The Balearic Islands have welcomed British tourists to their beautiful shores as tourism to the region soars. With Spain on the UK’s amber travelers list, UK travelers quickly returned to their favorite islands for the holidays.
British tourists made up the largest group of international arrivals to Menorca and Ibiza, with overseas travel resuming in July.
Menorca welcomed over 35,000 British tourists while over 75,000 Britons arrived in Ibiza for a sunny break.
The Balearic archipelago as a whole saw a 900% increase in the number of British tourists in July compared to June.
Balearic Tourism Minister Iago Negueruela said: âTourism is rebounding in the Balearic Islands. “
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The Minister of Tourism added: âThe figures for July 2021 are encouraging and we believe that the statistics for August will also show a positive recovery.
âWe are very grateful for the support of the UK and local travel industries after such a long period of foreclosure.
“We have confidence in our loyal UK visitors and a rapid recovery in tourism.”
Hotel workers are extremely happy to see loyal and popular British tourists returning to the Balearics.
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The islands have had a rough time during the pandemic as British tourists have been unable to visit for many months.
Some restrictions are still in place on the Balearic Islands. Ibiza’s vibrant nightlife is world famous but the clubs remain closed.
Ibiza’s DJs and producers protested against the strict rules of the local government.
Despite the regulations, many loyal British tourists were eager to return to the islands which are also popular with expats.
They added, âI have never seen anyone sad or upset with them. Everyone loves life and loves every moment of it. “
Another tweeter shared beautiful images of the coast and said: âMenorca is not canceled. Try it, you will love it.
One of them shared a farewell photo to the island and tweeted: âAdios Mallorca. What a wonderful 10 days we had. Feel cold.
UK travelers wishing to visit the Balearic Islands are advised to check local restrictions and regulations before traveling.
Double vaccinated passengers must pass a pre-departure test before returning to the UK and a PCR test no later than the second day after arrival.
British double-bitten tourists won’t need to self-isolate after returning from Spain, but unvaccinated ones will need to do so for ten days.
Travel experts are calling for changes to current restrictions and updates to destinations, including Spain, are expected on October 1.