Tag Archive: business travel

Dec 11

New hotel openings in Barcelona

The numbers don´t lie, especially when it comes to official statistics. The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) states that Barcelona currently holds the 3rd position as the most visited business travel destination, just after Vienna and Paris. The city´s authorities, together with international entrepreneurs and local businessmen have invested time, effort and money to …

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Nov 20

Andorra at its best

Andorra is one of the smallest countries in the world. Nevertheless, it is one of the best winter destinations you can choose all over Europe. Located on the heart of the Pyrenees, the country is known for its excellent ski resorts and winter sports facilities. Are you looking for a destination that mixes ski, shopping, …

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May 18

Cruising for Business


Most business travelers know that, despite the often-hectic shedule and sometimes frustrating service at airports and beyond, there are many benefits with all those miles. MICE Sector offers good chances for shipping companies and also for travel agents who work for this sector regarding a CLIA ( International Association of Cruises) as the report Mixing business …

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Mar 09

Is Spain one of the best countries to do business in?

By the start of the month, Infographiclabs posted an article showing an infographic looking at some factors on ease of setting up and running a business in nations around the world for the next year (attached below).  It examines business issues as ease of tax compliance or shareholders protection. The top three positions run as follows: …

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Mar 01

Murcia, a congress destination to come back to

  Murcia has several features which help providing significant added value.  It is positioned as the seventh capital in Spain; it is a big city and has amazing possibilities.  It has a first level hotel park, including more than 2.400 beds and its gastronomy is one of the best Spain has to offer.  In spite …

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Jan 20

New business opportunities when travelling, tips to maximize time


Whenever one travels for business reasons has the need, more than ever, to make the city profitable.  Every travel has a mission that needs to be accomplished; but besides, finding new business opportunities would be desirable too.  For that to be possible, one needs to make the city profitable by combining purposes.  There is one …

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Jan 10

Basic Tips not to forget in International Business Travel

Far from being doomed to a lonely existence, the business travel professional life can eventually be very productive if planned and organised carefully.  Here you are some simple tips that will help you spending more time on the business and networking rather than on the travel. 1.- Schedule yourself Where are you going? When? How? …

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Dec 16

Luxury on air journeys, austerity at sleeping

As shown by an American Express Business Insights study, travelers are more prone to invest their budgets in  high class flights rather than in luxury hotels.  The data finds that first- and business- class airline tickets increased  9.1% and 5,4% respectively.  However, once landed, economy lodges seem to be preferred over  high profile accomodations. “It’s …

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Dec 12

Number of congresses to increase in 2012

cc: World Economic Forum

American Express Meetings & Events, publishes the results of a poll forecasting an increase in the number of congresses in 2012 American Express Congress & Events is the American Express Global Bussiness Travel travel management división.  It identifies the trends and activities related to congresses in 2012, locally and worldwide, to  strategically help professionals and …

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Sep 28

September 27 is celebrated World Tourism Day

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Since 1980, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) celebrated World Tourism Day on September 27. This date was chosen as that day in 1970, which adopted the Constitution of the World Tourism Organization. The approval of these laws is considered a milestone in world tourism. The main purpose of World Tourism Day is to promote awareness …

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