Articles tagged with 'Madrid' | Spain

Newsroom Spain (Madrid)

2019
27
December
2019
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
New Year’s Eve, or Nochevieja, is the ideal time to enjoy a truly memorable fiesta in Spain. From the big cities to the little towns, there’s fun to be had across the country. For tourists who are visiting, one thing to be aware of is that many Spani...
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29
May
2019
| 13:51 Europe/Amsterdam
The UEFA Champions League Final is the most watched annual sporting event in the world with over 200 countries tuning in for the spectacle amounting to over 300 million viewers every year. With such a colossal sporting event on its doorstep, the Span...
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18
March
2019
| 14:11 Europe/Amsterdam
On Monday 18 March 2019, the National Gallery in London launched the first major exhibition in the UK for over a century of the artist known as 'Spain’s Impressionist', Joaquín Sorolla. Titled ‘Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light’, the exhibition will i...
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15
January
2019
| 15:09 Europe/Amsterdam
The UEFA Champions League is Europe’s most prestigious football competition where the biggest stars in football battle it out on the world stage. The Champions League Final is the most watched annual sporting event in the world with the final of the ...
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2018
01
November
2018
| 18:38 Europe/Amsterdam
The Madrid Metro system is the seventh largest in the world and transports over 625 million people a year from A to B. The Madrid Metro was inaugurated by King Alfonso XIII on 17 October 1919 meaning that this coming year, the Spanish capital will ce...
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28
September
2018
| 18:28 Europe/Amsterdam
The neighbourhood or ‘barrio’ Embajadores in Madrid has been voted at the top of Time Out Magazine’s 50 coolest neighbourhoods in the world. This was in celebration of Time Out’s 50th anniversary and was ranked via a ‘City Life Index’ survey looking ...
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14
September
2018
| 17:09 Europe/Amsterdam
El Museo del Prado (The Prado Museum) in Madrid has announced its upcoming 2019 programme featuring a host of exhibitions that celebrate its 200th anniversary. There will be a special programme of over 100 activities and a number of commemorative exh...
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25
January
2018
| 18:19 Europe/Amsterdam
The first edition of Madrid Design Festival comes to the capital city of Madrid in February with a wide array of activities, exhibitions and workshops taking place throughout the city. ...
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2017
21
December
2017
| 12:09 Europe/Amsterdam
A selection of photographs showcasing the Christmas spirit spreading through Spain's cities. ...
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07
April
2017
| 15:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Spain’s capital is hosting this year’s World Pride 2017 festival as it celebrates the 40th anniversary of the first Madrid Pride parade in 1977. Running from the 23rd June to 2nd July, the city will be buzzing with a variety of events celebrating ...
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20
February
2017
| 12:53 Europe/Amsterdam
Feb 22, 2017 to Feb 26, 2017 Calling all art lovers! This week the Spanish capital celebrates ARCOmadrid, the International Contemporary Art Fair at the IFEMA Exhibition Centre in Madrid. ARCOmadrid is the international meeting point for art enthu...
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2014
17
December
2014
| 11:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Norwegian Air has announced some brand new routes to Spain with departure services from Edinburgh and Birmingham, set to launch in Spring 2015.From 30th March Norwegian Air will launch a new route between Birmingham and Malaga, departing on Tuesdays,...
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31
October
2014
| 17:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Between January and September 2014, Spain saw a 7.4% increase in visitors when compared to 2013, with over 52.4 million international visitors   Total tourism expenditure from January 2014 to the end of September 2014 has grown by 7.3% year on...
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17
October
2014
| 13:20 Europe/Amsterdam
NH Collection Eurobuilding has reopened its doors after three months of intense refurbishment and significant investment. With its new premium service, business travel, pioneering technology and haute cuisine, the NH Collection Eurobuilding has posit...
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01
September
2014
| 14:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Following the launch of our beautiful new quarterly e-magazine, SPN, which focuses on the very best in Spanish arts, culture, fashion gastronomy and travel, we’re now busy planning issue 2 and we want YOU to be involved!We’re on the hunt for the best...
