Barcelona clamps down on hotel development

Authorities in Barcelona have announced a ban on new hotels or visitor apartments opening anywhere in that city's center, calling into question the future of its tourism and travel growth. The ban even extends to not replacing any hotels or apartments that close, with the local government calling for a better balance between tourism and the local community.

InteriHOTEL inaugural event in Barcelona a success

In total, more than 3000 people visited the marketplace during the three day event with the purpose of establishing contacts and recognising the most recent tendencies and innovations in the hotel contract business

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NH Hotel Group opens two new five star hotels in Madrid and Barcelona

The former Casa Suecia in Madrid is reborn as NH Collection Suecia and the Rambla de Catalunya welcomes NH Collection Gran Hotel Calderón.


The core of HOSPEC is a program of face-to-face meetings set up individually for each specifier and supplier. HOSPEC is attended by hotel owners and operators, purchasing managers of important hotel chains, facility services operators and restaurant chains, as well as manufacturers and suppliers of solutions for this sector. The networking activities, supplier showcases and conferences that take place during the three days of the event along with the meetings lend HOSPEC its dynamic, active and enriching character. Meeting programme: face-to-face format The greatest part of the two work days is dedicated to the program of personalised meetings. Unlike trade fairs and other types of events, the meetings are individual and face-to-face between buyers (hotel owners and operators, purchasing managers of [...]

Room Mate Hotels opens two new properties in Barcelona

Room Mate has Introduced the company's new flagship, Room Mate Anna in Passeig de Grácia, and Room Mate Carla, centrally located on Calle Mallorca.


HISPEC is a two-day forum that brings together annually the most important specifiers, designers, architects and owners from the international hotel industry to meet face to face with the manufacturers and suppliers of solutions for this industry.

Digital concierge Porter & Sail launches latest location – Barcelona

Porter & Sail curates a high-tech city guide, with local insiders leading visitors through the twists and tastes of their own Barcelona in a data-driven app.

InteriHOTEL 2015 – Hotels Interior Design

InteriHOTEL 2015 will be held from October 21-23 in Barcelona. This is the most important event in Spain that has anything to do with hotels interior design and as such is highly valued by suppliers, hotel owners, designers and architects.   Exhibitors' profile: FF&E companies (Full-service Furniture, Fixture & Equipment) Suppliers of: furniture (room, lobby, outdoor), lighting, fabrics, wall coverings and flooring Visitors' profile: Independent hotels and hotel-chain decision makers Hotel interior designers and architects The biggest hotel interiors showroom in Spain A wide program of conferences about hotels' interior design Networking space and professional talks with international speakers Totally focused on hotel projects and design Held in Barcelona, one of the best "design-associated" cities in the world More [...]

Greg Liddell named General Manager at Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona

Liddell began his career with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in 2009 as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai and was most recently at the helm of the The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong.

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