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Expat house sales hit nine-year high in Spain

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Spain welcomed over 10 million tourists in the first three months of 2014, building on a record 2013 for the sector, and helping the country’s struggling economy, official figures released on Tuesday show. The 10.1 million international visitors meant numbers were for the three-month period were up 7.2 percent on 2013 figures, according to the [...]

As the traditional Easter Bank Holiday stampede gets underway once more, figures from Europa Press have revealed that more than 7.7 million passengers are expected to pass through the Spanish Aena airport network this Easter. More than 49,000 flights will operate in a single week to service the massive demand, representing an 11.4% increase compared [...]

Easter week in Spain is one of the country’s most significant fiestas. Processions take over the country bringing colour and music to the streets. As well as the processions, the Easter treats are well worth looking out for, like traditional sweets such as torrijas (sliced bread soaked in milk, sugar and egg and then fried [...]

Air Méditerranée now links the French capital airport of Paris CDG (CDG) with the Balearic island of Palma de Mallorca (PMI), using the airline’s A320 family of aircraft. The weekly service (Saturdays) on the 1,051-kilometre sector, which began on 12 April, will face direct competition from Jetairfly, which started its own twice-weekly seasonal operation on [...]

Bargain-hunting foreigners purchased one in every ten houses up for sale in Spain in 2013, as foreign investment into the country’s embattled property sector soared to the highest levels in nearly 10 years. Foreign investment into Spain’s stagnant housing market hit a nine-year-high in 2013, new Bank of Spain figures show. Expat home buyers opened [...]