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Cruise ships expect to resume sailing into Spain’s Malaga port by end of March

CRUISE sector professionals are hopeful that the sector will resume activity towards the end of March. The last cruise...

Spain number one destination for prospective expats in Europe and third most popular in the world

WITH Brexit and the pandemic, this year has seen more people than ever consider a move abroad. Online searches...

National Geographic chooses Spanish city as ‘destination on the rise’ for 2021

A SPANISH city has been chosen by National Geographic as one of the best destinations for travel in 2021.

Typically chatty public transport users in Spain asked to shut up to help stop spread of coronavirus

PUBLIC transport users in Spain are being asked to keep quiet to help stop the spread of coronavirus.  It’s...

Costa Blanca golf resort repeats success in top awards to become best in Spain again

A COSTA BLANCA golf resort has hit the jackpot for the second year running to win two prestigious international awards.

Benidorm-based holiday accommodation groups slam high cost of PCR tests for foreigners coming to Spain’s Costa Blanca

COSTA BLANCA hoteliers and holiday accommodation owners say that a new rule for most international travellers arriving at airports and ports to...

Fine of up to €6,000 for travellers arriving to Spain without a negative PCR test

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article indicated that PCR tests would be needed to pass into Spain by land, the health...

Virtual shutdown of regional airport in Spain’s Murcia due to pandemic travel restrictions

MURCIA'S regional airport at Corvera faces two weeks without any flights due to cancellations caused by pandemic travel restrictions.

BREAKING: Travellers arriving in Spain from ‘at risk’ countries MUST show negative PCR COVID-19 test from November 23 –...

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article indicated that PCR tests would be needed to pass into Spain by land, the health...

Hotels in Benidorm and Spain’s Costa Blanca are set for a grim and empty Christmas

LOCKDOWNS across Europe have led to Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotel bookings drying up for Christmas and the New Year.

BREAKING: Jet2 suspends all flights and holidays between England and Spain’s Canary Islands until end of lockdown

BRITISH holiday giant Jet2 has announced it is suspending all flights and holiday packages from England to the Canary Islands. 

Spain’s Air Europa gets official government approval for bailout loan

STRUGGLING carrier Air Europa is get a life-saving boost of €465 million from the Spanish government. The loan, which...

COVID-19 tourist slump causes 47-year blowback for Costa Blanca’s Alicante-Elche airport in Spain

A EUROPEAN UNION survey suggests that flights to and from Alicante-Elche airport have now collapsed to levels last seen in 1973.

UK Ambassador praises Canary Islands on becoming first part of Spain to see travel quarantine scrapped

THE UK Ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott, has welcomed the news that the Canary Islands will be added to Britain's Travel Corridors...

BREAKING: Spain’s Canary Islands added to UK travel corridor list

THE Canary Islands have been added to the UK's safe travel list. It means tourists can return to...

Ryanair introduces four new services as it claims ‘big domestic demand’ in Spain

LOW COST carrier Ryanair is launching four new domestic routes in Spain this December while cutting back its pan-European services due to...

Economic woe as billions of Euros disappear from Benidorm and Costa Blanca tourist industry in Spain

TOURIST INCOME has collapsed by 70 per cent across the Costa Blanca and Valencian Community during the first nine months of 2020...

People living on Spain’s Costa Blanca can get up to 70 per cent off a local holiday

HOLIDAY discounts of up to 70 per cent for Valencian Community residents will be available from tomorrow(October 20). The...

Lack of UK players gets golf courses on Spain’s Costa Blanca calling for tourist branding to get EU grants

STRUGGLING Costa Blanca golf courses that depend on foreign players to stay in business are calling for the sport to be classified...

Hotel stays on Spain’s Costa Blanca collapsed by over 50 per cent in September

OVERNIGHT stays in Costa Blanca hotels fell by 50 per cent in September compared to a year earlier, according to figures from...

Spain’s Andalucia activates holiday voucher with discounts of up to 50%

THE Junta has launched an initiative which offers complementary vouchers for residents in Andalucia. The tourist voucher, which...

Denia defied dreadful August for struggling hotels on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AUGUST overnight stays in Costa Blanca hotels collapsed by almost two-thirds compared to 2019, as Denia defied a poor month for bookings.

Ryanair announces new cut to October schedules across Spain and Europe

RYANAIR is cut its October schedules by 20 per cent in addition to a similar reduction previously announced in mid-August.

Benidorm rolls out welcome to ‘digital nomads’ to stay on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM wants younger home workers to come to the city for a long-term break. It's the latest move from...

Benidorm wants UK government permission for a special flight to Spain’s Costa Blanca in plea to create safe ‘travel...

BENIDORM wants the UK government to green-light a charter flight to help promote the Costa Blanca resort as a safe area for...

Benidorm hotels on Spain’s Costa Blanca are struggling to fill up even a third of their rooms

A COSTA BLANCA hotel association leader has branded travel quarantines and restrictions as 'absurd'. Toni Mayor, president of the...

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Less than a month since Granada’s last earthquake residents say they are ‘still living in fear that big one...

SPAIN’S largest earthquake of the year was reported just a few weeks into 2021, in the Andalucian city of Granada on...