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Spain Overtakes America as Second Most Popular Tourist Destination

Despite a series of terrorist attacks and political uncertainty in its Catalonia region, Spain broke international visitor records and kept its tourism industry performing on full steam in 2017. Reuters, the international news agency reports that for the fifth consecutive year, the Spanish tourism board welcomed more international visitors than...

Posted on 17 January 2018

Your healthcare options in Spain

When moving to Spain, you are moving to a country whose healthcare system has been ranked as one of the best in the world by the World Health Organisation; you can rest assured that you and your family's health is in good hands. While each autonomous community in Spain has...

Posted on 08 December 2017

International tourism breaking records in 2017

Tourism isn’t just booming in hotspots like Brits perennial favourite Spain, where a staggering 76 million visitors headed to catch some rays in 2016 – a figure that is predicted to rise by as much as eight million by the end of 2017. This upward trend is being felt across...

Posted on 24 November 2017

Jávea: “the pearl of the Costa Blanca”

The words “Costa Blanca” automatically conjure up thoughts of lively resorts, tower blocks and package holidays. After all, this long stretch of Mediterranean coastline is home to Benidorm – the daddy of all holiday resorts – and Torrevieja, which has quickly transformed from a sleepy salt-mining and fishing village into...

Posted on 31 July 2017

Resurgent Spanish property market

When we think about Spanish property prices we tend to cast our minds back to the doom and gloom of the global financial crisis in 2008, when they began to tumble across the land. Thankfully the time has come to report on a more positive landscape, in which prices are...

Posted on 17 March 2017

The world’s best golden visas

With Turkey announcing a new residence/citizenship for investment scheme, (aka the “Golden Visa”), what are  your options in different countries of the world? Most countries allow wealthy people to buy their way in if they are spending money or creating local jobs. In the USA it’s the EB-5 programme, in...

Posted on 03 February 2017

New airline routes for 2017

Purchasing a property overseas often involves juggling a lot of metaphorical balls throughout the buying process and beyond. One thing you won’t have to worry about as you try to get your dream off the ground is the provision of flights for viewing trips, or to actually stay in your...

Posted on 20 January 2017

Spain’s record hike in tourism tracks recovery in foreign buyers

The volume of visitors to Spain hit a record high in August with 10.1 million tourists touching down there, representing a 5.8 per cent rise on the same month last year, according to Spain’s National Statistics Institute. Meanwhile, foreign investors accounted for 17.5 per cent of all property bought in...

Posted on 21 October 2016

Spain’s Costa Blanca gets even more appealing as air access improves further

As Spain enjoys a record year for tourism, reaching the Costa Blanca from the UK is set to get easier after a host of airlines announced new services into Alicante Airport, the main gateway to the region. Budget carrier Ryanair has revealed that from next summer it will increase flights...

Posted on 22 July 2016

Ibiza attracts more diverse international buyers and spearheads Spain’s luxury property market

The Balearic Island of Ibiza is set to become even more of a hot spot for the global jet set, thanks to the construction of its new 'Super Port' combined with increasing numbers of upscale restaurants, designer shops and 5-star hotels. The luxury real estate market has remained strong in all...

Posted on 28 April 2016

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