Tag: Tourism


THE TOURISM SECTOR WORKS ON THE BASIS OF A RECOVERY FOR 2nd. SEMESTER
30 Mar 2020

THE TOURISM SECTOR WORKS ON THE BASIS OF A RECOVERY FOR 2nd. SEMESTER

New global initiatives in the sector and events that were postponed to the first semester, can allow activity to recover. Despite global confinement, positive news is emerging that shows that this situation may have a rapid recovery in different sectors. Obviously not all the segments will do it at the same rate, but in the case of the tourism sector, one of the ones that most affects the GDP, the actions carried out by governments,...

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CULTURAL TOURISM FROM HOME AND FOR THE FAMILY.
24 Mar 2020

CULTURAL TOURISM FROM HOME AND FOR THE FAMILY.

Culture sector initiatives to schedule virtual activities. Given the general situation caused by Covid-19, the culture sector has launched a series of initiatives that can be carried out from home and with the family. Both national and international, Museums, Theaters or Musical Groups among others, have been pioneers in putting this campaign to which publishers, libraries or art galleries have joined to highlight some others. It is the culture brought home. Campaigns like the #CultureAtHome...

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CULTURE AND GASTONOMY, KEYS TO SUCCESS FOR A TOURIST DESTINATION.
24 Feb 2020

CULTURE AND GASTONOMY, KEYS TO SUCCESS FOR A TOURIST DESTINATION.

A DOSE OF CULTURE TO BEGIN THE DAY In Catalonia, art and culture, associated with gastronomy, are the values ​​of the tourist destination, since they make it its hallmark. The artistic and cultural heritage of a tourist destination can thrill in many ways. In a territory like Catalonia in which its artistic and monumental heritage have led it to be a preferred destination of cultural tourism. Its culture and art brings together an endless list...

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Catalonia recognized as the best region in southern Europe for investment
18 Feb 2020

Catalonia recognized as the best region in southern Europe for investment

According to a report by The Financial Times Group BARCELONA still in the lead as a MICE tourist destination The fDi magazine of the Financial Times Group has recognized Catalonia as the best region in southern Europe for foreign investment in 2020-2021. This is the third consecutive time that this biannual ranking, one of the most prestigious internationally used by multinational companies to study future business investment projects, places Catalonia in this position. Since 2016,...

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In february CARNIVAL WEEK. Origin, history and great celebrations
10 Feb 2020

In february CARNIVAL WEEK. Origin, history and great celebrations

The carnival. A joyful and fun party THE CARNIVAL IS A WORLDWIDE CELEBRATION. History Some scholars speculate that the true origins of carnival actually lie in pagan rituals predating Christianity. The term Carnival (or Carnaval, in Spanish), has an etymology that can find little accord among those who explain its origins. Perhaps beginning with the question of whether the roots of the word date back to latin, and which terms they seem to derive from,...

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Ski Tourism. Active Tourism in winter
29 Jan 2020

Ski Tourism. Active Tourism in winter

Snow sports are consolidated as one of the main attractions as indicated by the Tourist Association of Ski and Mountain Resorts – ATUDEM The Pyrenees, in Catalonia and Aran, concentrate 61.2% of the visitors to the ski resorts. The 2019-2020 season started with good expectations. After a Christmas period in which 100% of all the tracks and ski lifts available for lack of snow were not in operation, after the last snowfall in Jannuary all...

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Fashion and Culture Activities in the tourist programs
21 Jan 2020

Fashion and Culture Activities in the tourist programs

BARCELONA prepares a new edition of the 080 Fashion Week The next edition of the fashion contest will take place from February 3 to 6 at the Modernist Recinte de Sant Pau. The program of this February edition of the 080 Fashion Week will have a much more international parade calendar that gives continuity to the one that has been programmed in the last editions. The list of this upcoming fashion event will have very...

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Festive and traditional events to receive the new year.
30 Dec 2019

Festive and traditional events to receive the new year.

BARCELONA AIMS TO USHER IN THE NEW YEAR 2020 The countdown to the New Year signalled by 12 chimes will become an impressive light, water, fireworks and music show along Av. Maria Cristina. Av. Maria Cristina, with the Palau Nacional in the background, will once again be the perfect setting for the New Year’s Eve party in Barcelona. The Magic Fountain will play an important part in the New Year’s Eve celebrations. It will be...

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Gastronomy and traditions at Christmas
17 Dec 2019

Gastronomy and traditions at Christmas

Despite the different traditional celebrations of each territory, the spirit of Christmas is universal With the proximity of the Christmas holidays, in each country there are rites, customs and different traditions. Christmas is a celebration of the Christian religion that is celebrated every December 25. It is celebrated especially in America and Western Europe in a very similar way. In Eastern Europe, with a predominance of the Orthodox church, Christmas is celebrated on January 7....

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