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Budget airline Ryanair assures the inconvenience caused by six days of strikes will be “relatively insignificant”

ON June 24, 25, 26, and 30, and on July 1 and 2, the cabin staff will go on strike. Ryanair abandoned negotiations with Spanish unions over their demand for better working conditions. Previously, unions have threatened to strike if their demands were not met. In addition to Spain, strikes are planned in Portugal from June 24 to June 26 and in Italy on June 25 for one day. We don't anticipate a...

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Tourists from the UK voted Spain the best value vacation destination

DESPITE being far from the cheapest, UK travellers have picked Spain as the best-value abroad destination. In a poll of more than 2,000 individuals conducted by Post Office Travel Money, it received 92 % of the vote. Separate research found that Spanish resorts were also significantly more expensive than the cheapest options. The Canary Islands came in second with a score of 91 percent, and Greece...

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Spain vacation ‘horror’ as travellers arrive at Malaga Airport to discover bags strewn around the floor

THERE were maybe 60 or 70 suitcases scattered on the floor. People had to go through the bags on their own. A man travelling to Spain for a friend's birthday described his journey as a "horror" after arriving at the airport to a weird scenario. He added that when passengers arrived to exit, they found their baggage strewn on the floor rather than on the conveyor belt. Phil Burke, who had flown in...

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Qatar will increase its investment in Spain by $4.9 billion

QATAR has agreed to contribute 4.7 billion euros ($4.9 billion) in Spain as part of the European Union's pandemic recovery funding. BARCELONA - Qatar promised to invest 4.7 billion euros ($4.9 billion) in Spain, as the European country begins an economic reform with its share of European Union pandemic recovery cash. The investments' specifics have not been disclosed, but the Spanish government has...

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Spain will contribute nearly €300 million in Covid vaccinations to countries throughout the world

ON Thursday, May 12, Pedro Sanchez, President of the Government of Spain, stated that Spain would contribute more than €300 million to Covid vaccinations and other Covid-related initiatives in conjunction with WHO. Following the 2022 Covid-19 Summit, which saw governments from all over the world promise cash to combat the virus and other possible health risks with vaccines and other remedies, Spain's...

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Spain vacations: Holidaymakers are being cautioned of a ‘forbidden’ behaviour that carries a huge fine

THE Department of Foreign Affairs has issued travel advice to people in advance of the busy summer vacation season. Many citizens will travel overseas for the first time in almost two years this summer. Spain, Greece, and Turkey are among the most popular tourist destinations, each with its own set of rules and restrictions that differ from their own. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has...

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Spain requests automatic access to the DVLA database in dealings for a driving license extension

BRITAIN and Spain are seeking to finalise an agreement that will allow Brits who remain in Spain for more than six months to extend their driving licence without swapping it for a Spanish one. However, it is thought that as part of any deal, Spain wants the UK to exchange information that will allow the nation to more effectively prosecute people who speed and commit other traffic violations once they...

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SPAIN is a popular holiday destination for Britons, but which locations are the best for sun worshippers?

Using data from World Weather Online, the holiday search engine Holidu identified the cities in Spain with the greatest sun hours each month. Alicante Alicante is a popular British vacation location, with an average of 349 hours of sunshine every month. Located on the Costa Blanca coast, Alicante has extensive beaches, restaurants and bars, and a busy nightlife scene. On the other hand,...

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Tourist expenditure in Spain by Britons, Germans, and the French exceeds pre-pandemic levels

IN March, the majority of visitors to Spain were British, followed by Germans and French. In March alone, before the Easter vacation and long before the summer season begins, 4 million visitors visited Spain. This figure is just 29% fewer than the same period in 2019 before the epidemic started. Despite the reduced numbers, they spent more than they did two years ago: each international visitor spent...

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Spain lowers its growth prediction for 2022 due to the conflict in Ukraine

SPAIN cut its economic growth prediction for 2022 on Friday, owing mostly to the effects of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which has fueled inflation and harmed consumer demand. According to the economics ministry, the eurozone's fourth-largest economy's GDP is now likely to grow by 4.3 percent rather than the 7.0 percent earlier forecast. "The attack against Ukraine has significant economic and...

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