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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Centauro Car Rental Celebrates 45 Years in Service

Spanish car rental company Centauro is celebrating 45 years serving visitors to Spain, with an expansion of their fleet to reach 20,000 vehicles. So far this year, the company has opened six new offices at key locations, four in the main airports in Italy, one in Portugal and one in Barcelona. In a statement, the …

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Thousands of Fake Goods Seized in Benidorm and Altea

Ten people have been detained for crimes against intellectual property in joint actions carried out in Benidorm and Altea against sellers of fake branded goods. In total, 4,268 units of clothing, footwear, accessories and jewellery have been seized, with a proposed market value of about 260,000 euro. The investigation began after a number of complaints …

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Ricky Martin Coming to Benidorm

For one of his ten concert locations throughout the summer, Ricky Martin will be coming to Benidorm on the 22nd of August. The ‘Guillermo Amor’ stadium will host the concert, the fifth in the run of ten, with tickets going on sale from 10:00 am on Thursday, June 14 through ‘savory.es’, ‘doctormusic.com’, Ticketmaster, Carrefour, Fnac …

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Benidorm joins bathing ban in jellyfish scare

The beaches of Benidorm on the Costa Blanca are the latest to ban bathing over fears that the toxic Portuguese Man O War may attack. Beaches along the coast have been flying red flags in order to offer some kind of protection from stings. As previously reported, many ecologists have blamed over fishing in the …

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Brits Fined for Benidorm Base Jumping

Police in Benidorm have fined a group of British BASE jumpers for illegally parachuting off a tower block in the town. The individuals, of British nationality, were preparing to jump from the “Torre Levante” apartment building. The police had already filed a report on the group who had, apparently, been videotaping their exploits and then …

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