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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...

‘SAFE ENTRY’ idea over using EU COVID-19 certificates for entertainment and hospitality venues on Spain’s Costa Blanca

VALENCIA'S tourism secretary, Francesc Colomer, has suggested that EU COVID-19 certificates could be used to gain entry to the 'entire tourism and leisure sector'. Neighbouring...

Police bring down criminal gang that scammed tourists in Spain with fake holiday accomodation

TEN people have been arrested for ripping off 300 tourists to the tune of €4 million in a series of accommodation and credit card...

COVID-19 outbreak in Spain’s Mallorca: What we know so far about the student super spreader event

A SPATE of new coronavirus outbreaks across Spain have been blamed on student trips to the Balearic Island of Mallorca. What happened?  Groups of students...

EXPLAINED: How to get discounts on your holidays in Andalucia this summer using Bonotur tourist voucher scheme

THE tourist voucher ‘Bonotur’ promoted by the Junta, has been reactivated in time for the summer holidays. Following the success of the previous holiday voucher...

King of the Castles: Five of the most beautiful castillos to visit in Spain

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...

Warning of €450 million summer losses if UK tourists can’t go to the Mar Menor and Costa Calida areas...

MURCIA'S Tourism Minister says the region's tourist sector could lose up to €450 million this year if British people do not come for a...

‘Tourism reboot’: Huge surge in flight bookings to Spain’s Costa del Sol for summer holidays

AN optimistic 3.5 million passengers have booked a flight to Malaga between June and September. This is an increase of over 100% compared to...

Spain’s Costa del Sol to add three new tourist attractions to boost inland tourism

TURISMO Costa del Sol reinforces the promotion of its inland tourism by adding three new tourist attractions. The Costa del Sol’s coastal strip, with its...

LET THEM IN! Top tourist area of the Costa Blanca to make personal plea to UK Ambassador to Spain...

VALENCIAN president, Ximo Puig, will visit Madrid this Monday(May 24) to appeal for British tourists to be allowed to visit the Costa Blanca without...

Costa del Sol ‘confident’ UK travel restrictions to Spain will be lifted in June

SPAIN'S Costa del Sol's tourism sector is confident that Boris Johnson's government will turn the traffic light green for Spain on June 7, when...

SPAIN spends €8 million on social media campaign to win back UK and European tourists

SPAIN'S tourist board has unveiled an €8 million campaign to woo back international visitors. Turespaña will target social media sites between May and July with...

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

Coastal resort gets top tourism award for Valencian region on Spain’s Costa Blanca

GUARDAMAR DEL SEGURA has come top out of all Valencian Region towns for its business website. "Marketplace in Guardamar del Segura" is developed by their...

Free healthcare and extended hotel stays for foreign tourists that catch Covid in Spain’s Murcia region

MURCIA is so confident of its Covid-safe status, that it’s offering free healthcare and extended hotel stays to tourists when the season restarts. Ministers are...

Gloomy times continue for Benidorm bars and restaurants on Spain’s Costa Blanca

EXTENDED opening hours have not brought a full reopening of Benidorm's bars and restaurants this week, according to a local hospitality group. The Abreca association...

Spain ready to welcome British and international tourists in June under ‘vaccine passport’ scheme

SPAIN has announced it will be ready to welcome back British and international holidaymakers this June. The Spanish government has told the main players in...

Pandemic-hit Costa Blanca tourist and hospitality businesses in Spain get a €10 million cash handout

A €10 million aid package for Costa Blanca tourism has been unveiled by the Alicante Provincial Council. The initiative is called 'TEN' and will see...

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