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Benidorm bounces back: British visitors outnumber Spaniards for the first time since pandemic

IN a sure sign that things are returning to normal, industry insiders report that British holidaymakers again outnumber Spanish visitors to Benidorm for the...

Hotel bookings on Spain’s Costa Blanca continue to improve but still below pre-pandemic levels

HOTEL occupancy figures for the Costa Blanca in January saw an annual rise of 26.6%, with a total of 47.3%. The numbers from the Alicante...

EasyJet warning for people travelling to Spain’s Balearic Islands

A MAJOR airline has warned holidaymakers of new alcohol laws in place at some areas of the Balearic Islands. EasyJet has urged customers to take note...

Airport staying off the rails on Spain’s Costa Blanca angers business and farming groups

BUSINESS and farming groups have joined forces to criticise the ongoing absence of a rail link with Alicante-Elche airport. The Alicante Young Farmers Association(Asaja) and...

Tourists robbed by violent young mob in popular Costa Blanca visitor area in Spain

NINE Spaniards have been arrested for robbing people in the Levante Pier area of Alicante. The Policia Nacional said the thieves, aged between 19 and...

Bouncing back : 6 million international visitors to Spain’s Balearic islands in just 10 months

SOME six million international tourists visited the Balearic Islands in the first 10 months of the year. This was an increase of 261% compared to...

Benidorm will give ‘on the spot’ COVID-19 vaccines to tourists on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM will offer COVID-19 vaccines to foreign visitors in a traditionally busy tourist spot of the city. The regional mobile vaccination team will be outside...

Taking selfies kills 379 people globally in 13 years says Costa Blanca university survey in Spain

A Spanish university study says 379 people have died around the globe in 13 years while taking a selfie photo on their phone. The survey...

Robbers used ‘military tactics’ to steal from foreign tourists at Costa Blanca airport in Spain

THREE men donned disguises and deployed military-style tactics to steal from foreign tourists arriving at Alicante-Elche airport. The Kosovo-Albanian trio used their past military training...

Benidorm thief displays football dribbling skills to distract and rob tourists visiting Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Benidorm thief showed off his footballing skills in a distraction robbery ruse in the city's Rincon de Loix area. He demonstrated his dribbling abilities...

Police bust criminal gang targeting rental car zone at Spain’s Malaga airport to steal luggage

FIVE people have been arrested after they were caught stealing tourists' bags at Malaga airport. The thieves were operating in two groups, laying wait in...

Tourists robbed while picking up rental cars at Costa Blanca’s Alicante-Elche airport in Spain

TOURISTS picking up hire cars at Alicante-Elche airport were robbed by three men in a series of distraction thefts. The crooks travelled around Spain committing...

Police bust criminal gang that preyed on unsuspecting tourists in Spain’s Mallorca

Policia Nacional arrested nine gang members in S'Arenal in the early hours of this morning

Foreign police to help Benidorm and Alicante tourists over the Costa Blanca summer in Spain

THE Policia Nacional has welcomed their French and Italian colleagues once again this summer to pound the tourist beat in Benidorm on the Costa...

Benidorm and other major Costa Blanca cities get ready for the busiest weekend of the year

MAJOR centres across the Costa Blanca are stepping up their security measures this weekend in anticipation of a big influx of visitors. Alicante, Benidorm, Denia...

EXPLAINED: What happens if I test positive for COVID-19 while on holiday in Spain’s Balearic Islands?

Aptly named the 'Safety Pack', the campaign aims to attract holidaymakers to the archipelago this summer, driving home the message that the Balearics are a safe destination for travel

Fag end fears as tourist collapse on Spain’s Costa Blanca leads to tobacconist closure threats

TOBACCONISTS on the Costa Blanca say they've had a bad year for sales as travel restrictions has slashed their main customer base, which could...

Spain sends a big welcome to British tourists

A RECENT report in UK newspaper The Sun said that British tourists are not welcome in Spain until the coronavirus outbreak is over. A YouGov...

Are tourists ‘too little, too late’ for hospitality industry in Spain’s Mallorca?

OK so Spain has navigated Storm Corona pretty well, but what will the ravaged business landscape look like afterwards?  We’ve probably all heard the same...

OPINION: Spain’s economy needs tourists, it’s good to have you back

THE first set of Brits have been arriving on the Costa del Sol in recent days and we could not be happier that they’re here.

British tourists on Costa del Sol feel safer in Spain than UK and encourage others to join them

BRITISH tourists are out in force on the Costa del Sol, many lavishing praise on the Spanish Government’s COVID-19 safety measures.

OPINION: Andalucia’s COVID-19 outbreaks show that expat fears of British tourists in Spain are not unfounded

A SCROLL through expat Facebook groups will tell you that not everyone in Spain is best pleased at the return of foreign tourism. After 100...

KEEP EM OUT: British expat fears on Spain’s Costa del Sol as tourists descend from UK where new COVID-19...

AS the first flights into Spain from the UK touch down, British expats have voiced their fears at their compatriots spreading coronavirus. Many told the...

Spain enters tourism talks with Turkey

ARANCHA Gonzalez Laya, the Spanish foreign minister, discussed the future of tourism with her Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu yesterday. In a phone conversation, they spoke...

WISH YOU WERE HERE -Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca ready and waiting for Brit tourists

BENIDORM’S beaches are ready, tourism services are in place, bars and restaurants are starting to reopen and hotels are on standby – all that...

TRAVEL: Spain WILL NOT quarantine UK tourists

TOURISTS from the UK will not have to quarantine when they arrive in Spain, it has been announced. The country's foreign minister Arancha Gonzalez said...

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