Agencia EFE, Spain's international news agency, on Friday launched a travel and tourism Web site intended to become an indispensable resource for travelers, featuring multimedia content in several languages.

Efetur - - is part of the strategy of the world's No. 1 Spanish-language news agency to expand its digital offerings, in line with other specialized portals such as Efeagro (agriculture), Efesalud (health) and Efeverde (environment).

Efetur aims to help travelers with everything from choosing a destination to preparing for the trip, with tips on the recreational, cultural and culinary attractions of individual locations.

The site can be accessed via Twitter: @efetur_es, and Facebook: efetur.

Besides the site's own content, Efetur reserves a space for people to share their personal travel experiences and recommendations.

Current content on the site ranges from an introduction to South Korea by that nation's ambassador to Spain to a discussion of what makes Madrid the optimal destination for music-loving tourists.

Agencia EFE, the world's fourth-largest news agency, has bureaus throughout Spain and in more than 120 other countries. EFE