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We have 75 km of ski slopes and the hottest treatment waters in the Pyrenees at our SPA known from the Middle Ages, says Dominique Fourcade, mayor of Ax-les-Thermes

Dominique Fourcade, mayor of Ax-les-Thermes, the nearest city to Andorra from the border with France (about 20 km), told all-andorra.com about the main tourist sites and attractions of the city.

Interview: Irina Rybalchenko

What is the history of Ax-les-Thermes? Can you tell us about its origin?

Ax-les-Thermes is a small town located at the intersection of the valleys. …

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Opinion

Distributed over one year, the wins in Font-Romeu come to around one million euros, said José Gimenez, co-owner of Font-Romeu Casino, France

José Gimenez, co-owner of Font-Romeu Casino, France, told all-andorra.com about gambling in France.

“Jean-Christophe and I (José Gimenez) have owned since 2007 and I have been the owner of the Casino de Vernet les Bains since 2017. At the time, Font-Romeu Casino’s best customers were Andorrans, especially for games like roulette.

I can say that gambling in …

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The company with 100% Andorran capital, La societat Jocs SA, won the tender for the implementation of the casino project in the Principality

The company with 100% Andorran capital, La societat Juegos SA, won a tender for the implementation of the casino project in the Principality. This decision was made by the government commission after four months of studying the proposals of the candidates. In total, 9 proposals were submitted from business groups. Among other candidates were Genting …

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This year we have another successful ski season: our goal was to have a 2-4% increase and we will have reached this level, said Andorra’s Minister of Tourism, Francesc Camp

Andorra’s Minister of Tourism, Francesc Camp, in an interview to all-andorra.com spoke about the first set of results from the 2017- 2018 ski-season and the government’s plans for further tourism development.

What are the preliminary results from the 2017 -2018 ski season?

We will close the season at the end of April, so official data will arrive …

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The Government of Andorra approved a provision on the licensing of gambling in the Principality

The Government of Andorra approved a provision on the licensing of gambling in the Principality. The document was considered by the Council of Ministers on 13th December on the initiative of the Andorra Gambling Regulator. In particular, new law concerns issuing class I and class J licenses for the Bingo operators.

A Class “I” license refers …

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The name of the winner of the competition for the construction of the casino in Andorra will be announced in April 2018

The name of the winner of the competition for the construction of the casino will be announced in April 2018, reported the Minister of Finance of Andorra Jordi Cinca at a press conference on 6th December. At present, according to him, 13 different applications are submitted.

The casino license can be issued in 2018.

The assessment commission …

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For the World Ski Cup we will build spectator stands, a car park and a press center, said the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports of Andorra Olga Gelabert

The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports of Andorra, Olga Gelabert, told all-andorra.com about the main cultural and sports events in Andorra:

What is the ministry’s budget for 2017?

The budget for this year is 7,809,500 euros. For comparison: last year the budget was 6,045,760 euros.

What are the main cultural and sports events this year?

We actively cooperate …

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