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News from around the EMEA region, May 22.
Hotel, industry and travel news from around the EMEA region; this week: Hyatt Regency for Amsterdam, Dubai gets a Viceroy and more.... A Trio Of Travelodge Stories LaSalle Investment Management has purchased the 124-room Travelodge Bath Waterside, in the city of Bath, southwest England, from Cordial Hotels for 11.2 million.
9 hrs ago
The New Zealand Herald
Bar/fly: Cider houses rule
Where are we? San Sebastian, on the Atlantic Coast in the north of Spain. Or, as the locals prefer to call it, the Basque Country.
Wed May 22, 2013
Shaping the future of travel
Airbus gave the world a peek at the new A350 XWB "MSN001", as it emerged in its Airbus livery out from the paintshop in Toulouse last week.
Generator Launches Flagship Urban Design Property In Barcelona
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Guggenheim museum proposed for Wales
There are proposals to bring a Guggenheim museum to Wales in a bid to replicate the success of the iconic art gallery in Bilbao in Spain.
Mon May 20, 2013
People in places
What are the best places to people watch? One might argue: any place there are people.
Sun May 19, 2013
Oregon, Southwest Washington Rotary welcomes exchange students, speakers to annual...
Portland filmmaker Alissa Nicole Creamer with one of the stars of her documentary, Romeo , his siblings Maezinha and Daniel, and mom, Ana.
Fri May 17, 2013
Keeping up with Teresa Forcades, a nun on a mission
Spanish Benedictine nun is emerging as one of the most outspoken - and atypical - leaders of southern Europe's far left The speedometer on Teresa Forcades' battered silver Peugeot saloon shows 130kmph, but Spain 's most famously radical nun is so busy talking she seems oblivious to the 80kmph speed limit signs above the motorway near her Sant Benet ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
International tourism receipts grew by 4% in 2012 | UNWTO Reports
United Nations World Tourism Organization Capitan Haya, 42 Madrid, 28020 Spain Phone: +34 91 571 07 57 Fax: +34 91 567 81 00 /20 Visit Website Receipts from international tourism in destinations around the world grew by 4% in 2012 reaching US$ 1075 billion.
Wed May 15, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
There Are Two Different Ways To Study Abroad
I would highly recommend going abroad anywhere for the full year rather than just a semester, for a few reasons: You stop being a tourist and start feeling like a local, you can forge lasting friendships with locals because they know you're not leaving in two monthsand, most importantly, in the second semester you can fix all the mistakes you made ... (more)
The Charlotte Observer
Dutch sociologist given Spain's Asturias prize
MADRID A Dutch sociologist has been awarded Spain's Prince of Asturias social sciences prize for her work in the field of globalization and urban sociology.
The Perennial Plate Eats Its Way Through Spain
Now in its third season, The Perennial Plate takes us on a two-week culinary excursion through Spain for its latest episode.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, or often called La Boqueria, is a large public market in Barcelona, and one of the city's great tourist landmarks, with an entrance from La Rambla a main tourist street in central Barcelona.
Christian Science Monitor
Star Spanish architect's work draws praise - and costly repairs
The Palace of Arts Reina Sofia at the City of Arts and Sciences, by architect Santiago Calatrava, in Valencia.
Neymar to Bayern is a done deal, claims former Santos official
The Brazil international will travel to Barcelona this summer to open talks but a ex-official of his current club believes he is Allianz Arena-bound Former Santos official Vicente Cascione has claimed that Neymar will leave the club for Bayern Munich in the summer transfer window to link up with former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola .
Mon May 13, 2013
Canada Online Explorer
Barcelona by bus
With so many extraordinary works by architect Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona, it's easy to overlook some of the city's other attractions and pleasures -- a thousand years of Catalan art, historic barrios and the beach to name a few.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Ferran Adria brings elBulli exhibition to London
You've eaten at the restaurant - or probably you haven't. Now visit the exhibition.
Sun May 12, 2013
River cruises: How to float all the way from Burma to Burgundy
A river cruise must be the most relaxing way to take a touring holiday. Unpack once, and the sights come to you.