1,200 bookings per hour, and 30,000 bookings for visiting the path this summer were registered at El Caminito del Rey website
The County Council takes control of bookings at caminitodelrey.info in order to improve the service and avoid future errors.
There were 30,000 bookings registered at El Caminito del Rey website (www.caminitodelrey.info) for walking along the boardwalks in June, July, August and September.The pace of bookings is 1,200 an hour, so it is forecast that the amount of tickets requested for this summer will be considerably higher in few days.
Yesterday, summer period bookings were started according to plan. It was done at the end of the day due to some problems on the website.According to the information obtained by the New Technologies Section, there were 10,000 simultaneous bookings intents on the path's homepage and on the booking's portal, which caused problems with the server and applications.
The County Council of Málaga, is deeply sorry for this situation and apologizes to all users for troubles caused due to possible unsuccessful bookings.In order to solve this kind of problems and avoid them in the future, the County Council took charge of managing and controlling the www.caminitodelrey.info, which had been developed by the companies from the corresponding field.
Therefore, from now on, the New Technologies Section is in charge of a proper working of the portal reservas.caminitodelrey.infoin order to guarantee better service to thousands of those interested in the path, no matter if they come from Spain or other countries.
It is worth pointing out that the website has received almost 600,000 visits since it was opened last February, which means that 2m of pages have been seen by users.According to available statistics, most of users accessed the site from Spain. The second place was for the USA users who were more active than those from the UK, Germany or France.
The number of tourists who came to El Caminito del Rey has almost reached 10,000 since its opening on 28th March, and the forecasts predict it will have reached 40,000 by the end of May.Moreover, by the end of the summer, the number of visitors will have reached 100,000, considering that the booking period for June, July, August and September has been started.