Thursday, March 4, 2021

Brits are the biggest travellers in Europe

Results of Last Minute.com study on 6,000 itchy-footed Europeans

History guaranteed at Gibraltar’s The Rock Hotel

The grand dame of Gibraltar has put up everyone from Winston Churchill to Errol Flynn

The changes to La Cala

The tourism boom of the 1970s has completely transformed the town

The wolfman of Antequera

Historic Antequera is just a wolf howl away from a fascinating wilderness park in Malaga’s mountainous interior.

Quarantine for returning UK travellers branded ‘disastrous’ by Balearic Islands and as ‘reaction to Spain’s transparency’ on coronavirus figures...

Consell de Mallorca president slammed the two-week quarantine as 'disastrous' noting that it would impact the region considerably

Spain repatriating Spaniards trapped abroad, including contestants from hit reality tv show Supervivientes

SPAIN has organised the urgent repatriation of the contestants and crew members of the hit reality tv show Supervivientes, due to coronavirus.

The rural gems with Spain’s fewest coronavirus cases that you NEED to visit once lockdown ends

We decided to take a look at these last rural bastions of hope, which are managing to largely stave off the threat

Spain’s Costa del Sol regains momentum with Airbnb as searches increase by 500%

The Costa del Sol begins to recover in Airbnb’s bookings

Could this be Spain’s most romantic place to stay? Jon Clarke takes a trip to DDG Retreat on the...

I’M wallowing in my private outdoor bath having played three sets of tennis at probably Spain’s most exclusive court. With a glass of cava in...

Save £100 off flights to and from Spain as EasyJet major launches flash sale

It’s good news for those hoping to return to Spain in 2021.  Homeowners and holidaymakers can bag a bargain...

Tui cancel all beach holidays until May 14 due to coronavirus

TUI has cancelled all beach holidays for the next five weeks due to COVID-19.

British tourists will have to pay for visa to visit Spain under new EU proposal

Britons will have to pay €7 to apply for an ETIAS visa to Brussels authorities

Sun, snow and spray

The Olive Press sent reporter Annabel Grossman to try out one of the most bizarre (and hardy) day out Andalucia can offer... bikini skiing in the morning and a Puerto Banus champagne party in the afternoon

Ryanair pilots in Spain threaten strike as unrest over job cuts spreads

The budget airline had angered unions after boss Michael O'Leary told staff the company had 900 more pilots and crew than it needed

A view truly fit for a king as the Olive Press climbs continental Spain’s highest peak

The Olive Press sent JAMES BRYCE to the highest point in continental Spain, Mulhacen, in Granada, which according to legend is the final resting place of a Muslim monarch

Number of passengers on Malaga’s Metro grows by 29% compared to last week

THE number of passengers on Malaga’s Metro has grown by 29% compared to last week.

Girls That Wander launch new online community to help solo expats find friends in Spain

WHILE expat communities are often a thriving social network, life in another country can at first feel daunting and solitary.

Tenth bus catches fire while en route and full of passengers

ANOTHER bus has caught fire while driving in Mallorca. It is the tenth bus to have caught fire on the island in just two years....

Somewhere over the rainbow… in Torremolinos

There really is a pot of tourist gold for Torremolinos, the wizard LGBT holiday hot spot of Europe, writes Laurence Dollimore

Do you know what these 10 trickiest road signs in Spain mean?

DRIVING in Spain has a reputation of being perilous at times, to say the least. Perhaps it's the conceived notion that no one indicates. Perhaps it's...

Airlines and tour operators prepare for return to Spain

TUI prepares to send ‘millions of tourists’ to Spain says CEO of the firm Fritz Joussen

British mother is suing travel company after daughter caught disease in Mallorca

Gemma Moran, alleges her eight-year-old daughter Clio caught the life-long disease after she was bitten by ticks while staying in a ‘disgusting’ apartment in Mallorca.

BREAKING: British Airways flight from Malaga forced to make emergency landing

BRITISH Airways flight #BA2715 from Malaga to London Gatwick has declared an emergency mid-flight. Reports state that it immediately underwent a rapid descent over France...

LATEST NEWS FROM THE OLIVE PRESS

Updated COVID-19 rules and restrictions for Spain’s Andalucia

THE Junta has updated its COVID-19 rules and restrictions and will allow extended operating hours in towns at COVID-19 risk level 2...