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King of the castles: Five of the most beautiful castillos to visit in Spain during 2022

FROM austere hilltop fortresses to splendid royal palaces and stunning Moorish alcazars, Spain out-castles all of Europe with over 2,500 to explore. Andalucia, fought over...

Spain’s tourist industry predicts big 2022 recovery with 88% of pre-pandemic income

TOURISM in Spain in 2022 could generate 88% of the income seen in the last pre-pandemic year of 2019 according to the Exceltur tourist...

Foreign tourist numbers in Spain recover by 70% before arrival of Omicron COVID variant

FOREIGN tourist levels in Spain last November recovered to 70% of what they were in the same month 2019 ahead of the coronavirus pandemic. Figures...

Three hidden gems inland from Spain’s Costa del Sol to escape to for a peaceful New Year

THREE quiet destinations located off the beaten path in Malaga, ideal to spend a peaceful Christmas and New Year. Malaga has plenty of hidden gems...

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...

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...

Malaga is the most popular place to camp in Andalucia, according to new stats

MALAGA is the most popular place to go camping in Andalucia, according to new figures.  Data collected by the Institute of Statistics and Cartography found...

Spain backs fresh cash boost to revitalise and modernise tourism hit by COVID-19 pandemic

A new €720 million package to help Spain's pandemic-hit tourist sector has been approved this Tuesday by the Council of Ministers. An extra €109 million...

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...

Inland Malaga boost

DRIVING forwards: A National Park visitor centre, motorway and sewage works are part of the budget plans for inland Malaga next year. A NEW motorway...

Inflation soars to highest level in Spain for 29 years due to rising fuel prices

INFLATION skyrocketed to an annual 5.4% rise in October according to Spain's National Institute of Statistics(INE). It's the highest level in 29 years and is...

Andalucia 2022 budget includes €90 million inland tourism boost for Malaga

THE province of Malaga in the region of Andalucia has been awarded a €90 million budget boost increase over last years funding of €351.4...

Spanish city of Valencia chosen as Europe’s Capital for Smart Tourism 2022

A EUROPEAN COMMISSION jury has named València as next year’s European Capital for Smart Tourism.  The European Union will promote the city’s status as a...

The Boris bounce: Costa del Sol tourism gets boost from British PM visit as well as filming of The...

A COMBINATION of a visit from Britain’s Prime Minister and the filming of the Crown has handed the Costa del Sol a key tourist...

Airport authority admits the return of British tourism is ‘key’ to a return to pre-pandemic flight numbers on Spain’s...

ALICANTE-ELCHE Airport has instantly bounced back from the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, according to AENA. More than 180,000 tourists will be using Costa Blanca’s biggest...

Debate rages in Spain’s Valencia region over introduction of tourist tax

THE controversy over the introduction of a tourist tax in the region of Valencia rumbles on in the region's parliament after a debate which...

WATCH: New video shows off area popular with expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca at its best

SAN FULGENCIO City Council has released a new promotional video on social media to encourage tourism in the municipality. The area covers La Marina Urbanisation,...

Summer holiday bookings were ‘better than expected’ in Costa Blanca area of Spain

SUMMER holiday bookings in the Costa Blanca and the Valencian Community were up to 30% higher than in 2020, according to Valencia's general director...

City slickers warned to steer clear of village in northern Spain where roosters crow, donkeys bray and cows leave...

AFTER 18-months of pandemic that has devastated Spain’s tourist industry you’d be forgiven for thinking authorities would be falling over themselves to welcome back...

Tourism reboot: Balearics receive millions to develop new tourism strategy

THE Balearics are to get a €233 million tourism boost from the European Union. The €133 million will come from a €2 billion fund set...

World’s youngest spaceman who joined Bezos on rocket mission trained at Malaga pilot school

STUDENT Pilot Oliver Daemen became the world's youngest person to travel to space at the age of just 18, after he trained at the...

Benidorm mayor declares Costa Blanca tourism in Spain is ‘sunk’ due to new restrictions like night curfews

BENIDORM mayor, Toni Perez, has described new Valencian government restrictions to fight rising COVID-19 infections as a 'betrayal of the Costa Blanca tourism sector'. He...

WATCH Olive Press live on Sky: ‘It’s great to see the Brits coming back to Spain’

THE Olive Press reported live from a beach on the Costa del Sol with an appearance on UK television news on Wednesday morning. Editor Jon...

Andalucia town avoids perimetre closure after including tourist influx in infection figures

THE town of Conil de la Frontera has convinced Andalucian health authorities to recalculate infection rates by taking into account summer visitors and therefore...

Why these pueblos in Spain should be on your travel bucket list this summer

EVERY cloud has a silver lining and for some villages you may never have heard of in Spain, the COVID-19 crisis has been an...

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