Discover the Parador of your dreams at Andalucia.com
Parador hotels are one of the most unique Spanish gems on the market, opening up a few of this country’s most prized monuments to the public as hotel accommodation. Throughout Andalucia, castles, palaces and other historic buildings are now Parador hotels, each with its own story to tell and its own manner of providing comfort and charm to its guests. In addition, modern Paradores have been built in remote areas to make spectacular natural beauty accessible to travellers. Read all about the Parador hotels on Andalucia.com’s homepage this month and link straight through to book a room at the hotel of your dreams.
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Andalucia.com on the British Chamber of Commerce Governing Council
Andalucia.com now provides a direct link between southern Spanish business and the British Chamber of Commerce in Spain. Chris Chaplow, managing director of Andalucia.com and Andalucia Web Solutions, was recently elected to the Governing Council of the British Chamber of Commerce in Spain and has now been appointed as national Press Officer.
The British Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 100th anniversary in Spain this year. Its governing council includes members representing Barclay’s Bank, Michael Page International, Burberry Retail Spain, Ferrovial, and La Caixa. The BCCS centenary, an historic occasion, will be marked in a number of ways, including the publication of a special membership directory featuring articles from Gordon Brown and the Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, among others. The group is also hosting some of the most high profile acts in its history, with flagship events in Madrid, Barcelona, Andalucia, and London.
Andalucia.com is Headline News
Andalucia.com, with nearly half a million visits per month during 2007 has made headlines across multiple media, including Yahoo España Finanzaz and the regional Canal Sur public media network, the most powerful news source in southern Spain.
The site has been hailed as leader in providing information about this region to English speaking web surfers, with 40 percent of visitors coming from the United Kingdom alone. Spain and the United States each bring in 17 percent of the site’s monthly visitors with the remaining visits coming from other EU countries (18 percent) or the rest of the world (8 percent).
Canal Sur highlighted the fact that Andalucia.com offered over 8,000 pages of information in 2007 and that this figure expanded to 29,000 pages when visitors searched Google, for example, thanks to an active forum and the site’s Classified Advertisements sections. Andalucia.com continues to expand at an amazing rate, with visitors naturally keeping pace!
Happy 12th Birthday, Andalucia.com!
Andalucia.com, the most highly visited and longest established website about southern Spain, celebrated its 12th anniversary on 17th April 2008.
Many thanks to our readers and advertisers, we raise our glasses to you in appreciation of our continued success.