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Spain’s Alicante Confirmed As Final Host City For Ocean Race Europe

Alicante has been confirmed as the final host city for the 2021 Ocean Race Europe.

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Norwegian Start Up Flyr Set To Launch Flights On 30th June

Norwegian startup airline Flyr is confidently moving forward with its launch. Founded in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, Flyr already has plans to operate its first passenger flight on 30th June to Tromsø. A press release from the airline notes that Flyr will begin ticket sales in May – made possible with the Norwegian government providing a concrete plan for reopening the economy.

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Masks To Be Worn On Spanish Beaches Or Not?

The Valencian Government proposes the exemption of masks if a 2m distance is kept.

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Spain To Have Vaccine Passport System Ready By June 2021

Spain’s tourism minister Reyes Maroto has said her government plans to have its vaccine passport system ready for tourists by June 2021, although negative PCR tests will still be accepted to enter the country.

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Costa Blanca Covid-19 Cases Declining Rapidly

Covid-19 cases are continuing their steep decline here in the Valencian Community with just 144 new cases reported today.

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Holiday Demand Surges To Spain From Switzerland As Spain Is Removed From Quarantine List

Demand for flights from Switzerland to Spain have surged dramatically in the past few days and, as a result, Swiss airlines have increased the number of flights to the Iberian peninsula. 

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How Spain Plans To Welcome Back Tourists Before Summer

The Spanish government has said it will allow tourists to visit Spain as soon as 30 to 40% of its population has been vaccinated, backtracking on its previous plan to open up when the vaccine rollout was 70% complete. 

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Alicante-Elche Airport Wins Top Award For Covid-19 Safety In Spain

Alicante-Elche airport has won a health and safety award for recognising their “Best Hygiene Measures” employed to reduce the chance of travellers catching Covid-19.

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Fast Test PCR Laboratory At Departures In Alicante-Elche Airport

On-site Covid-19 tests are scheduled to start in May 2021 for departing passengers. Read more

Why Workers In Spain Have A Legal Right To A Christmas Hamper

The tradition of giving workers a ‘cesta’ to take home at Christmas is long established in Spain.

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