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Meliá Brings Forward The Opening Of Its Flagship Hotels In The Balearic Islands

Meliá Hotels International is optimistic about the summer season in the Balearic Islands, where strong growth in bookings is expected from May due to the expected elimination of travel restrictions, progress with the vaccination programme and pent-up demand for travel. Together with the creation of a safe travel corridor with the United Kingdom - which has announced that British travellers will not have to quarantine after their return from the Balearic Islands - this has encouraged the c...
Tags: Travel, United Kingdom, Balearic Islands, Menorca, Meliá Hotels International, Meliá, Sol Beach House, Meliá Calviá Beach, Mallorca Meliá Cala Galdana, Sol Falcó


Spanish unemployment falls below 4 million in its best March in 6 years while average employment and permanent contracts grow again

This is an automated machine translation of an article published by Business Insider in a different language. Machine translations can generate errors or inaccuracies; we will continue the work to improve these translations. You can find the original version here.Despite the fact that the economic vice-president, Nadia Calviño, had warned that the unemployment data to be published this Tuesday by the Ministry of Labor would not be positive for employment and was going to cause a downward revisio...
Tags: Europe, Labor, Trends, Spain, Catalonia, Social Security, Guadalajara, Balearic Islands, Las Palmas, Murcia, Andalusia, Basque Country, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Cantabria, Ministry of Labor, BI International


An AirBnB boss says its COVID-19 tool will soon be ready, and says the tourism sector is going to bounce back

Monica Casañas was promoted just three days before the pandemic really hit Europe. Airbnb The travel industry has been hit hard by the pandemic and Airbnb lost 80% of revenue in eight weeks. However, general manager for Spain and Portugal, Monica Casañas, is optimistic about the future. Casañas said wanderlust was on the rise and vacations were now being booked more last-minute. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's no secret that the tourism industry has been one of t...
Tags: Travel, International, Trends, Markets, Spain, Tourism, Portugal, Retail, Airbnb, Travel Industry, Brian Chesky, Balearic Islands, Nordic, Don, Chesky, Formentera


An AirBnB boss says its COVID-19 tool will soon be ready, and predicts a tourism 'boom' due to pent-up wanderlust

Monica Casañas was promoted just three days before the pandemic really hit Europe. Airbnb The travel industry has been hit hard by the pandemic and Airbnb lost 80% of revenue in eight weeks. However, general manager for Spain and Portugal, Monica Casañas, is optimistic about the future. Casañas said wanderlust was on the rise and vacations were now being booked more last-minute. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's no secret that the tourism industry has been one of t...
Tags: Travel, International, Trends, Markets, Spain, Tourism, Portugal, Retail, Airbnb, Travel Industry, Brian Chesky, Balearic Islands, Nordic, Don, Chesky, Formentera


Spanish Islands Warn Tourists to Abide by Virus Restrictions

Faced with a possible flood of visitors from Germany later this month, authorities in Spain’s Balearic Islands are warning hotel owners that tourists must adhere to coronavirus restrictions the same way residents do.
Tags: Germany, Spain, Balearic Islands


English speaking Ocean Radio launches in Tenerife

A second Ocean-branded English-speaking radio station has launched in the Canary Islands. Ocean Radio started on Monday and features a full schedule of presenters with music from the 90s to today. It joins Ocean Gold which launched in January 2021. Weekday mornings start with Tim Lichfield at Breakfast, followed by Daryl Denham on mid-mornings. Ross Kay takes over at 3pm whilst Debbie Mac and Kam Kelly look after evenings. The weekend line-up includes Scott Hughes, Danny Mylo, Dixie, James Ha...
Tags: International, Spain, Radio, Ocean, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, Gran Canaria, House Party, Adam, Fuerteventura, James Hall, Scott Hughes, Station News, Danny Mylo, Debbie Mac


