Month: January 2022

Why Britons see the sunny resort as paradise

A tiny fishing village until the 1960s, now Benidorm, Spain, is known worldwide as a fantastic holiday destination, complete with exciting nightlife, excellent food, and Brits arriving by the bus load.

Benidorm promises around 300 days of sunshine per year, which is one of the main reasons British people are so drawn to it.

According to Statista, the UK is home to some of Europe’s gloomiest cities.

Indeed, the UK’s three largest cities, London, Birmingham and Manchester, average around 1,400 hours of sunshine per year, which is approximately 58 days.

Understandably, the abysmal track record of British weather prompts

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Mexican beach destination Playa del Carmen sees second deadly shooting in a week

Authorities in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo are investigating the shooting death of a man who worked as the manager at a popular beachfront bar, the second fatal attack within a week in the resort town of Playa del Carmen.

The Tuesday killing at Mamita’s Beach Club followed an assault the previous Friday on three Canadians at a resort less than six miles away. Officials have said last week’s shooting at the Hotel Xcaret was the result of an argument between guests, and that the Canadians who died both had criminal records.

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If Miami Beach demolishes Deauville, Florida loses history


Editorials and other Opinion content offer perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent from the work of our newsroom reporters.

Miami Beach has issued an order to demolish the historic Deauville Beach Resort, and we all will be the poorer for it.

If the 1957 hotel where the Beatles once played is demolished, as now seems likely, we’ll be losing a piece of our South Florida history that simply can’t be replaced. No replication of the original structure, which Miami Beach city code authorizes the Historic Preservation Board to require, can fill the void

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Commonwealth Hotels Appoints Alicia Barefield as General Manager of The Hampton Inn Panama City Beach

Published: Jan. 12, 2022 at 2:00 PM EST|Updated: 8 hours ago

COVINGTON, Ky., Jan. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Commonwealth Hotels announced that Alicia Barefield has been appointed the general manager of the Hampton Inn Panama City Beach. Ms. Barefield brings over 20 years of hospitality experience to her new role as general manager having previously served as the general manager at the Hampton Inn Fort Morgan, Colorado.

Newly Appointed General Manager in Panama City Beach
Newly Appointed General Manager in Panama City Beach

“We are delighted that Alicia has joined our team.”, said Jennifer Porter, chief operations officer of Commonwealth Hotels. “It is

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