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UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Group discusses in Valencia a common...

Representatives from 24 countries of both private and public nature involved in the Silk Road Task Force have convened in the Mediterranean city of...

RIU aims to attract family tourism in Torremolinos with ClubHotel Riu...

RIU has just opened the doors of the ClubHotel Riu Costa del Sol. This new hotel, with its privileged location on the maritime promenade...

Tenerife hosts a record number of TV, film and photo shoots...

Tenerife hosted a record-breaking number of 116 national and international TV, film and photo shoots in 2016, 28 more than the previous year, according...

Majorca to Host the First-ever Smart Island World Congress

In a globalized world where cities are becoming the world's real powerhouses what is going to be the role of islands in the future?...

What is his objective? Colombia’s candidate for UNWTO spells it out

The Colombian embassy in Austria is giving out a brochure pitching for its ambassador to become the leader of world tourism. The global travel and tourism...

Who is UNWTO Secretary General Candidate Jaime Alberto Cabal from Colombia?

UNWTO Secretary General candidate Jaime Alberto Cabal, former Minister of Colombia and  Colombian Ambassador ao Austria, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Montenegro, Czech Republic and Serbia...

Spring meeting of Chief Executive Board to be hosted by UNWTO

Coinciding with the tenth anniversary of becoming a specialized UN agency, the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will host the spring meeting of the UN System Chief Executive Board for Coordinatio

Big-spending Russians boost Spain’s tourism industry

MADRID, Spain - Big-spending Russian tourists are flocking to Spain's beaches and famous landmarks in ever greater numbers, providing a much-needed boost to the recession-hit country's key tourism ind

Spain named cheapest holiday destination in Europe

LONDON, England - Spain has been named as the cheapest holiday destination in Europe in the seventh annual Post Office report on holiday costs.

Spain looks for tourists from ex-colony

The Philippines could be an important source of tourists for its former colonizer Spain—especially Filipinos who are planning to hold conferences or conventions abroad, Spain's ambassador to the Phi

Investment and Tourism Business Forum highlights cooperation between Spain and Africa

The fourth edition of the Investment and Tourism Business Forum (INVESTOUR) addressed cooperation and business opportunities between Spain and Africa.

UNWTO Secretary General and Seychelles Tourism Minister meet in Madrid

In Madrid this week, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, met with Mr.

UNWTO events at FITUR in Spain

A tourism investment forum for Africa and a debate on tourism prospects in the Middle East and North Africa are among the many UNWTO events planned for the International Tourism Trade Fair, FITUR (Mad

December 13 symbolizes historic date of 1 billionth tourist

One billion tourists have traveled the world in 2012, marking a new record for international tourism – a sector that accounts for one in every 12 jobs and 30% of the world’s services exports.

Equatorial Guinea and Spain agree to increase air traffic between Madrid...

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea - The governments of Equatorial Guinea and Spain recently signed an agreement to increase the number of passenger flights on the Malabo-Madrid route operated by Equatorial G

EIBTM signs agreement to stay in Spain through 2016

EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the leading global event for the meetings, incentives, events, and business travel industry has confirmed that the show will remain in Barcelona until 2016 and will continue t

Tourism minister poses with dead deer’s testicles on his head

A Spanish politician has sparked outrage after a picture of him posing on top of a dead deer with its hacked-off testicles perched on top of his head was posted online.

EIBTM appoints Pacific World as official event DMC

Pacific World ( www.pacificworld.com ) the leading MICE* player has once again been appointed as the official DMC for the 25th edition of EIBTM which will take place in Fira Gran Via (November 27-29,

Spainish wildfires force thousands to flee

Wildfires drove thousands of people from their homes near a rare nature reserve in Spain's Canary Islands after a separate mainland blaze killed two, authorities say.

Spain’s popularity with LGBT travelers keeps growing

Spain’s popularity with gay and lesbian travelers keeps growing.

Brits turn to Spain for great deals in 2012

Travel comparison website dealchecker.co.uk has seen a significant jump in the number of people searching for flights to Spain in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same time last year.

EACP celebrates third birthday in Seville

HAMBURG, Germany - Three years ago, members of 24 European aviation organizations gathered in Hamburg to establish the European Aerospace Cluster Partnership (EACP).

Food lovers travel package in Spain

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - You’ve read about the Spanish restaurants with Michelin stars, the celebrated Catalan and Basque chefs, the wonderful seafood and acorn-flavored hams.

Bilbao’s titanium success

(eTN) - Located in the north of Spain, on the Bay of Biscay, Bilbao is the fourth largest city in Spain with 353,187 inhabitants and is the largest city of its autonomous community and the tenth large

Biosphere Reserve will host 2012 World Tourism Day celebrations

The 2012 official World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations will be held in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain, (September 27, 2012).

National Congress of OPC Spain presents award to EIBTM

EIBTM, the global meetings and events exhibition held in Barcelona ( www.eibtm.com ), is delighted to announce their recent “Special Mention of the Jury” award, which was presented at the National

Spain and UNWTO leaders discuss role of tourism

UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General, Taleb Rifai, met with the Spanish Minister of Industry, Energy, and Tourism, José Manuel Soria, to discuss tourism’s role in meeting the cha

Man killed by flaming-horned bull in Spain

MADRID, Spain — A man was trampled and fatally gored by a flaming-horned bull during a festival in eastern Spain early Saturday.

Time to shop ‘til you drop in Spain

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - January is the month of rebajas, which means “sales” in Spanish, so TourCrafters has put together a five-day, land-only shopping trip in the Spanish capital that starts as