Etiqueta 'UK holidaymakers'
The British press are on the passport control delays case.


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

L-R: Noel Josephides, Abta chairman and chairman of Sunvil Holidays; Richard Francis, MD Monarch Tour Operations; Chris Mottershead, MD Thomas Cook UK&I; Nick Longman, MD TUI UK&I; and Mark Tanzer, chief executive Abta.

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

Claims farmers' representatives hover around chemists as well as by all-inclusive hotels.


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

Inma Benito of the Majorca Hoteliers Federation with senior officials from Cehat at Berlin's ITB fair last year.


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

Hotelier association, Abta and other representatives at the meeting in Madrid.


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

While police control beaches, there will be private detectives elsewhere, watching out for false claims.


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

Left to right: Calvia town hall's tourism advisor, Joan Mesquida, Mayor Alfonso Rodríguez Badal and the deputy mayor and councillor for tourism and commerce, Antonio García Moles.


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