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Andorra ski season continues with enhanced precautions

Andorran Minister of Tourism, Veronica Canals, Andorran Minister of Health, Joan Martinez Benazet, and Andorran Minister of Finance, Eric Jover, met with the directors of the ski resorts and the consuls of the respective parishes to assess the possible damage to ski tourism as the consequences of COVID-19.

“Given the importance of the ski sector in …

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This summer, one of the parishes of Andorra – Ordino – could receive the status of a biosphere reserve, said the mayor of Ordino, Àngel Mortés

On September 27, 2019, Ordino submitted its application to UNESCO to obtain a Biosphere Reserve status. The response could come this summer. Ordino’s consul, Àngel Mortés, explained to us how it could affect the development of tourism in the parish:

“Obtaining the status of Biosphere Reserve will be a recognition by UNESCO of Ordino’s exceptional world-class …

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Tourism Ministers of the Ibero-American Community decide to work together to minimize the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak

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The 12th meeting of Tourism Ministers of the Ibero-American Community ended on Tuesday, in Andorra. Tourism Minister of Andorra, Veronica Canal, explained the joint decision of delegates to work in coordination, taking into account the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), to minimize the effects of the Covid-19 outbreak. Sharing information …

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Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

Arcangues castle and its library containing more than 10,000 volumes

Arcangues Castle (Château d’Arcangues in French) is located in the Basque lands of France, near Arcangues town (or Arrangoitze in Basque). It is located near Biarritz, in the Atlantic Pyrenees region (Pyrénées-Atlantiques).

The castle rises on a small hill in the middle of a park planted with three-hundred-year-old oaks, overlooking Bayonne on one side and the …

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I don’t think that a big international airport is what our country currently needs, says the ex-minister of tourism of Andorra, Consul of Canillo, Francesc Camp

Last year, the Andorran Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIS) actively lobbied the project for building an international airport in the Principality and even made an official presentation of this project with the participation of NAVBLUE experts (100% subsidiary of Airbus), which worked to “fit” the airport into the local landscape. This airport would help …

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The Association Pirineus Watt (PW) is developing a network of cultural routes, to promote the hydroelectric heritage and landscape of the Pyrenees

photo: Pirineus Watt (PW)

The Association Pirineus Watt (PW) is developing a network of cultural routes, to promote the hydroelectric heritage and landscape of the Pyrenees. The first of them is the Pearson Route, named in honour of Frederick Stark Pearson, the engineer who in the early twentieth century contributed greatly to the production …

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