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Receive press releases from By Email RSS Feeds: – Sao Miguel Water Festival Boosts Hotel Trade on 2 February 2012

The Iemanjá Water Festival, one of the most popular folk festivals in all of Spain, is this coming February set to attract thousands of additional visitors to the resort.

Sao Miguel, Portugal, January 14, 2012 --( With so many additional visitors likely to be in town, online hotel room booking website has warned that getting hold of a value for money Sao Miguel hotel could be harder than usual.

The Iemanjá Water Festival pays homage and gives thanks to Iemanja, the goddess of fishermen. Iemanjá is also known as the queen of the seas and this festival represents a chance to give thanks for the coming fish catches as well as for calm seas for sailors.

Visitors travel from all over Spain to enjoy the fun, and they can look forward to parades, processions and street theatre all offered in praise of the goddess Iemanjá. Visiting tourists are welcome to participate in the fun and are invited to dress up in traditional white outfits and offer gifts and donations to Iemanja as the locals do.

The most popular hotels in Sao Miguel around the time of the Iemanjá Water Festival are those which line the streets near Sao Miguel square. As such is advising anyone who wants to stay in that part of town to get online and book their hotel rooms well before arriving in Spain.

Lek Boonlert, marketing head of, comments, “The Iemanjá Water Festival sees people travel from all over Spain to enjoy the fun, and so anyone who wants to get a value for money hotel room in the downtown area needs to book their accommodation as early as possible."

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DirectRooms is an independent discount hotel reservations company based in Asia. Established and online since 2000 with over 55,000 hotels worldwide.

For further information please contact Lek Boonlert:

Tel: + 66 (0)76 241 145

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