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Spain’s tourism rejoices with hotels filling up to 2019 levels

TOURISM in July returned to almost the same levels seen before the Covid pandemic in 2019. Figures from the National Statistics Institute show overnight hotel...

Love island villa in Spain now available to rent

FANS of the ITV series Love Island can rent the villa Sa Vinyasssa located in Sant Llorenc in Mallorca from September 24. The villa boasts...

Foreign tourists flooding back to Spain with spending close to pre-pandemic levels

SPAIN welcomed 6.1 million international tourists in April who spent €6.9 billion on their holidays. Figures published on Wednesday by the National Statistics Institute show...

Travel against Putin: Germany encourages pensioners to holiday in Spain to save on household fuel bills

A GERMAN travel association has come up with a wheeze to reduce its country’s reliance on Russian gas - give pensioners cash for an...

Tourist app for Spain’s Alicante area reaches landmark of over 100,000 downloads

A multi-lingual Alicante City tourist app has notched up over 100,000 downloads since being launched in May last year. The Passporter app allows easy access...

Planned tourist tax ‘driving away’ British tourists from Spain’s Costa Blanca, despite Alicante and Benidorm councils refusing to charge...

A Valencian tourist tax proposal has been slammed by an Alicante Province small business federation, despite no plans for any local council to implement...

Record Easter for tourist bookings claimed by Spain’s Murcia region

MURCIA is claiming a record high for Easter tourist accommodation bookings, following two years of Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. Regional President, Fernando Lopez Miras, said: “Preliminary...

Easter: When will supermarkets be open during Spain’s long weekend?

EASTER in Spain involves several days of public holidays and that means reduced hours and closures in supermarkets and shops. While you may find some...

Tourists warned over car rental shortage over Easter holidays in Spain

RENTAL companies may not have enough cars to meet demand during Semana Santa, industry chiefs have warned. Feneval, the association of car rental companies in...

REVEALED: The cities in Spain which are the most popular Easter destinations among Brits, French, Dutch, Germans and Italians

BARCELONA, Malaga, Alicante and Palma are the most popular Easter destinations in Spain, according to new research, but not all nationalities favour the same...

Spain puts on extra trains during Easter week to cope with surge in bookings 

SPAIN’S state rail operator Renfe has announced it will put on extra trains to cope with the surge in bookings over Easter week. Between Friday,...

Spain looks forward to busy Easter holiday season boosted by big return of foreign tourists

SPAIN is expecting a healthy tourist Easter with foreign visitors projected to return to 80% of 2019 levels- the year before the Covid-19 pandemic...

UK tourists aim for foreign holiday breaks in Spain as Greece and Turkey suffer due to Ukraine war

UK holidaymakers are opting for Spanish flight and hotel bookings, as interest in breaks to Greece and Turkey falls following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Mabrian's...

Rising energy prices and food shortages could dent tourist recovery in Benidorm area of Spain

BENIDORM hotels and restaurants say they are concerned about rising costs brought about by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Though hotel and holiday bookings are...

Holiday bookings to Benidorm are rising but bars and restaurants say ‘big-spending’ Russians will be missed in Spain

BENIDORM tourist groups say bookings are picking up but add that 'big-spending' Russian visitors will be missed due to grounded flights prompted by the...

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...

Popular Benidorm tourist hotels reopen this spring after €11 million revamp on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO major hotels will reopen in Benidorm this spring after spending €11 million on extensive refurbishments. The Azora European Hotel and Leisure group(AEHL) has finished...

Ryanair named worst airline for short-haul flights despite €10 flights to Spain

NO-FRILLS airline Ryanair has been named the worst for short-haul flights by a consumer watchdog. The budget airline was slammed as ‘consistently terrible’ by three-quarters...

Seal of royal approval for Spain’s major international tourist fair, Fitur, in Madrid

SPAIN'S big International Tourism Fair (Fitur) was officially opened on Wednesday by King Felipe and Queen Leitizia in Madrid. The royal couple toured the different...

Benidorm gets news of a record cash boost for Costa Blanca tourism in Spain

THE Costa Blanca Tourist Board will invest a record sum to help the COVID-hit sector in 2022. €5.3 million will be spent by the organisation...

Benidorm faces quiet Christmas as UK cancellations force hotel closures on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM faces one of its quietest-ever Christmas tourist holiday seasons as British people cancel bookings due to costly PCR tests and full vaccination requirements...

ANALYSIS: Is Spain really planning to close hotels as cases rise in the run up to Christmas?

REPORTS from the UK are causing mass panic that Spain's hotels could close over the festive period in a bid to halt rising COVID-19...

BENIDORM presents a new way of booking everything for the perfect holiday on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM has unveiled a one-stop internet site where tourists can book everything for their holiday, including tickets to get there. The new portal was unveiled...

Differing moods of TUI and WizzAir about UK summer holidays and flights to Spain and Europe

TWO major travel and holiday companies have slightly differing opinions on prospects this summer for UK holiday-makers seeking a Spanish and European sunshine break. Budget...

Jet2 scraps UK flights and holidays to Spain and all destinations until late June due to ‘uncertainty’

SPAIN'S struggling tourist sector has been dealt a fresh blow with news today(April 9) that Jet2 has suspended all flights and holidays from the...

Benidorm and Costa Blanca tourist chiefs say Spain’s government is biased against them compared to Balearic and Canary Islands

TOURISM chiefs on the Costa Blanca have said they are not getting as good a deal from the national government as Spain's island destinations. The...

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