British tourists at the Hotel San Luis Menorca, on one of Spain’s Balearic islands, wait for the pool to open before scrambling to claim their spot in the sun for the day. Photo: YouTube
British tourists at the Hotel San Luis Menorca, on one of Spain’s Balearic islands, wait for the pool to open before scrambling to claim their spot in the sun for the day. Photo: YouTube
Tourism

German, French, even British tourists are at it – the ‘sunbed wars’ and why the conflict is escalating

  • The fight for hotel sunbeds is tougher than ever as holidaymakers try to maximise post-lockdown lounger use, and it’s not just the Germans doing it
  • One Spanish hotel has hired a pool sheriff to monitor the problem, others offer more luxurious sunbeds plus canopy for a fee, a model growing in popularity

British tourists at the Hotel San Luis Menorca, on one of Spain’s Balearic islands, wait for the pool to open before scrambling to claim their spot in the sun for the day. Photo: YouTube
British tourists at the Hotel San Luis Menorca, on one of Spain’s Balearic islands, wait for the pool to open before scrambling to claim their spot in the sun for the day. Photo: YouTube
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