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Coronavirus Travel to Spain: Boris Johnson claims to set out travel plans for Brits in early May

BRITISH Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out plans to kick start travel from the UK in ‘early May’ as part of his next...

WELCOME BACK: Hotels in Spain’s Valencia region begin reopening again ready for the summer

The biggest source of uncertainty at the moment is British tourism, a key market for the region and especially the Costa Blanca.

The 10 best tourist sites in Spain’s Sevilla (and how to see them all in one day)

Andalucia’s capital is one of the most walkable cities in the world and many of the best wonders are concentrated in and around the centre

Italica: Visit the epic Roman ruins near Sevilla in Spain that starred as Dragonpit in Game of Thrones

Just 9km as the bird flies north west from Sevilla are the ruins of ancient Italica, which was the first Roman city founded on...

Air Nostrum based in Spain’s Valencia region asks for government bailout loan

THE Valencian airline Air Nostrum has asked for a €103 million bailout loan from the Spanish government's rescue fund. The company says that it lost...

Sevilla: What to see in Alfalfa

ALFALFA is a typical Sevilla neighbourhood, filled with narrow streets, independent businesses and fantastic tapas bars.  So fantastic, in fact, that Barack Obama couldn’t help...

Differing moods of TUI and WizzAir about UK summer holidays and flights to Spain and Europe

TWO major travel and holiday companies have slightly differing opinions on prospects this summer for UK holiday-makers seeking a Spanish and European sunshine break. Budget...

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels want COVID tests for Spanish tourists to reduce infection risks

HOTELIERS on the Costa Blanca have called for COVID-19 tests to be carried out on people coming into the region from some parts of...

Alameda: A guide to Sevilla’s trendiest district

THE Alameda neighbourhood is the area surrounding and including the Alameda de Hercules, a long mall accompanied by bars, cafes and restaurants on either...

ANALYSIS: Will UK’s new travel traffic light system allow holidays to Spain this summer?

British Transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced that travel abroad will be permitted from as early as May 17. 'I'm not advising against booking summer...

Ecija: A visit to the charming city known as ‘the frying pan’ of Spain

IT is known as ‘El Sarten’, the frying pan of Spain because it’s location in a dip surrounded by the olive groves of La...

El Oceano…paradise is closer than you think!

THE fabulous El Oceano is delighted to announce that it is now open for the 2021 season! After a challenging year to say the least...

Sevilla: Guide to visiting Spain’s most romantic city

FIVE centuries have passed since Christopher Columbus set sail from Sevilla for the Americas. But as you stroll along the banks of the Guadalquivir...

Jet2 scraps UK flights and holidays to Spain and all destinations until late June due to ‘uncertainty’

SPAIN'S struggling tourist sector has been dealt a fresh blow with news today(April 9) that Jet2 has suspended all flights and holidays from the...

Hotels in Benidorm and across Spain’s Costa Blanca report a poor Easter with 70% not even bothering to open

COSTA Blanca hotels reported a dreadful Easter for visitors due to the pandemic travel restrictions. The Hosbec hoteliers association said that of the 30% of...

Absent UK visitors contribute to Spain’s foreign tourist figures taking a big February hammering

FOREIGN visitor numbers to Spain collapsed by 93.6% in February compared to a year earlier, according to figures from the National Statistics Institute(INE) published...

EasyJet launches new routes between Spain and UK this summer

EASYJET unveils three new routes between Spain and the UK this summer. Spain’s Mallorca, Malaga and Alicante will be served by the budget carrier from...

Spain’s Malaga Port expects to see cruise ships arrive in the second half of the year

THE Port of Malaga expects to recover the arrival of cruise ships in the second half of the year. According to Carlos Rubio, president of...

BENIDORM BOOST as big revamp plan for abandoned eyesore hotel clears key hurdle on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE long wait to redevelop a deserted Benidorm hotel could end soon after the local council was granted control over a key area of...

GET AWAY: Five suggestions for Easter travel in Spain’s Valencia region

Travellers this Easter are advised that the regional Generalitat government has launched police checks at popular outing and picnic sites in inland and coastal areas to ensure that all anti-COVID measures are being observed.

The bunq Travel Card: an emerging must-have travel accessory in a post-COVID-19 World

AS we emerge from an undeniably rocky year in all aspects, focusing on good things in the future is an effective way to maintain...

‘Fury’ at Spain’s Alicante Airport as 40 Brits deported back to UK after flight from Manchester

DOZENS of Brits arriving at Alicante-Elche airport yesterday were refused entry to Spain and sent back to Manchester on the SAME PLANE. Border guards had...

EU vaccine passport ‘ready by July’ according to Spain’s Tourism Minister

SPAIN'S Tourism Minister has said that she is 'confident' that the new EU vaccine passport will be ready by July. Reyes Maroto says it will...

Give us back our freedom without the hefty price tag, says Terenia in Mallorca

IT’S a great feeling to be slowly coming out of lockdown and let’s hope we don’t go backwards! Finally, there seems to be a...

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels resign themselves to no British tourists arriving in Spain until mid-June

HOTELS in the Benidorm and Costa Blanca area say that internal Spanish travel restrictions have forced them to give up on their normally lucrative...

Ryanair gambles on vaccine success by rolling out big summer flight schedule for Spain

LOW-COST carrier Ryanair is to run 2,500 weekly flights to and from Spain as well as within the country over the summer. Ryanair marketing director,...

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