Autumn Workshops and Events for Young People

The councillor for young people in Torrevieja, Víctor Ferrández, has presented the 2018 autumn youth activity schedule, aimed at young people from 12 to 35,  and held mostly in the Centro de información y animación juvenil (CIAJ). The councilor explained that there are more than 25 activities available, which include leisure events, employment and training …

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Eleven Men Rescued from Small Boat

Eleven people have been rescued from a small boat which was located some 400 metres off the coast of Torrevieja, The Cruz Roja attended the small boat and brought the eleven men to safety. With this latest boat, it brings the total of 20 people who have arrived in the south of Alicante this week. …

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Twelve Immigrants land in Torrevieja

Medical staff from the Cruz Roja have met a boat carrying twelve immigrants which landed at Cala del Moro in Torrevieja on Tuesday. The Guardia Civil report that the twelve are all male and of legal age, all saying that they are from Algeria. A local resident alerted the Guardia Civil at around 10:30 of …

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World Tourism Day Conference – Making the most of new technology

Professor at the University of Alicante, Marco A. Celdrán, chaired the conference “New Scenarios for the Planning of Tourism”, which was held in the casino of Torrevieja, an initiative of the Department of Tourism in Torrevieja, in recognition of World Tourism Day. The coordinator of the University Headquarters of the UA in Torrevieja, José Norberto …

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A Fashion Festival for the Home and Body in Alicante

With an ambiance to rival fashion-focused locations such as Paris, Milan or Rome, Alicante will play host to the most beautiful designs of the moment for the next couple of weeks, starting off with the Mercado Diseno Alicante. The old bus station on Plaza Seneca is the location, the 5th, 6th and 7th of October …

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Which is the Cheapest Supermarket where You Live?

A consumer association, the Organización de Consumidores y Usuarios, or OCU, has released its annual study that looks at the prices of everyday products sold in supermarkets and hypermarkets across Spain. The aim of the report is to compare prices, partly to show an unfair balance towards the consumer, but more importantly perhaps for us, …

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Tourism Academics Highlight Torrevieja

Torrevieja will host the final phase of the fourth International Congress of Residential Tourism on Saturday, with a round table of discussions to explore domestic opportunities. The councillor for Tourism, Fanny Serrano, chaired a presentation, accompanied by the Professor of Sociology of Tourism at the University of Alicante and coordinator of the Congress, Tomás Mazón, …

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Alicante Octobeerfest – 5 to 9 October 2018

Alicante is the first local location to publicise Octoberfest, with the third incarnation of their now annual celebration of the liquid refreshment known as beer. Playing with the words, they have named their celebration Octobeerfest, which does sum up everything about October and beer in one word, very clever (Although we think they should name …

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Vegan Day in San Juan

VEGAN DAY is being celebrated today in San Juan, Alicante, as part of the areas Vegan Fest promotion, aimed at raising awareness of a growing trend in Spain for an animal-free diet. This event hopes to be a meeting for both seasoned experts and those who want to know veganism and antispecism more closely, through …

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