Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Costa Blanca towns away from the coast MUST work together to improve tourism potential, says Vega Baja councillor

SAN FULGENCIO councillor, Darren Parmenter, attended last week’s International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid, and had nothing but high praise for the...

Launch of low cost €5 AVLO tickets collapses RENFE website

A second batch of low fare tickets will be launched today at 8pm

The Alhambra in Granada makes more tickets available to the general public

THE Alhambra has introduced a new measure for ticket sales.

Spain’s Mallorca in talks to limit tourist ships

9 million visitors disembarked last year

Fewer German residents on Spain’s Balearics

GERMAN residents have halved over the last decade

International Tourism Trade Fair underway in Madrid

AXARQUIA’s biggest and best resorts have represented the region at one of the most important tourism fairs in Europe this past week.

Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia named Europe’s top tourist attraction

The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona has been named as Europe’s top must-visit attraction.

Campaigners slam ‘squandering of public money’ as Murcia’s trouble-ridden Corvera Airport celebrates its first anniversary

MURCIA region’s ‘new’ airport, Corvera, celebrates its first anniversary today, after an auspicious opening in January 2019. Although the...

Spain’s Costa del Sol experienced most successful year EVER for tourism in 2019

THE Costa del Sol welcomed a record amount of tourists in 2019.

Costa Blanca holiday home registration doubles in four years, after owners threatened with sanctions

LAST YEAR closed with over 81,000 holiday apartments registered in the region, nearly double the number recorded in 2015.

Will Malaga join other cities in Spain and Europe and introduce a tourist tax?

MALAGA will not be introducing a so-called tourist tax... for now at least.  It comes after mayor Francisco de la Torre shut down the debate...

Gibraltar International Chess Festival returns to Rock

GIBRALTAR will be welcoming some of the top chess players in the world to an open tournament in January.

ESCAPES: The Olive Press picks its top ten hotels to enjoy the Spanish mountains – and not just for...

Sitting by a fire, reading a good book, taking a bracing stroll, followed by a massage or dip in a spa is a wonderful way to relax during winter in Spain

IN PICS: Top 10 smallest villages in Spain’s Malaga

AROUND the province of Malaga there are villages with less residents than in a block of flats in a big city.

189-seat passenger plane makes emergency landing on Spain’s Costa del Sol after its engine shuts down mid-flight

AN 189-seat passenger plane has been forced to make an emergency landing on the Costa del Sol. The Austrian...

The history of Telemark – one of the Sierra Nevada’s oldest ski companies – has roots as far back...

The company also runs amazing wilderness trips that literally end up in another world...

Pascual Ski in Spain’s Sierra Nevada is the perfect place to pick up your kit before you head for...

“We can do repairs that people might think are impossible and we take particularly care of the boots we rent out”

Costa Blanca airport soars high with a record 15 million passengers passing through

AN 8% increase in travellers throughout 2019 means that Alicante-Elche Airport will close the year having dealt with over 15 million passengers.

First-time skier Charlie Smith slopes off to Spain’s Sierra Nevada to discover the thrill of the chill on our...

I poke my head out of the cable car window and the Sierra Nevada’s fresh alpine air hits my lungs

A tangle of red tape in Spain’s holiday lettings sector is leading some landlords to take the law into...

Penalties could amount to €3,000 on average (and potentially up to 18k on this specific infringement and a rental ban of up to 6 months)

The 5 lesser known towns worth a visit on Spain’s Costa del Sol in 2020

Spain’s sunniest coast has a varied and unique collection of towns and resorts

ARABIAN FLIGHTS: Etihad Airways arrives to Malaga in 2020 with new Abu Dhabi connection

ETIHAD Airways has announced a new connection with Malaga which will come into force next summer.  The United Arab Emirates airline will fly to the...

Experience the magical Mediterranean in just 12 days on a luxury cruiseliner through Costa Blanca travel agent Falken Tours...

THE Mediterranean is the world’s most stunning open-air museum. From 16th century terracotta houses clinging to Genoese coasts, to...

Winter beach activities are “more than viable”, says Costa Blanca official

WINTER activities on Orihuela Costa have been a ‘complete success’. Over nine weekends since October 13, hundreds of expats...

The 10 best tourist sites in Spain’s Sevilla in 2020 (and how to see them all in one day)

Andalucia’s capital is one of the most walkable cities in the world and many of the best wonders are concentrated in and around the centre

RANKED: The 5 best towns to visit along Spain’s Costa del Sol in 2020 

It’s obvious why Brits and Europeans have been flocking there for decades
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