The Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández airport will close August with 1,800 flights that strengthen the recovery of international tourism after the pandemic, since the terminal already reaches 90% of the operations it had before the outbreak of the health crisis despite the fact that this summer there are no flights with Russia (they moved 200,000 passengers a year) or with Ukraine due to the war in Eastern Europe.
Valencia is the second destination with more foreign tourists. Castellón consolidates the domestic market with 86% of national travelers
As of June 1, Germany will no longer require a 3G test upon entry. However, Spain continues to cling to it. Current travel requirements at a glance. After Switzerland and Austria, Germany has now abolished the 3G rule for entry: As of Wednesday, June 1, it is no longer necessary to present a corona test, recovery or a negative test in order to show. Anyone planning a holiday in Spain no longer needs to have the corresponding certificate ready, at least for the return trip. Unvaccinated people can therefore return to Germany without a test.
Alicante province absorbs 70% of this majority market in Benidorm, especially in its hotels. A 10% increase in Portuguese tourism is expected this summer
Nowhere else in Spain do so many Blue Flags fly on the beaches as in the Valencian Community. Alicante is the Spanish province with the most awards. Four Valencian beaches obtain the quality flag for the first time, two of them on the Costa Blanca. List of some towns with beaches on the Costa Blanca with Blue Flag: Alicante, Alfas del Pi, Altea, Benidorm, Benissa, Benitachell, Calpe, Denia, El Campello, Elche, Guardarmar del Segura, Javea, Torrevieja, Teulada, Moraira, Villajoyosa
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 .
After two years, Spain abolishes the mask requirement indoors. With some exceptions, it is no longer necessary to wear the protective mask. Details of supermarkets, restaurants and transportation.
Bars and restaurants invoice these days 10% more than before the pandemic, although costs have increased | Hotels reach 95% occupancy with full signs in some cases.
The airports serving Alicante province and Murcia region are seeing a return to passenger numbers which are similar to those recorded in 2019 – before the Covid pandemic decimated air travel. Hotels and apartments expect to reach 90% occupancy from Holy Thursday with spring weather. Figures at Easter will almost reach the pre-pandemic level in Alicante.