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Flights at Alicante airport return to 2019 figures

The terminal recovers the figures of the best tourist year in history. Aena schedules 875 flights in Alicante for this weekend with a total of 155,000 passengers. The progressive lifting of restrictions on mobility due to the pandemic and the desire to travel, after two years of closure, have made it possible for the airport to have recovered almost 100% of the operations it had in 2019 in the first five months of the year .

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Good temperature and sunny skies this weekend in Alicante

The sun will shine throughout the day and there will be a considerable increase in temperatures in several areas of the province

Weather in Benidorm, Denia and Torrevieja: Maximum temperatures are around 21 degrees while the minimums reach up to 15 degrees. In the early hours there will be some high clouds but they will soon dissipate and the sun will shine throughout the day.

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Total opening: the United Kingdom eliminates all restrictions against covid and English tourism already accounts for 50% of the foreign market

Alicante airport has scheduled this weekend 185 flights with Great Britain for a total of 25,000 tourists

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Fallas 2022: Valencia celebrates a lavish party – these are the highlights of the program

After a two-year Corona break, the Fallas 2022 in Valencia will take place again in the usual form. Tips for visiting the characters and highlights from the program.

Nach zwei Jahren Corona-Pause finden die Fallas 2022 in Valencia wieder in gewohnter Form statt. Tipps für den Besuch der Figuren und Höhepunkte aus dem Programm.

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The smart tourist destination model of the Comunidad Valenciana is internationally recognized

Its objective is focused on emphasizing the importance of the use of indicators for smart planning and management, taking as a reference the system of indicators developed by Invat tur within the framework of the strategy led by Turisme Comunitat Valenciana and used by currently the destinations that are part of the Network of Smart Tourist Destinations of the Valencian Community (made up of 97 destinations). The results of the research show the need for destinations to plan their evolution within a framework of intelligent management hand in hand with indicators of sustainability, governance, accessibility, innovation, marketing and tourist information, areas that in turn constitute the challenges they face. current destinations

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Spain Permits Entry for Travellers From Third Countries With COVID-19 Recovery Certificates

Spain has relaxed a travel rule that previously only allowed fully vaccinated non-EU/EEA tourists to visit the country, to now also allow those who have had Covid-19 and can prove it with a recovery certificate.

The changes to non-essential travel were published in Spain’s state bulletin on Saturday 26 February and come into force immediately.

It means that tourists from third countries (non-EU/EEA) who have recovered from Covid-19 in the past six months can now visit Spain even if they are not fully vaccinated or if their Covid vaccination certificate has expired because they haven’t had a booster shot.

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Costa Blanca and Benidorm reinforce their promotion strategy for LGTBQ+ tourism

The Costa Blanca and the Visit Benidorm Foundation will strengthen their joint promotion strategy in the LGTBQ+ segment by attending the most important events in Spain and Europe focused on this group whose growth.

The calendar planned by both organizations for the coming months, as long as the sanitary measures allow it, contemplates their participation in various festivals, fairs and national events such as the Village Pride in Barcelona, ​​which will take place from June 24 to 26, or the Madrid Pride, which will take place from July 1 to 3, which will be attended in coordination with GVA Turisme. In addition, together they will also lead the organization of the Benidorm

Pride that will be held next September. “The Benidorm Pride, which reaches its tenth edition, has established itself as a great event within the international Pride circuit and offers a whole week of activities, parades and shows in various parts of the city,” said Toni Pérez.

On a European level, Costa Blanca and Benidorm will focus their attention on the German market and, to this end, they will attend, together with Turespaña, the Christofer Street Days -CSD- in Cologne (on July 3), Berlin (on July 22 ) and Hamburg (on August 5, 6 and 7). Likewise, the two tourist entities are expected to participate in the workshop of the annual global convention of the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association, which in 2022 will take place in Milan from October 26 to 29 with the presence of agents, companies and tour operators. specialized in this segment from all over the world.

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Travel to Spain made easier for British families

From Monday (February 14) British youngsters aged between 12 and 17 years old no longer have to show a Covid vaccination certificate to enter Spain.

A statement from the Spanish Embassy in the UK noted that they can present a negative Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (PCR test or similar) taken within 72 hours prior to arrival in Spain instead of the certificate.