The iconic Hotel Ritz, Madrid is set to reopen in the summer as Mandarin Oriental Ritz, Madrid, following the most extensive restoration in its 110-year history
British Airways will soon become the first airline to offer a year-round direct flight from the UK to Portland, Oregon. Flights to the Basque region of Spain are also set to take off next summer, when British Airways launches a new route to San Sebastián.
The only five-star hotel in Sitges will reopen in January with a fresh new spa, new restaurants and newly designed rooms and suites, all transformed by Miami-based Rose Ink Workshop.
Marriott Hotels has welcomed Denia Marriott La Sella Golf Resort & Spa back to the portfolio after a full renovation. Sitting within the famed La Sella Golf Course, on the Spanish Costa Blanca, the resort bolsters the company’s global portfolio of golf-focused retreats.
Located on one of Madrid’s most iconic avenues, Paseo de la Castellana, the hotel aims to bring the brand’s signature intuitive services and energising experiences to business and leisure guests alike.
Hard Rock International has appointed Antonio Alvarez as general manager of Hard Rock Hotel Madrid. The property is the next European debut in a series of Hard Rock Hotels set to open in the EMEA region as part of the brand’s expansion.
Leonardo Hotels has begun work on a new 204-bedroom four-star hotel in Barcelona, the first to be built in the city after a 2015 moratorium on hospitality construction was lifted.
Located in the vibrant heart of the capital, the new hotel is a stone’s throw from hotspots including the iconic Plaza de España, the hip neighbourhoods of Malasaña and Chueca and the shopping district of Gran Via.
According to data published by the National Institute of Statistics, Spain, the city has shown an improvement in the number of overnight stays and visitors.The city also reflects a more authentic and distinctive identity, due to the targeted promotion campaigns and a history based upon product-related programmes.