Lenox’s take on the tourism department in Mojácar, where, including unregistered residents, there are probably at least as many British- as Spanish-born, but where it doesn’t occur to the (ruling) Spanish-speakers to ask the (generally leisured) English-speakers for paid or unpaid help with tourist promotion.
Some of the German press this morning are probably reaffirming that same conclusion – that northerners are seen as a financial, but not a human resource – re what seems to be the proposed bailout of Spanish banks without external oversight. We may look back and conclude that actually it is all dear old Helmut Kohl’s fault for saying 1 Ost-Mark = 1 D-Mark without asking an economist, or that the whole situation would never have arisen had it not rained on the night of September 4 1944, but we are where we are.
Official demography for Mojácar / sex / birthplace for 2011 here. One trawl
Total Población Nacidos en España Nacidos en el Extranjero Reino Unido Ambos sexos 04064-Mojácar 8.090 3.062 5.028 2.884
- Turismo de Mojácar: we shit on customer opinion
Admirable, artless Almerians (via Lenox – donate, you tight bastards): From the Department of Tourism understand that dining is a cornerstone
- Business Over Tapas
I’ve just received my first copy of Business Over Tapas, a weekly bulletin from Lenox Napier, and I’d warmly recommend it
- The service of Informers can be hired for any day of the week
I think they mean tourist guides. (The link doesn’t take you to the English version, unfortunately, so you’ll have to look for
- Anglo-Saxon spam and the Klingon 5th column
The studied use of archaicisms, vowel transposition and misspelled euphemism means that in spam a couple of hundred English proto-dialects are
- Tourism@Vic (update 30/6)
Speaking from baldie experience, most council tourism departments here offer an abysmal service, and things gets worse once you go online.