Madrid sees surge in tourists after city officials let restaurants and bars stay open until 11pm

Fiesta! Madrid sees surge in tourists after city officials refuse to follow government’s Covid restrictions and let restaurants and bars flout national curfew and stay open until 11pm Spanish capital bucked trend by easing Covid restrictions across the country Region decided to push back Spanish curfew adopted by an hour to 11pm   Tourists from across … Read more

Soaring crime rates will force investors, businesses, tourists and residents to leave London

Soaring crime rates will lead investors, tourists and even residents to abandon London, one of the country’s leading property tycoons has claimed. Nick Candy slammed London mayor Sadiq Khan’s ‘disgraceful’ attempts to tackle crime as he backed his Conservative rival Shaun Bailey for the top job for the election in May. Candy, 48, a self-made … Read more

Transport: Flying taxis could take tourists to 100ft landing towers in Italy to dine

Advances in electric motors, battery technology and autonomous software has triggered an explosion in the field of electric air taxis. Larry Page, CEO of Google parent company Alphabet , has poured millions into aviation start-ups Zee Aero and Kitty Hawk, which are both striving to create all-electric flying cabs. Kitty Hawk is believed to be … Read more

Turkey is set to reopen to tourists who are vaccinated or can show proof of negative test

Vaccinated Britons will be able to jet off to Turkey for a summer holiday once the Government’s Covid rules banning foreign holidays are lifted in May. Turkish tourism bosses are poised to allow tourists to holiday in the country if they have been vaccinated or can show proof of a negative coronavirus test. More than … Read more

Turkey is set to reopen to tourists and Portugal to be removed from travel ban ‘red list’ on Monday

Vaccinated Britons will be able to jet off to Turkey for a summer holiday once the Government’s Covid rules banning foreign holidays are lifted in May. Turkish tourism bosses are poised to allow tourists to holiday in the country if they have been vaccinated or can show proof of a negative coronavirus test. More than … Read more

Greece gives green light for tourists from May 14 

Greece gives green light for tourists from May 14: Holiday hotspot will reopen to international visitors who are vaccinated or can show proof of a negative Covid test, minister says Greece plan to reopen to Brits from mid-May if they have negative Covid test Greece will reopen borders on May 14, three days before Brits … Read more

Penguin escapes killer whale by flinging itself onto a dinghy as stunned tourists cheer the bird on 

Incredible moment penguin escapes killer whale by flinging itself onto a dinghy as stunned tourists cheer the bird on The gentoo penguin was being chased in the Gerlache Strait, Antarctica Boats full of tourists watched the dramatic chase unfold around them The penguin leaped into the side of the boat before it was helped into the … Read more

Popular holiday destinations could be reopened to British tourists this summer on a tiered system 

Traffic light plan to get us flying again: Popular holiday destinations could be reopened to British tourists this summer on a tiered system British tourists could visit low-risk countries on holiday from this summer  Plans set to go before Government propose a tiered systems grading countries They also aim to gradually phaseout need to quarantine … Read more

Cyprus is opening to UK tourists before any other country in Europe – here’s our guide to the island

Your second home awaits. That’s the message from the Cyprus minister of tourism, Savvas Perdios, who can’t wait to welcome Britons back to his island’s gorgeous beaches and azure waters when travel returns. Here we offer up a tantalising guide to the best of Cyprus. SURF’S UP  Out of this world: A view of the … Read more

Europe’s Covid crisis: Spain plans ‘green corridor’ as Greece says UK tourists may skip border queue

Spain is considering its own ‘green corridor’ for vaccinated Britons to allow them to visit this summer if there is no EU agreement on vaccine passports, the country’s tourism minister has said.  Fernando Valdés said his government is in talks with the UK about making travel easier between the two countries in time for the summer … Read more