Articles tagged “spain”

Overtourism

The Town Behind Mallorca’s Mass Overtourism Protests: ‘A Summer Of Discontent’

This summer, the Mediterranean island of Mallorca finds itself grappling with an age-old question: How much tourism is too much? What's notable is that the protests have spread to areas far from the coastal centers because tourism has, too.

The Town Behind Mallorca’s Mass Overtourism Protests: ‘A Summer Of Discontent’

Tourism

Thousands of Canary Islands Residents Protest ‘Overtourism’

Thousands of fed-up residents took to the streets of Tenerife. Activists want a new tourism model that puts locals first. But businesses seek sustained growth from a tourism sector that drives about a third of the local economy.

Thousands of Canary Islands Residents Protest ‘Overtourism’

Travel Agents

Hotelbeds Delays IPO Until the End of 2024 at the Earliest: Reports

When it comes to potential IPOs, timing is everything in life, right? Hotelbeds seemingly thinks so.

Hotelbeds Delays IPO Until the End of 2024 at the Earliest: Reports

Online Travel

Booking.com Hit With $530 Million Fine From Spanish Regulators

Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel said the company would appeal the Spanish competition authority's $530 million draft decision if it becomes permanent.

Booking.com Hit With $530 Million Fine From Spanish Regulators

Hotels

Inside Minor Hotels’ Global Expansion

Minor Hotels has an aggressive growth strategy to expand by 2025. Details about the company's strategy reveal a lot about bigger-picture trends in the hotel sector.

Inside Minor Hotels’ Global Expansion

Tour Operators

Civitatis Finds Niche in Selling Activities to Spanish-Speaking Travelers

Civitatis is capitalizing on its leading position in selling Spanish-speaking tours and activities as it pushes into new markets thanks to private equity support.

Civitatis Finds Niche in Selling Activities to Spanish-Speaking Travelers

News Blog

Spanish Authorities Clear Amazon, Booking, Tripadvisor Over Alleged Fake Reviews

Spain's anti-trust agency CNMC on Wednesday cleared Amazon, Booking Holdings and Tripadvisor of participating in or facilitating fake reviews on their websites. CNMC had been investigating a complaint filed by the OCU, a prominent consumer organization in Spain. "CNMC found no indication that the platforms have participated in or facilitated the publication of these false opinions," the…

News Blog

Peter Dinklage Lends Voice to New Andalusia Tourism Campaign

Andalusia Tourism launched a campaign on Wednesday warning tourists they'll fall in love with Spain's Andalusia region. Called "Andalusian Crush," the campaign features a video montage of Andalusia's decorative architecture, culture, history and art with Games of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage as its narrator. Dinklage warns viewers the region will break you "in a thousand…

Daily Lodging Report

Aimbridge Hospitality Signs First Property in Spain

Aimbridge Hospitality signed its first property in Spain, underscoring the company’s investment in the Iberian Peninsula and throughout greater Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

Tour Operators

Adventure Travel Shaping Youth Group Tour Itineraries to Africa

Contiki is seeing more seasoned travelers shifting their focus from Europe to far-flung African adventures as the company digs into the immersive choice the post-pandemic traveler is hungry for.

Adventure Travel Shaping Youth Group Tour Itineraries to Africa