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Barcelona calls Airbnb’s offer to limit apartment rentals “a mockery”

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City insists one ad per homeowner in Ciutat Vella district The ongoing confrontation between Barcelona city officials and the home-sharing website Airbnb over illegal apartment rentals has just moved to a new level.  Spain Real Estate for Sale After the Catalan capital became the first city in the world to fine Airbnb for advertising and…

Jet 2 fuel optimism that Brexit will not affect Costa Blanca tourism

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More UK-Costa Blanca flights added to the schedules for 2017 It was announced on Tuesday at the World Travel Market tourism fair in London that Jet2 will be introducing two new routes at Alicante-Elche airport in 2017. For the first time, the Yorkshire-based airline will be offering flights between the Costa Blanca and London Stansted,…

Spain passes law to help clients claim back abusive mortgages from banks

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Best Property Listing Sites in Spain | Spanish property news The Spanish government approved a decree on Friday that gives banks three months to reach a settlement with clients who were sold mortgages with abusive interest rate floors Best Property Listing Sites in Spain. The goal is to prevent courts from being flooded with lawsuits…

The White House no longer speaks Spanish

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The US government’s recent decision to eliminate Spanish-language content from the White House website has created a rift between the new administration and the country’s 57 million Hispanics, some of whom do not speak English. During Barack Obama’s eight years in office, the website had offered translations of English-language information and original Spanish content on…