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VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 19:19 0

–VP Plaza España Design, a five-star luxury hotel located on Plaza de España on Gran Via, announces its official partnership with the Davis Cup Madrid ... Read More

Spain’s first outdoor skydiving simulator opens in Malaga

Spain’s first outdoor skydiving simulator opens in Malaga

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 15:45 0

The acting Mayor of Campillos Francisco Guerrero, the acting Councillor for Sports Miguel Ángel Herrera, Deputy Mayor Maria Antonia Dominguez, the Director of Fly4Real, Rubio ... Read More

Qatar Aviation Services participated in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference

Qatar Aviation Services participated in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 16:36 0

Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), participated as a silver sponsor in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference that took place in Madrid, Spain from. For the ... Read More

Horror at fun fair: 28 people injured in merry-go-round collapse in Spain

Horror at fun fair: 28 people injured in merry-go-round collapse in Spain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 17:15 0

Emergency services rushed to the scene at the San José de la Rinconada fair in the town of La Rinconada, near Seville, when a merry-go-round ... Read More

Air Europa announces new Malaga-Tel Aviv service

Air Europa announces new Malaga-Tel Aviv service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 22:20 0

Air Europa Líneas Aéreas, S.A.U. (Air Europa), third largest airline in Spain after Iberia and Vueling, announced plans to launch flights between Tel Aviv and ... Read More

Top travel destinations: US trends for summer 2019

Top travel destinations: US trends for summer 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:25 0

eDreams, Europe's online travel agent, has analyzed flight bookings for travel between June 1st and the 30th September 2019 to reveal this summer's top US travel trends. With ... Read More

Ethiopian delighted to serve Liverpool and Tottenham fans

Ethiopian delighted to serve Liverpool and Tottenham fans

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 08:01 0

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to have served fans of the globally renowned British football teams Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur in their travel to Madrid where ... Read More

Ibiza Nightlife Association demands Night Mayor

Ibiza Nightlife Association demands Night Mayor

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019 08:17 0

Ibiza's Nightlife Association (Ocio de Ibiza) demands the imposition of the “Night Mayor” figure on the Island. Said figure currently exists in almost fifty cities ... Read More

Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:25 0

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. Sexual exploitation and trafficking of ... Read More

WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight

WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019 15:36 0

WestJet opened greater access to both Europe and Canada with its inaugural flight between Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) and Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ). The airline's ... Read More

Catalan Tourist Board launches UK campaign to promote Year of Cultural Tourism 2019

Catalan Tourist Board launches UK campaign to promote Year of Cultural Tourism 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 01:30 0

The Catalan Tourist Board is targeting UK consumers with a new campaign to drive awareness of its cultural product during the Year of Cultural Tourism ... Read More

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 19:15 0

In a recent meeting of members of the association "Ocio de Ibiza" (Ibiza's Nightlife Association), affiliated to the International Nightlife Association, several of its members ... Read More

FITUR 2020 celebrates its 40th anniversary with its most professional and international edition

FITUR 2020 celebrates its 40th anniversary with its most professional and international edition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 15:19 0

The next edition of FITUR, organised by IFEMA, will take place at Feria de Madrid from the 22 to 26 January 2020, and is looking ... Read More

Madrid and Barcelona beat London and Singapore to world’s ‘Top 5 congress cities’

Madrid and Barcelona beat London and Singapore to world’s ‘Top 5 congress cities’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 19:30 0

The city of Madrid climbs to third in the ranking of world congress cities, published by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) for 2018. ... Read More

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019 10:12 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) have launched a new set of guidelines to help destinations benefit from the growing ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 03:02 0

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to satisfy an air demand that by ... Read More

Most Dazzling Blue Flag Beaches are in Spain this summer

Most Dazzling Blue Flag Beaches are in Spain this summer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 16:10 2

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced this week the beaches, ports and sustainable boat tour operators in Europe for 2019. Spain boasts 669 Blue ... Read More

BLESS Hotel Ibiza opens its doors this June

BLESS Hotel Ibiza opens its doors this June

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 15:22 1

BLESS Hotel Ibiza, the new hotel from the brand BLESS Collection Hotels, part of the Palladium Hotel Group, opens its doors in Ibiza next month ... Read More

Deputy UNWTO Secretary General ready to quit? Jaime Alberto Cabal Sanclemente may resign

Deputy UNWTO Secretary General ready to quit? Jaime Alberto Cabal Sanclemente may resign

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 02:42 0

Jaime Alberto Cabal Sanclemente of Colombia may have enough serving as the deputy secretary General for the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). He started his job only in ... Read More

From Budapest to siestas in Seville: Budapest Airport celebrates new Ryanair service

From Budapest to siestas in Seville: Budapest Airport celebrates new Ryanair service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 15:21 0

Budapest Airport has celebrated Ryanair’s inaugural flight to Seville, the capital of southern Spain’s Andalusia region. Launching a twice-weekly service today, Europe’s largest low-cost carrier ... Read More

UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda

UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda

editor editor- May 1, 2019 00:23 0

The application of new technologies such as Big Data and the Internet of Things are already leading to new uses and applications that will revolutionize ... Read More

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock breaks 7,7 billion barrier

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock breaks 7,7 billion barrier

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 15:30 0

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock, based on estimates by the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs, has this week reached the historic figure ... Read More

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 18:40 1

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from politics, port-related businesses and tourism today ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens new Riu Playa Park in Mallorca

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens new Riu Playa Park in Mallorca

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 16:58 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts has opened the new Riu Playa Park on the island of Mallorca. RIU is in the midst of the process of ... Read More

Spain-Holiday.com has new owners

Spain-Holiday.com has new owners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:20 0

The Spanish holiday rental platform, Spain-Holiday.com, has new owners from the 1st of April. The company’s founder and sole owner until the end of March, ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Madrid welcomes new General Manager

Four Seasons Hotel Madrid welcomes new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 18:26 0

In advance of the highly anticipated opening of the first Four Seasons hotel in Spain, Christoph Schmidinger has been appointed opening General Manager to oversee ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 11:48 0

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy of Portugal and the Lisbon ... Read More

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 04:25 0

The World Travel and Tourism Council just finished their annual summit 2019 in the Spanish City of Seville last Friday. A record number of delegates listened ... Read More

Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC

Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC

editor editor- April 5, 2019 00:41 0

The countries and leaders who have made a difference to increase the competitiveness of the Travel & Tourism sector within their countries have been recognized ... Read More

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:40 0

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 2019 leaders in sustainable tourism at the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards ceremony. The ... Read More

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