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10·NOV·2012

Drivalia Car Rental November Highlights

Ignoring the countdown to Christmas, we take a look at a few items you might have missed recently in the local news and we have three events for you to consider visiting over the coming weeks. Ifach Rock, Calpe

In the local Alicante News

Torrevieja Development Plans There is speculation that the port area of the city is destined for a makeover. Read More Hotel development on Calpe seafront gets go-ahead The Supreme Court of Justice in Valencia has given the final go-ahead for the development of a 27-storey hotel complex on Calpe seafront: it is to be built six metres from the sea on Calpe beach front. Read More Cake Sparks Alert Man taking Sainsbury’s birthday cake to son in Alicante sets off alarm. Read More

Events

Elche Tapas Route The 8th TapasRoute in the City of Elche started on Monday 22 October and runs through until Monday 19 November. Enjoy an especially created tapas and a drink for Euro 1.50. Visit the official Destápate website (Spanish). Cartagena Jazz Festival Also in full swing is the Cartagena Jazz Festival which started on Wednesday 24 October and ends on Saturday 01 December. Visit the Cartagena Jazz Festival website 25th International Puppet Festival in Alicante This celebration of the art of puppetry will be held at venues throughout the city of Alicante from the 29th of November to the 8th of December. Read More

Drivalia Car Rental

Two of the team left the sunny shores of Alicante in recent weeks to represent the company at 2 major industry events. First of all Fernando was a guest at the Car Trawler Annual Supplier Conference in Dublin from 24 – 26 October. Car Trawler is a major car rental distributor and Drivalia was one of 4 independent companies nominated in the category “Best Independent Car Rental Company”. When you consider that Car Trawler works with more than 500 leading and independent rental companies worldwide this is quite an achievement; and especially for a company only 2 years old. Congratulations to the Drivalia Team. Next stop London. Last week, Martin and Fernando attended the annual World Travel Market at ExCeL in London. This is one of the world’s leading travel industry business-to-business events presenting a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors to UK and International travel professionals. It is a great way of staying abreast of latest developments in the travel industry and of networking with current and new business contacts. For more news and highlights please check out the Drivalia Facebook page.