Emirates launches new daily service from Dubai to Mexico City via Barcelona from December 2019

New route brings daily flight services between Spain and Mexico to cater to underserved demand Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates announced today (16 July 2019) its plan to launch a new daily service from Dubai (DXB) to Mexico City International Airport (MEX), via the Spanish city of Barcelona (BCN), starting on… Read the full press release

Emirates’ newest A380 aircraft performed a low level flypast over The Formula 1® Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona

Airline’s iconic double decker thrills crowds with flypast at the First European Grand Prix of the 2019 season DUBAI, U.A.E., 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Formula 1® Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona got off to a spectacular start yesterday when Emirates’ newest A380 aircraft performed a low level flypast over the race track… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona is now the home to the world’s first Miriam Quevedo HairSpa Studio

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona is now the home to the world’s first Miriam Quevedo HairSpa Studio. Available at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona, the exclusive hair and scalp service will offer the luxury cosmetic brand’s own customised anti-aging haircare rituals, blowouts and express treatments, using its products. Each Miriam Quevedo Exclusive… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Norwegian Air’s new nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare to Barcelona

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation and Norwegian Air today ( 02/15/2019) announced new nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) just in time for the busy summer travel season. This new service from O’Hare begins on June 7, 2019 and will operate four times weekly until October 26, 2019, by… Read the full press release

The Unbound Collection by Hyatt welcomes Hotel SOFIA Barcelona to its portfolio upper-upscale hotel properties

The property marks the first Hyatt hotel in Barcelona and the third property in Europe to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (December 12, 2018) Hotel SOFIA Barcelona is joining The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, becoming the first Hyatt hotel in Barcelona and third property in… Read the full press release

VisitBritain welcomes new Eurostar and Virgin Trains partnership to drive growth to more destinations across the UK for international MICE market

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain today (27 November 2018) welcomes a new Eurostar and Virgin Trains partnership to offer a united travel service for the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) market, to drive growth in international business events to the UK. The partnership, officially launched today at IBTM World in… Read the full press release

Travelzoo names Stephan Keschelis as its General Manager, Spain

BARCELONA, Spain and NEW YORK, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of offers and experiences for members, has appointed Stephan Keschelis as its General Manager, Spain, effective November 26. He will be based in Travelzoo’s Barcelona office. Prior to joining Travelzoo, Stephan served as Vice President of E-Commerce & Digital Transformation at the NH Hotel Group. Under his leadership,… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces the first Hyatt property in Barcelona — Hotel Sofia Barcelona

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (November 5, 2018) plans for Hotel Sofia Barcelona to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, a global collection of unique and story-worthy stay experiences. A Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with Selenta Group for the hotel to join The Unbound Collection… Read the full press release

Aeroflot takes home three category wins and the Grand Prix at the Golden World Awards

Moscow, Russia, 2018-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has become the first ever Russian company to take the Grand Prix at the Golden World Awards, the leading global awards for the PR industry. Aeroflot also took three category wins at this year’s awards, which were announced in Barcelona. Aeroflot’s “Sulimov Dogs” Facebook project took the… Read the full press release

IHG to open Kimpton Barcelona in the second half of 2019

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants adds another European hotel to its growing portfolio with the signing of its first hotel in Spain – Kimpton Barcelona. Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group®) will soon be launching its unique heartfelt luxury approach in Spain, with the opening of Kimpton Barcelona in the… Read the full press release

EDITION hotels lands in Spain with the arrival of The Barcelona EDITION

BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Ian Schrager’s rising global influence lands in Spain with the arrival of his newest venture in the growing EDITION empire: The Barcelona EDITION. Regarded as the avant-garde capital of Spain, Barcelona is the natural destination for EDITION’s latest hotel to set a pioneering cultural precedent in modern… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces 2 more aircraft at London Luton airport and 6 new routes to Alicante, Athens, Barcelona, Bologna, Cork and Malaga for its winter 2018/19 schedule

6 New Winter Summer Routes (21 Routes In Total) From November 2018 DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (23 Aug) announced an investment of $200 million at London Luton airport with 2 new based aircraft (6 aircraft in total) for its winter 2018 schedule and added 6 new… Read the full press release

IAG’s low cost long-haul airline brand LEVEL to begin twice weekly service from SFO to Barcelona this fall

Consolidation with Iberia service makes SFO the Bay Area Airport of Choice for nonstop flights to Spain SAN FRANCISCO, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — LEVEL, International Airlines Group’s (IAG) low cost long-haul airline brand, today (June 7, 2018) announced plans to shift its nonstop Barcelona service from Oakland to SFO this fall, joining existing nonstop… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental to brand and manage 34 luxurious Residences in Barcelona

Hong Kong, 2018-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced an agreement to brand and manage 34 luxurious Residences by Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona housed in a 20-storey tower, with a prime location at the intersection of Passeig de Gràcia and Avinguda Diagonal. The Residences are scheduled for completion in 2020. The spacious apartments will be designed… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Norwegian’s nonstop service to Barcelona, Spain

Oakland now a top California gateway to Europe Oakland, CA, 2017-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian) launch a major expansion from the increasingly popular San Francisco Bay Area airport today (June 7, 2017). Norwegian will launch its award winning Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights from OAK to the Catalonian capital,… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces new codeshare agreement with oneworld partner Iberia

New partnership between the two oneworld airlines will provide more options for Cathay Pacific customers travelling between Hong Kong, Spain and Portugal Hong Kong, 2017-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today announced a new codeshare agreement with oneworld partner Iberia, which will see its customers benefit from extensive new connections to destinations in the… Read the full press release

