Avoid the riots - Go to THESE destinations in Spain where it's cheap and hot
Spain has been hit with anti-tourism protests, but where is still safe to travel to? Riots are spreading throughout Spain as anti-tourism protesters storm many of the popular British tourist destinations. Barcelona and Majorca, two of the biggest ...
Barcelona adds Segway ban to curbs on tourism
Since 2012, the massive increase in holiday apartments has doubled the city's bed capacity, with around 15 million people spending one or more nights in Barcelona. Throw in the day trippers from cruise ships and other parts of Spain and the total ...
Is it safe to travel to Spain after violent protests against tourism?
The attacks have been condemned by the Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, who described the protesters as "extremists going against common sense" and by Ada Colau, the Mayor of Barcelona. Colau said: "We denounce the attack on a tourist bus.
Barcelona and the scapegoating of tourists
First Venice and Barcelona: now anti-tourism marches spread across Europe
First Venice and Barcelona: now anti-tourism marches spread across Europe. Demos in San Sebastián and crackdowns in Rome and ... Messages against tourism in Oviedo, northern Spain. Photograph: Alberto Morante/EPA. In Venice, the mayor's office has ...
Why Barcelona locals really hate tourists
Imagine you're walking down the street in the city you've been dying to visit for months, or even years. You're in a good mood because you're on holiday; the sun seems to shine brighter than usual and life feels good. But then you turn a corner and ...
Anarchist group threatens new attacks on tourists in Spain after targeting Barcelona and Mallorca
An anarchist group protesting against mass tourism in Spain has threatened further attacks after targeting Barcelona and Mallorca. British tourists on board a sightseeing bus in the Catalan capital feared they were being attacked by Islamist terrorists ...
Spain's anti-tourist movement is reaching boiling point
'Tourists go home, you are not welcome': British holidaymakers face fresh wave of anarchist attacks in backlash over ...
Spain calls in police to help with security checks at Barcelona airport amid fears of a terror attack
Spain on Friday called in police to help with security checks at Barcelona's busy airport as a strike continues at the peak of the holiday season, causing long queues and safety concerns. The El Prat airport, Spain's second busiest after Madrid, has ...
Anti-tourism attacks in Spain: Who is behind them and what do they want?
Already plagued by long security queues at airports, holiday-makers visiting top destinations in Spain face more vacation woes once they arrive. Anti-tourism activists have been targeting Barcelona, Majorca, Valencia and San Sebastián with protests ...
Spain anti-tourism protests spark fears for Brits as travel agents warn of 'crazy extremists' and 'serious violent ...
Strikes and protests rob Barcelona of its tourist appeal
Spain's minister for infrastructure, Íñigo De la Serna, said he had no option but to send in the police because the strike action “not only affects passengers and the country's image, as well as being a problem for Catalonia and Barcelona, but also ...
Travel chaos in the air for holidaymakers as Barcelona staff strike over pay
Barcelona airport security staff go on strike
Security workers at Barcelona airport plan 24-hour strike
Barcelona airport strikes cause severe delays
Airport authorities set up a “fast track” gate for people travelling with small children, but the service was not publicised so most families continued to queue with everyone else. Last week more ... El Prat airport is Spain's second busiest after ...
Pain in Spain: now an airport security strike hits passengers
Staff Strike Creates Queue Chaos At Barcelona Airport
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