Author: Lydia Kay
Daily News 6th August
The fear that English tourism has of returning to the Costa Blanca leaves a “hole” of 600 million. 47,000 people over the age of 50 in the province of Alicante have chosen not to get vaccinated. Benidorm is bidding for the environmental improvement of 102 hectares of the El Moralet area. A new peak of heat will leave temperatures of more than 35 degrees from Saturday.
Daily News 5th August
Increase in infections among vaccinated elderly: homes are a concern, but there are fewer hospital admissions. The Costa Blanca received one million tourists in July, double the number in 2020. Six tourism and leisure associations launch holiday packages in Benidorm for the low season. Valencians save 230 million euros in a year and a half with the elimination of tolls on the AP-7. The City Council finalizes the preparations for the opening of the Bullring.
Daily News 4th August
Foreign tourist arrivals in Spain hit a new low in the first half of 2021. Spain’s tourism industry frets over risk of new UK travel restrictions. The Abanilla-La Murada landfill closed. Drones to stop drowning in Guardamar.
Daily News 3rd August
Cuban rhythm and flamenco in Orihuela Costa’s “Musical Summer”. Some experts believe this could be Spain’s final coronavirus wave. The Local Police of Guardamar increases its staff with five new agents. A free tourist train connects the beaches of Orihuela Costa.
Daily News 2nd August
Death of three pregnant women from Covid-19 sparks urgent calls to immunize this group in Spain. Spain’s regions are divided over Covid entry checks for leisure activities. La Zenia Boulevard promotes the photography contest ‘Objectivo Playas de Orihuela’ together with the Department of the Environment. Worrying rise in the number of cases of Covid 19 in the Vega Baja. Firefighters put out a fire in Torrevieja.
Daily News 30th July
Hosbec believes that “it is not necessary” to extend the Covid Digital certificate to the hotel industry and tourism. The lifeguards on the beaches of Orihuela receive the first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19. The works of the CEIP San Bartolomé and CEIP Ntra. Sra. Del Pilar de La Campaneta finish. Alicante will install containers adapted for the elderly and people with reduced mobility.
Daily News 29th July
Spanish economy forecast to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels in 2022. Coronavirus transmission in Spain falls for the first time in more than a month. Coronavirus transmission in Spain falls for the first time in more than a month. More than twenty coronavirus infections between two outbreaks in Orihuela and Almoradí. The fire of a mattress forces the evacuation of a nursing home in Torrevieja.
HMS TRENT arrives in Cartagena after three months operating in North Africa and the Black Sea
On her first visit to Spain, the British Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS TRENT will spend this week in the port of Cartagena, Murcia.
Daily News 28th July
Puig announces the widening of the CV 95 and the feasibility study of the train along the coast. Spain has the highest share of fully vaccinated people of the world’s large countries. Quirónsalud opens its fourth health center in the province this Thursday in Gran Alacant (Santa Pola). Ryanair schedules 70 routes for this summer with Alicante-Elche airport.