Tag: UK

The Brits are Still Coming – On Mass

Falling exchange rates and Brexit fears do not seem to be bothering UK tourists coming to the Costa Blanca, according to latest figures from the National Statistics Institute. On the back of a record 2016 for foreign tourism, the January returns show a massive 32 percent hike in the number of British visitors coming to

No Worries For Ryanair

Low-cost carrier Ryanair says that they don’t see any falls in UK visitor numbers flying into Alicante-Elche airport because of Brexit and the current falls in the exchange rate between the pound and the euro. The comments came after Valencian political leaders expressed concern about the possible uncertainty of what might happen in regard to

“Disappearing” Brits

Torrevieja’s population is continuing to plummet according to official padron figures which show that 15 thousand residents have “disappeared” over the last two years, of which a large proportion are said to be UK citizens. The municipal census figures put Torrevieja’s population at just over 93 thousand, with compared to 108 thousand in June 2014,

Tourist Boost

A best-ever figure of 47.2 million foreign tourists visited Spain this year up till the end of August this year, just over four percent more than the same eight months of 2014. There were nine point two million visitors last month, some one point six percent more than August last year. Last month’s figures showed Read More …

Ryanair Flight Diverted due to Sick Passenger

A Ryanair flight from Bournemouth to Alicante declared an emergency whilst flying over France on Monday, diverting to Limoges airport. Flight FR9083, the 17:30 flight from the UK, due to arrive in Alicante at 20:30, declared an emergency about an hour into the flight and landed safely. On the ground, it was revealed that a […]

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