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New leadership for Catalan Tourist Board in UK

New leadership for Catalan Tourist Board in UK

18 September 2017 Hotel News

The Catalan Tourist Board has appointed Aicard Guinovart as the new director for the United Kingdom & Ireland. Aicard joins the UK team with over 15 years’ experience under his belt with the Catalan Tourist Board.

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.

Campervan Suite comes to Sol Beach House Ibiza

Campervan Suite comes to Sol Beach House Ibiza

22 June 2017 Hotel News

Sol Beach House Ibiza has launched a unique Campervan Suite package in celebration of the hotel’s third summer season. Created in a vintage VW Campervan, guests looking for a unique and tranquil experience, with breath-taking views of the sea and stunning sunsets, can enjoy this bespoke suite package throughout the 2017 season at the stunning Ibizan resort hotel.

airBaltic launches flights between Riga and Madrid

airBaltic launches flights between Riga and Madrid

30 May 2017 Airline News

The Latvian airline airBaltic has launched a new direct route linking Riga and Madrid. The route, which will be operated in cooperation with the Spanish-airline Iberia, offers convenient travel options for travellers between Spain and Latvia and beyond to destinations in the Baltics, Europe, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East.

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.

Barceló Torre de Madrid opens in Spain

Barceló Torre de Madrid opens in Spain

26 January 2017 Hotel News

A new hotel in the heart of Madrid - Barceló Torre de Madrid - has opened its doors. Barceló Hotel Groups’ newest five star property, Barceló Torre de Madrid is set to impress with its position in one of Madrid’s most iconic and tallest buildings.

Magaluf seeks to reposition as shopping mall construction begins

Magaluf seeks to reposition as shopping mall construction begins

25 November 2016 Hotel News Tourism News

Meliá Hotels International, Calviá City Hall and the Balearic government have begun construction of a new hotel and shopping mall in Magaluf, Mallorca, which marks the next phase in the repositioning of the destination. Leading Spanish Hotel Group, MHI is supporting the venture by investing the largest private investment of €45 million and will oversee the creation of a new central social hub.