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10
February
2024
| 18:49 Europe/Amsterdam
2024 SPORTING EVENTS IN THE BALEARIC ISLANDSEvery year, the Balearic Islands host a range of impressive sporting events, which see professionals and amateurs arrive from all over the globe to compete in and spectate a range of disciplines. From Palma...
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31
January
2024
| 18:14 Europe/Amsterdam
ACCESSIBLE ATTRACTION OPTIONS IN SPAINLast year, the Spanish Tourist Board in the United Kingdom announced its new campaign, ‘Spain for All’, which underlies the country’s aspiration to be a welcoming destination for all. With an ongoing commitment t...
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31
January
2024
| 17:27 Europe/Amsterdam
GRAN CANARIA AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS BIOSPHERE CERTIFIED LABEL The island of Gran Canaria, one of the Canary Islands, has been certified as a Biosphere Sustainable destination as of 2024, following three years of demonstrating its proven commitment to im...
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17
January
2024
| 16:59 Europe/Amsterdam
A SPANISH DESTINATION TO VISIT FOR EACH MONTH OF THE YEARCheck out our round-up of destinations to visit in 2024 to inspire your next Spanish get-away.
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2023
22
December
2023
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
EL DÍA DE REYES: CELEBRATE THIS UNIQUE CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL IN SPAIN With December around the corner, the UK is preparing to celebrate Christmas. In Spain, Christmas Day is important, but perhaps even more important is el Día de Reyes, celebrated annua...
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19
December
2023
| 16:48 Europe/Amsterdam
CELEBRATE NEW YEAR LIKE A SPANIARD IN 2024Across the world, people come together on 31st December and 1st January to ring in the coming of the New Year, with traditions ranging from jumping waves in Brazil to eating noodles in Japan. Spain, too, has ...
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13
December
2023
| 11:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Oviedo named as the Spanish Capital of Gastronomy 2024 Oviedo, the capital city of the Spanish region of Asturias, has been awarded the prestigious title of Spanish Capital of Gastronomy for 2024, with the runners-up being Alicante (Region of Valenci...
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08
December
2023
| 17:48 Europe/Amsterdam
THE SPANISH TOURIST OFFICE ANNOUNCES NEW CAMPAIGN “SPAIN FOR ALL”The campaign underlines the country’s commitment to improving accessibility and social inclusivity within the travel and tourism sector.  Travel industry peers that would like to like t...
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27
November
2023
| 13:49 Europe/Amsterdam
A new high-speed railway line to open in Asturias On Wednesday 29 November, in the presence of Spanish President, Pedro Sánchez, and King Felipe VI, a new high-speed line between Madrid and Oviedo will open in the northern region of Asturias, after 1...
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23
November
2023
| 16:26 Europe/Amsterdam
PORTILLO’S ANDALUCIA: NOW SHOWING ON CHANNEL 5Former politician and passionate traveller, Michael Portillo, spent three months criss-crossing Andalucia for his new TV programme, Portillo’s Andalucia, showing on Channel 5 this month. Beginning his tri...
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17
November
2023
| 10:21 Europe/Amsterdam
ANDALUCIA LAUNCHES NEW TOURISM CAMPAIGN,” ANDALUSIAN CRUSH” TO ATTRACT VISITORS TO THE REGION
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13
November
2023
| 14:55 Europe/Amsterdam
News, Content, and AnniversariesThe Spanish Tourist Office has announced key news for 2024 and the end of 2023. Click here for a word text document containing the same information. High-res images are available here. 2023 VISITOR NUMBERS TO SPAINFrom...
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07
November
2023
| 15:27 Europe/Amsterdam
A guide for Spanish tourism suppliers, produced by TurEspaña and the Travel FoundationThe Spanish tourism sector is making great efforts to ensure that the competitiveness of the sector is based on the pillars of sustainability. An example of this co...
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25
October
2023
| 13:42 Europe/Amsterdam
‘TAPALMA’ TAPAS FESTIVAL TO HELP VISITORS EAT THEIR WAY AROUND PALMA THIS NOVEMBERPalma de Mallorca, the picturesque capital of the Balearic Islands, is gearing up to welcome food enthusiasts from around the world to the highly anticipated “TaPalma” ...
