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Travel/Tourism news & information for Spain

'Symphony of the Seas', world's largest cruise ship, docks in Málaga
Travel/Tourism Tue, Mar 27, 2018

'Symphony of the Seas', world's largest cruise...

THE world's biggest-ever cruise-liner docked in Málaga at 06.00 this morning and will set off for Barcelona tonight at 22.00 with a loud and colourful send-off of fireworks and music. Having left the French port of...

Air China launches non-stop Barcelona-Peking flight
Travel/Tourism Mon, Mar 26, 2018

Air China launches non-stop Barcelona-Peking flight

THE first-ever direct flight from Barcelona to China was unveiled today (Sunday) at El Prat airport and will replace the existing route which stops for refuelling in Vienna, Austria. Air China will increase its...

Brit couple fined over Benidorm fake sickness claim
Travel/Tourism Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Brit couple fined over Benidorm fake sickness claim

TWO British tourists who filed a fake sickness claim after a holiday in Benidorm have been ordered to pay €17,200 in compensation to the travel operator, TUI. Jamie Melling and his girlfriend Chelsea Devine, from...

Airport bottled water prices capped
Travel/Tourism Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Airport bottled water prices capped

SPAIN'S airports will cap bottled water prices at €1.60 and install drinking fountains in response to complaints from passengers to the public ombudsman. Travellers say they cannot take water on the plane, because...

'Racist' passenger, 70, removed from aircraft by police
Travel/Tourism Sat, Mar 17, 2018

'Racist' passenger, 70, removed from aircraft by...

A PENSIONER has been removed from an aircraft for 'persistent racist comments' directed at a flight attendant, according to the Guardia Civil. The Binter flight from Palma de Mallorca to Tenerife North had not...

Spain to slash airport tax next year
Travel/Tourism Tue, Mar 6, 2018

Spain to slash airport tax next year

AIRPORT taxes for next year will go down by 12% - three times as much as initially planned – in a bid to encourage growth in the air travel industry. According to minister for public works Íñigo de la Serna, taxes...

Murcia's new airport in Corvera to open in December
Travel/Tourism Fri, Mar 2, 2018

Murcia's new airport in Corvera to open in December

MURCIA'S new airport will be ready for commercial flights to operate from this December, although its actual launch date will depend upon when the various airlines running from it are ready to start. Chairman of...

British holidaymakers arrested for homophobic taunts
Travel/Tourism Wed, Feb 21, 2018

British holidaymakers arrested for homophobic taunts

THREE British tourists have been arrested in Gran Canaria for constantly insulting a gay couple on their flight from East Midlands airport. The accused holidaymakers, aged between 25 and 28, made homophobic comments...

First Boeing 787-9 lands in Madrid airport
Travel/Tourism Sat, Feb 17, 2018

First Boeing 787-9 lands in Madrid airport

THE first-ever Boeing 787-9 has landed in Madrid's Adolfo Suárez-Barajas airport, owned by Air Europa and flown over from the factory in South Carolina, USA. It is the first of 16 Boeing 787-9s due to be added to...

Alhambra Palace 'queue-free' thanks to print-your-own-ticket system
Travel/Tourism Sat, Jan 27, 2018

Alhambra Palace 'queue-free' thanks to print-your...

ONE of Spain's most popular and world-famous attractions is practically queue-free thanks to a new system where visitors print their tickets at home. Granada's spectacular Alhambra Palace has, historically,...

Airport passenger register could be in place by summer
Travel/Tourism Thu, Jan 25, 2018

Airport passenger register could be in place by summer

A PASSENGER Name Register (PNR) is expected to be in place in Spanish airports before the summer, if the interior ministry meets its self-imposed deadline. The register will allow data from the 250 million or so...

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