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Castellón airport will be connected by Ryanair to Brussels South Charleroi from March 27

The connection with Belgium will have two weekly flights on Thursday and Sunday Castellón airport will be linked to Brussels South Charleroi from 27 March with a new line operated by Ryanair, which will have two weekly frequencies, Thursday and Sunday. This route was not announced by Michael O’Leary during …

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Three farms find ways to party

When we think of agricultural diversification here in Canada, we usually imagine new crops or livestock, maybe value-added, or maybe entry-level agritourism. How often, though, would you think of aiming for the high end of a luxury market? Below, meet three farms that have successfully diversified their revenue streams by …

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Southern Europe grapples with changing tourism

CORFU, Greece — It took just one electricity bill to crush Dimitris Diavatis’s hopes that his Greek resort could return to pre-pandemic health this year, even with bookings pouring in. The amount was more than double what he had paid this time last year when the hotel wasn’t even open. …

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News in brief for the Costa de Almeria region

NEW USE: The water deposits of Macael will be transformed into a museum Photo credit: Mairie de Macael New role MACAEL continues to introduce projects to turn the city into an inland tourist destination, the latest of which is to convert a series of old water fields into a museum …

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How much does a Covid test cost worldwide? | Coronavirus

In Australia, a federal system set up at the end of January allows retirees and concession card holders to have free access to up to 10 rapid antigenic tests over three months through their pharmacist. But the program got off to a rocky start, with supply issues hampering attempts to …

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Holidays to Spain and Portugal: Bargains for Irish tourists as new travel rules come into effect

The major easing of Covid restrictions coupled with the miserable winter weather here in Ireland means there is only one thing on your mind: holidays in the sun! From February 1, 2022, anyone can travel anywhere in the EU with proof of vaccination, recovery from Covid-19 or a negative test. …

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10 countries where you can retire in 2022 – and how much it costs to live there

International Living has published its annual report Global Retirement Index, detailing the best countries to retire to in 2022. The ranking examines countries according to 10 different categories, including: Lodging; Benefits and discounts; Visas and Residence; Cost of life; Integration/Entertainment; Health care; Development; Weather; Opportunity; Governance. 1. Panama was ranked …

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Kenya denies withdrawing women’s team from AWCON, alleges fraud

LONDON: Las Vegas hotel operator Wynn Resorts has announced plans to open a multi-billion dollar resort in Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, in 2026. The sprawling resort will have 1,000 rooms, at least 10 restaurants and a convention center on the artificial island of Al-Marjan, according to a joint announcement …

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We have a solid plan to stay on course at its peak for two weeks, says Al Hamra boss

Dubai: Paul Booth, the general manager of Al Hamra Golf Club in Ras Al Khaimah, has a lot to do. The magnificent course on the coast of the United Arab Emirates will host two consecutive events on the DP World Tour, the first from February 3-6 and then from February …

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Spain set for mid-term holiday boom with 1,300 flights planned from UK

More than 1,300 flights are planned from the UK to Spain during the February midterm after a surge in demand for winter holidays in the sun. The country and its islands are expected to see 1,338 flights from the UK this semester, making it the most popular destination for holidaymakers, …

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Spanish Covid restrictions tightened in Tenerife, Mallorca and Ibiza

Britons heading to tourist destinations, including the Balearic and Canary Islands, are warned to know the latest rules. Spain has been forced to impose tough restrictions as coronavirus cases rise. Rule changes imposed by the popular tourist destination mean curfews will now be imposed in some settings, HertsLive reports. READ …

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Peru presents itself at FITUR 2022 as a biosecure destination, committed to outdoor experiences | Business

MADRID–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 20, 2022– Peru is present at the 42nd edition of FITUR 2022 to position itself as a safe and ready destination for international travelers, motivating them to rediscover the South American country, reported the Comisión de Promoción del Perú para la Exportación y el Turismo [Peruvian Export and …

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Spain’s tourism sector hopes to turn the page on a dark 2021 – Expat Guide to Spain