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19
October
2023
| 19:29 Europe/Amsterdam
The World Tourism Organaisation has named three Spanish Villages in its list of Best Tourism Villages 2023On 19 October 2023, World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) announced its list of Best Tourism Villages 2023. Villages are listed annually, and those...
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04
October
2023
| 16:57 Europe/Amsterdam
The Spanish Tourist Office is attending World Travel Market in London from 06 to 08 November Spain will be focusing on its sustainable tourism strategy which places emphasis on seasonal and geographical diversification as well as economic, social, an...
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02
October
2023
| 15:47 Europe/Amsterdam
La Sagrada Família, Barcelona: The beloved basilica’s towers are finally complete141 years since construction began in 1882, the four main towers of La Basílica de la Sagrada Família, Gaudí’s spectacular basilica church and Barcelona’s most famous la...
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19
September
2023
| 18:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Spain now has 50 World Heritage Sites recognised by UNESCO, following the addition of the Talayotic Menorca to the list, which has been recognised for its cultural importance.This recognition was granted by UNESCO to the Talayotic as it considered to...
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19
September
2023
| 16:28 Europe/Amsterdam
PALMA TO TRANSFORM INTO CITY-WIDE GALLERY ON ART NIGHTOn the 23rd September 2023, the Balearic capital of Palma will once again be transformed into an open-air art museum for the annual Nit de l’Art (Art Night). This year will see a host of impressiv...
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06
September
2023
| 18:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Barcelona celebrates ethical approaches to fashion at Barcelona Sustainable Fashion Week On 16 – 17 September, Barcelona will host Sustainable Fashion Week, a two-day event celebrating environmentally conscious approaches to fashion and design. The e...
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01
September
2023
| 12:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Unique and unusual festivals in Spain are not only an excellent experience in themselves, but they also provide a fantastic excuse to see beautiful areas of the country through a different lens. Here are five upcoming Autumn festivals in Spain not to...
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24
August
2023
| 14:14 Europe/Amsterdam
The Barcelona library that has been announced as Public Library of the Year 2023 The Biblioteca Gabriel García Márquez in Barcelona, which opened last year, was recently awarded the title of Public Library of the Year 2023 at the IFLA World Library a...
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22
August
2023
| 13:28 Europe/Amsterdam
The historic city of Valencia has been awarded the prestigious title of European Green Capital 2024 in recognition of its efforts to improve its sustainability, quality of life and environment. From reducing carbon emissions by promoting sustainable ...
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16
August
2023
| 13:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Spain is one of the world’s culinary hotspots, with Spanish food known and loved by people all over the globe. In this year’s renowned World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023, Spain was announced as the home of a spectacular seven of the top 50 restaurants ...
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26
July
2023
| 13:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Spain has, once again, been recognised as the destination with the most Blue Flag accredited beaches internationally.  Blue Flag, an international certification awarded by the Foundation for Environmental Education, recognises beaches, marinas and bo...
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17
July
2023
| 11:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Following his win at Wimbledon, tennis star, Carlos Alcaraz, has kept the title of world number one ranking for Men’s singles. Originally from the Region of Murcia, Spain, Alcaraz spent his younger years playing in the small town of El Palmar that ov...
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12
July
2023
| 18:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Formentera was recently awarded the Starlight Tourist Destination certification from the Starlight Foundation for being one of the best places in the world to go stargazing.This certification recognises Formentera for its clear night skies that allow...
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27
June
2023
| 14:09 Europe/Amsterdam
Last week Valencia hosted The World's 50 Best Restaurants gala with restaurants and chefs from across the globe coming together for one of the biggest gastronomic events in the world. The city of Valencia was the perfect location to host the gala, wi...
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19
June
2023
| 11:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Spain is proud to be one of the most LGBTQ+ friendly communities in the world, ranked seven out of 203 countries on the LGBTQ+ Travel Safety Index and seven out of 197 countries of the LGBT Equality Index. Not only are there hundreds of Pride events ...
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26
May
2023
| 16:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Looking for an off-the-beaten-track holiday this summer? Spain's diverse geography and culture hides undiscovered attractions for every type of traveller. Here are five hidden spots without the crowds in Northern Spain to inspire your next holiday!...
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