (thanks, EU commission for pointing this out!) and flee onwards Continue reading Almería drops to seventh most visted province in Andalucia (so that’s last-but-one) as Junta sends tourists elsewhere