The Latest: Mexico’s president knocks US over vaccines

By The Associated Press MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took a dig at the U.S. government Sunday, saying the United States has not helped Mexico with coronavirus vaccines. López Obrador thanked India and Russia, which have each sent small amounts of vaccines, and China, whose firms have promised millions of doses. López Obrador said “I hope that soon I will be able to say thanks to the U.S. government, because I am sure they are going to help too, it is just that that...
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, have weathered a tabloid scandal, possible interference from a foreign government, and now, Bezos stepping down as CEO. Here's where their relationship began and everything that's happened since.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez. Simon Stacpoole/Offside / Contributor Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez were publicly outed as a couple in January 2019. Since then, they have both finalized their divorces and embarked on a whirlwind romance. Now, Bezos has announced that he'll step down as Amazon CEO in the third quarter. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's been a turbulent two years for Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez. In...
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Coronavirus live news: WHO says poorer countries not getting vaccines; Denmark to restrict all travel

WHO urges rich countries to stop making bilateral deals with manufacturers; Denmark to restrict entry from all countries after todayPfizer vaccine protects against new Covid variants, study suggestsIran bans importation of UK and US vaccines Which countries have reported the new UK Covid variant?Arizona becomes Covid hotspot of the worldUK coronavirus – latest updates 6.14pm GMT Madrid, Andalusia and the Balearic Islands became the latest regions in Spain to announce tougher coronavirus rest...
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Jeff Bezos appears to be creating a massive Beverly Hills estate worth as much as $175 million. Here's everything we know about his record-breaking Southern California compound.

Alex Wong/Getty Images; Los Angeles County/Pictometry Back in February, Bezos became the new owner of the Warner estate, a sprawling compound in Beverly Hills, California, that he purchased for $165 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.  The estate features a 13,600-square-foot mansion, two guesthouses, a pool, and a tennis court.  Then, in August, both Variety and Daily Mail reported that Bezos had become the new owner of an adjacent house, which he is said to have purchased for...
Tags: Amazon, New York Post, Real Estate, New York, Hollywood, California, Life, Los Angeles, Trends, Strategy, Tech, Spain, Features, Michelle Obama, Beverly Hills, Manhattan


Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, have weathered a tabloid scandal, a lawsuit, and maybe even interference from a foreign government. Here's where their relationship began and everything that's happened since.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez. Simon Stacpoole/Offside / Contributor In January 2019, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez were publicly outed as a couple the same day Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, announced their divorce.   The National Enquirer had been investigating Bezos and Sanchez for months and had obtained leaked photos and texts the couple had sent, including the now-famous message where Bezos called Sanchez "alive girl."  In the 18 months since, bo...
Tags: Amazon, New York Post, Hollywood, California, Washington Post, Washington, Life, Relationships, India, Los Angeles, Trends, Tech, Spain, Features, Fox, Culture


How Europeans wear wedding rings, and what it says about them

Europeans are getting married less, but wearing a wedding ring is more standardised than ever.Standardised doesn't mean homogenised: some countries prefer rings on the left, others on the right.However, this map does not capture the range of subtleties that wearing a ring on either side can convey. Remarkable variation Europeans are falling out of love with marriage. Back in 1965, the crude marriage rate in the 27 countries now constituting the EU was 7.8 (per 1,000 persons per year). By 2017...
Tags: Europe, Maps, UK, England, Marriage, Greece, France, Relationships, Germany, Georgia, Eu, Spain, Catalonia, Society, Cyprus, Turkey


Name in the news: Alejandro Mayorkas

On Monday President-elect Joe Biden announced several of his Cabinet choices, including Alejandro “Ali” Mayorkas, his pick to head the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Havana-born Mayorkas, who turns 61 today, would be the first immigrant to head the department since its creation in 2002, during the George W. Bush administration. Alejandro Mayorkas’s profile photo on his brand-new Twitter account.   Unlike some of Biden’s other Cabinet and staff picks—John Kerry, Janet Yellen...
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Top 5 Amazing European Destinations Nomads Need to Visit

Nomads regularly move from one place to another, and many of them have travelled all around the world. However, there might be some who have not yet visited the vibrant cities and historical areas in Europe. Here are some of the most amazing destinations to visit while you are in Europe. 1. Turkish Spas in Turkey You would most commonly hear that Turkey is famous for Kebabs and Turkish Delights apart from its carpets and rugs. But did you know that Turkey has some of the bes...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, England, Greece, Scotland, Spain, Turkey, Cambridge, Party, Istanbul, Mediterranean, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Crete, Rhodes


