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Sierra Nevada aims to double occupancy in 4 years

Wednesday, March 3, 2010, Source: Europa Press
Sierra Nevada is seeking to halt their seasonal offering a joint bid with the Science Park of Granada and the Port of Motril and identifying the station to the Alhambra or the Caves of the window with the intention of doubling in four years his occupation during the two months Opening summer, with an increase of 107 percent of the visitors.

To achieve this goal, the tourism consultant Cervero Group has developed a study to be presented Wednesday to the director general of Sierra Nevada Cetursa, Maria Jose Lopez, President of the Diputacion de Granada, Antonio Martinez Caler, and the delegate of the Government of Junta de Andalucia, Jesus Huertas, who have offered support from their institutions to the seasonal plan, and have been convinced to take effect.

The report, which had participated in more than 25 public and private operators of the station and its surroundings, underscores the growth potential of the Sierra Nevada in summer because of its centrality, altitude, location and comfort, and suggests a closer connection with most attractive tourist destinations in the province.

Thus, the consultant proposes to identify the brand as a destination Sierra Nevada National Park linked integral, the Alhambra, the Science Park, the University, the tourist offer of the cities surrounding the Alpujarra, Costa Tropical-Port Motril, the Cave of Windows, the astronomical observatory and the Costa del Sol

The Cervero Group study predicts that in four years Sierra Nevadas may increase by 107 percent occupancy of its hotels during the months of July and August (summer occupation was around 35 per cent).

In fact, two of the measures designed in the plan will be launched this summer: a joint bid between the Science Park and Sierra Nevada, and another between the port of Motril and the station to move the station to "cruise" calling at the Costa Tropical.

These two initiatives this year to join the consolidated offer of Sierra Nevada in summer again only up two lifts to provide the possibility of starting routes and trails to 3,000 meters. Thus, any lover of the mountain without much effort may have access to the summit of Veleta, the Laguna de las Mares, skirting the hill of Dilar or the crest of the Valle de San Juan.

The axis of the mountain summer in Granada will be the amusement of the Source of White Blackbird, with its offer star: Russian sleigh, surrounded by a multitude of activities such as ecological ice rink, bicieslalon, waterslides, archery, inflatables for children, trampoline, flying child or a visit to the Ethnographic Museum of High Power and lived to see the ancient inhabitants of the mountain the sun and snow.

They will return the horse riding along with no motor cars, mountain bikes and English courses for children and adolescents, camping or accommodation in apartment Trevenque, as well as the swimming pool and sports club physical activity Montebajo.

Allocations to build the rail Transversal de Andalucia (EFTA) which will link with Almeria Granada.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Transverse Axis Rail Andalucia (EFTA) will be joined Sevilla, Malaga, Granada and Almeria. So far have been awarded contracts worth 20 million euros.
In the future this will link with Almeria Granada via train in a time of one hour and 45 minutes.

The opening of El Horno Apartments is scheduled in August 2009.

Friday, 12/06/2009
The landmark building was a house of baking bread and gave rise to the name it now has the street: Calle del Horno, opens to the public on the scheduled date of August 2009. The building completely rebuilt and expanded, will have 5 apartments equipped with all sorts of details to provide the maximum comfort of its guests.

The exact date of the Unveiling ón could coincide with the municipal parties Santo Cristo de los Milagros, August 21, 2009, festival in Purullena, accompanying music and concerts Purullena streets.

The event was attended by numerous business guests in the area dedicated to the world of leisure, tourism and outdoor activities, in addition to the senior-Protur Tourist Promotions, is expected to attend several City Council city leaders including the illustrious Mayor of Purullena, and several officials from the Tourist Office of Guadix in the Andalusian attending guests.

An event where attendees can learn first hand the facilities, services, and environment of the area that offers attractions such as Guadix Cathedral, the Castle of La Calahorra, the Port of Ragua, numerous hiking trails in green spaces, etc.

The opening was made a party, pass cava, and will have a promotional price offer. The place of celebration could be chosen the same town hall square in the open and have some surprise event. Will be used to unveil a plaque commemorating the official opening of the establishment, and congratulate the promoters and the Cabinet in charge of architectural design.

This property is expected to generate new jobs direct, indirect and especially by encouraging local businesses and creating wealth through tourism that respects the environment.

Summer courses at the University of Granada, Guadix.

Mythology and Arts, Health through nutrition and physical activity and renewable energies in future energy landscape are the three summer courses will be present from 20 to July 24, 2009.