Archive for: February, 2015

Colombian agencies sold 10 more


Colombia travel agencies exceeded $4.4 billion (about 3.9 billion euros) in sales during the past 2014, representing a 10% increase from the year before, according to estimates of the Colombian Association of travel and tourism (Anato) agencies. Of that total turnover of all the Colombian sector of agencies, about $ 1.8 billion corresponded to air […]

Not daunted the new director general of trasmediterranea shipping company is for sale


Powers appointed a couple of months ago to Mario Quero as new director-general for his shipping company, put up for sale since last year. The new ’Captain’ Trasmediterránea is a man of the House and the sector: naval engineer, has extensive experience and career at the company, where has occupied various management positions since he […]

Melia hotels international sold seven hotels to starwood capital group for a 176 m


Meliá Hotels International reach a binding agreement with Starwood Capital Group for sale, 176 million euro, seven resort hotels in Spain, which will continue to manage. The hotel assets will be acquired by a Joint Venture formed to 80% by a subsidiary controlled by Starwood Capital Group and 20% by Meliá Hotels International, subject to […]

Southwest airlines suspends the operation of the fifth part of its fleet


Airline low cost U.S. Southwest Airlines, pioneered this business model, has suspended the operation of 128 of its aircraft, the Boeing 737-700, which represent almost the fifth part of its fleet, to the percartarse that the devices had a past due maintenance check. As explained by the company, it is the revision to the hydraulic […]

Beach hotels and trade unions reach a pre agreement that eliminates redundancies and outsourcing


CCOO and UGT and CGT unions have reached a pre-agreement with the beach hotels group which “eliminates redundancies and outsourcing” and that should still be subjected to validation by the Supreme Court (TS). Both sides had been given 30 days to continue negotiating. This rapprochement of positions could end with the process from the ERE […]

The average expenditure per foreign tourist rises 57


Foreign tourists who visited Spain to last January spent 3.402 million on their trips (including transport and contracting services from their countries of origin), a 9.5% more compared to the same month of the previous year, according to the official survey Egatur. The average expenditure per tourist rose 5.7%. According to the Ministry of industry, […]

The economy grew by 14 in 2014 first major rally in six years


The Spanish economy recorded a growth of 1.4% in 2014, his first rebound after six years without significant growth, according to the National Statistics Institute (INE) has confirmed this today. The last quarter of the financial year closed with a 0.7% advance, two tenths more than in the previous three months, thanks to the consumption […]

Barcelona hotels toll prices for mobile world congress


Barcelona hotels boast to next week an average of 278 euros price per night, coinciding with the celebration of the Mobile World Congress (MWC), according to Trivago platform. This figure doubles the monthly average of March, which is €138. Average occupancy for those days is currently located in 84% of squares.

Nh improves its net income 76 though still in red numbers


NH Hotel Group has closed the first year of implementation of its strategic plan with an improvement in its net result of 76%, so reducing their losses of 39.8 million euros in the financial year preceding – 9.6 million, as its CEO, Federico González Tejera reported, and its financial managing director, Roberto Chollet. Gonzalez Tejera […]

Edreams odigeo financial debt stood at a 405 m


The Group pan-European online eDreams ODIGEO closed the first nine months of its fiscal year to December 31, 2014 with growth of the margin over income of 2% compared to last year, representing a margin over income of 317.4 million euros.With regard to its financial debt, stood at 405 million euros, down 6%. This revenue […]

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