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TWO COVID-19 outbreaks have been reported in Benidorm which has been trying hard to promote itself as a ‘safe’ destination for UK tourists to visit. 24 hours after the Costa Blanca resort said that it wanted to create a safe travel bubble branded as ‘Benidorm Island’, regional health officials last night(September 17) reported the two […]
This fully refurbished apartment is situated only 300 meters from the sandy beach of Guadalmina Baja, an ideal location with walking distance to Guadalmina Golf Course, one of Marbella's best private schools San Jose School and several excellent restaurants like El Ancla Restaurant and Chiringuito Macaao. The home is based in a gated community offering 24-hours security, two swimming pools, well-kept gardens and [...]
BENIDORM wants the UK government to green-light a charter flight to help promote the Costa Blanca resort as a safe area for British tourists. The ‘Visit Benidorm’ foundation, supported by local and regional politicians, has made the request as part of their campaign to establish an air corridor between the UK and Alicante-Elche airport. The […]
A COSTA BLANCA hotel association leader has branded travel quarantines and restrictions as ‘absurd’. Toni Mayor, president of the Benidorm-based Hosbec group, made the comment as he predicted that barely a third of the rooms in the region’s hotels will be filled this week. '?We need immediate action to lift restrictive travel measures between our […]
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SPAIN has announced this morning that it will extend restrictions on all non essential travel from outside the European Union until September 30. Published in the Official State Gazzette (BOE), the temporary restrictions are a direct result of rising COVID-19 cases throughout the country. The restrictions will affect most countries outside the EU and Schengen […]
The modern world is characterised by globalisation. Watching an American film while eating a Thai curry perched on the edge of your Swedish sofa is a normal Saturday night.  We have free roaming for our phone data and currency cards without transaction fees to make travelling painless.  All these amenities to contemporary living make the […]
BENIDORM mayor, Toni Pérez, says that the resort wants to set up a ‘safe travel corridor’ for UK tourists. That follows a summer where many British visitors stayed away because of COVID-19 concerns and quarantine restrictions introduced in late July. Toni Pérez observed: '?Not a single coronavirus case has been recorded over the summer in […]
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IT'S not a town, nor a village? and it's definitely not a city. However, it boasts half a dozen championship golf courses, a top equestrian centre, a marina to rival anywhere else in Spain and a world-renowned Polo tournament.  Throw in miles of beautiful beach and a teeming nature reserve and you have the unique [?]
An unlikely friendship has been sparked after a Spanish family found a message in a bottle that travelled all the way from the United States. But the contents of the bottle are even more unexpected: The Alvarez family in Carballo were visiting Praia de Razo on the northwest coast of the country when they found [?]
A MOTHER has been charged with child abandonment after leaving her teenage son in a Pamplona bar, while she travelled 150 kilometres to Bilbao. The Policia Nacional described the 39-year-old woman as ‘foreign’ with an address in the Benidorm area, and that she was living illegally in Spain. She now faces deportation from the country. […]
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THE UK is expected to announce today that future quarantines on travellers returning to England will make exemptions for islands less affected by COVID-19 than the mainlands they belong to. According to Sky News, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is expected to reveal the measure later today. But the announcement appears to have come too late […]
FIGURES released this morning, September 6, suggest that Spain had around 40 million fewer international tourists during the first eight months of 2020, compared to the same period in 2019. The same data also showed an estimated shortfall in tourist income of nearly €50 BILLION. Travel restrictions from up to 45 countries during the Coronavirus […]
COSTA BLANCA hoteliers have blamed the UK travel quarantine for reduced August bookings and have called for a Europe-wide system of working out travel restrictions. Toni Mayor of the Costa Blanca and Benidorm hotel association, Hosbec, made the demand during a meeting in Benidorm between regional tourism groups and Spain’s secretary of state for tourism, […]
BEACH traders on the Costa Blanca have blamed UK travel quarantines for a bigger than expected loss of revenue over the summer. The Costa Blanca Beaches Business Association said normal revenues collapsed by 50 per cent as countries like Britain unexpectedly introduced 14-day self-isolation orders on visitors returning from Spain. They said that in late […]
WALKING along the Paseo del Muelle Uno on Malaga's popular port area it is not an uncommon sight to see some of the world's most exclusive superyachts moored up.  From tech billionaires to Arab oil moguls, the world's elite often use the Costa del Sol as a base for their European travels. As they sample […]
As well as noting the 'continuous uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,' they admitted that the quarantine imposed on travellers by the British government had played a part in their decision

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