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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

Man STABBED to death and thrown under moving car in Spain’s Malaga this morning

GRUESOME: Police at the scene of the violent death in Malaga this morningPOLICE are investigating the death...

OVERHAUL: Law changes give communities in Spain power to ban new tourist blocks from their area

BAN: Neighbours will have the power to control tourism in their local community under new government rulesTHE...

Spain’s Andalucia among top 20 global travel destinations for Airbnb customers

POPULAR: Andalucia is one of the top 20 most visited destinations by Airbnb customersANDALUCIA is among the...

Spanish city to banish 5,000 pigeons for ‘driving away’ tourists

PESTS: Cadiz set to banish thousands of pigeons from city centreAN Andalucian city has pledged to banish...

NOT COOL: Locals in Spain reject having their neighbourhood branded ‘coolest in world’

Not everyone in Madrid’s Lavapies appreciated the neighbourhood being labelled the ‘coolest in the world’, discovers Heather Galloway

BREXIT: Spain tourism minister in crunch talks with Thomas Cook and Jet2 to secure future of 18 million British...

Tourism makes up 11% of Spain's €1 trillion economy and British tourists are the largest visiting group, making up 25% of Spain's total tourists

Junta announces €10 million project to develop tourism in inland Andalucia

THE Junta has allocated almost €10 million to develop tourism in Andalucia’s lesser visited inland areas.The funds, available in two tranches of €4.75 million,...

Fears for tourism sector as Spain receives almost a million less holidaymakers than predicted

There was a 2.2% decrease in tourists from January to June and a 3.1% drop in overnight stays

Tourism industry officially Spain’s biggest employer, outpacing construction

THE tourism industry is now the biggest employer in Spain.Figures show more than 2.65 million people – 2.17 million waged workers and 483,861 private...

Costa del Sol tops the ranking for destinations with the best hotel offers

Costa del Sol has the best hotel offers in the Mediterranean

British tourists warned over balcony antics in new safety video

THE UK government has released a video warning British holidaymakers about the dangers of drunk and disorderly behaviour on hotel balconies.The clip warns that...
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