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Newsletter July 2008

Dear clients and friends,

It’s summertime and we’re ready with books, travel information, a new magazine, an online contest and so much more. We are especially excited to see our company grow greener and greener as we pursue our longtime commitment to being an eco-friendly company. Dive into this latest edition of our newsletter to get a splash of information a la Andaluz that will refresh you just in time for the heat. 

Andalucian History Comes to Life

Andalucian HistoryThe history of southern Spain is now portrayed as never before in author John Gill’s latest book Andalucia A Cultural History. Gill is an established contributor to Conde Nast travel magazine and author of another favourite, the Thomas Cook Guide to Seville and Andalucía. He is well known for an intelligent and entertaining approach to the history and culture of the world’s greatest destinations.Travel photographer Michelle Chaplow was commissioned to illustrate this excellent guide to Andalucia. Chaplow has lived and worked in Andalucia for 17 years and maintains an award-winning collection of photographs of Andalucia. Order your copy of Andalucia A Cultural History.
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IT Businesses Go Green

Green continues to seek ways to be an ever greener company. This year Michelle Chaplow represented at Green IT 2008 at London’s Business Design Centre. This annual event is designed to help businesses create a viable action plan for greener commerce. Experts at Green IT also offer practical solutions to common problems like choosing the most effective technologies to reduce environmental impact.
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Google Chooses to Test New Ad Manager Software

Google has chosen to participate in a testing phase of Google Ad Manager, a free platform that will help small and medium sized companies effectively manage publicity not only from Google Adwords, but also other sources of advertising. The software is still in the beta testing phase. Chris Chaplow, director of is pleased that his company has been chosen to test the new software. “This is a great opportunity to test a software that combines the high value of the advertising obtained by our sales representatives with Google Adsense and other publicity networks,” he says, “Thanks to Google Ad Manager we can better manage the advertising space in our website and also control it more effectively.” He is convinced the software will be a success.

advertisement Fuertehoteles Questionnaire Winner is proud to announce the winner of our recent Home Page Quiz. The winner of a meal for two at the Hotel El Fuerte in Marbella is Ms. Pérez. Congratulations and many thanks to all who participated in the contest.

Overcoming Autism in Andalucia

On Sunday, June 22, the Angel Riviere Golf Tournament was held at the Aloha Golf Course in aid of Marbella's Autism Association. proudly sponsored the 8th hole in support of this worthy, local organisation.

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Editors Corner

Despite the heat of summer, this can be a wonderful time of the year to travel around southern Spain. Just be sure you follow the Spanish example and do your exploring early in the morning, take a big mid-day break out of the heat and then head out into the cool of the night to see how locals really live during the summer. If you’re looking for new places to explore, visit and click on “Destinations” for all the information you need to expand your local horizons.

For many, however, this is a time to head for the beach. If that’s your choice, you’ll barely have to move to enjoy the annual Virgen del Carmen celebrations, one of the Andalucian coast’s most emblematic summer festivals. Everything you might like to know about this amazing tribute to the patron saint of fishermen is waiting for you on’s home page.

And we have a new resource to take you ever deeper into the modern culture and the history of southern Spain. Our all new online Andalucia Magazine now hosts all of our past homepage features in one handy e-zine. The Andalucia Magazine is the best way to get inside information about local festivals, great travel destinations and interesting personalities connected with this spot on the globe. 

Brenda Padilla, Editor


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