Wednesday, December 6, 2023

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TripAdvisor on trial: Ronda

EXCLUSIVE: The Olive Press takes an objective look at the phenomenal success of TripAdvisor...with some surprising results

British mother slams Malaga airport after daughter carries razor through security

EXCLUSIVE: Marbella-based Hayley Malli, 38, was shocked when her 16-year-old daughter passed through security with a razor, tweezers and various liquids

Number of plane passengers in Spain decrease by nearly 60% in March, in comparison to the same month last...

THE number of plane passengers in Spain has decreased by a staggering 59.3% in the month of March, compared to the same month last year.

Launch of low cost €5 AVLO tickets collapses RENFE website

A second batch of low fare tickets will be launched today at 8pm

Flights to and from Spain cancelled due to strike by French air traffic controllers

The dispute has arisen over working times and conditions

Court in Spain BANS Ryanair’s ‘abusive’ hand luggage fees

RYANAIR'S policy of charging a fee for hand luggage is 'abusive' and can no longer be applied in Spain, a court ruled today.  The decision...

Spain abolishes full COVID-19 vaccination rules for UK children aged 12 and over

SPAIN has scrapped the requirement for children aged 12 and over travelling from the UK to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The move comes after...

Two beaches in Spain’s Malaga among top 20 most instagrammed in Europe

SUMMER is fast approaching which means its that time of the year to plan your next beach holiday. With Google searches in Germany for the...

Body of British diver, 69, recovered from seabed off coast of Murcia

THE Body of a British diver has been found 170ft underwater off the coast of Murcia. Phillip Evans, 69, got separated from his diving group...

MUST READ: Updated Brexit travel advice for British expats living in Spain

The British government has advised British residents in Spain to check their passport before travelling post-Brexit

MSC Cruises chooses Spain’s Malaga as port of embarkation for 29 calls next summer

MSC Cruises, the third largest cruise company in the world, reinforces its presence in the city of Malaga, which will be the port of...

Dreamtime in the Aracena

Aracena counts some of the best quality and most peaceful hotels in southern Spain, reckons Jon Clarke

Luxury tourism professionals meet in Spain’s Malaga

TOURISM Malaga will host a Luxury Summit, tomorrow Wednesday November 23, at the Carmen Thyssen Museum. This one-day luxury sales summit will involve a programme...

Sightsee in Madrid via the web

The most famous tourist sights in Madrid can now be visited online

Mosque-Cathedral in Spain’s Cordoba set to break record visitor numbers

THE Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba (World Heritage Site since 1984) is on the verge of breaking its record number of visitors. The iconic Cordoba monument is...

British chef Jamie Oliver opens NEW restaurant on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Malaga province is a favourite with the dad-of-five, who singled out Ronda in particular, when he visited Andalucia for his show, Jamie's Food Escapes

Gibraltar International Chess Festival returns to Rock

GIBRALTAR will be welcoming some of the top chess players in the world to an open tournament in January.

Woman flies to Spain from UK on daughter’s passport after series of blunders by airport security

On arrival, Susan was not stopped at Spanish border control as officials failed to notice the discrepancy with her documents

Spain’s Malaga port to welcome seven cruise ship calls in February despite low season

IN a typically quiet month for cruise activity to Malaga, the international seaport will welcome seven cruise line stopovers this month—almost four times more...

Surf in style!

Snowboarding has grown to such an extent that it is almost now as popular as skiing

A tale of two cities

Bad boys, IT Girls and Wags... but for those in the know, like Kate Moss, Simon Cowell and Prince Harry, there is a lot more to discover in the heart of Andalucia’s most maligned resort, writes Jon Clarke

A land of rebellion, resistance and renaissance

After spending a year living in the region, the Olive Press editor Jon Clarke explains why he identified with the Axarquia

Spain’s Tourism Minister confirms reactivation of international tourism

SPAIN'S Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, described the growth in visitors to the country in September as a confirmation that "a...

PORT OF CALL: These are the hottest holiday apartments in Estepona just in time for summer

ESTEPONA now has a whole range of holiday rentals available for the summer season, right by the port. Estepona Apartments, the successful rental firm behind...

Please help us! Balearics top list of top region badly affected by Brexit

THE Balearics would be one of Europe’s worst affected areas in a no-deal Brexit. The government has reported its fears in a hard-hitting damage limitation...




These regions in Spain have seen the biggest surges in tourists this year – as figures confirm a record-breaking...

THE Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands, and Andalucia have beaten tourist numbers from 2019 over the first ten months of 2023 with all regions...


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