A Tale of Passion: Hotel Alfonso XIII In Seville Returned to Glory

Hotel Alfonso XIII is one of Seville’s most beloved icons, and it has finally been restored by a London studio dedicated to specialized interior design.

This is a great article about the restoration process and all of the detail oriented work that went into resurrecting one of Seville’s most deeply cherished icons.

Full of luxurious features, Hotel Alfonso XIII is still full of the Moorish historical details that played a role in its inception. [Read more…]

DoubleTree by Hilton Expands in Spain With New Hotel Near Barcelona

The DoubleTree hotel line is probably familiar to those travelers who live in the United States or much of Western Europe.

The Hilton brand has recently made its mark on Spain, and it’s looking to open the second DoubleTree hotel in the country in order to continue to expand their services.

As this article details, you can expect the new DoubleTree to go overboard on luxury, with a new all day fine dining restaurant and luxurious spa (five treatment rooms!) near Barcelona. [Read more…]

Spanish Hotel Chain Parador To Lay of 14 % Of Its Workforce

With the drastic economic downturn in Spain, every business is doing what it can in order to outlast the recession. Hotel chains are often worse off than other businesses, because their livelihood depends on high consumer spending. Hotel occupancy is wavering at about 52%, far less than the normal numbers.

This article talks about the Parador hotel chain, which has developed a new plan to survive the recession. [Read more…]

The Finest Hotels in Spain – Wolds Best Awards from Travel + Leisure Magazine

An interesting article showing Spains finest hotels according  to the annual World’s Best Awards from readers of the Travel + Leisure Magazine.

A truly mouthwatering collection of first class hotels:

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