Catalan independence referendum disrupts strong hotel and flight performance into Barcelona

Preliminary data from benchmarking specialists STR shows that hotels in Barcelona, Spain, experienced substantial performance declines following the 1-Oct-2017 Catalan Independence Referendum. Revenue per available…..

The potential effect of the Catalonian crisis on air transport and tourism in Spain

As this is written, the Spanish government is set to seize direct control over the affairs of Catalunya (Catalonia) a province of 7.5 million people…..

Spain’s El Clásico battle spreads from the football pitch to international airports

The La Liga rivalry between Barcelona and Real Madrid is one of the fiercest in world football. The two teams dominate in the domestic league…..

Spain continues to reign for planes from UK

The number of British tourists visiting Spain jumped by its largest rate in over a decade to hit a record in 2016 and capacity analysis…..

Growth is not the enemy – sustainable tourism leads to economic prosperity

It is certainly true that travel opens our eyes to the world, but we are not alone seeking that insight with tourism increasingly engulfing the…..

Holiday pester power costs European parents £184, but Eastern Med and Balkans offer best value

With thousands of families heading off to European hotspots during the school summer holidays, the annual Post Office Travel Money Family Holiday Report has revealed…..

Can Madrid evolve into the key stopover point for travellers to Latin America?

The Chief Executive of Globalia, Javier Hidalgo, has stated a desire to “create a great hub in Madrid, like Dubai”, so that “Latin American passengers…..

Air Europa’s long-haul outlook starts to put pressure on Iberia’s Latin America lead

The introduction last month of a new seasonal Transatlantic connection from Madrid to Boston, Air Europa’s third US route and fourth destination in North America…..

SAS confirms Málaga and London Heathrow bases for new SAS Ireland subsidiary

In order to secure the long-term profitability of its key traffic flows and actively participate in the growing leisure market, SAS Scandinavian Airlines is establishing…..

Growing connectivity helps drive traffic growth across the Canary Islands

A growth in connectivity in and out of the Canary Islands, mainly driven by expansion of low-cost carriers, is helping boost foreign visitor arrivals into…..