This May for a gourmet break consider taking flights to Murcia for a Spanish holiday at La Manga Club.
Lebanese Week takes place between May 14th and May 25th at La Manga Club and holidaymakers will be able to enjoy an array of Middle Eastern delights.
Venues participating in Lebanese Week include Amapola restaurant, Sol y Sombra and the Piano Bar.
"Experience the delights of authentic Lebanese cuisine with our guest chef Mahmoud Shalam from Hyatt Regency Dubai," La Manga Club invites on its May calendar of events.
A new facial screening technology is to be piloted in airports across the UK in a bid to reduce waiting times for those taking flights to Spain and other countries.
Passengers will be screened with facial recognition technology instead of the usual passport officer checks in a move that is hoped will both improve security and ease congestion.
The scheme will be phased in from this summer and will utilise unmanned clearance gates which scan and match passengers' faces to the record on computer chips in their biometric passports.
Home Office Minister Liam Byrne said: "Britain's border security is now among the toughest in the world and tougher checks do take time, but we don't want long waits.
This May a number of Britons could choose to make the most of the extra bank holidays by taking flights to Spain, research from one commentator suggests.
According to Trip Advisor, 74 per cent of UK holidaymakers would prefer to have our bank holidays more evenly spread throughout the year.
Nonetheless, 46 per cent of survey respondents claimed to be planning a holiday abroad in May, with Spanish holidays in the top two most popular destinations for May holiday travel.
Almost half of UK survey respondents revealed that the British weather will drive them to take a break overseas this May.
Holidays in Spain are set to get more exciting than ever now that Hyatt Regency La Manga has teamed up with Dienza Ducati to offer Super Bike Racing Days.
Perfect for team building exercises, the bikes days are suitable for all ability levels for those aged 12 years old and above.
Whether expert or total novice, equipment is provided and instruction is given in a safe one-to-one environment.
"The course will remain fluid throughout, adapting to the individual needs of the riders as they progress, with theory sessions taking place both in the classroom and trackside," the programme objectives outline.
If you can't get on the guest list for the Oscars and don't fancy the flamboyance of Cannes, then one alternative is taking flights to the Spanish holiday island of Tenerife for the 3rd annual Tenerife International Film Festival.
Taking place this April, the red carpet event combines film with sunshine with international films shown and filmmakers from across the globe in attendance.
From small independent films to popular English and even foreign language films, there are a variety of genres for attendees to enjoy.
Carl Tooney, festival president, said: "Not only is the Tenerife International Film Festival recognised by the industry, it also reaches out to the many countries that are aware that both Tenerife and the Canary Islands are a truly international destination.
A new airline is to begin operating flights to Spain from Norwich International Airport on three low-fare services, it has been announced.
From July 2008, Spanish airline LTE will offer weekly services between Norwich and Spain on flights to Alicante, Barcelona and Palma.
Airport managing director Richard Jenner claimed her was "delighted" to welcome the airline to Norwich.
"We are genuinely excited about launching these new flights.
A new international airport in Murcia is set to attract three million passengers taking flights to Spain in its first year of operation, it has been reported.
According to Home Move, direct flights to the region mean that travelling time on flights to Spain are now at around 2.5 hours.
Murcia's Corvera airport is set to become a new international hub ahead of 2010, with Easier reporting that this region of Spain will enjoy increased visitor numbers once the upgrade has been carried out.
Spanish holidays are both affordable and accessible, one commentator has noted, summing up the reasons why the attraction of Spain remains "undeniable".
According to Easier, Spain has built up a network of airports throughout the country, due to its popularity for holidays which dates back to the 1960s, which provides accessibility.
The open skies agreement agreed by Spanish authorities and maintenance of key infrastructure such as roads is also beneficial.
"What this means is that Spain is one of the most accessible countries in Europe, and thanks to a continuation of money flowing into maintaining this situation, airports such as Malaga and Murcia are receiving significant upgrades," the publication notes.
Britons taking holidays in Spain this summer have been advised not to gamble with their finances by failing to take out travel insurance.
The warning comes from reviewcentre, after research conducted by J Sainsbury showed that ten per cent of Brits neglect to obtain any cover before travelling abroad.
According to reviewcentre, consumers are split over their preferences for price, brand credibility and the convenience of shopping for cover online.
"Some people don't consider taking out travel insurance as mandatory and then suffer the consequences when they have a bad experience abroad," managing director of www.
Families taking flights to Spain for two or more holidays a year may wish to consider saving money by taking out annual travel insurance, it has been reported.
According to Moneysupermarket.com, annual policies could be "more beneficial" as for those taking family holidays in Spain, the cost per individual could be as low as £30.
The comment comes as many younger Brits may be preparing to take flights to Spain for the Benicassim Festival in July.