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Ryanair accused of treating passengers like dogs for accepting bookings for cancelled flight to Spain from Morocco

A Spanish tourist stranded in Morocco has accused Ryanair of treating customers 'like dogs' and 'deceiving people' after taking bookings for cancelled flights out...

Ryanair, Vueling, and EasyJet get low ratings in new international air travel survey

LOW cost carriers Ryanair, Vueling and EasyJet are among the world's lowest-rated airlines according to figures compiled by luggage storage firm, Bounce. The study however...

Lower costs and more ‘visibility’ to boost passenger numbers at Corvera airport in Spain’s Murcia region

A new agreement has been struck to improve finances at Murcia's Corvera airport and persuading more travellers to use it. The COVID pandemic severely impacted...

British expats in Spain ‘relieved’ as booster jab not required for UK entry

THE NHS Covid Pass is being updated to provide proof of booster jabs, but it is not yet a requirement for entry into the...

Ryanair ordered by court in Spain’s Mallorca to compensate barred passenger who refused to pay cabin luggage fee

A Mallorca court has ordered Ryanair to pay compensation of €387 to a man barred from a flight because he would not pay a...

Costa Blanca airport gets a million passengers in a month for first time since COVID-19 pandemic hit Spain

OVER a million passengers used Alicante-Elche airport in October- the first time the million mark has been passed in 20 months since the start...

Spain predicts foreign tourists could return to pre-pandemic totals in 2022

SPAIN'S Tourism Minister, Reyes Maroto, has predicted that foreign visitor numbers could return to pre-pandemic levels next year. Maroto made her forecast on the back...

Busy Costa Blanca airport in Spain opens its first outdoor terrace with good airfield view

PASSENGERS flying from Alicante-Elche airport can now eat and drink on a new outdoor terrace that looks out onto the airfield. It's the first outside...

Spain’s Valencia to invest €1.5 million to attract British tourists

VALENCIA leader Ximo Puig has announced a plan worth €1.5 million designed to attract more British tourists to the region.  He announced his "impact plan"...

Benidorm and Spain’s Costa Blanca comes to London to tempt British tourists back for COVID-safe holidays

COSTA Blanca tourism chiefs will start a new campaign this December to woo back British holidaymakers to the region. The strategy was unveiled on Monday...

Benidorm area hotel wins ‘Best Hotel in Spain’ accolade at the World Travel Awards

THE Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa on Spain's Costa Blanca has walked away with a major honour at the World Travel Awards. The south-east...

NEW TRAVEL RULES: England introduces cheaper COVID testing for fully-vaxxed travellers from non-red list countries including Spain

FULLY vaccinated passengers and children arriving in England from non-red list countries such as Spain will be able to take a cheaper lateral flow...

Costa Blanca airport suffers 40% fall in travellers to Spain compared to September 2019

PASSENGER numbers at Alicante-Elche airport still have a long way to go in order to match pre-pandemic figures. Figures for September from airport operator Aena...

Airport terminals in Spain reopening for people to greet or wave goodbye to family and friends

FAMILIES and friends will again be able to wave farewell or welcome arrivals from inside Spain's airport terminals from this Friday(October 15). For the last...

Surge in traffic fines due to new radars in Spain’s Mallorca causing problems with early payments

MOTORISTS being hit with traffic fines in Mallorca discovered they don’t have the 50% early payment option due to the notifications being sent out...

EXPLAINER: Why Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels don’t want to rely on UK tourists coming to Spain

BENIDORM and Costa Blanca hoteliers want to keep last summer's domestic booking boost going rather than relying on traditional foreign visitors from countries like...

EasyJet to expand its base in Spain’s Malaga with two new aircraft and 60 new jobs

THE British low-cost carrier has announced that it will add two A320 aircraft next summer to the recently created seasonal base in the capital...

Spain’s Balearic Islands see holiday bookings boom with end of COVID-19 traffic light system

HOLIDAY bookings to the Balearic Islands have boomed since the UK government scrapped the travel traffic light system and pre-departure tests for vaccinated holidaymakers.  The traffic...

WARNING: Airlines are giving travellers wrong Covid testing information when flying between UK and Spain

AIRLINES are giving out incorrect information on Covid testing requirements which could potentially see travellers turned away from flights and “out of pocket”, a...

IN THE SADDLE: Spain’s Valencia ranked among top 10 cycle-friendly cities in the world

Following these criteria, a list of 40 large cities from around the globe was drawn up based on entries for a previous study by the same firm on the healthiest countries to live – in which Spain scored first place.

Record summer for hospitality trade in Spain’s Gandia

But even more impressive is the fact that, as well as being a prime destination for domestic tourism once again, Gandia was one of only four Spanish resorts to register an increase in overnight stays on behalf of foreign visitors.

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...

Spain keeps its amber status on UK COVID-19 travel lists

SPAIN, as expected, has maintained its amber classification on UK COVID-19 travel lists. Yesterday's update from the British government brought no changes to Spain and...

International passenger arrivals to Andalucia tallies 545,200 in July—with Spain doubling figures in one year to 4.4 million

ARRIVALS to Andalucia from international airports reached 545,200 passengers in July, 12.4% of the national total. According to data released by Turespaña, this figure places...

Cut-price local holidays return for Costa Blanca and Valencia residents in Spain

HOLIDAY discounts of up to 70% in the Valencian Community are available again this autumn for regional residents. The Viatgem voucher scheme came in last...

Nearly 20 million EU COVID-19 travel certificates issued in Spain since early June

SPAIN has issued nearly 20 million EU COVID-19 digital travel certificates, according to the Ministry of Health. 19,901,957 documents have been downloaded as of August...

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