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Sercotel Introduces Unique Franchise Model for Spanish Hotel Market

Sercotel launches its Franchise Program, a unique model in the Spanish market that puts at the disposal of franchisees the tools and resources necessary to ...
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Google Maps shows Park Güell as one of the top attractions in Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona Removes Popular Bus Route from Google Maps

Barcelona’s city council has taken a bold step by removing the 116 bus route from Google Maps after receiving numerous complaints from locals about tourists ...
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Madrid Unveils VisitMadridGPT: A New AI-Powered Virtual Tourist Assistant

Madrid has launched a new communication channel with tourists through VisitMadridGPT, an AI-powered virtual assistant developed by the city council to inspire visitors. Almudena Maíllo, ...
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easyJet Opens New Base in Alicante

easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has opened its fourth base at Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández airport in Spain. The first flight operated by Alicante based aircraft and ...
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Spain Announces End of Golden Visa Program

In a bid to address Spain’s housing shortage, the left-wing central government has opted to terminate the Golden Visa program for non-EU property investors. Prime ...
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Iberia Launches Facial Recognition Boarding in Madrid and Barcelona

Iberia Launches Facial Recognition Boarding System

Iberia has introduced a cutting-edge facial recognition boarding system for its Air Shuttle service, enhancing passenger experience between Madrid and Barcelona. This biometric boarding service ...
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Iberia and SamaTravel Launch Exclusive Balkan, Greek, and Turkish Tours

Iberia and SamaTravel are set to captivate nearly 300 travel agents with their latest charter program launch, showcasing unique combinations of Greece, Turkey, and the ...
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Barcelona's Sagrada Familia

Over a Century in Making: Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia Nears Completion

The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is set to be finished in 2026, around 144 years after construction first started on the Catholic church in 1882. ...
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The Madrid of the Golden Century comes to life in Shanghai

Madrid’s Golden Century Comes to Life in Shanghai in a Unique Cultural Promotion

In an innovative exhibition of institutional collaboration, Turespaña, the Thyssen National Museum – Bornemisza, and the Cervantes Institute have teamed up to recreate Madrid’s Golden ...
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GCC Tourists Flock to Spain, Spending Hits New High

2023 has been a landmark year for Spain’s tourism sector, especially from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, showcasing unprecedented growth. Tourists from the GCC ...
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Iberia Tops Global Punctuality Charts in January

Iberia has clinched the title of the world’s most punctual airline as the new year begins. This accolade comes from the latest rankings by Cirium, ...
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U.S. Tourism Surges in Spain, Spain’s Tourism Numbers in 2023

In a historical rebound, U.S. tourism to Spain has seen remarkable growth throughout 2023, surpassing pre-pandemic figures with a significant increase in tourist volume, expenditure, ...
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TUI Provides Experiences across Spain and Andorra to Sercotel Customers

TUI Group has partnered with Sercotel Hotels, enhancing the Spanish hotel chain’s offerings with an array of tours and activities. This collaboration marks a significant ...
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Social Hub San Sebastián

The Social Hub Opens in San Sebastián

On the journey of continued European expansion, The Social Hub arrives in Donostia-San Sebastián on February 1st, 2024. This milestone is set to introduce a groundbreaking, impact-driven ...
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Iberia Airlines plane lands Rovaniemi

UnionPay Now Accepted for Iberia Airlines Online Bookings in Europe

Iberia Airline, the flag carrier of Spain, has officially partnered with UnionPay International, the leading global card scheme, to enhance online payment options across 11 ...
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FITUR 2024 Concludes, Celebrates Record-Breaking Attendance

FITUR 2024, the prestigious International Tourism Fair held in Madrid – Spain has successfully concluded its 44th edition, witnessing an unprecedented attendance of over 250,000 ...
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FITUR 2024 Surpasses Attendance Goals

FITUR 2024 Exceeds Expectations with Over 153,000 Attendees

The 44th edition of the International Tourism Trade Fair (FITUR) has closed its three-day professional segment, surpassing its initial attendance forecast with more than 153,000 ...
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FiturNext 2024: A Forum for Public Policy and Connectivity in Tourism

The FiturNext 2024 program, a segment of FITUR dedicated to sustainable tourism, has begun its journey of exploration into the role of tourism in territorial ...
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FiturNext 2024 Unveils Winning Initiatives in Tourism for Territorial Revitalization

FiturNext 2024, the FITUR observatory focused on sustainable tourism, has commenced its four-day program in Madrid, emphasizing tourism’s role in fighting depopulation and revitalizing territories. ...
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Mexico named partner country of Fitur 2025

Mexico to Shine as Partner Country at Madrid’s FITUR 2025

Today at the International Tourism Fair (FITUR) 2024, Mexico has been declared the ‘Partner Country’ for FITUR 2025, heralding a new era in international tourism collaboration. ...
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