Friday, November 15, 2019

Drop in British tourists heading to Spain due to Brexit can be replaced by Germans and French, new figures...

According to the National Institute of Statistics, June saw a 5.3% drop in British tourists year-on-year

Superstition emptied a Spanish village in the 14th century before turning it into a must-visit festival, discovers Jack Gaioni

There is live music, falconry demonstrations, sword fights, hypnosis and magical shows

Ryanair warns hundreds of jobs are to be cut because the airline has ‘too many staff’

Redundancies will be announced by the end of August, revealed Michael O'Leary in a video message to workers

Infinity pools, romance and why DDG Retreat is the best secret escape on the Costa del Sol

WITH the shimmering hills of the protected Sierra Crestellina reflecting in the deep end and a glass of cold bubbly in hand in the...

Interest in Spanish holidays FALL in favour of these unlikely destinations

INTEREST in Spanish holiday destinations has fallen this year in favour of other popular sites on the Med. The...

SLOW TRAVEL: Run down your rev count in Ronda where slow travel is the new mantra

In their first piece for the Olive Press, Princeton student interns Regina Lankenau and Maya Eashwaran discover how Ronda has perfected the art of unstructured exploration

SIMPLY THE REST: Driving through Spain this summer? Here are the best boutique hotels to stop at en route

Depending on your route, you will pass some of Spain’s most emblematic cities and towns

Spain’s FIRST boutique hotel with craft beer microbrewery opens on Costa del Sol

The factory, which cost €1 million, will employ 25 staff, pump out 300,000 litres of beer a year, and even has a deal with the German University of Deomens to support its master brewers

Open date REVEALED for ‘deliberately torched’ Marbella chiringuito originally opened by Eva Longoria

Dramatic footage showed the beach club, which is popular with expats, erupt into flames in February, with black smoke billowing for miles

ALIVE AND KICKING: Trio of British rock legends wow the festival crowds at Lisbon’s Nos Alive

Now well established in its 13th year, Nos Alive manages to combine enough big name acts, with good up-and-coming groups to justify 20% of its 55,000 daily punters coming from the UK

REVEALED: 10 new UK to Spain flights run by airline Alba Star announced

The new flights, which are the first from the UK airport in seven years will arrive just in time for the school holidays

TRAVEL CHAOS: London Gatwick IT meltdown sees 12 flights cancelled as Spain passenger ‘trapped’ beyond gate

A spokesperson blamed the new cancellations on planes being in the wrong place following Wednesday’s disruption

WASTE NOT: Benidorm begins crackdown on buffets as ‘1 tonne’ of food waste thrown away per restaurant each year

BRITS could soon be forced to go without big buffet meals at Spanish resorts as Benidorm has become the first destination to...

British giant Virgin Trains eyes up moving into Spain market after UK becomes ‘uninvestable’

Patrick McCall, Virgin Group’s senior managing director, confirmed the company has declared interest in Spain

PICS: The Hogueras de San Juan in Alicante were ‘insane’, but that’s why we love Spain, writes Joshua Parfitt

There are few religious festivals you can bring a towel to. There are even fewer you can insult a...

SOUTHERN COMFORTS: Why it’s not just the infamous Atlantic wind that keeps the Costa de la Luz so spiritually...

The coastal town in Cadiz province is an endearing mix of beach bum bohemianism and boutique chic, with the added attraction of great seafood and restorative Atlantic winds

A secret escape just 10 minutes from the Costa del Sol

IT may have only been open for a couple of years, but an exclusive secret retreat hotel on the Costa del Sol is fast...

WATCH: Live Olive Press TV report from Las Hogueras de San Juan in Spain’s Alicante

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Am3ddb2uAJ0&feature=youtu.be

The Axarquia and Costa Tropical have a great selection of places to stay

WITH stunning views across emblematic Vinuela lake and up towards the formidable peak of Mount Maroma, Hotel Vinuela is one of the most scenic...

It’s really all about the location, at the stunning award-winning holiday property complex overlooking lake Vinuela

IT is certainly corny to use location, location, location in a property description, but one exception must surely be this unusual complex in the...

Airline selects three-year-old British girl for ‘involuntary offloading’ on overbooked flight from Spain

Many airlines practise overbooking, where more tickets are sold than there are seats available

IN PICS: Saudi tycoon’s HUGE €200 million yacht arrives on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The Lady Moura, owned by Saudi Tycoon Nasser Al Rasheed, has been berthed at Malaga's pier 2 since yesterday

Life in the laid-back East of the Costa del Sol has never seemed more appealing

‘WELCOME to the most beautiful town in Spain,’ toothless local Jorge calls out in broken English as I wipe the sweat from my brow....

British mother shocked after being quoted €35,000 for 3-star hotel stay on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Rachael Morrell was browsing easyJet for a 10-night all inclusive stay when she saw a Benalmadena hotel that ticked all the boxes

11 Reasons Why Over 75,000 International Students Choose to Study in Spain

Nestled in the Iberian Peninsula in Europe, Spain provides visitors with the limitless opportunity of to enjoy the warm Mediterranean climate; relax on pristine...

Rival the yachts of Marbella this summer with this HUGE inflatable boat from Amazon

The must-have item comes complete with a drinks cooler and will no doubt make you the envy of the seas
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