The ‘Santa María’ vessel, ready to set sails again

In the context of the 525th anniversary of the ‘Encounter Between the Old and the New World’, Nao Victoria Foundation is building a replica of the most famous ship from the Age of Discoveries.

The Most Beautiful Villages of the World come to Spain

The representatives of the 500 Most Beautiful Villages of the World held their international meeting in Albarracín (Teruel) and Morella (Castellón).

In pursuit of sustainable and creative tourism

From 26 to 28 October, Melilla is playing host to the 5th Creative Cities and Territories in Spain Forum, gathering the representatives of Spanish cities and regions, as well as of 18 guest countries, to discuss how to promote tourism based on culture, innovation and creativity.

The celebration was attended by Queen Letizia. The Foundation has 1.8 million beneficiaries in Latin America. Up to 77% of them belong to vulnerable groups and 60% are women.

Creative schools with elBulli seal

Creative Schools, a project by Telefónica Foundation and chef Ferran Adrià, brings elBulli’s innovative and creative philosophy to schools in Spain, encouraging experimentation and the use of new technologies.

Hernando de Soto, the explorer who became a myth

Casa América de Madrid acogió el pasado 31 de mayo la presentación del informe “La sombra de Hernando de Soto: entre el misterio y la leyenda″, elaborado por The Hispanic Council, que reivindica el papel del explorador español en la huella hispánica de Estados Unidos.

Club Internacional de Prensa annual awards

The International Journalism Awards granted by Club Internacional de Prensa gave recognition to individuals and organisations making outstanding contributions to journalism, the defence of human values and the support of communication media. The awards celebrated their 25th anniversary this year.

Spain has 11 areas on the list of UNESCO’s Global Geoparks, including some with a unique geological heritage and extraordinarily beautiful landscapes.

Cala Agulla, in Majorca, one of the 579 Spanish beaches carrying the Blue Flag

As many as 684 Blue Flags will be flying along the Spanish coastline this summer. They belong to 579 beaches, 100 marinas and five boating tourism operators. This total places Spain at the top of the Blue Flag global ranking.

Funerary garden found by the research team from CSIC. Photo: CSIC News.

The Djehuty Project Spanish team unearthed a unique funeral garden that can provide valuable information on botany and environmental conditions in ancient Thebes (Luxor) during the Middle Kingdom (1980-1790 BC).

Spanish technology for greater biopsy accuracy

A team at Araba University Hospital (Vitoria-Gasteiz) has developed a sophisticated image-based system for biopsy in small tumours, where the systems now available cannot be used.

Guía Peñín, the best ambassador for Spanish wines

Peñín Guide is the most influential publication on Spanish wines at the international level. This year’s edition reviews about 11,500 wines. The Guide is sold in 32 different countries in Spanish, English and German, available both online and in print.

Spain leads global Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index again

In the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017 by the World Economic Forum, Spain retained the first place as the favourite tourist destination, courtesy of our country’s cultural and natural resources, transport and tourist service infrastructure, and prioritisation of travel and tourism.

British bloggers and tourists become Spanish ambassadors

The campaign, #SpaininMYheart, involving renowned travel bloggers, encourages British tourists to share their experiences in Spain.

El Celler de Can Roca retains top-three place on ‘Restaurant’ magazine list

Considered to be one of the top restaurants in the world, it ranks third in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and it has just received the Ferrari Trento Art of Hospitality Award 2017.

Miembros del Consejo Nacional de Patrimonio Histórico durante la visita que realizaron al principal enclave de Risco Caído. EFE/Ángel Medina G. (EFE)

The pre-Hispanic archaeological site in Gran Canaria was submitted by Spain for inscription on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2019.