Tag Archive: Barcelona

Feb 02

Chinese New Year in Barcelona

This weekend Barcelona celebrates the Chinese New Year parade. Chinese and Catalan entities will participate in the parade downtown Barcelona. The parade will begin at 11:30 at Parc de l’Estació del Nord and will end at Arc de Triomf, where from 12:30 performances will be played on a stage. People born in a year of …

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Jul 12

Barcelona’s top design buildings

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Barcelona is one of the top touristic destinations in Europe and one of the legendary cities in the Mediterranean. Since Barcelona was founded more than 2,000 years ago, the Catalan Capital City has been characterized by its trading tradition and its spirit of innovation. The most important recent turning point for Barcelona has been the …

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Apr 30

Madrid & Barcelona, Spanish cheapest destinations (by plane!)

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Want to know which are the Spanish cheapest airports when flying fly from Europe? Firstly, it is the Madrid Airport, and then, very close, the Barcelona Airport. After them, we find other airports as the one in Sevilla, then Santiago de Compostela, Valencia and Palma de Mallorca. And what about the opposite way: from Spain …

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Apr 22

Have you ever visited Barcelona in the Sant Jordi Day?

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Although Barcelona’s Sant Jordi Celebration is not too familiar for tourists, this is one of the most popular days for the Catalans. The entire city appears full of outdoors shops where you can buy both roses and books, and hundreds of popular writers take a place in the streets to sign their readers’ books. In …

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Apr 01

E&TB Group suggest new ideas for events in Barcelona


LLOPART CELLAR The Llopart family is viticulturist since the XIV centhury, according to a document written in Latin and dated 1385. A Llopart family’s ancestor, Bernardus Leopardi, was granted some vineyards located in the present county estate Can Llopart de Subirats. From that moment all the Llopart generations have worked in this cellar, one of …

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Nov 06

Business tourism has increased in Spain

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Business tourists increased in Spain in the last year. 4.31 million visitors arrived in this country in 2014 to play their part in a trade trip, 6% more than in the previous year. The growth in the number of this kind of tourists has also increased the economic impact: €4,4 million, 9% more than one …

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Oct 07

Barcelona will not ban the opening of new hotels


Finally, the Barcelona City Councill will allow companies to open new hotels in the city. However, the new hotels will only be built in the city areas not saturated by tourism. The first decision of the government was to ban the opening of new hotels in the whole city, but finally the prohibition will not …

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May 27

Madrid and Barcelona at the Mice Tourism Top 5


According to the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), Madrid and Barcelona have kept their places in the top 5 of the European Mice cities. Madrid has grown 7,5% in the last year, but the Spanish Capital City has decreased from the 2nd to the 3rd position of the ranking. This is because of the …

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Apr 28

Norwegian committed to Barcelona


One of the main Scandinavian airlines, Norwegian, has decided to commit itself to Barcelona. After opening their operational base at the Catalan city in April 2014, with three aircrafts, it will start its fourth one in June 2015. This summer Norwegian will join Barcelona with Birmingham (UK), Billuns (Denmark), Dubrovnik (Croatia) and Trondheim and Stavanger (Norway). …

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Apr 22

La Boqueria (Barcelona) will not be as open for tourists


  ‘La Boqueria’ is the most important food market in Barcelona. Located at the ‘heart’ of the popular Ramblas, some years ago it became a main attraction for the visitors to the city. From this month to further, tourists will not have it as easy to enter the market. The City Council has decided to …

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