Articles tagged “barcelona”

Overtourism

Daily Podcast: Barcelona’s Overtourism Balancing Act

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Daily Podcast: Barcelona’s Overtourism Balancing Act

Overtourism

Barcelona Looks for Balance When Welcoming Post-Covid Tourism

Barcelona is trying to avoid limiting the growth of its tourism industry, yet again, balancing an economic reboot and residents’ needs. Failure might turn it into fresh territory for moving ahead with stricter policies as it looks to put its overtourism past behind it.

Barcelona Looks for Balance When Welcoming Post-Covid Tourism

Tourism

Barcelona Expects Up To 40,000 People to Attend Its Mobile Tech Show Next Week

If the city does manage to host such a large number of visitors, without any side effects, it would be a considerable milestone for Europe, not just Spain.

Barcelona Expects Up To 40,000 People to Attend Its Mobile Tech Show Next Week

Business Travel

Governments Hire This ‘Future of Work Explorer’ to Help Set Up Digital Nomad Programs

From hotel recommendations to pilot projects, Albert Canigueral is thrashing out a range of ideas across the U.S. and Europe. Here’s what he’s thinking.

Governments Hire This ‘Future of Work Explorer’ to Help Set Up Digital Nomad Programs

Business Travel

Hotels Entice Remote Workers With Pay-By-The-Hour Room Options

It's a clever way to address that demand for more flexibility, and drive more revenue to hotels, but with recovery on the way it's unclear how long the "microstay" trend will last.

Hotels Entice Remote Workers With Pay-By-The-Hour Room Options

Business Travel

Mobile World Congress Hires a Travel Agency to Help Steady Nerves for Returning Event

There’s still a huge risk hosting larger scale exhibitions, but the organizer of Mobile World Congress is hoping to offset some of that by outsourcing travel management.

Mobile World Congress Hires a Travel Agency to Help Steady Nerves for Returning Event

Business Travel

TravelPerk Will Wade Even Further Into U.S. Territory With $160 Million Funding Boost

TripActions now has a serious contender on its hands, and the new investors in Spanish startup TravelPerk clearly think there's enough room to make some money.

TravelPerk Will Wade Even Further Into U.S. Territory With $160 Million Funding Boost

EventMB

5,000-Person Barcelona Concert May Offer Hope for In-Person B2B Events

5,000-Person Barcelona Concert May Offer Hope for In-Person B2B Events

Online Travel

Why Barcelona Is Becoming a Hub for Travel Startups

A new study highlights Barcelona's recent growth as a hub for travel startups. A rich tourism history, a sun-dappled location, and a favorable cost-of-living. The pitch is certainly attractive.

Why Barcelona Is Becoming a Hub for Travel Startups

Tourism

How Terrazas Show the Stark Contrast Between Madrid and Barcelona on Reopening

This staple of Spanish life, sitting and relaxing at a terraza, underscores the complexities of reopening to tourists.

How Terrazas Show the Stark Contrast Between Madrid and Barcelona on Reopening