Etiqueta 'UK holidaymakers'

Travel

Police ask for UK flights to be staggered in Palma

Spain's police union on delays at passport control: "The new rules and regulations are slowing the process down."

Humphrey Carter14/07/2017 00:00

False claims

False compensation claimants facing three years in jail

Abta and travel industry partners launch “Stop Sickness Scams” campaign to crackdown on fake holiday sickness claims ahead of peak season.

Humphrey Carter22/06/2017 00:00

Law

False compensation claims are now an "epidemic"

People acting on behalf of the claims farmers in resorts are on commissions of one hundred euros per claim.

Andrew Ede31/05/2017 00:00

Law

Spain's hotels tell Abta they will not pay for false claims

The hotel industry will prosecute all fraudsters in line with Spanish law, which will mean all of those in the chain, including holidaymakers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/05/2017 00:00

Law

High-level talks in Madrid over false compensation claims

"Clearly it’s fraud. There is no doubt about it. There is co-operation needed between the industry and police to investigate this stuff further."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/05/2017 00:00

Tourism

UK tour operator to use detectives to tackle false claims touts

Private detectives will be out in key resorts like Magalluf and other main resorts across Spain.

Humphrey Carter04/05/2017 00:00

Tourism

World Travel Market report reveals positive outlook

Terrorism is the number-one concern for British holidaymakers. Travel industry bosses say terror attacks have had the greatest impact on their business in the past year.

Jason Moore08/11/2016 00:00