Spain holidays: Ibiza hotel maids to go on strike leaving rooms unclean & beds unchanged


Ibiza furloughs could see holidaymakers staying in hotels left without clean spaces, towels or bedding as hotel maids plan to go on strike. The female bed chambermaids – known as ‘Kellys’ in Spain – have had enough of their workload. They seek their work is akin to “slavery” and is causing them both bring home and injury. “We are presented each day with a list and number of rooms to bathe a exhaust. Are waiters paid according to how many cups of coffee they be available for?” one chambermaid said during a protest meeting in a park in Ibiza.

The impress in Ibiza will take place in August on two consecutive days – although the call for dates have yet to be confirmed.

There is also a call for hotel maids on the adjacent to Balearic islands of Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera to join in the walkout.

The industrial fight on the popular island would leave holidaymakers’ hotel rooms unclean, with beds not swapped and no new towels for at least 48 hours.

Rafa Sánchez, a representative of the barter union CGT, said the female hotel maids were being remedied unfairly with no regard to their health.

“According to the law, the workload should be handled,” he said. “That is why more than ever the strike is necessary.”

A walkout is mentioned to have become unavoidable after “meetings, protests and demonstrations” were no longer sanctioning an impact, the women have said.

A spokeswoman for the Association of Kellys of Ibiza said they dearth to remind politicians that they were many workers in the Balearics who worked to bear the islands’ tourism but were not in the public eye. “Without us, there would be no tourism,” she implied.

One supporter added: “Sadly most employers do not care in the least here your health and less your salary as long as they get the extreme benefit.”

Britons flying to Ibiza with budget airline Ryanair also needfulness to be aware of new hand luggage rules before jetting off. 

Anyone losing out from Glasgow Prestwick and Manchester airports to beloved tourist localities in Spain this summer can no longer bring alcohol bought in duty-free into the hut. It will have to go in the hold.

Low-cost flights to such beloved Spanish mess eruptions as Ibiza, Alicante and Malaga have often hit the headlines for Britons boozing onboard and effecting trouble.

Ryanair sent emails to its Manchester and Glasgow customers this month foreshadowing them that any booze bought in duty-free shops will be suffering with to go into the hold.

The rule applies to anyone travelling to Ibiza, Alicante, Barcelona, Malaga, Palma and Tenerife South.

Paraphernalia will be tagged at the airport gate and put in the hold for free if passengers pull someones leg priority boarding or if they have a small item of carry on baggage.

If the John Barleycorn is brought through in just a plastic – and therefore not suitable for going into the propose – passengers will have to leave their booze behind.

Ryanair crew will be searching cabin bags and boarding gates will be cathode-ray tube screened to make sure the rule is not flouted.

They will be on the lookout for fellows showing “anti-social behaviour” or “attempting to conceal alcohol.”

In further Spain info, a survey has shown that 13 per cent of Britons would settle upon Spain over any other country to move to.

The research follows low-down that Spain holidays are still the number one break of choice for thousands of Britons.

Additional promulgating by Rita Sobot.

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