Tourism activity remained subdued in Spain last year, well below pre-pandemic levels, industry experts said on Thursday, predicting a stronger recovery this year once the Omicron wave passes. In total, tourism generated 88.5 billion euros in Spain in 2021, an increase of 36 billion euros compared to the 2020 figure, …

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Heathrow and Gatwick: Latest Covid entry rules for Italy, France, Spain, Germany and Turkey

It’s no secret that Covid has posed travel challenges for many over the past two years. The Omicron variant is the most recent cause of travel restrictions and some countries have even banned visitors from the UK. There are still places to escape to soak up the winter sun, but …

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British expatriate: tips and advice in Hong Kong for foreign residents – beautiful but expensive | Travel News | To travel

It is estimated that around 350,000 UK citizens live in Hong Kong. Many British expats work in financial services. Hong Kong has a population of around 7.5 million and the locals speak Cantonese, English, and Mandarin. As part of the HSBC Expat Explorer survey, expats shared their views on life …

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GMC’s super-specialized block will be dedicated to the battle of Covid | Goa News

Panaji: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Sunday that GMC’s super-specialized hospital would be fully dedicated to Covid patients. Speaking on the state’s preparedness as cases rise sharply, he said: “All hospitals are ready and we have separate facilities for isolation, mild cases etc.” The State Covid Task Force, chaired …

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Which countries can I travel to if I am not vaccinated?

Many countries around the world have introduced regulations that allow entry only to fully vaccinated travelers. According to government data, around 82% of people over 12 have now received two doses of a vaccine in the UK. However, some Britons chose not to accept the vaccine, while many young people …

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Cayman Islands, Spain, Portugal and Buenos Aires welcome remote digital nomadic workers to relocate

Spain plans to attract foreign workers with tax incentives. getty Lately, the account has been about the upsurge in Omicron cases, the closings of businesses, schools, and the cancellation of air flights and live events. As Doom scrolls through social media, you miss something. In the midst of the chaos …

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Miss Lebanon Emigrants celebrates her country “Pine Garden” wins “World’s Best Tourist Villages” award by UNWTO

The General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, UNWTO in Madrid, Spain, announced the selection of the Lebanese village of Bkassine as one of the best tourist villages in the world, out of more than 170 villages in 75 countries. This victory goes to a Lebanese city decorated …

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British expatriates: cheapest cities in the world for expatriates are Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh | Travel News | To travel

The InterNations Expat Insider survey asked expats in 57 major cities around the world to rate their homes based on several important factors. Expats were asked what they think of their daily expenses and the price of housing. The second cheapest city in the world for British expats was Ho …

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Travel news in the event of a pandemic: France on the list of “very high” travel risks

Editor’s Note – CNN is launching Unlocking the World, a weekly newsletter to guide you through the latest travel developments and more. Register here. (CNN) – Are you all excited for a third year of the pandemic? We neither. But as restrictions tighten around the world, CNN Travel has found …

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Delays in passport control at Spanish airports “deplorable”

The Mesa del Turismo of the main organizations of the Spanish travel and tourism industry accuses the Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, for airport congestion due to lack of police officers at passport controls and for the bad tourist image that this conveys. The major airports have been overwhelmed …

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BLESS Hotel Madrid reopens its doors with new interiors and new experiences for guests –

BLESS Hotel Madrid renews its luxury offer and launches exclusive experiences in time for the holiday season. The reopening of the 5-star hotel is an important step in the recovery of the Golden Mile and the Art Triangle of Madrid as a point of reference for fashion, art, gastronomy and …

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Soufli in Greece selected as “Best tourist village” by the UNWTO

The village of Soufli in northern Greece was selected as one of the “Best tourist villages” by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Thursday. The “Best Tourist Villages” initiative was launched by the UNWTO to advance the role of tourism in safeguarding rural villages, as well as their landscapes, their …

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France pledges $ 2.2 billion to strengthen appeal to tourists

