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Floating pontoon with restaurant to provide new panoramic views of Alicante and Spain’s Mediterranean Sea

ALICANTE is to create an artificial island at the port entrance to offer new views of the city and the Mediterranean Sea. The Port Authority...

Spectacular Easter celebrations in Costa Blanca city win tourist recognition in Spain

ALICANTE'S Easter 'Semana Santa' celebrations have been classified as a festival of 'National Tourist Interest'. Secretary of State for Tourism, Fernando Valdes, said: “Semana Santa...

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...

Iconic tourist attraction on Spain’s Costa Blanca offers guided tours in English to boost visitor numbers

ONE of Alicante's biggest tourist attractions, Santa Barbara castle, has made a good start in a new bid to double visitor numbers. New free guided...

Funding pledge to encourage tourism on volcano-ravaged La Palma in Spain’s Canary Islands

Spain's government has announced a 9.5-million-euro plan to boost tourism to La Palma in Spain's Canary Islands in the hope of rebuilding livelihoods in...

Cheap Benidorm accommodation offer to tempt bar and restaurant workers from around Spain into filling vacancies

BENIDORM is wooing new hospitality workers from around Spain by offering somewhere cheap to stay in the resort. The hospitality industry's biggest-ever crisis caused by...

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...

Vega Baja councillors mix with world tourism experts in Madrid to increase popularity of Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO representatives were rubbing shoulders with the great and the good of worldwide tourism last week, when they attended Madrid’s International Tourism Fair. Held...

COVID-19 passport measures to continue in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID passports will continue to be used in the Valencian Community past the current January 31 expiry date. The EU COVID certificate is needed for...

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...

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...

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