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Super Bike Racing Days at La Manga

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.

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Flights to Spain for international film festival

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.

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New flights to Spain from Norwich

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.

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Where to eat in La Manga

Spain has a rich and diverse food history and the restaurants in La Manga offer a range of culinary treats.

Situated on the Costa Blanca, La Manga soaks up all the flavours of the area to create a mouth-watering menu. Many recipes are handed down from generation to generation until they become a part of the region's character. Like most of Spain the main choice of appetiser is tapas which comes in a variety of different forms, making the most of the Mediterranean's abundant sea life.

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Golf on the South Course at La Manga Club

Designed in 1971 and remodelled in 1992 by Arnold Palmer, the South Course at La Manga Club has hosted many major golf tournaments and is available for the pleasure of those on Spanish holidays at La Manga Club.

The South Course has hosted major professional tournaments such as the men's and women's Spanish Opens and PGA Championships as well as a number of businesses' corporate events.

The golf course is located in the centre of the resort and it boasts palm-lined fairways and a variety of water hazards and bunkers – many of which are strategically positioned.

Despite this, there are few hidden dangers on the South Course.

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3m expected to take flights to Murcia

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.

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Holidays in Spain 'are accessible and affordable'

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.

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'Don't gamble' when taking holidays in Spain

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.

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La Manga-based tennis player wins 'crucial' match

A British tennis player living in La Manga has made the headlines - for narrowly avoiding breaking the world record for the longest run of consecutive defeats.

Dubbed the worst player in the world, 21-year-old Robert Dee finally won his first ever professional match after three years and 55 games in Spain this week.

Dee now remains joint world record holder with Diego Beltranena of Guatemala.

"Obviously it was great to get my first win but I can't believe that people don't have anything better to write about.

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Advice for those taking frequent flights to Spain

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, 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.

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