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01
August
2014
| 12:07 Europe/Amsterdam
The first six months of 2014 saw a 7.3% increase compared to 2013, with over 28 million international visitors to Spain   In June alone, Spain welcomed 6.6 million international visitors, up 4.5% year on year and tourism expenditure grew by 3....
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25
July
2014
| 15:49 Europe/Amsterdam
The Hotel de las Letras, part of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, has become the first hotel in Spain to offer online check-in.The new service aims to speed up the check in process and allows visitors to spend more time enjoying their stay in the Sp...
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01
July
2014
| 09:40 Europe/Amsterdam
In May 2014, Spain welcomed in excess of 6 million international visitors, up 5.7% year on year. Tourism expenditure in May 2014 grew by 3.5% year on year with a total spend of €5.2 billion. Cumulatively from January 2014 until the end of May ...
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26
June
2014
| 12:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Today sees the start of Mulafest, Madrid’s urban arts festival that runs until Sunday 29 June. This year sees an addition to the festival, “Street Food International”, Madrid’s first ever event to celebrate international street food, a trend that has...
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25
June
2014
| 18:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Madrid’s first five-star boutique property, Hotel URSO, will open its doors on 1 September 2014. Set within the walls of a palatial 19th century building, URSO brings a modern perspective to its interior while retaining its neo –classical exterior el...
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23
June
2014
| 18:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Tomorrow Tuesday 24 June, Madrid’s Museo del Prado inaugurates new exhibition El Greco and Modern Painting organised by the Museo del Prado and Acción Cultural Española (AC/E).In conjunction with the 400th Anniversary of the death of El Greco, this w...
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29
May
2014
| 16:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Madrid has risen to second place in the world for conference tourism according to the latest ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), overtaking Vienna and ranking second only to Paris.In the last year Madrid has moved...
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08
May
2014
| 16:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Rafa Nadal has received the title of Madrid’s "Adopted Son" at a special ceremony in the Spanish capital. Ana Botella, Mayor of Madrid, cited the athlete's “serene patriotism, strength when faced with difficulty, triumph and humility” as the main rea...
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29
April
2014
| 16:28 Europe/Amsterdam
In March 2014, Spain welcomed in excess of 3.9 million international visitors, up 0.7% year on year. Cumulatively since January 2014, Spain has welcomed in excess of 10 million international visitors, up 7.2% year on year. The UK continues to be Spa...
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11
February
2014
| 15:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Madrid’s Santiago Bernabéu Stadium has announced €400 million developments that will encompass new shopping, leisure and food facilities as well a luxury hotel from where guests will be able to watch football matches directly from their rooms with to...
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04
February
2014
| 17:52 Europe/Amsterdam
The Innside Madrid Suecia Hotel has just opened its doors in Madrid, strengthening the Innside by Meliá brand in Spain by becoming the third property in the Spanish capital. The new hotel was opened by Meliá CEO, Gabriel Escarrer.The latest opening c...
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31
January
2014
| 17:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Barcelona FC has announced an exciting proposal to expand the Nou Camp stadium, taking it from its current capacity of 98,000 to 105,000. The plans involve essentially building a new stadium over the existing structure as opposed to starting from scr...
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28
January
2014
| 14:14 Europe/Amsterdam
This year’s Gastrofestival Madrid is in full swing and is proving to be more tantalising than ever with the addition of new features for 2014 including ‘19th Century Morsels’ and ‘Literary Bites’.Running until 9 February, Gastrofestival Madrid 2014 f...
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2013
18
December
2013
| 11:52 Europe/Amsterdam
From 24 January to 9 February 2014, the streets of Madrid will come alive with the tastes and smells of some of the most delicious dishes in Spain during the fifth annual Gastrofestival.Visitors will be taken on a culinary journey through the capital...
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29
November
2013
| 17:33 Europe/Amsterdam
IFEMA, Madrid’s trade fair institution, has announced the launch of a brand new Madrid Shopping Bus tour aimed at business travellers visiting the Spanish capital.IFEMA sees over 2.3 million business visitors to trade fairs, exhibitions and congresse...
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