Saturday, July 4, 2020

Spain’s health tourism sector worth €500 million

Health tourism is a burgeoning sector which currently generates €500 million per year in Spain

Cat travels to USA after sneaking on board ship in Algeciras and gives birth on the voyage

The cat gave birth to four kittens on the journey

Estepona: The Costa del Sol’s not-so-secret garden

Estepona's Orchid House is the crowning jewel in the city's beautification

Ryanair passenger numbers soar as a result of ‘be nice’ policy

The airline's management are claiming their charm offensive is partly responsible for the positive stats

Angry Camino de Santiago towns crack down on defecating walkers

Walkers taking on the world-renowned Camino de Santiago are being urged to stop defecating outdoors

British tourist abandoned by Barcelona taxi roams Spain for two days

The real life hangover: British stag do reveller walked Spain for two days after being dumped miles from his accommodation by a taxi driver

Sierra Nevada bikini time: Skiers set to strip for the slopes

Adrenaline junkies will be stripping down to their undies for the ski highlight of the Sierra Nevada calendar on April 25

Brits Abroad: A weekend in Benidorm

IT may seem hard to imagine but the popular holiday destination of Benidorm was once a small fishing village. Now, the town sees thousands...

New manager for Hacienda Puerta del Sol in Mijas

But Carlos Baeza is perfectly qualified to take the stunning Hacienda Puerta del Sol to a whole new level

Tourist spending in Spain increases 8% for first two months of 2015

Tourists from the United Kingdom were the biggest foreign spenders, with an increase of 10.6% for the first two months of the year

Walk on the wild side Mijas-style

Tranquility and stunning vistas lie in wait around Mijas

Flights cancelled in and out of Malaga because of French air traffic controller strikes

The strike will go on until tomorrow morning

Sabinillas Scooter Day set for April 18

Old Mods are dusting off their leathers and revving up for the return of Sabinillas Scooter Day

Spotted! Mijas celebrities

Celebrities have been in on the Costa’s best kept secret for donkeys’ years...

Mijas Costa: The best of Costa del Sol beach life meets Mijas’ charm

Synonymous with world-class golf and all the cosmopolitan class of the bigger coastal resorts but with less commotion, Mijas Costa has it all... writes Iona Napier

Mijas: Ass good as it gets!

It’s not just about donkeys, discovers Iona Napier. World-famous for its chocolate box charm, Mijas has some tempting new flavours to try this season

‘World’s deadliest walkway’ the Caminito del Rey opens to the public

A €2.8 million renovation project has turned the deadly walkway into a massive tourist attraction

Caminito del Rey inauguration postponed as Spain mourns those onboard crashed Germanwings flight

The walkway will still open to the public this weekend

European Commission launch probe into Antequera high-speed train centre

The Spanish government plans to apply to EU Regional Development Fund to cover the centre's €358.6 million price tag

BREAKING: Plane carrying 148 people crashes in French Alps en route from Spain to Germany

The plane was travelling from Barcelona to Dusseldorf

Rowdy stag party gets kicked off flight to Spain

A ‘disruptive’ stag party was kicked off a Ryanair flight to Spain after making an air steward cry

Andalucian cheese is not to be sniffed at

Costa del Sol writer AJ Linn on the delights of Andalucian cheese and a new ‘traceability’ in locally-sourced farm foods

Costa del Sol golf courses set to attract German tourists

A €63,000 plan to strengthen Andalucia’s golfing appeal to the German market has been set in motion by Minister of Tourism Luciano Alonso

Costa del Sol hotels threatening winter strike over pensioner scheme

Two and three star hotels may be forced to close up as four star discounted deals are put on offer

Rubbish endangers Mediterranean marine life

The deep blue dump?
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