Organisers at Málaga's Palacio de Congresos are keeping up with the economic times. This weekend - Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26 - the Palacio de Congresos in Málaga capital will host the "Outlet Fair" with discount outlet stores offering their wares. The fair will is set to open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on both days and take "retail therapy" to new levels.
This summer from July 24 to August 2 an exciting international, pre-season football tournament will be held in Andalucia.
Now that's a fancy term there: touristic intelligence. No, I didn't make it up. It's a direct translation from the new "Laboratorio de Inteligencia Turística" (Touristic Intelligence Laboratory) that the regional government is creating with an initial investment of 1.5 million euros. When I saw the news, an image flashed through my mind of white coated scientists taking CSI style samples of suitcases and souveneirs and running everything under the lens of a powerful microscope, seeking some traces of intelligence somewhere... That's not exactly how it works.
I've lived in Spain for almost 15 years and most of that time has been spent in Andalucia. I've come to expect a lot of things.