The Almeria airport blog says that Air Europa has dropped Almería airport for 2015, and that in addition the Palma and Dusseldorf routes have also been cancelled by their respective airlines. More bad news: Ryanair refuses to confirm the East Midland’s route, and Monarch refuses to commit itself to the Birmingham route (despite me getting lots of people to write to them begging for it to keep going). Some good news: Thomas Cook has announced Continue reading Almeria airport routes cut but new London route announced
A new survey reckons that Madrid has spent over 9 billion euros attempting to win the Olympic bid over the last three bids, against the total Olympic cost to London of 12 billion. Some wag has asked the Guinness book of world records to award Madrid the title of “City that has spent the most bidding for the Olympics without winning”. You see, over the decade, Madrid has spent a vast amount upgrading its sporting Continue reading Spain has spent almost as much trying to get the Olympics, as the UK did hosting them!
That’s the new slogan of Andalucia for the British market, believe it or not. Whilst curled up in a corner in a cafe in Granada browsing ABC this weekend (terrible paper, don’t bother, but it was on the pile in front of me) I came across a clipping about Andalucia’s stand at the World Travel Market in London. “Bienvenidos a Andalucía, bienvenidos a casa”. Luciano Alonso, minister for tourism in Andalucia’s Junta, explained to ABC Continue reading “Welcome to Andalucía, welcome home”