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Spring meeting of Chief Executive Board to be hosted by UNWTO

World Tourism organization meeting in Madrid Spring meeting of Chief Executive Board to be hosted by UNWTO

Coinciding with the tenth anniversary of becoming a specialized UN agency, the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will host the spring meeting of the UN System Chief Executive Board for ...

Big-spending Russians boost Spain's tourism industry

Russian tourism to Spain Big-spending Russians boost Spain's tourism industry

MADRID, Spain - Big-spending Russian tourists are flocking to Spain's beaches and famous landmarks in ever greater numbers, providing a much-needed boost to the recession-hit country's key tourism ...

Spain named cheapest holiday destination in Europe

Spain top for value in 2013 Spain named cheapest holiday destination in Europe

LONDON, England - Spain has been named as the cheapest holiday destination in Europe in the seventh annual Post Office report on holiday costs.

Spain looks for tourists from ex-colony

Spain Wants Visitors From The Philippines Spain looks for tourists from ex-colony

The Philippines could be an important source of tourists for its former colonizer Spain—especially Filipinos who are planning to hold conferences or conventions abroad, Spain's ambassador to the ...

Investment and Tourism Business Forum highlights cooperation between Spain and Africa

INVESTOUR 2013 Investment and Tourism Business Forum highlights cooperation between Spain and Africa

The fourth edition of the Investment and Tourism Business Forum (INVESTOUR) addressed cooperation and business opportunities between Spain and Africa.

UNWTO Secretary General and Seychelles Tourism Minister meet in Madrid

UNWTO executive council seat and UNESCO world heritage site discussed UNWTO Secretary General and Seychelles Tourism Minister meet in Madrid

In Madrid this week, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, met with Mr.

UNWTO events at FITUR in Spain

World Tourism Organization at International Tourism Trade Fair UNWTO events at FITUR in Spain

A tourism investment forum for Africa and a debate on tourism prospects in the Middle East and North Africa are among the many UNWTO events planned for the International Tourism Trade Fair, FITUR ...

December 13 symbolizes historic date of 1 billionth tourist

One Billion Tourists: One Billion Opportunities December 13 symbolizes historic date of 1 billionth tourist

One billion tourists have traveled the world in 2012, marking a new record for international tourism – a sector that accounts for one in every 12 jobs and 30% of the world’s services ...

Equatorial Guinea and Spain agree to increase air traffic between Madrid And Malabo

Ceiba Intercontinental airline Equatorial Guinea and Spain agree to increase air traffic between Madrid And Malabo

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea - The governments of Equatorial Guinea and Spain recently signed an agreement to increase the number of passenger flights on the Malabo-Madrid route operated by ...

EIBTM signs agreement to stay in Spain through 2016

EIBTM has become synonymous with Barcelona EIBTM signs agreement to stay in Spain through 2016

EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the leading global event for the meetings, incentives, events, and business travel industry has confirmed that the ...

Tourism minister poses with dead deer's testicles on his head

Tourism minister dubbed 'an embarrassment to the country' Tourism minister poses with dead deer's testicles on his head

A Spanish politician has sparked outrage after a picture of him posing on top of a dead deer with its hacked-off testicles perched on top of his head was posted online.

EIBTM appoints Pacific World as official event DMC

25th edition of EIBTM to take place in Fira Gran Via in Spain EIBTM appoints Pacific World as official event DMC

Pacific World ( www.pacificworld.com ) the leading MICE* player has once again been appointed as the official DMC for the ...

Spainish wildfires force thousands to flee

Tourists and locals evacuate due to raging wildfires Spainish wildfires force thousands to flee

Wildfires drove thousands of people from their homes near a rare nature reserve in Spain's Canary Islands after a separate mainland blaze killed two, authorities say.

Spain’s popularity with LGBT travelers keeps growing

LGBT Tourism To Spain Spain’s popularity with LGBT travelers keeps growing

Spain’s popularity with gay and lesbian travelers keeps growing.

