Posts Tagged ‘ spain ’

A silver lining

Oct 7th, 2019 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

Keep your eyes out for bargains. I am sure there will be some launched over the next month or so.



Thomas Cook collapse affects destinations

Sep 24th, 2019 | By

The collapse of Thomas Cook has hit some destinations and only now in the cold light of day are they realising the implications.



A last-minute break?

Aug 16th, 2019 | By
Djerba- Houmt Souk

Today there is yet another weather warning so I suspect that even more of us will try and book a holiday away.



Getting value-for-money in Spain

Jul 9th, 2019 | By
Lanzarote

The specialist booking company, Spain-Holiday.com has just produced its annual Summer Spending Report 2019 which gives guidance to those visiting Spain an idea of what they will be facing in expenses.



At the summer solstice

Jun 21st, 2019 | By

We might be happy about the good weather being forecast but travel agents and tour operators aren’t.



‘You have Spain in common’

Jun 12th, 2019 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

Spain is trying to encourage Britons to continue to travel to the country in the run up to Brexit and thereafter.



Catalonialand

Jun 1st, 2019 | By
Barcelona

Catalonialand is a promotion developed by the Catalan Tourist Bard and is an immersive virtual reality experience which, it claims, will bring to life a series of six new cultural routes.



What’s hot: June 2019

Jun 1st, 2019 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world right now



Holidays outside the eurozone

Apr 30th, 2019 | By

It is non-EU countries like Turkey and Tunisia which are proving popular, along with all-inclusive deals as customers “lock-in” costs



Cometh holiday time, cometh a strike

Apr 17th, 2019 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

This time it is Spanish airport and rail staff staff that are striking.



Spain and the UK

Mar 3rd, 2019 | By

Britons made about a fifth of all international visitors to the country in January with the second largest group, Germans, providing just under 12% of all visitors.



No Brexit effect

Nov 16th, 2018 | By

Last week at the World Travel Market, (WTM) members of the travel industry discussed the impact of Brexit upon the trade.



Holidaying abroad but spending less

Oct 10th, 2018 | By

The report tells us that Spain and Portugal remained popular which will surprise absolutely no-one. But holidays in Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria became much more popular.



Saturday snippets: 25th of August 2018

Aug 25th, 2018 | By
Costa Rica

There are a spate of cruise stories this week as most of us settle down to enjoy the last bank holiday until Christmas.



Where we are holidaying this summer

Jul 16th, 2018 | By

It will surprise no one that Spain and its islands are once again the most popular destination for summer holidays this year. After all, it’s been the same for decades.



Where the experts holiday: Susannah Cery, Founder of Our Tribe Travels

Jun 29th, 2018 | By

Susannah Cery, founder of Our Tribe Travels – an online community for families who love independent travel – shares her travel highs and lows with JAT readers



Saturday snippets: 26th May 2018

May 26th, 2018 | By

catching Adrian’s eye this week: a new country comes into being – Eswatini – (it used to be Swaziland) the Design Museum in London is named European Museum of the Year and Charlotte Knowlson provides a putdown to two jokey male passengers on her easyJet flight.



Where the experts holiday: Omar Beretta, travel writer

May 23rd, 2018 | By

Travel writer, Omar Beretta, shares his experiences on the road with JAT readers



The world according to TUI

May 10th, 2018 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

The tour operator, TUI released is results and outlook yesterday with bookings across the group up by 5.5%.



Turkey is the people’s choice

Apr 24th, 2018 | By

The announcement in Thomas Cook’s Holiday Report 2018 that Tukey is outselling the Canary Islands will surprise many holidaymakers.



Saturday snippets: 21st April 2018

Apr 21st, 2018 | By

Its National Tea Day so Adrian settles down with a few tea varieties, (including Russian Caravan) cakes, scones and sandwiches to enjoy himself!



Saturday snippets: 7th April 2018

Apr 7th, 2018 | By

As well as wondering why fewer of us are going to the Spanish region of Andalucia, Adrian considers restrictions in the Galapagos and Edinburgh and whether his mobile phone is covered by his travel insurance policy.



A visit to Salvador Dali, the Spanish master of surrealism

Mar 22nd, 2018 | By

Whatever the future of Catalonia, three places – Cadaquès, Figueras and Putbol – will forever stay as Salvador Dali country.



Saturday snippets: 17th March 2018

Mar 17th, 2018 | By

Today is, of course, St Patrick’s Day. And as the world knows by now, the Irish go out of their way to persuade other destinations to colour themselves green. Once again, Niagara Falls will be illuminated by green light from 9pm until 1am on both the Canadian and American side of the falls. Amongst the other buildings illuminated will be the Sydney Opera House, Empire State Building, the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, the London Eye, the Colosseum in Rome and the
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Saturday snippets: 17th February 2018

Feb 17th, 2018 | By

AS Cinese New Year gets away Adrian highlights a few places to see the festivities in the UK and Ireland



The wines of La Gomera

Feb 1st, 2018 | By

Spain has a long tradition of winemaking but many people think that the best wines are limited to the Spanish mainland. This isn’t necessarily the case. Take the small island of La Gomera in the Canary Isles.



Spain overtakes USA

Jan 18th, 2018 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, (WTO) Spain is expected to replace the USA as the world’s second-biggest tourism destination.



Londoners not holidaying in Spain

Jan 2nd, 2018 | By

From research conducted by ATOL (which I mentioned last Saturday,) it appears that Londoners are less likely that people from other parts of the UK to holiday in Spain.