Kimpton® Vividora Hotel opens in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter

Kimpton® Vividora Hotel brings a new boutique luxury offering to the city, centred around inspired design, heartfelt human connections and unique guest experiences Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (20 FEBRUARY 2020) marks the debut of Kimpton® Vividora Hotel, the first opening in Spain for Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, IHG®’s boutique… Read the full press release

Hyatt opens fully renovated 280-room Hyatt Regency Barcelona Tower

The newly renovated property marks Hyatt’s continuous growth in Spain CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (February 12, 2020) the opening of the fully renovated 280-room Hyatt Regency Barcelona Tower, a hotel in the gateway to Barcelona’s new financial district. Connecting travelers between Barcelona’s international airport and city… Read the full press release

British Airways announces Valentine’s Day offers

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will be spreading the love this Valentine’s Day with a range of short and long haul offers to destinations including Barcelona, New Orleans, Seychelles and Venice.  Customers who book two Club cabin tickets can make a saving of up to £800 per person compared to… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines unveils summer 2020 schedule

Focus on vacation destinations in the Mediterranean, Kavala and Samos added to the offering Once again daily flights to Rome and Barcelona Long-haul routes: launch of flight service to Boston, Tokyo flights commencing two weeks earlier VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers can once again look forward to an attractive Austrian Airlines flight… Read the full press release

Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants to make its Spanish debut with the opening of Kimpton Vividora Hotel in Barcelona in 2020

Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants will make its Spanish debut, with bold Barcelona-inspired design and the brand’s signature heartfelt hospitality, along with creative Mediterranean dining and a rooftop pool Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Kimpton Vividora Hotel will be the first hotel in Spain for IHG®’s boutique luxury brand, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. Located in the… Read the full press release

Shannon Group welcomes Aer Lingus’ two new European routes from Shannon to Paris and Barcelona

Aer Lingus Paris and Barcelona will see airline grow its capacity at Shannon by 20% next summer Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group CEO Mary Considine today (06/11/2019) welcomed the announcement by Aer Lingus of two new European routes from Shannon to Paris and Barcelona, highlighting the benefits of the connections for… Read the full press release

TAP offers 15% off weekend flights to selected destinations this November

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP’s Cyber November promotions are here, and will be repeated every weekend until the end of the month. Barcelona, Budapest, Naples and Tenerife are the destinations for 1-3 November. For the whole of November, TAP will be offering 15% off weekend flights to selected destinations. The first Cyber… Read the full press release

El Informe de Gastos de Escapadas Urbanas 2019: Málaga encabeza la lista de destinos con mejor relación calidad-precio para escapadas urbanas

MALAGA, 2019-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Los destinos que ofrecen la mejor relación calidad-precio dependen en gran medida de cuánto se gastas cuando se llega allí. El Informe de Gastos de Escapadas Urbanas 2019 publicado por Vacaciones-Espana.es revela cómo los costos típicos para los viajeros varían mucho de una ciudad a otra en España este otoño/invierno…. Read the full press release

CITY BREAK COST INDEX 2019: TOP 5 CHEAPEST CITY BREAK DESTINATIONS IN SPAIN

MALAGA, Spain, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Which city destination offers the best value depends to a large extent on how much you spend when you get there. The City Break Cost Index 2019 published by the Spain-Holiday.com reveals how typical costs for travellers varies greatly from city to city in Spain this autumn/winter. It examines everything… Read the full press release

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