Marbella news items2022-03-09T16:27:02+01:00
2501, 2023

Marbella finishes 2022 with the lowest unemployment figure since 2007

Marbella has closed 2022 with 1676 less persons unemployed than the year before, reaching a level of employment not seen since before the financial crisis. The municipality has stated they will continue with training programs that break the seasonality effect, and will continue with events like the "Feria de Empleo" [...]

1301, 2023

New low-emission zones in Malaga and Marbella – a guide

This year brings changes in town centres accross Spain, including the Malaga province. Towns such as Malaga, Marbella, Fuengirola, Estepona and others are implementing low-emissions restrictions for certain vehicles. New stickers for cars and motorbikes have been issued that identify their eco-friendliness and whether they can enter the inner city [...]

311, 2022

Footpaths on the Marbella Golden Mile improved and expanded

The footpaths in the area of Pecho de las Cuevas near the Jacinto Benavente avenue on the Golden Mile, have had extensive improvements. Drainage has been made more efficient, anti-slip materials installed, new lighting poles, and the wooden handrail has been replaced. The zone is a popular green space in [...]

3010, 2022

ADRIÁN OTAEGUI WINS THE ANDALUCÍA MASTERS GOLF TOURNAMENT IN VALDERRAMA

Adrián Otaegui wins spectacularly in the eighth edition of the Estrella Damm N.A. Andalucía Masters Golf, breaking the historical record for the lowest result in the 27 DP World Tour tournaments held at the Real Club Valderrama! In addition, the Gipuzkoan achieved victory number 200 for Spanish golf on the [...]

2510, 2022

MALAGA’S BID FOR 2027 INTERNATIONAL EXPO ADVANCES TO NEXT STAGE

Malaga has advanced to the next round of selection for the host city of the Expo 2027, the event organised by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE). Delegates of the organisation have visited the proposed grounds for the exhibition, in Campinillas, Malaga, and have evaluated the proposed project as feasible, [...]

1310, 2022

MARBELLA’S MUSIC FESTIVALS BREAK RECORDS THIS SUMMER

The summer festival events in Marbella this summer have contributed 315 million euros to Spain's GDP, a record contribution. The Starlite Festival especially has attracted 362,000 visitors, 20% more than 2019, when it last ran. Music lovers from 95 different countries have attended the famous Marbella event, which takes place [...]

1010, 2022

INTERNATIONAL MARBELLA CHEF DANI GARCIA PROMOTES TOWN IN THE USA

Dani Garcia, the famous Michellin star chef, will be promoting his home town in the USA related to the upcoming women's golf tournament Solheim Cup 2023. Dani Garcia already has a restaurant presence in New York, which is ideal for promoting Marbella as a complete destination of golf, gastronomy, sports, [...]

710, 2022

MALAGA RELIVES THE “NIGHT IN WHITE” TRADITION OF FREE ACTIVITIES

On the Saturday the 8th of October Malaga is offering a variety of activities for free. More than 100 establishments are participating, including museums, restaurants, galleries and activities for children. The events start at 19:00 and continue until past midnight. The "Noche en Blanco" was last celebrated in 2019 and [...]

2909, 2022

ANDALUCIAN GOVERNMENT SCRAPS WEALTH TAX TO ATTRACT MORE INVESTMENT

The president of the Andalucian government, Juanma Moreno, announced that from this week there will no longer be a wealth tax applied for holders of assets more than 700.000 euros, as has been the case so far. It was estimated that the new move will attract 7000 new high-income residents. [...]

1609, 2022

WORLD’S LARGEST WOODEN SAILING SHIP VISITS MALAGA FOR THE FIRST TIME

The Götheborg is the largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship in the world. It has sailed into Malaga port on the 1th of September 2022 as part of the celebration "Malaga Cruise Days", and will be docked until next Monday. More information about the event can be found here: https://www.malagaport.eu/malaga-cruise-days/ . [...]

409, 2022

MALAGA GOLFER ANA PELAEZ FINISHES 2ND IN ARAMCO SERIES EVENT IN SOTOGRANDE

Ana Pelaez, a skilled Malaga golfer, finished in joint second place in golf competition played at Sotogrande's La Reserva Golf, as part of the Aramco Team Series tournament. The early poor perfarmance of the Malagueña team did not discourage her and pressed on, never going over par and keeping the [...]

1308, 2022

SILICON COSTA DEL SOL KEEPS EXPANDING ITS WORLDWIDE APPEAL

Many large corporate names, like Vodafone and Google, have already established research centres in Malaga's technological centre, creating thousands of quality jobs. This trend is increasing continuously, attracted by the low-cost of labour, lifestyle quality, and solid infrastructure. The innovation hub of Malaga is a magnet for professionals and enterprises [...]