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Benidorm Hotel Survey Latest 2013

According to the data of the hotel survey carried out HOSBEC to its associated establishments, occupancy registered in the city of Benidorm has been of 92.1%, which means a slight increase of one-tenth above the Datum of 2012. The comparative study of hotel occupancy in the last six years puts this information in the second best of the period as can be seen from the following chart:

All hotel categories have passed 91% of average occupancy. The specifics of each were as follows: 2 star hotels recorded a 95.5%, a 92.5% 3-star hotels and the hotels of 4 star a 91.2%.

By nationality, the international market strengthens its importance in the city and grow to 57.4% of the total, compared with 42.6% of domestic tourists. By nationalities the British rank as first market even above the Spaniards, with 47.2% and growth in this half of the 6% to over 257,000 overnight stays. Belgians with 4.4%, followed by Dutch with 3%, Nordic countries with 1%, Portugal and France with 0.7% and Russia with 0,3%.

The forecast of occupation for the second half of October is 90.2%.

Antonio Mayor pointed out that Benidorm will possibly be the Spanish tourist destination that best result of occupation going for in this month of October, even above the Canary Islands. "A good season culminates with these data and with this fortnight Benidorm no less than 90% of occupation from the month of may, which are 10 Fortnights without ups and downs." Continues greater highlighting that a solid recovery that if everything goes as planned, will end 2013 with increments above 2.5% are confirmed.

British rank first as Benidorm Hotels exceed 92% occupancy in the first half of October
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Benidorm Tram

Work is already underway to renovate the tram line between Benidorm and Alfaz del Pi, the work being carried out is complies of general maintenance repairs and modernisation.

The rail network is replacing the existing wooden sleepers with concrete sleepers, they will add elastic constraints and replace and the work also includes the construction of a viaduct 135 meters over an embankment and , improving various embankments along the stretch.

The rail operator FGV has announced that the work on the stretch of track, which is nearly 2 kilometres long will continue for the next 5 months, and cost over €3.3 million.

During the first 3 months the tram service will be experience disruptions, in this time FGV will make available alternative bus services between Benidorm and Alfaz Del Pi, where you can continue your journey by train to your chosen destinations.

Customers who want to travel on Line 9 can be visit www.tramalicante.es to view times in online or phone

900 72 04 72.

Monforte del Cid

Located in the region of the Middle Vinalopó is the first town you find after leaving the provincial capital, Alicante, is declared as "Tourist Town" by the Generalitat Valenciana since 2010.

It has a privileged location, as it is located 20 km from Alicante, and easily accessible via the Madrid-Alicante motorway (A-31) (which connects to the peninsular interior) to the Mediterranean motorway (AP- 7) (connecting to Valencia and Catalonia) and the Alicante (connecting to Elche, Murcia and Andalusia), and 10 min. Alicante Airport and the Port of Alicante.

Nompot, original name Monforte del Cid, has the distinction of monarchical Villa Real, Loyal and Faithful, highlighting the Golden Fleece from his coat. It has maintained the characteristic structure of the traditional core, low family houses, with new buildings created in the extensions and new areas of expansion of the city that give it modern.

The town's economy is based on growing grapes bagged table (with designation of origin Grape Embolsada Vinalopó Bureau) and the marble industry, although at present the development of new industrial space is diversifying its industrial activity and commercial, configured as a logistics center of great importance. To a lesser extent, also has other industries such as distilleries and aniseed spirits, whose anise Dove Monforte del Cid is within the Regulatory Council of Traditional Spirits Alicante.

You can enjoy:

Pilgrimage of San Pascual (Fair and Festival May until 17 May, the feast day of the saint), place of pilgrimage which finishes top of the Sierra de las Aguilas, in the Cave of San Pascual, reaching up to gather 100,000 people. Holidays declared PROVINCIAL TOURIST INTEREST C. Valenciana.

Moors and Christians in honor of the Patroness, the Immaculate Conception, from 5 to 9 December, are very important for several reasons: They close the annual festival calendar of Valencia; are visited to coincide with the festivities of 6 and December 8 and have a very high participation rate (over 35%). declared PROVINCIAL TOURIST INTEREST Party C. Valenciana. Throughout the year there are other parties such as the barrios of San Roque, Santo Cristo, San Ramon or the Virgin of Orito.

Golf: "Alenda Golf" - www.alendagolf.com and "Font del Llop Golf Resort" www.fdlgolf.es - represent an attraction of tourism that seeks to practice outdoor sports.

Hiking: marked paths short route PR-CV 179 and 179.1, and PR-CV 342, and a local trail SL-CV 126 Camino de San Pascual (see subsection NETWORK OF TRAILS MONFORTE CID)

Other Ways: Camino de Santiago (there is a road that connects the very Alicante esplanade with Obradoiro Square of Santiago de Compostela, is known as the Camino de Levante and passes Monforte del Cid) and Camino del Cid (is an itinerary cultural tourism which follows the footsteps of the medieval knight described in the Song of the Cid, one of the great epics of world literature)

You can try:

Starters (monfortinas sardine cakes or sausage and onion sausage typical)

Food (Paella rice with rabbit and snails, gazpacho manchego balls gachamiga broth to heaven (potatoes, cod, eggs and tomato) and risotto)

Desserts (Table grapes Vinalopó, tortada monfortina pasta and typical municipality)

Beverages (Anises and spirits, such as tangerine liqueur anise or dove, with which the pigeons and canaries are performed) Paloma: It is made by mixing one part anise and three cold water Canario. Was prepared by mixing one part anise jet lemon syrup and three cold water.

You can stay at:
Hotel Avenida, a star located in the center of town Telephone: +34 965 626 333)

Orito camping area , fully equipped leisure for youth, is ideal for people who seek contact with nature. (Ayto Monforte del Cid, Plaza of Spain, 1-03670 MONFORTE CID (Alicante)

Phone: +34 965 620 025/26)

Pilgrim House, for pilgrims and hikers who come to Orito, is in charge of the Order of Capuchin Friars (Capuchin Convent - 03670 ORITO - MONFORTE CID (Alicante) Phone: +34 965 621 004.
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