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EasyJet opens new base in Alicante

Budget airline easyJet celebrated the opening of its new base at Alicante-Elche airport on Wednesday, which was attended by regional president Carlos Mazón.

The low-fare company noted that it is a ‘seasonal base’ which will be operational from March to October.

The airline has allocated three A320 aircraft to Alicante-Elche, ‘generating around 100 direct jobs for pilots and crew’, according to easyJet

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The most festive weekend in Benidorm: Fallas, patron saint’s day and Sant Patrick

These days, the tourist capital Benidorm celebrates up to three types of festivals in its streets, the Fallas, the day of the patron saint of the Virgin of Suffrage and the Irish festival of Saint Patrick that brings together thousands of Britons in the English area.

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More tourists than ever in Benidorm

The British now account for 50% of the tourists who come to the city and are above the total number of nationals | The hospitality industry highlights the greater purchasing power of a portion of UK travelers who spend an average of 25 euros per person.

The month of October is one of those preferred by the British to travel to destinations like Benidorm. This is corroborated by García who indicated that “there is a lot of family tourism and a lot of movement of travelers with tour operator packages” but also “senior tourists who come to enjoy the entire city, not just one area.” Furthermore, this month is the one in which British children have holidays at school, which also favors movement although, according to the English businesswoman, Karen Maling Cowles, the high prices make many decide not to travel and do so before those dates. .

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The weather and environment of Benidorm, the main sources of attraction for tourists

Visitors highlight that beaches or a city with a varied offer are among the points in favor of spending the holidays over other destinations | The city hangs the full sign for the second time in just a week

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Oktoberfest 2023 in La Nucia from October 5 to 15

The town of La Nucia in the province of Alicante will host a new edition of the Oktoberfest starting on October 5. A party that the municipality celebrates in a 2,200 square meter tent located in the parking lot of the Olympic Stadium of the Ciutat Esportiva Camilo Cano and where more than 300 barrels of beer will be available.

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The favorite ice cream of the English in Benidorm: the After Eight

Classic flavors such as vanilla, chocolate or strawberry are popular among national tourists and milk frosting is the “queen” of summer | An ice cream parlor sells an average of 3,500 scoops of ice cream per day.

The After Eight, that is to say, the mint with pieces of chocolate, is the flavor that the British like the most, a flavor that is not liked by the majority of Spaniards who opt for more classic flavors.

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The British choose Benidorm in May

Citizens from the United Kingdom who have chosen Benidorm to spend their holidays have registered 3% more overnight stays than in 2019, and already account for 50% of the city’s market share. At the same time, Alicante and Valencia airports set absolute passenger records each month.

On the Costa Blanca, tourists of international origin represent 52.3% of the total, compared to 47.7% nationally. After the Spanish market, the most prominent nationalities are British (16.1%), Belgian (6.9%), Dutch (3.6%), Norwegian (3.5%), French and German (3%) . The next most representative, located between 2% and 1%, have been the Irish, Swedish, Icelandic, Italian and Polish.

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Excursion to Moraira Castle (Alicante, Costa Blanca)

There is a lot to offer on a trip to Moraira. One of the sights of the coastal town, the castle, is seen by many only from the outside. The interior of the Castillo tells interesting stories from the past of the Costa Blanca. Teulada-Moraira – Tourists are strolling around Moraira’s castle on the Costa Blanca, taking selfies, looking at the sea and the Ampolla beach.

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Altea is in a fashion, complete this Holy Week

The tourist campaigns carried out by the Altea City Council at fairs “and through the dissemination of advertising spots on social networks and in almost all Post Offices, in addition to journalistic reports and that in the 2019-2020 biennium it was the cultural capital of the Valencian Community, have influenced so that the hotel occupancy reserves for this Holy Week touch one hundred percent “

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Las Fallas and Saint Patrick high occupancy on the weekend in Benidorm

Color and good weather will be the stars this weekend in Benidorm. The celebration of Las Fallas and the festival of Saint Patrick will make the tourist capital raise its occupancy to a minimum of 85% on these days. Thus, the city will live a festive weekend in which the green and the shades of the Josephine monuments will be a claim for tourists and visitors who will sign another weekend of almost full tourist.