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Mar
26
2012

Barcelona and Madrid do battle for mega casino project

view of Barcelona

A mega casino project being put together by American multi-billionaire Sheldon Adelson is at the centre of a tug of war between two of Europe’s most vibrant cities. Barcelona and Madrid are both vying for the right to host aLas Vegas style resort, dubbed Eurovegas, which will see a complex of hotels and casinos generating …

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Mar
23
2012

Tourism to be main economic driver in 2012

Madrid in Spain, one of the top European destinations you can visit on solo holidays

European tourism is set to become the main economic driver in 2012, according to a new Eurobarometer survey on the attitudes of Europeans towards tourism. The latest figures reveal that 72% of EU citizens travelled in 2011, whilst more than 80% said they were planning to do so in 2012.

Feb
29
2012

Spain sees rise in January visitors

spain

According to figures reported by ThinkSpain.com, the number of foreign tourists to Spain has increased by 4.6% to nearly 2.8million in January compared to last year. The total visitors to the country reached 56.7 million last year, which was an increase of 7.6% from 2010 and this positive trend looks set to continue in 2012. …

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