The port of Barcelona, Spain yesterday created a new record when more than 31,000 cruise passengers embarked or disembarked at its terminals, a new record for the largest cruise port in Europe. Also in Europe today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Barcelona.
Spanish government officials have approved the sale of airport authority Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea and stakes in 20-year concessions to operate Madrid-Barajas and Barcelona-El Prat airports.
Exposing too much skin in public or on the streets will soon become illegal in Barcelona, according to reports.
A high-speed train has hit a group of young people crossing the tracks at Castelldefels Playa station in Spain killing at least 12. Officials confirmed a further 14 people were injured during the accident, on the outskirts of Barcelona, with three now in critical condition.
Keen athletes may want to participate in the Barcelona Marathon during their time in the city.
Hotel prices around the world fell by 17% to their lowest level for five years in the first half of the year, according to a survey by Hotels.com. The biggest drops were recorded in some of the most popular European cities for short breaks, with Barcelona the worst performing – down by 14% year-on-year to £92 on average.https://www.breakingtravelnews.com/images/uploads/hotel/Holiday_Inn.jpg
Breaking Travel News interviews Alex Cruz, CEO of Click Air. Alex talks about the growth his airline has shown in its first year. It has shown a tremendous rise in traffic out of its Barcelona hub carrying 4.5 million passengers. The interview was conducted at the Business Travel Show, Earls Court, London.