Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Tourism trade demands ‘respect’ in Benidorm

Sunday morning saw somewhere in the region of 1,000 people turn out for the peaceful “Respect for all in the tourism sector” march in...

New Covid-19 measures begin in Murcia region today – and in...

A package of new measures to lower the Covid-19 contagion rate in Spain agreed to by all regional governmenets under the ministry of health...

Regions to curb smoking in latest Covid-19 measures

SPAIN continues to fight new flare-ups of Covid-19 with regions imposing local lockdowns and extra measures in an attempt to curb contagion. The latest new...

Free room for self-isolating tourists

FREE hotel accommodation will be provided for any tourists who have to self-isolate in the Valencia region due to Covid-19. Regional secretary for tourism Francesc...

Theme parks’ season to end early

Theme parks Aqualandia and Mundomar, that only reopened on July 3 following the coronavirus lockdown, have announced they will be closing their doors for...

Scaremongering reports anger residents

A scaremongering headline in a free English publication saying Spain was going back into lockdown on September 18 (which has been categorically denied by...

Caught in the new quarantine fiasco

The UK government's sudden announcement that a 14-day quarantine was to come into effect as of Saturday midnight, giving people only a matter of...

Puig asks for Costa Blanca to be excluded from UK quarantine...

Valencia regional president Ximo Puig has requested the UK continues to allow tourists to visit the region, and more specifically the Costa Blanca in...

UK imposes self-isolation on arrivals from Spain

The UK has again imposed self-isolation on all passengers returning from or arriving from Spain after the recent surge in cases. The rule, that comes...

Fake news video -Benidorm is NOT in lockdown

As if businessess in Benidorm weren´t struggling enough already, a YouTube video has been circulating over the last few days stating that Benidorm is...

Benidorm beach booking begins

THE LONG-awaited online beach booking system for Benidorm is up and running, although at the moment only applicable for Levante and not Poniente or...

It’s official: Spain-England airbridge begins on July 10

At 21.00 UK time on Friday, the government finally gave the list of countries that tourists from England can visit without being subject to...

King and Queen in Benidorm

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia strolled along Levante beach promenade and waved to tourists (always keeping social distance) during their official visit to...

High hopes for Spain-UK air bridges

Costa tourism hopes have been given a new boost after it has been revealed that Spain is likely to be included in the first...

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Deep snow in Alicante province

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Brexit passport rule changes

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