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Travel/Tourism news and information for Spain

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...

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...

Travel/Tourism Sat, Jan 27, 2018

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

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,...

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...

Travel/Tourism Sat, Jan 20, 2018

Madrid's Plaza de España building to open as Riu hotel...

MADRID'S iconic Plaza de España building will finally open as a four-star hotel in summer 2019 under management of the international holiday resort chain Riu. Major renovation works – which the company desscribed...

Travel/Tourism Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Nerja and Cádiz among top emerging destinations for 2018

TWO Spanish towns have made it into the TripAdvisor global list of 'top emerging holiday destinations' for 2018, voted among a total of 44 from four continents. Nerja (Málaga province), a coastal town near the...

Travel/Tourism Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Ryanair's new hand-luggage policy effective from Monday

LOW-COST carrier Ryanair's new hand-luggage policy comes into effect on Monday (January 15) and anyone planning to travel on or after that date is urged to make sure they are prepared. Until now, all passengers were...

Travel/Tourism Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Ferry collides with cruise ship in Barcelona port

A FERRY and a cruise-liner crashed into each other in Barcelona port yesterday (Friday) afternoon, but nobody was hurt and no major damage reported. The ship , part of the company Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV) and travelling...

Travel/Tourism Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Ryanair makes 'urgent' landing due to 'drunk and...

A RYANAIR flight from Dublin had to make an urgent last-minute landing in Santander due to two passengers described as 'drunk and aggressive' who were said to be intimidating and disturbing other travellers....

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