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Travel/Tourism news & information for Spain

Why Spain is one of the top countries to retire to
Travel/Tourism Sat, Feb 9, 2019

Why Spain is one of the top countries to retire to

IF YOU’RE planning to head abroad when you collect your pension and unsure where to set up home, we’d recommend you come to Spain – naturally. But you don’t need to listen to us; magazine’s 2019 ‘Best Places...

Eight Spanish beaches voted among Europe's best
Travel/Tourism Sun, Jan 27, 2019

Eight Spanish beaches voted among Europe's best

NOW may not be the best moment to think about heading for a day's kicking back on the beach and catching a tan; the temperature in Spain at present is more in keeping with fleecy pyjamas than factor 30. (Maybe are a...

FITUR international tourism trade fair in full swing
Travel/Tourism Thu, Jan 24, 2019

FITUR international tourism trade fair in full swing

ONE of Europe's largest tourism industry trade fairs, FITUR, opened its doors on Monday in Madrid, was officially opened by the King and Queen yesterday (Wednesday) and will be opened a third time – to the general...

Madrid flights narrowly miss Heathrow drone shutdown
Travel/Tourism Tue, Jan 8, 2019

Madrid flights narrowly miss Heathrow drone shutdown

FLIGHTS have just resumed at London's Heathrow airport after a sudden shutdown at 18.00 local time (19.00 mainland Spain time) due to a drone sighting near the runways. Mirroring the incident at London Gatwick...

Ryanair cabin crew call off Tuesday's strike
Travel/Tourism Mon, Jan 7, 2019

Ryanair cabin crew call off Tuesday's strike

RYANAIR cabin crew have called off their strike for tomorrow (Tuesday), but unless anything changes, will continue with plans to down tools on Thursday, January 10 and Sunday, January 13. A last-minute meeting held...

Ryanair cabin crew announce three strikes in January
Travel/Tourism Sun, Dec 30, 2018

Ryanair cabin crew announce three strikes in January

ANOTHER cabin crew strike has been announced after Irish-based budget airline Ryanair and staff unions in Spain failed to reach an agreement. According to SITCPLA and USO, representatives of Spanish-based employees of...

There's more to Spain than sun, sea, sangría and flamenco – but those are great, too
Travel/Tourism Mon, Nov 19, 2018

There's more to Spain than sun, sea, sangría and...

YOU can't please everybody – as an advert for a research prize ceremony in Valencia has proven. In trying to show the public that Spain should be famous for its scientific discoveries, the Rei Jaume I Awards...

Ryanair announces 'stay of grace' for new hand luggage rules
Travel/Tourism Sun, Nov 4, 2018

Ryanair announces 'stay of grace' for new hand...

LOW-COST carrier Ryanair will allow a 'stay of grace' for its new hand luggage rules, which came into effect on Thursday (November 1), with some flexibility provided until passengers 'get used to' the...

Tourism on the up again
Travel/Tourism Fri, Nov 2, 2018

Tourism on the up again

8.9 million foreign tourists came to Spain in September, 0.5% more than in the same month last year, reversing the slight downward trend seen in July and August. Slightly fewer tourists came from the traditionally...

Ryanair's new baggage policy comes into effect
Travel/Tourism Thu, Nov 1, 2018

Ryanair's new baggage policy comes into effect

Ryanair and Hungary's low cost airline Wizz Air will both be applying a new hand baggage policy as of Thursday November 1st in an attempt to reduce delays. Ryanair will be making customers pay to take a wheelie bag...

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