(Bloomberg) – France is pledging € 1.91 billion ($ 2.2 billion) to help boost the country’s attractiveness as a tourist destination in a plan presented by Prime Minister Jean Castex on Saturday. Renovating hotels, cafes, restaurants and other facilities to make them more environmentally friendly, for example by boosting bicycle …

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Antalya continues to lead Mediterranean tourism

The resort town of Antalya in southern Turkey continues to be the Mediterranean’s most popular tourist destination, welcoming the most tourists to the region. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Antalya welcomed 8.6 million visitors in 10 months with its capacity of 680,000 beds. The province has attracted tourists from more than …

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Experts reflect on rural revitalization at forum

A boost to rural revitalization was given at the on-going 4th China International Import Expo. The 2021 International Cooperation Forum in the Culture and Tourism Industries, on the theme “The Global Practice of the Culture Industry for Rural Revitalization”, was held on Saturday. Domestic and foreign experts reflected on successful …

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British expatriate allegedly scammed by company in Murcia, Spain as police investigate | Travel News | To travel

The company was supposed to provide home care to elderly British expatriates living in Mazarrón in Murcia, according to Spanish police. An investigation was opened after a 90-year-old woman was allegedly scammed by her caregiver. Police discovered the elderly expatriate was living alone and had no immediate family when she …

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Valencia named European capital of smart tourism 2022

The city of Valencia in Spain has been named the European Smart Tourism Capital for 2022. The city was chosen by a jury of the European Commission, while the decision was taken after considering Valencia’s achievements in sustainability, accessibility, digitization, cultural heritage and creativity, reports SchengenVisaInfo .com. Other applications from …

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Government appoints tourism officers in 20 missions

The government has appointed tourism officers on missions in 20 countries whose citizens constitute a part of tourist visitors to India. These countries include the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, France, and Singapore. The tourism agents of these embassies and high commissions will be the interlocutor of the Ministry …

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Tequila, Jalisco, is certified as the # 1 smart tourist destination in Mexico and Latin America

Tequila , Jalisco, has received certification from the State Merchant Company for the Management of Innovation and Tourism Technologies (SEGITTUR), from the Ministry of Tourism of Spain, as the first smart tourist destination (DTI) in Mexico and in Latin America. Cortesía Sectur via México Desconocido Andador Tequila, Jalisco. Image: Courtesy …

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Fewer tourists flock to Spain

MADRID – The arrival of foreign tourists to Spain increased in July compared to a year earlier although the figures remain far from the levels reached the same month in 2019, before the pandemic. During the month, 4.4 million foreign tourists visited Spain, an increase of 78.3% over the previous …

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Alicante tourism aid

: STRATEGY FOR THE FUTURE: Herick Campos and Jose Chulvi discuss Javea’s sustainable tourist destination plan Photo credit: GVA.es The tourist industry in the province of ALICANTE has received nearly 9 million euros in direct aid from the Generalitat to mitigate the effects of Covid-19. This is more than what …

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Intempo, the tallest residential building in Europe, is finally completed on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Almost 15 years after construction began, Intempo, an eccentric, M-shaped residential skyscraper rising more than 650 feet above the coastal town of Benidorm, Spain, is finally complete. Initially derailed by the economic crisis of 2008, Intempo’s journey towards full realization has been resolutely out of tempo one, its momentum disrupted …

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Take a photo tour of the Canary Islands, a region shaped by volcanoes

Take a photo tour of the Canary Islands, a region shaped by volcanoes Embedded content: https://players.brightcove.net/1942203455001/B1CSR9sVf_default/index.html?videoId=6259331534001 The Spanish Canary Islands are a popular tourist destination, thanks to a pleasant climate and distinct characteristics. Much of this may be due to volcanic eruptions that occurred over millions of years and still …

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France relaxes summer travel rules

Paris: France on Friday unveiled a color-coded map featuring streamlined entry protocols for the summer travel season, with restrictions lifted for EU residents while visitors from Britain and the United States will need a negative Covid test even if they are vaccinated. From June 9, EU residents will no longer …

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