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Walsh leads delegate line-up at World Routes

Walsh leads delegate line-up at World Routes

1 September 2017 Airline News Travel Events News

Senior leaders from the aviation industry have signed on for the World Routes 2017 conference programme, including Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group. The annual World Routes forum brings together airlines, airports and tourism authorities to plan and negotiate future air services.

Las Ramblas terror attack kills 13, injures dozens

Las Ramblas terror attack kills 13, injures dozens

17 August 2017 Tourism News

Thirteen people have been killed and dozens injured after a van hit crowds in the Las Ramblas area of Barcelona on Thursday evening. Spanish later killed five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils to stop what they say was another planned vehicle attack.

Barcelona moves to quell tourist visitor numbers

Barcelona moves to quell tourist visitor numbers

30 January 2017 Tourism News

Barcelona has outlawed new city centre hotels as part of a plan to curb excessive tourism. New tourist apartments are also to be prohibited as the city seeks to reduce visitor numbers to what has become one of the most popular destinations in Europe.

Greater Barcelona tourism offering launches in Spain

Greater Barcelona tourism offering launches in Spain

The tourist boards of Barcelona, Barcelona Province and Catalunya have joined forces to unveil ‘Greater Barcelona’ – a brand new tourism proposition which promotes a Barcelona that is both the city and beyond. ‘Greater Barcelona’ has been designed to showcase that Barcelona is much more than the well-known Gaudi streets and urban boardwalks of the Catalan capital.