Top 4 Things to Do in Mallorca

Mallorca is known as the main and largest island of Spain in terms of area. It is one of the top 2 most populated places among  the Balearic Islands. It is wonderfully filled with breathtaking coa stal drives, towns, wineries, hiking trails, cycling roads, limestone mountains, sandy beaches, and private coves. What are you waiting for? Explore the vastness and beauty Mallorca has to offer! These are the top 4 things to do when visiting this wonderful place: ...
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Coronavirus: Man fined £1,000 for failing to self-isolate

It is understood the man returned from the Balearic Islands but did not self-isolate for 14 days.
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Jeff Bezos may have just added to his record-breaking Beverly Hills estate with a new $10 million home purchase. Here's everything we know about his massive Southern California compound. (AMZN)

Jeff Bezos appears to have grown his Southern California real estate portfolio once again. Back in February, Bezos became the new owner of the Warner estate, a sprawling compound in Beverly Hills, California, that he purchased for $165 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.  The estate features a 13,600-square-foot mansion, two guesthouses, a pool, and a tennis court.  Now, both Variety and Daily Mail report that Bezos is the new owner of an adjacent house, which he is said to have pur...
Tags: Amazon, New York Post, Elon Musk, New York, Hollywood, California, Los Angeles, Trends, Spain, Daily Mail, Larry Ellison, Michelle Obama, Beverly Hills, Manhattan, Jack Warner, Goldman Sachs


Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, have weathered a tabloid scandal, a lawsuit, and maybe even interference from a foreign government. Here's where their relationship began and everything that's happened since. (AMZN)

In January 2019, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez were publicly outed as a couple the same day Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, announced their divorce.   The National Enquirer had been investigating Bezos and Sanchez for months and had obtained leaked photos and texts the couple had sent, including the now-famous message where Bezos called Sanchez "alive girl."  In the 18 months since, both Bezos and Sanchez have finalized their respective divorces and have embarked on a whirlwind roman...
Tags: Amazon, New York Post, Hollywood, Microsoft, California, Washington Post, Steve Jobs, India, Los Angeles, Trends, Spain, Fox, Bill Gates, Italy, Novak Djokovic, Beverly Hills


Ibiza: between economic distress and unprecedented calm

On the largely-empty beach at Figueretas on Ibiza, social distancing isn't hard to do. With Spanish health authorities struggling to contain rising coronavirus infections, this island fears its tourist season may have been dealt a final blow following Britain's decision to quarantine all arrivals from Spain. In mid-June, the Balearic Islands had high hopes of making the most of the summer when the archipelago welcomed the first foreign tourists allowed into Spain after the lockdown as part of ...
Tags: News, Spain, Britain, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Figueretas


Coronavirus latest news: Beaches becoming 'unmanageable' as Britons opt for staycations

UK must heed 'warning light' amid concerns over second wave, says PM 'There was no choice': The 36 hours that forced Johnson to put brakes on Pubs may close so schools can reopen, Prof Whitty suggests Judith Woods: The light at the end of the tunnel has become a train Why the race for a coronavirus vaccine must include developing countries Sign up to The Telegraph Global Health Security bulletin Beaches are becoming "unmanageable" due to large swathes of visitors, local authoriti...
Tags: Europe, UK, News, Spain, Johnson, Margate, Judith Woods, Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, Coastguard, Whitty, Telegraph Global Health Security, Thanet District Council


UK coronavirus live: England has 'reached the limit' of lockdown easing, says Whitty

Face coverings to be made mandatory in more indoor settings in England; government criticised for ‘shockingly short notice’ lockdown before EidPM delays latest round of lockdown easingWhat are new lockdown rules in northern England?Hands, face, space: Boris Johnson unveils new coronavirus sloganPolice set up Bournemouth beach cordonsGlobal coronavirus updates – live 3.26pm BST Nicola Sturgeon has urged young people to exercise much greater caution going to bars and social events after a spik...
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UK coronavirus live: death toll rises by seven, lowest daily figure since March, as quarantine row continues

