Tag Archive: Tourism industry

Apr 02

The tourism sector will grow in 2015


According to the forecasts of the ITB World Travel Trends Report, the european tourists will travel 3% more abroad this year in comparison to 2014. This tendency has been growing since last year: in 2014 the European visitors already held 3% more international trips than in 2013. Among the countries which will generate more tourism …

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Aug 27

Barcelona: a success in Tourism


  One more year Barcelona is one of the main destinations in Europe. In the first semester of 2013 the number of tourists has increased and now Catalonia (with its capital, Barcelona, at the top) has the 27% of tourists of Spain. However, the high number of visitors is not the only positive thing for …

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Apr 24

15.5m international tourists will visit Spain in the next three months

Parc Güell (Barcelona)

The present crisis is strongly hitting Spain but there is a sector that is being shortly hurt by this economic situation: tourism. According to the report published by the Spanish Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, Spain will receive 15.5 million of international tourists during April, May and June. It is a very high number …

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Sep 19

Spanish DMC association battles VAT increase

Spain DMC's logo

Spain DMC’s members had sent a complaint letter to Spanish Tourism Department, among others governing bodies, explaining how the VAT rate rise will affect DMC sector competitiveness. On the letter, the association exposes its concerns about the implementation of the increase on travel agencies segment and expresses its “indignation” with the conservative government. The association …

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Jun 22

Tourist Tax will apply in Barcelona in November 2012


A new tax attached to the Tourism industry will apply next November the 1st in Catalunya region. The new tourist tax will be imposed by the executive council of Catalonia as has been approved without the support of the external politic groups, hoteliers and tourist traders in general. The law affects directly to hotels, camping’s …

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