Get Insider Tips for Your Next Trip to Barcelona with AirBnB’s New Platform

San Francisco, California, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb today announces the launch of its new Trips platform in Barcelona, adding bookable local experiences, insider recommendations and social meet ups to the thousands of homes available to stay in. For visitors, Trips is a way to experience a different side of the city, immersing themselves… Read the full press release

Viking Sky Sets Sail from Rome to Barcelona on its Maiden Voyage

Third Ship for Viking Ocean Cruises expands Award-Winning Destination-Focused Exploration Los Angeles, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — After dominating the Cruise Critic® 2017 Cruisers’ Choice Awards earlier this month, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today celebrated the maiden voyage of its third ship, Viking Sky®, from Rome’s Civitavecchia port to Barcelona. Sister ship to the award-winning Viking Star® and… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to launch new twice-weekly services from Chisinau to Berlin Schönefeld and Barcelona

Budapest, Hungary, 2016-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today (05/10/2016) announced it will begin base operations at Chisinau International Airport with one A320 aircraft and add two new routes to Europe from March 2017. Wizz Air will launch new twice-weekly services from Chisinau to Berlin Schönefeld… Read the full press release

World’s largest cruise ship Harmony of the Seas sets sail on her inaugural cruise from her summer homeport of Barcelona

MIAMI, 2016-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s President and CEO, Michael Bayley, sends off the cruise line’s newest ship, Harmony of the Seas, as she departs on her inaugural cruise from her summer homeport of Barcelona, Spain this week. Coming off of receiving stellar guest satisfaction scores and feedback on its first repositioning… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to add 5 new services from the Macedonian capital to Friedrischshafen, Oslo-Torp, Barcelona, Hamburg Luebeck and Nuremberg

Budapest, Hungary, 2015-1-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe,* today announced further expansion in Macedonia. The airline will deploy a third Airbus A320 aircraft at its Skopje base from 29 June adding 5 new services from the Macedonian capital to Friedrischshafen, Oslo-Torp, Barcelona, Hamburg Luebeck and… Read the full press release

Australia’s business events industry to showcase the very best the country has to offer at EIBTM in Barcelona 19 – 21 November 2013

Key quotes “We are delighted to see confidence returning to key markets, including Europe, and we anticipate this will have a positive impact on business confidence and ultimately the business events industryPenny Lion, Tourism Australia” ‘Exceptional experiences and world-class destinations are two of the main reasons Australia consistently ranks as a preferred business events destinationPenny… Read the full press release

airberlin’s seven international Area Managers now offer their personal travel tips for their favorite destinations

Berlin, Germany, 2013-10-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — The summer is already over but autumn and winter have a lot to offer for globetrotters as well. A short trip south is a way of prolonging the summer. Barcelona, Alicante, Rome or Abu Dhabi are ideal destinations for a long weekend. For anyone who prefers wintry conditions airberlin operates flights… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways started its three year partnership with FC Barcelona at event held at Camp Nou

Award-Winning Carrier And World’s Best Football Club Partnership Brings To Light Shared Values Of Excellence, Passion, Pride And Culture “A Team That Unites The World” Will Guide The Spirit Of The Partnership Barcelona, SPAIN, 2013-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways officially launched the start of its three year partnership with FC Barcelona at an event held… Read the full press release

Iberia, primera aerolínea del mundo que permite a sus clientes emitir la etiqueta del equipaje desde su web

Este nuevo servicio, denominado MyBagTag, agiliza la facturación, supone mayor comodidad para el cliente y le permite ahorrar tiempo en el aeropuerto. El servicio MyBagTag se ofrecerá en los vuelos punto a punto con origen / destino España y, próximamente, se extenderá a destinos europeos e internacionales. MyBagTag es una iniciativa del proyecto Ágora de Iberia, cuyo objetivo es… Read the full press release

Ground services operator Swissport regrets that trade unions CC.OO, UGT and USO at Spanish airports employ pressure rather than finding consensus

2013-06-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Swissport, the largest independent operator of ground services to the aviation industry, regrets the industrial action called for by the trade unions CC.OO, UGT and USO at various Spanish airports, which it considers to be the result of the unions preferring pressure to consensus. After hours of negotiations until late on the… Read the full press release

Norwegian to operate its brand new Boeing 787 Dreamliner on several European routes this summer

2013-06-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Norwegian will operate its brand new Boeing 787 Dreamliner on several European routes this summer, including London – Oslo. Norwegian’s passengers will also have the opportunity to experience the state-of-the-art 787 Dreamliner on selected routes from Oslo to Alicante, Malaga, Nice and Barcelona. Norwegian is scheduled to take delivery of its first… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport has improved connections to Barcelona, welcomes Vueling

2013-05-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Helsinki Airport, operated by Finavia, welcomes Vueling to Finland. The Spanish airline Vueling will commence flights to Barcelona on 17 May. The selection for Barcelona flights will grow when Vueling commences flights from Helsinki Airport in May. Vueling will provide the route three times per week on an Airbus 320. During the… Read the full press release

Monarch Airlines launches new flights from Leeds Bradford Airport with the help of two mini cabin crew

2013-05-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Monarch, the scheduled leisure airline, yesterday launched its second wave of flights from Leeds Bradford Airport with the help of two new ‘recruits’. As part of Monarch’s campaign to put the fun back into flying, brother and sister Lewis, aged eight, and Kessia, aged five, from Guiseley, welcomed passengers on board the… Read the full press release

Al Fresco Dining this Summer At Mandarin Oriental’s European Properties

Hong Kong, 2013-04-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mandarin Oriental’s European hotels are ideal to visit this summer with a range spectacular gardens, terraces and rooftops with panoramic vistas or lush surroundings to complement the hotels’ innovative dining. The Terrace at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London: Dining with exceptional royal parkland views Overlooking the southern meadows of the… Read the full press release