Monday’s is lowest daily headline total since before lockdown; disarray after Spain quarantine imposed; pet cat first animal in UK to test positivePet cat diagnosed with Covid-19 in first UK case of animal infectionNo 10 tells holidaymakers to claim universal credit for quarantineUK-Spain flights and holidays: what are your rights?Earlier lockdown ‘would have saved lives of London bus drivers’Coronavirus: latest global updates 5.06pm BST The government has recorded a further seven UK coronav...
Tags: Travel, Health, Politics, UK, London, Animals, Pets, Spain, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Public Health England, Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, Murcia, Fco, Sadiq Khan


UK coronavirus live: holidaymakers' plans in disarray after Spain quarantine imposed

Growing concern more travel plans could be thrown into chaos in coming weeks with sudden changes to restrictions Quarantine for travellers from Spain is blunt tool, says LabourUK could impose more ‘handbrake restrictions’ on arrivals beyond SpainEarlier lockdown ‘would have saved lives of London bus drivers’Coronavirus: latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.19pm BST More than a quarter of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) NHS staff are still waiting for a risk assess...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, Politics, UK, England, London, Spain, UK News, NHS, Canary, Balearic Islands, Sadiq Khan, Health Service Journal HSJ, PA Media, Coronavirus outbreak


Making masks compulsory everywhere bad for tourism, Balearic lobby group says

Making face masks mandatory everywhere is likely to chase off tourists when Spain badly needs them, the Balearic Islands' business association said on Friday. Tourism all but shut down in Spain in March because of the coronavirus pandemic and is only slowly resuming. Spain goes further than other top tourist destinations in the region by making masks mandatory if maintaining distance of 1.5 metres is impossible.
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'We're desperate to dance': Britons in Mallorca express relief over quarantine easing

Tourists slowly returning to Spain’s Balearic Islands after months-long coronavirus lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSunbathing on a deserted beach in Mallorca, Nicola Brett says she is having the “best holiday ever”.The 31-year-old gym sales executive from York arrived on the Spanish island on a Ryanair flight on Sunday, hours after the government changed its advice against all but essential foreign travel. She was flying back at midnight on Thursday, just as ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Spain, Travel & leisure, World news, Air transport, Ryanair, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, York, Mallorca Holidays, Coronavirus outbreak, Nicola Brett


'Best holiday ever': Britons in Mallorca express relief over quarantine easing

Tourists slowly returning to Spain’s Balearic Islands after months-long coronavirus lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSunbathing on a deserted beach in Mallorca, Nicola Brett says she is having the “best holiday ever”. The 31-year-old gym sales executive from York arrived on the Spanish island on a Ryanair flight on Sunday, hours after the government changed its advice against all but essential foreign travel. She was flying back at midnight on Thursday, just as...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Spain, Travel & leisure, World news, Air transport, Ryanair, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, York, Mallorca Holidays, Coronavirus outbreak, Nicola Brett


Spain's Mallorca eyes German travelers by late June to restart tourism

Pilot scheme to bring in a limited number of mainly German visitors to Mallorca in Spain's Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean could open up a "green bridge" between two destinations keeping Covid-19 at bay.
Tags: Spain, Cnn, Mallorca, Mediterranean, Balearic Islands


EU states agree a tech spec for national coronavirus apps to work across borders

European Union countries and the Commission have agreed on a technical framework to enable regional coronavirus contacts tracing apps to work across national borders. A number of European countries have launched contacts tracing apps at this point, with the aim of leveraging smartphone technologies in the fight against COVID-19, but none of these apps can yet work across national borders. Last month, EU Member States agreed to a set of interoperability guidelines for tracing apps. Now they’ve...
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Tensions rise as Germans clamour to return to Mallorcan homes

Germans with holiday homes in Mallorca are clamouring to return to the sun-soaked island as the coronavirus lockdowns ease, but Spanish authorities are pushing back. Several hundred Germans have in recent weeks sent pleading, sometimes angry letters to the regional government of the Balearic Islands asking them to allow foreign property owners to return to their second homes. The campaign was started by German national and Mallorca resident Ralf Becker, 55, who believes the travel restrictions...
Tags: News, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Ralf Becker


Spain's Mallorca eyes German travelers by late June to restart tourism

Spain's Mallorca island in the Mediterranean plans to welcome a limited number of Germans and other travelers in late June in a "pilot project" to restart tourism that has been halted due to coronavirus, Francina Armengol, the Regional President of the Balearic Islands said Thursday.
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