Articles tagged “madrid”

Tourism

The Tour Guide Keeping the Spirit Alive at Madrid’s Chamberi Ghost Train Station

Madrid’s metro keeps the bustling city functioning smoothly, but most commuters don’t know about the Chamberí ghost station. So Javier Garrido Garde takes visitors on a tour of a largely forgotten part of Madrid's history.

The Tour Guide Keeping the Spirit Alive at Madrid’s Chamberi Ghost Train Station

News Blog

Spain’s Tourism Minister Quits to Run for Madrid Mayor

Spain's Tourism, Trade and Industry Minister Reyes Maroto will quit to run for mayor of Madrid, triggering a cabinet reshuffle, she said on Monday. During her stint in government, Maroto took the lead on protecting the tourism sector during the pandemic and now heads negotiations over European Union-financed subsidies for industries such as car and…

Tourism

France and Spain Stay Hopeful and Agile as Global Tourism’s Titans

Some international travelers have been reconsidering their planned trips this year, even to countries safely far from the Ukraine war. Tourism leaders in France and Spain have been reacting in innovative and nimble ways.

France and Spain Stay Hopeful and Agile as Global Tourism’s Titans

Tourism

Spain Counts on Easter Bookings to Drive Its Tourism Recovery

The upcoming "milestone" spring break will reveal whether Europeans have got their appetite for travel back or not.

Spain Counts on Easter Bookings to Drive Its Tourism Recovery

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

Startups

Spanish Entrepreneur Offers Venue for Power Naps to Update Siesta Tradition

Spain's national brand is about striking a balance between work and leisure, as epitomized by the siesta, or afternoon break. Ironically, statistics reveal a grumpier reality. But new trends offer hope.

Spanish Entrepreneur Offers Venue for Power Naps to Update Siesta Tradition

Meetings

Spain Tries to Lure Next-Gen Meeting Planners With Virtual Trade Show

It's surprising that more destinations don't create virtual trade shows like this. Although with virtual reality looming on the horizon and growing numbers of millennials moving into decision-making roles, that could motivate more cities to build these platforms in coming years.

Spain Tries to Lure Next-Gen Meeting Planners With Virtual Trade Show

Airlines

Spain’s Record Tourist Arrivals Equal Big Profits for Its Biggest Airports

The Spanish airports can be considered the comeback kids of the industry after near destruction during the economic recession.

Spain’s Record Tourist Arrivals Equal Big Profits for Its Biggest Airports

Airlines

Spain Airports Valued at $9.8 Billion Before Partial Stock Sale

Madrid Barajas has become one of Europe’s most iconic airports, but its privatization signals the financial struggles that have underlined its existence from the start.

Spain Airports Valued at $9.8 Billion Before Partial Stock Sale

Hotels

Madrid Bans Use of Airbnb and Other Short-Term Rentals for Less than 5 Days

Spain needs to balance regulating the black-market economy with making it easier to start a business or keep one running.

Madrid Bans Use of Airbnb and Other Short-Term Rentals for Less than 5 Days