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british tourists in Spain will be “roasted” after the country passes strict air-conditioning rules, head of the tourism department warns | world News

British tourists visiting Spain will be ‘roasted’ under new energy saving measures that bans air conditionality from being set below 27C in summer, warned the head of tourism.

Approved in the country new set of rules What will happen also see heating not allowed above 19C in winter.

The measures will affect offices, shops, bars and restaurants, as well as public transport systems and transport nodes. Stores will required keep your doors shut to maintain temperature.

they are part of Spain drive shut off the gas use by 7% in line with the recent European Union deal on reduce addiction on Russian gas.

The lights will also have to go off in shop fronts and empty government offices from 22:00, under new rules.

However, Spain currently experiencing a very hot summer, with temperature above 40C in many parts, and the president of Costa del Sol tourism board criticized the measures.

“We want satisfied tourists, not fried tourists or those who fear walk dark streets,” said Francisco Salado.

He called on in government “to spend mental energy on more effective measures.”

He added: “As if this decree was written by a Martian, someone who profoundly ignorant of our country and who did not consult with anyone.”

He added that “doesn’t make sense” force hotels, restaurants, bars, museums, cinemas, shops, railway and bus stations and airports to raise their thermostat in in summer up to 27 degrees “for sure in middle of a heat wave”.

Earlier this week, it was reported that tourists may still be cooling their hotel rooms as they are considered “private spaces”, but all the rest public areas must comply new laws.

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced in new package last week, saying: “You just need to walk to the mall to see what the temperature might be set too low.”

Spanish public institutions already similar energy saving regulations apply.

government says these measures will not only save energy, but also also bring down accounts for households and businesses.

Spain one of the hottest european countries in summer. The country has already there were two waves of heat year with temperatures are forecast to rise again in in first weeks of August.

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