Brits turn to Spain for great deals in 2012

More Brits seek cheap Spanish holidays Brits turn to Spain for great deals in 2012

Travel comparison website dealchecker.co.uk has seen a significant jump in the number of people searching for flights to Spain in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same time last year.

EACP celebrates third birthday in Seville

Members of European Aerospace Cluster Partnership meet at Spain congress EACP celebrates third birthday in Seville

HAMBURG, Germany - Three years ago, members of 24 European aviation organizations gathered in Hamburg to establish the European Aerospace Cluster Partnership (EACP).

Food lovers travel package in Spain

A journey of Wining, Dining and Cooking Food lovers travel package in Spain

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - You’ve read about the Spanish restaurants with Michelin stars, the celebrated Catalan and Basque chefs, the wonderful seafood and acorn-flavored hams.

Bilbao’s titanium success

Guggenheim Museum celebrates 15th anniversary this year Bilbao’s titanium success

Elisabeth Lang, eTN

(eTN) - Located in the north of Spain, on the Bay of Biscay, Bilbao is the fourth largest city in Spain with 353,187 inhabitants and is the largest city of its autonomous community and the tenth ...

Biosphere Reserve will host 2012 World Tourism Day celebrations

Spain: a global leader in renewable energies Biosphere Reserve will host 2012 World Tourism Day celebrations

The 2012 official World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations will be held in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain, (September 27, 2012).

National Congress of OPC Spain presents award to EIBTM

“Special Mention of the Jury” award National Congress of OPC Spain presents award to EIBTM

EIBTM, the global meetings and events exhibition held in Barcelona ( www.eibtm.com ), is delighted to announce their recent “Special ...

Spain and UNWTO leaders discuss role of tourism

Future cooperative tourism efforts Spain and UNWTO leaders discuss role of tourism

UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General, Taleb Rifai, met with the Spanish Minister of Industry, Energy, and Tourism, José Manuel Soria, to discuss tourism’s role in meeting the ...

Man killed by flaming-horned bull in Spain

Bull tramples, gores man at Spanish festival Man killed by flaming-horned bull in Spain

MADRID, Spain — A man was trampled and fatally gored by a flaming-horned bull during a festival in eastern Spain early Saturday.

Time to shop ‘til you drop in Spain

Book now and save nearly USD200 Time to shop ‘til you drop in Spain

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - January is the month of rebajas, which means “sales” in Spanish, so TourCrafters has put together a five-day, land-only shopping trip in the Spanish capital that ...

Special travel deals in Spain

Tourcrafters presents their best for 2012 Special travel deals in Spain

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Showcasing a vast array of products for this special country, TourCrafters’ all-new 2012 Best of Spain brochure is now online.

World Tourism Organization to hold activities at International Tourism Trade Fair

FITUR Event in Madrid World Tourism Organization to hold activities at International Tourism Trade Fair

Signaling the beginning of the international tourism calendar for 2012, UNWTO will hold a number of activities at the International Tourism Trade Fair, FITUR, addressing key issues facing the ...

Tourism boosts Spain’s ailing economy

Economic Benefits of Tourism Tourism boosts Spain’s ailing economy

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Recently released figures by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce show that during the summer months of July to September the number of tourists flocking to the Spain increased ...

Wine and dine in Barcelona with special package from TourCrafters

Spectacular culinary tour in Spain Wine and dine in Barcelona with special package from TourCrafters

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Whether it’s movies, restaurant reviews, or the football club, Barcelona seems to be always in the news.

Holidays to Spain soar in popularity

More Brits looking for holidays to Spain Holidays to Spain soar in popularity

The online travel company ULookUBook.com say that holidays to Spain, especially cheap holidays to Tenerife, proved incredibly popular this summer.

Study finds Canada as the country with the “best reputation”

Global Ranking Study finds Canada as the country with the “best reputation”

eTN Staff Writer

Canada has earned the highest reputation ranking in Reputation Institute's 2011 Country RepTrak™, an annual study measuring the public perceptions of 50 countries around the world.

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