Wednesday, April 8, 2020

BREAKING: All flights from mainland Spain to Balearic and Canary islands prohibited from midnight tonight

ALL flights from mainland Spain to the Balearic and the Canary islands have been cancelled.

Spain’s Balearic Islands prohibit arrivals at airports and ports as confirmed coronavirus cases reach 92

The Balearic Islands have enforced strict restrictions at airports and ports to halt the spread of coronavirus.

EXCLUSIVE: Spaniards abroad fear for their loved ones back in Spain amid coronavirus lockdown

AROUND 2.5 million Spaniards live abroad and the situation in Spain with regards to coronavirus is making a lot of them nervous for their friends and family.

Hotelier in Spain’s Andalucia talks to the BBC about the devastating effects of coronavirus on tourism

A HOTELIER from Andalucia has spoken to the BBC detailing what effect the coronavirus will have on his business.

Ryanair remove flight change fee for all bookings in April, not just in Spain, but customers still demand refunds

RYANAIR have waived the flight change fee on all bookings in April as well. advising guests to cancel their bookings in Spain due to coronavirus

BOOKING.COM have been advising guests to cancel their bookings due to coronavirus.

Britons told to pack up and leave Spain’s Mallorca as hotels SHUT DOWN amid coronavirus crisis

Hoteliers across the island have reported colossal damage to profits.

CORONAVIRUS: Balearics demand CANCELLATION of flights to Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza to avoid citizens from Spain’s worst affected regions

President Francina Armengol pleaded with Pedro Sanchez to restrict citizens arriving to the Balearic Islands from the worst affected regions in Spain

Costa del Sol beach improvements to begin ahead of summer

These improvements have received a municipal investment of €15,000

Three Malaga hotels made available to health authorities in the event of the coronavirus emergency

Three hotels in Malaga have been made available for use by the health authorities to help meet emergency needs during the coronavirus crisis

IT’S A WASHOUT: This is the growing list of cancellations in Spain’s Andalucia due to the coronavirus this weekend

The Olive Press is trying to keep abreast of all closures and issues and we will try to keep you updated over the next few weeks

Police in Spain’s Mallorca given increased powers to act against noise contamination in latest crackdown on antisocial behaviour

Any venue found breaching the ordinance will have their sound equipment sealed off and face a hefty fine.

Spain’s Renfe activates train ticket refunds amid coronavirus Crisis

The refund policy is aimed to aid all those affected by the health measures taken to combat the coronavirus crisis.

Spain urgently needs to repair its train tracks, viaducts and bridges

Adif has recorded 270 infrastructure elements in need of repair throughout the Spanish railway network

CORONAVIRUS: Surge in cancellations of cycling holidays in Spain’s Mallorca spells disaster for tourism sector at Easter

A number of hotels have reported that the cancellation of reservations have grown exponentially.

EXCLUSIVE: Coronavirus ‘worries’ Costa del Sol and Andalucia hotels and restaurants as holiday bookings plummet in Spain with 35...

Cancellations and slumps in bookings of ‘up to 50%’ have left tourism bosses on the Costa del Sol and in Andalucia ‘worried’, the Olive Press can reveal

Police crackdown on ‘booze tourism’ in Spain’s Mallorca as 12 businesses in Magaluf face €60,000 fines for advertising alcohol...

Inspections carried out by Calvia police found businesses making cut-price offers on alcohol via their web pages.

People power prevails as Costa Calida councils make good muddy Mar Menor

FOLLOWING a series of high-profile protests by businesses and citizens around the Mar Menor, one council is taking action in time for...

Getting Around Los Angeles – Tourist Spots, Where to Stay, Things to Do

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EXCLUSIVE: Tourist season in Spain’s Mallorca crippled by coronavirus as major events cancelled and scared tourists cancel summer holidays

Alarmingly, a number of tourists who had booked villas for the summer have already cancelled, the Olive Press can reveal

It’s been dubbed ‘the world’s best ski resort’ and ‘gee, even bigger than Vail’… Jon Clarke visits Spain’s Baqueira...

WE’RE at the top of Baciver ski lift, some 2,610m high in the Pyrenees. There’s a light dusting of...

Early figures show British tourism in SPAIN could drop for first time in years, but it’s not all doom...

RECENT figures from the Ministry of Tourism have shown a drop in tourism from German and British tourists throughout Spain in January,...

This hotel bookings loophole could save you money in Spain and the UK

Major travel comparison websites aren’t always offering the bargain prices they claim for hotel bookings

Costa councillor asks Brits to consider leaving UK to inject ‘new blood’ into one specific local industry

SOME of the consequences of the UK leaving the EU with a deal on January 31 were the assurances to Brits living...

Spain’s Alhambra sells 12,590 tickets in eight hours with new ticket sales system

THE Alhambra Palace in Granada has sold 12,590 tickets in the first eight hours of its new ticketing system.