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Travel/Tourism news & information for Spain

Pontevedra 'Beefeaters' become selfie fodder for tourists
Travel/Tourism Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Pontevedra 'Beefeaters' become selfie fodder for...

TOURISTS posed in Pontevedra with a bunch of Beefeaters believing they were the official guards of the provincial government, or headquarters – without realising they were a trio of businessmen in costume filming an...

Spain scores average of 4.16 out of 5 on TripAdvisor
Travel/Tourism Thu, Feb 13, 2020

Spain scores average of 4.16 out of 5 on TripAdvisor

SURVEYS on popular travel review site TripAdvisor have led to Spain's earning an average of 4.16 out of 5, or 83.2%, as a destination – although some regions score even higher. Overall, the Canary Islands earned 4...

Tourist spending is 'mostly in supermarkets', study finds
Travel/Tourism Thu, Feb 6, 2020

Tourist spending is 'mostly in supermarkets', study...

TOURIST spending in Spain continues to rise, but anyone hoping to capitalise on this needs to know what, in fact, is spent and where. According to the Trade and Territory Office of Valencia's Chamber of Commerce...

FITUR, Spain's biggest tourism trade fair, opens
Travel/Tourism Wed, Jan 22, 2020

FITUR, Spain's biggest tourism trade fair, opens

PROBABLY one of the world's biggest tourism trade fairs, FITUR celebrates its 40 anniversary this year and has now opened its doors for its 2020 edition, which will run until this coming Sunday, January 26. Around...

Balearics bans 'happy hours', pub-crawls and open bars in popular holiday hotspots
Travel/Tourism Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Balearics bans 'happy hours', pub-crawls and open...

BOOZY holidays in the Balearics could soon become a thing of the past now that the regional government has outlawed all tourism and commercial activities that encourage excess drinking. Cheap accommodation, flights and...

Vueling among world's top 10 safest budget airlines
Travel/Tourism Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Vueling among world's top 10 safest budget airlines

THE 10 safest budget airlines for 2020 have been named, and Catalunya-based Vueling is among them. Each year, gives the top 20 most-secure carriers worldwide, and this year has included a separate section for the best...

'Going traditional': New York Times' top three 'real-Spain' destinations
Travel/Tourism Sun, Jan 12, 2020

'Going traditional': New York Times' top three...

TAKING a trip to Spain, or exploring it further if you already live there, offers literally whatever you want to get out of a holiday, whatever your age, tastes or budget – although too often, it's only famed for...

Waiting to land over Santander: Ryanair's surreal sky circles
Travel/Tourism Fri, Dec 13, 2019

Waiting to land over Santander: Ryanair's surreal sky...

ALTHOUGH they might seem like the mini-cities that never sleep, airports do in fact often close for the night, especially those which are not huge inter-continental terminals – something that can cause logistical...

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