• Spanish tourism chief warns over ‘disaster’ of no-deal Brexit

    Spanish tourism chief warns over ‘disaster’ of no-deal Brexit0

    By Neil Lancefield, Press Association Travel Correspondent in Seville A no-deal Brexit would be “a disaster” for Spain, the country’s UK tourism chief has warned. Javier Pinanes, director of Spain’s tourist office in London, acknowledged that travel disruption caused by the UK and the European Union failing to negotiate an agreement would be “a really

  • Plans filed for major cable car revamp

    Plans filed for major cable car revamp0

    MH Bland has filed a planning application to rebuild the Cable Car, one of Gibraltar’s top tourist attractions. The company is seeking permission to demolish the existing upper and lower cable car stations and the three towers. It hopes to replace them with a new station building, two towers and a new cable car system.

  • Upper Rock and beach improvements

    Upper Rock and beach improvements0

    Works on improving sites around the Rock and our beaches continue as part of the continuing programme by the Department of Environment. Stones have been removed from Eastern Beach, rocks from the shore at Little Bay and sand has been deposited at Camp Bay, “always with great care so as not to negative affect marine

  • Interpretation panels offer insight into Europa Point’s history

    Interpretation panels offer insight into Europa Point’s history0

    The Minister for Environment, Dr John Cortes, inaugurated a new outdoor interpretation centre at Europa Point this week. Located beside Harding’s Battery near the lighthouse, it was originally the battery’s magazine. Now varied interpretation panels are on display providing information covering a wide range of topics such as the Neanderthals, birds, plants, the history of

  • The QE2 Opens in Dubai

    The QE2 Opens in Dubai0

    The legendary Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) is starting a new chapter in her storied history as a floating hotel, dining and entertainment destination in Dubai and will open her doors to the public on Wednesday. The world-famous cruise liner, which has a history spanning five decades, is now docked permanently at Mina Rashid, where her