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Spain’s Andalucia launches €30 million tourism plan in bid to keep Brits keen on Costa del Sol after Brexit

There is also more of a cultural tourism focus under this plan, which includes a new initiative to promote flamenco

Hit the Tapas Trail in Torrevieja this weekend, 36 bars involved – download map here!

IF YOU missed out on the Tapas Trail in San Fulgencio at the weekend, you still have time to prepare for Torrevieja’s...

MILLIONS of British tourists flock to Spain’s Costa del Sol in tourism boost despite Brexit uncertainty

MILLIONS of British tourists have travelled to the Costa del Sol this year despite Brexit uncertainty.  According to new figures, some 2.37 million Brits arrived...

Brexit could mean a €1.4 billion loss to the tourism sector on Spain’s Costa del Sol, warn experts

The Brexit deadline is at the end of October and the uncertainty has already caused a loss in British tourism in Andalucia by 3.3% in the third quarter of this year.

Spain is still THE place to go following a successful January to July season – after all, 78 million...

Tourists in July were on average spending €150 a day, 4.9% more than they were at the same time last year

Top tips for travelling green REVEALED after climate protests in Spain

Spain ranks second in Europe and fifth in the world for air travel emissions.

Spain’s Costa del Sol sees a surge in tourists this year

Academics have suggested that the ‘rebound’ is thanks to a lot of political unrest in other countries, such as Turkey, Egypt or Tunisia, with people who are looking for a few weeks in the sun opting for a trip to Spain’s south coast instead.

As World Tourism Day approaches we explore why Spain brings in the most foreign cash, despite a lower footfall...

The WTO has said many visitors are now choosing Spain for its sports and gastronomic offerings, particularly in the Basque region

‘I KILL YOU’: Shouts suspected drug smuggler as he unloads hash on popular tourist beach on Spain’s Costa del...

The ordeal took place in broad daylight in a public spot, with several beach-goers visible in frame only a matter of metres away

More than 50km of cycle lanes planned for Spain’s Costa del Sol SCRAPPED by Government

Meanwhile the regional budgets for this year have earmarked a further €8.7 million for cycling lanes in Cadiz

Drop in British tourists heading to Spain due to Brexit can be replaced by Germans and French, new figures...

According to the National Institute of Statistics, June saw a 5.3% drop in British tourists year-on-year

Costa del Sol to see 10% increase in employment this summer compared to 2018

Waiters, hotel workers, salespeople, customer service staff, telemarketers and shop assistants, are among the most popular summer jobs

British tourists to help create more than 600,000 jobs in Spain this summer – 140,000 of them permanent

Andalucia will benefit the most, with the influx of tourists creating 28,420 permanent posts

FEELING BLUE: Here are the 17 Costa del Sol beaches which have lost their blue flag status

The Association of Environmental and Consumer Education has blamed illegal building, including some beach bars, for the shocking news

ESTEPONA: Is it the crown jewel of Spain’s Costa del Sol?

Estepona has managed to avoid the mass market tourism of the rest of the Costa del Sol, retaining a certain kind of magic

Tourism companies in Spain outraged at being handed limits on daily beach visitors with some as low as 250...

A group of ship owners and hoteliers have labelled the plans ‘unjustified’ and claimed that daily limit on tourist numbers is a ‘grave error’

British tourists’ spending up in first quarter of 2019 with Andalucia the main destination for UK holidaymakers

THIS year has seen Brits visiting Spain in higher numbers and spending more after 2018 saw a disappointing summer for the country’s tourism sector. Both...

Most Attractive Industries to Invest in Gibraltar

Among the British overseas territories, Gibraltar has seen an incredible rise in the last few years. This nation has its autonomous government and its...

One in every seven euros into Spain’s economy comes from tourism

Spain was the fifth largest tourism economy in the EU and ninth in the world in terms of total contribution to GDP

British holidaymakers help smash January tourism record in Spain

The largest portion of tourists came from the UK with over 800,000 visitors, followed by Germany with over 500,000 and France with a little under 450,000

Gibraltar ‘colony’ row could see British travellers charged €60 for visas after Brexit

Spain's proposal on Gibraltar's status has been sent back by MEPs for a third time, increasing the risk a visa plan will not be in place before the UK leaves

The Cat’s Whiskers: Is Sierra de Gata Spain’s most delightful region?

As the tiny village of Robledillo de Gata is singled out alongside Carmona and Vejer as Spain’s best rural retreat, Jon Clarke extols the delights of a week in the little-known Sierra de Gata

Spain tourism chiefs call for alcohol ban in airports and say British police ‘have power’ to stop boozing on...

There is one incident for every 1,424 flights, according to IATA data, while 50 flights per day have to deal with drunken passengers

Huge ‘Disney-level’ theme park to be built in Spain

Planners want to turn the theme park into a ‘smart city’ complete with 2,000 housing units, entertainment and free WiFi coverage

Spain tourism hotspot could cancel tax for British tourists amid Brexit fears

SCRAPPED: Canary Islands president Fernando Clavijo said that getting rid of a VAT-like tax could encourage more tourists after Brexit

BREXIT: Rights of British expats in Spain ‘will be preserved whatever’ Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says

DEFIANT: Brits in Spain will see their rights unchanged even under a no-deal Brexit, says Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez
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