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Spain’s Costa del Sol regains momentum with Airbnb as searches increase by 500%

The Costa del Sol begins to recover in Airbnb’s bookings

Benidorm politician slams Spanish government for ‘scaring tourists away’ with two-week quarantine for international travellers

TOURISM spokesman for the Partido Popular Agustin Almodobar has accused the Spanish government of 'scaring away' tourists. It comes after a two-week quarantine was...

COVID-19 measures approved for hotels to reopen in Spain this summer

Safety distances between employees and clients must be guaranteed and ensure that hygienic means are in place.

Brits will only be allowed to visit Spain if UK’s coronavirus figures are good enough, suggests EU plan to...

THE European Commission (EC) has set out a plan to salvage this year’s summer tourist season. It proposes a phased approach across the European Union...

Spain’s Costa del Sol projected to lose 4 million tourists and €4 billion between January and March

THE President of Tourism for the Costa del Sol has projected that the area will lose four million tourists and €4 billion between January and March.

Costa Blanca tourist group suggests Spain’s de-escalation plans could be ‘lifebuoy filled with concrete’

NEW MEASURES to get Spain back to a ‘new normal’ have been met with criticism from two major tourist groups in Costa Blanca. They see...

Hotelier in Spain’s Andalucia talks to the BBC about the devastating effects of coronavirus on tourism

A HOTELIER from Andalucia has spoken to the BBC detailing what effect the coronavirus will have on his business.

CORONAVIRUS: Surge in cancellations of cycling holidays in Spain’s Mallorca spells disaster for tourism sector at Easter

A number of hotels have reported that the cancellation of reservations have grown exponentially.

People power prevails as Costa Calida councils make good muddy Mar Menor

FOLLOWING a series of high-profile protests by businesses and citizens around the Mar Menor, one council is taking action in time for the Easter...

Mallorca’s tourism sector paralysed by coronavirus fears with hotels set to delay opening at Easter

MALLORCA’S tourism sector has been paralysed by the spread of the coronavirus in Europe.

New laws restrict ‘all-you-can-drink’ offers in new crackdown on boozy Brits in Spain’s Mallorca

THE use of excessive alcohol at busy tourist destinations Mallorca and Ibiza has been restricted by the government. The Regional Government of the Balearic Islands...

Spain experienced most successful year EVER for tourism in 2019 and broke record for seventh consecutive year

SPAIN has experienced its most successful touristic year ever in 2019.

Costa Blanca towns away from the coast MUST work together to improve tourism potential, says Vega Baja councillor

SAN FULGENCIO councillor, Darren Parmenter, attended last week’s International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid, and had nothing but high praise for the event. Indeed, he...

BREAKING: False alarm as Chinese patient in Granada does not have lethal Coronavirus

Chinese tourist will be kept until result is 100% confirmed today

Spain’s Mallorca in talks to limit tourist ships

9 million visitors disembarked last year

International Tourism Trade Fair underway in Madrid

AXARQUIA’s biggest and best resorts have represented the region at one of the most important tourism fairs in Europe this past week.

Costa Blanca holiday home registration doubles in four years, after owners threatened with sanctions

LAST YEAR closed with over 81,000 holiday apartments registered in the region, nearly double the number recorded in 2015. Figures released by the Valencian Community...

Costa Blanca airport soars high with a record 15 million passengers passing through

AN 8% increase in travellers throughout 2019 means that Alicante-Elche Airport will close the year having dealt with over 15 million passengers. Management company, AENA,...

Winter beach activities are “more than viable”, says Costa Blanca official

WINTER activities on Orihuela Costa have been a ‘complete success’. Over nine weekends since October 13, hundreds of expats and locals have enjoyed varied activities...

All inclusive holidays at British tourist destinations to be BANNED by government in Spain’s Mallorca

The crackdown focuses on Magaluf, Playa de Palma and Sant Antoni

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 celebration of...

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