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DESTINATION VALENCIA: Spanish region welcomes surge in UK travellers following easing of restrictions

UP to 32 flights from the UK are due to land in the Valencia region today (Monday) on the first day since the easing...

The ultimate bar crawl and guide to tapas in Granada

WHEN in Rome they say you should do as the Roman's do. And in Granada, I was equally happy to follow suit. Here the...

Why these pueblos in Spain should be on your travel bucket list this summer

EVERY cloud has a silver lining and for some villages you may never have heard of in Spain, the COVID-19 crisis has been an...

WELCOME TO CASTELLON: Why you should visit the northern province of Spain’s Valencia region this summer

CASTELLON is considered by many to be the hidden jewel in the Valencia region. While Alicante and Valencia are widely hailed as top tourist destinations...

Brits travelling to EU could face extra hurdle with vaccine passport scheme if they’ve had India-made AstraZeneca vaccine

THE Indian-produced AstraZeneca vaccine is currently not accepted by the EU, which means 5 million Brits could find themselves excluded from the Covid-passport scheme...

British tourists needed to boost Costa del Sol tourism occupancy to 65%

THE president of the Association of Hoteliers of the Costa del Sol (AEHCO), Jose Luque, has said that the return of British tourists is...

SHIP AHOY! First cruise liner in over a year docks in Spain’s Valencia

THE first cruise ship full of tourists in over a year docked at Valencia port yesterday (Sunday June 27). More than 800 passengers, mainly German,...

‘No more trips!’ Students asked to cancel summer holidays to Mallorca after nearly 400 kids test positive for COVID-19...

Spain's government has urged students to cancel celebratory trips to Mallorca after nearly 400 pupils returned from the party island and tested positive for...

Travelling to the Balearic Islands? Here are Spain’s Covid-19 rules you need to know about

FOURTEEN countries and territories, including the Balearic Islands, have been added to the UK’s green travel list, which will come into effect at 4am...

Castellon calling! Tourism chiefs want tourists from Sevilla to fly in and save the summer

A DELEGATION for Castellon airport is currently in Sevilla promoting the province as a top tourist destination this August. Air Nostrum is set to launch...

COVID-19 in Spain: Boris Johnson warns that 2021 will be a ‘difficult’ year for travel

THE BRITISH Prime Minister has warned of 'a difficult year for travel' as he played down suggestions that the success of the vaccine roll-out...

EasyJet to launch five new routes to Malaga this summer

EASYJET has announced plans to extend its connections from Malaga airport to five other European destinations this summer.The flights will link the Costa del...

EXPLAINED: How to get discounts on your holidays in Andalucia this summer using Bonotur tourist voucher scheme

THE tourist voucher ‘Bonotur’ promoted by the Junta, has been reactivated in time for the summer holidays. Following the success of the previous holiday voucher...

Explainer: Which countries can you travel to from Spain this summer?

Holidays haven't been on the cards for many of this year, thanks to travel restrictions and the threat of coronavirus. However, as COVID-19 vaccines...

Five incredible castles in Spain’s Malaga every history-lover should visit

The Alcazaba of Antequera once guarded one of the most important frontier castles in the Kingdom of Granada

Spain’s Tourism chief makes new green list appeal insisting UK has a problem with its own rising COVID rates

SPAIN'S Secretary of State for Tourism has made a fresh plea for the UK to put Spain on the 'Green' travel list at the...

World’s tallest ship to dock at Malaga Port

AT 6am on Tuesday June 15, the world’s tallest ship, Golden Horizon, will make a short stop in Malaga Port, en route from the...

Online searches for holidays in Spain surge during the month of May

SEARCH trends data shows Google searches for holidays to Spain have increased by 50% since mid-May. The opening up to tourism, both nationally and internationally...

Wizz Air UK adds extra flights to Gibraltar for July

WIZZ Air UK will be increasing its service from London Luton to Gibraltar, for July, adding an additional flight on Wednesdays. The airline already flies...

‘Tourism reboot’: Huge surge in flight bookings to Spain’s Costa del Sol for summer holidays

AN optimistic 3.5 million passengers have booked a flight to Malaga between June and September. This is an increase of over 100% compared to...

HERE WE GO: Regular flights between London and Spain’s Castellon resume after eight months

REGULAR flights have finally returned to Castellon airport eight months later. In what is being announced as a second ‘COVID summer’, the only international connection...

European Commission ‘ticks off’ Spain for allowing in non-EU visitors from countries like the UK without a negative COVID-19...

SPAIN has been told off today(June 4) by the European Commission for allowing non-EU visitors into the country without a negative COVID test. But the...

ON THE GREEN LIST: Who is flying to Gibraltar and why?

Earlier in May, Gibraltar became one of the first countries to go onto the UK’s green list, giving Brits a holiday location they can...

Where do Spain and the UK rank in top places to holiday for LGBTQ+ travellers?

HOLIDAY destinations around the world vary immensely regarding attitudes to LGBTQ+ issues. Over the last few years, there have been major changes in laws and...

How a Toledo synagogue became a symbol of anti-Semitism in Spain

To mark Castilla-La Mancha Day, the Olive Press visits a curious monument symbolic of an age-old conflict in Spain.

‘Come on Boris – Benidorm is safe!’ Mayor launches direct plea to PM begging for Spain to make the...

THE Benidorm Mayor has called for the region to be given a travel corridor with the UK. In a direct plea to the UK's Prime...

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