Tag archive for ‘Spain’
By Millie Atkinson On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

W Hotels Worldwide amplifies presence in Spain

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced it will expand its strong presence in Spain with the opening of W Madrid in 2018. Owned by Merryland Inversiones SLU, W Madrid will be ideally located More...

By Samantha P. Hendon On Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Spain: Foreign tourists account for over half of service exports

Foreign visitors to Spain account for over half of the country’s service exports, according to new research by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). Spain’s visitor exports (money spent by foreign visitors More...

By Millie Atkinson On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Ethiopian Airlines commences Madrid service

The Ethiopian Airlines on Monday commenced its new flights to Madrid, Spain, which has become the 10th European destination of the airliner. Ethiopian flight to Madrid is operated through Rome and has brought the More...

By Millie Atkinson On Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Spain: International visitors spent €34.497 billion

Foreign tourists spent 34.497 billion euros (45.536 billion U.S. dollars) in the first seven months of this year, official figures indicated on Wednesday. The figure meant a 7 percent increase in comparison with More...

By Millie Atkinson On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Spain: 36.3 million foreign visitors so far

Spain has received a total of 36.3 million of international tourists up to July according to data published on Friday by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism. The figure meant a 7 percent increase More...

By Millie Atkinson On Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Tourism most flourishing part of Spain’s ailing economy

Spain was the world’s third most popular country for tourists in 2013, after France and the US, and it looks like having another bumper year, with international arrivals forecast to set a new record of around More...

By Samantha P. Hendon On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014


BASIC  Population (2012 est.): 46,148,605 Capital: Madrid Main cities: Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Zaragoza, Bilbao Currency: euro = 100 cents. All major credit cards are widely accepted. Time: GMT +1; More...