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Hotels in Spain’s Castellon weather the COVID storm thanks to domestic tourism

DOMESTIC tourism is keeping Castellon hotels afloat this year. According to new figures published by regional hospitality trade association Hosbec, the hotel sector in the...

IN THE LOOP: Spain’s Valencia hosts first European Hyperloop Week event

This is the first time an event of this kind has been held outside the USA, which makes the selection of Valencia even more special.

Why these pueblos in Spain should be on your travel bucket list this summer

EVERY cloud has a silver lining and for some villages you may never have heard of in Spain, the COVID-19 crisis has been an...

LATEST: Spain’s Balearic Islands downgraded to amber on UK travel list

BRITISH Transport Minister Grant Shapps confirmed that the islands of Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera would be downgraded to amber from Monday at 4am...

British tourists rush to book holidays to Spain in wake of new rules

Brits have rushed to book holidays in Spain in the first five days after the UK dropped quarantine rules for NHS fully vaccinated Brits...

Spain’s Balearic Islands at risk of going back to amber on UK travel list

WITH Covid-19 cases tripling over the last two weeks in Spain, the islands of Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca could be bumped to amber in...

HAPPY CAMPERS? Plans underway to build luxury seafront campsite in Spain’s Gandia

PLANS for a luxury campsite in Gandia (La Safor, Valencia Province) are causing a heated debate among residents, local and regional governments. The plans, which...

Two towns in the Valencia region among the prettiest fishing villages in Spain

TWO Valencian coastal towns are among the eight prettiest fishing villages in Spain. Peñiscola in Castellon and the island of Tabarca off the coast of...

Spain says its safe for tourists but France and Germany think differently as COVID-19 numbers rise

SPAIN'S Tourism Minister, Reyes Maroto, has said that the country is a 'safe destination' for holiday-makers. Her comments today(July 9) in a radio interview with...

The Olive Press offers you a 15-day free trial of Spanish lessons with Hotel Borbollón

Each day you'll receive a Spanish lesson adapted to your needs, capabilities and goals.

Visiting Spain? This is what you need to prepare before travelling in Summer 2021

Anyone thinking of visiting Spain in summer 2021 will be pleased to know that it’s just got much easier. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19...

Ryanair claims more passengers will fly into Spain’s Costa Blanca next year than before the pandemic

BUDGET airline Ryanair says that passenger numbers will soon return to pre-pandemic levels on services using Alicante-Elche airport. The forecast came from the firm's head...

Brits living in Spain ‘furious’ that new quarantine exemption doesn’t apply to those vaccinated outside UK

The quarantine exemption from ‘amber list’ countries such as Spain only applies to those who were vaccinated in the UK, it has emerged. When Transport...

LATEST: Tourism boost for Spain as UK drops quarantine rules for NHS vaccinated travellers from July 19

THE British government announced that fully vaccinated people travelling to England from ‘amber list’ countries will no longer have to quarantine from July 19 in...

French holidaymakers told to ‘avoid Spain’ this summer as coronavirus cases rise

THE FRENCH have been advised to 'avoid Spain and Portugal' this summer as Delta variant becomes dominant and infections rise. “To those who have not...

DAM HEALTH: Last minute PCR and antigen tests in Spain to make your travel plans go smoothly

IT'S that time of year again. But most locals and expats in Spain are still trying to work out where they want - and...

Brits travelling to EU could face extra hurdle with vaccine passport scheme if they’ve had India-made AstraZeneca vaccine

THE Indian-produced AstraZeneca vaccine is currently not accepted by the EU, which means 5 million Brits could find themselves excluded from the Covid-passport scheme...

EU Long-Term Residency

The EU long-term residence permit is a permanent residence title, which enables you to live and work in any EU member country. The best thing...

Explainer: These are the updated rules for those travelling from the UK to Spain from July 2nd

By Alexander Marciniak  NEW rules come into play from Friday July 2, as Spain tightens requirements from travellers arriving from the UK to anywhere in...

Travel And Still Lose Weight With These 8 Tips

For many people who love to travel, losing weight can be a struggle. This can be attributed to the fact that it can be...

Road Trip Essentials: The Ultimate Route 66 Guide

A road trip along Route 66 - the world’s most renowned highway -  is arguably one of the best things you could do in...

HOLIDAY FIASCO: Retired British couple left stranded on Mallorca after Teletext holidays failed to inform them their hotel was...

By Alexander Marciniak AFTER two years of waiting for their longed-for holiday to Mallorca, a Scottish couple finally made it to the island only to...

Spain issues over 2.7 million EU COVID-19 travel certificates as scheme officially launches on July 1

THE EU COVID-19 travel certificate officially comes into force across the European Union tomorrow(July 1) with over 2.7 million documents issued so far in...

British tourists needed to boost Costa del Sol tourism occupancy to 65%

THE president of the Association of Hoteliers of the Costa del Sol (AEHCO), Jose Luque, has said that the return of British tourists is...

Spain tightens rules on all UK travellers (including to Balearic Islands): PCR tests or double vaccination proof now needed

SPAIN has changed the requirements for travellers arriving from the UK and will now demand a negative COVID-19 test or proof of double vaccination. Prime...

SHIP AHOY! First cruise liner in over a year docks in Spain’s Valencia

THE first cruise ship full of tourists in over a year docked at Valencia port yesterday (Sunday June 27). More than 800 passengers, mainly German,...

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