Category Archive: Legal Tips and News

Mar 26

Emerging technologies are not already new in tourism


Cloud computing, big data, devices and applications, natural interfaces… These names could sound a bit strange but they are already the technologies with which the tourism sector works. This is the most important thing said in the last edition of the Smart Tourism Congress, which has recently taken place in Spain. Besides the new technologies …

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Mar 20

The Spanish Congress Centers improve quality and economic impact


The convention centers in Spain generated a big economic impact in 2012. 4 million people came to Spain to attend at least one of the 4,647 events that took place in the Spanish Centers. The result have been 1,300 million € of benefits, more than in 2011. The Spanish Association of Congress Centers (APCE) has …

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Feb 28

Spain, fourth most visited country in the world

According to a report released on February 2013 by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Spain received 56.7 million visitors during 2011. These figures make Spain the 4th most visited country in the world. Actually, the country received 7.6% more tourists than in the previous 12 months. Weather, gastronomy, history and culture can be considered strong …

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Feb 14

Do you know what astro-tourism is?

Astro-tourism is the simple but magical experience of watching the stars from a privileged place. Spain is a privileged territory to practice astro-tourism.

Feb 12

Crisis doesn’t stop Spanish hotel industry

Despite difficulties, Spanish hotel owners turned crisis into a valuable opportunity: they weren’t able to open new business in 2012, so they invested in reform the buildings they already owned.

Jan 25

Spanish MICE sector resists a challenging 2012

Despite the complicated economic situation, the MICE sector in Spain has taken a positive stock of the past year. According to a report published in the prestigious Spanish magazine Hosteltur, the local meetings and congress industry has proudly resisted last year. Compared to 2011, cities such as Barcelona or Madrid hosted more events and activities …

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Dec 13

Barcelona’s new luxury marina is underway

Port Vell means ‘old harbour’ in Catalan, and it is one of the most important marinas in Barcelona. Although the harbour was an iconic part of the city’s old town, it was renewed prior to the 1992 Olympic Games. Nowadays, it has become a worldwide known marina. Every year it provides accommodation to tens of …

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Nov 27

Valencia opens new flight routes from all over Europe

Have you not visited Valencia yet? Maybe this is the right time to visit the third biggest city of Spain. It is located on the Mediterranean coast, where average temperature during the whole year is 22.3 degrees, and holds some of the most important festivals and fairs in Europe. If you have not visited it …

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Nov 15

Catalonia begins to collect the tourist tax

Since many years, tourism has been a golden egg goose for Catalonia and its inhabitants. Due to dynamic collaboration between private and public entities, the sector experiences the highest rates of growth and expansion, and has established itself as the first tourist destination of Spain. In this context, Catalonia is also the first Spanish autonomous …

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Sep 21

The Ayre Hotel Rosellón in Barcelona receives the Trip Advisor Excellence Certificate

The Ayre Hotel Rosellón is a 4 stars brand new hotel suitable for both leisure and business clients. Located in the heart of Barcelona’s Eixample at about one minute from the Sagrada Familia, the establishment enjoys a unique decoration and minimalist avant-garde style that will make you feel like home. As well as its 105 …

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