In the Hotel Barcelona Princess we bet for the challenge #Tourism17

This 2017 the tourism takes a big turn in its operations, since it undertakes to carry out actions that contribute to have responsible and sustainable tourism through the #Tourism17 campaign.

#Tourism17 Challenge - Our dear guest Joao

#Tourism17 Challenge – Our dear guest Joao

We are in the International Year of Sustainable Tourism and the organisation that has provided 2017 with this important commitment is the United Nations General Assembly.
The area of sustainability is of great importance for the Hotel Barcelona Princess, and for this reason we have a project that involves this important theme, the “360 Princess & you Sustainable“, which promotes actions that help to develop actions of sustainability, corporate responsibility, and environmental development.

This past July 5 the hotel has joined this fight on the World Environment Day to promote and improve the mentality of protecting the world, and the Director of this Hotel in Barcelona, Santiago Hernandez was the first to accept the challenge # Tourism17. (Watch video). And not only that, in order to promote this campaign, he challenged the Hotel Negresco Princess so that they will also tour. (Watch video)

This time is JOAO (@jgordicho in Instagram), an esteemed client of the Hotel Barcelona Princess, who joins the # Tourism17 challenge. Joao is from Portugal, he likes gastronomy, enjoys life and visits our terrace frequently but also likes to travel and do it responsibly.
This is why Joao, as an eco-friendly traveler, accepts this green challenge and turns 17 times to promote the implementation of the ONU 17 objectives of sustainable development in tourism.

And you? Do you accept the challenge? Join the # Tourism17 campaign and share it with us.

Hotel Barcelona Princess accepts #Tourism17 challenge

This year tourism is the main protagonist with the # Tourism17 campaign, an initiative that expects to raise awareness about responsible and sustainable tourism.



The United Nations General Assembly has named 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development to promote sustainability as a new development model and to give importance to the need of the tourism sector towards the environment.

At the Barcelona Princess Hotel within its 360 Princess & you Sustainable green project we are committed to the environment. We are pro active and we take part in actions that promote corporate social responsibility in social, cultural and environmental development.

The last  5th July the Hotel joined the fight on World Environment Day. An annual celebration to raise awareness about the importance of protecting the planet.

For this reason, the Hotel Barcelona Princess joins # Tourism17 challenge. The first to accept the challenge and to spin around is Santiago Hernández, Director of the Hotel, who spins 17 times for a tourism that protects people at high risk of social exclusion.


Recently, Santiago Hernández got recognition in the XXII Nit del Turisme de Catalunya for his generosity and proactivity for helping the integration into the labour force.

We challenge you to join the # Tourism17 campaign and share it with us and we also challenge Hotel Negresco Princess to spin. Do you dare?


Let’s Clean Up Europe in Barcelona

More than 50 workers from different hotels in Barcelona, including Hotel Barcelona Princess and Negresco Princess and organizations like Barcelona Forum District, Fundació Trinijove and Gremi d’Hoteles de Barcelona take part on Friday 12 may of the garbage collection campaign Let ‘s Clean Up Europe in the Natural Parc Serra de Collserola.

Let’s Clean Up Europe Barcelona

Let’s Clean Up Europe Barcelona

The Let ‘s Clean Up Europe is an activity which is included in the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR).

The volunteers from six hotels (#Hotelscompromesos) collected a total of 336 kg of bulky residues after cleaning the area of Parc Natural de la Serra de Collserola located  in Can Caralleu. These residues were classified and separated to make a selective collection.

Let’s Clean Up Europe Barcelona

Let’s Clean Up Europe Barcelona

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Hotel Barcelona Princess will turn off its lights on Earth Hour

This week in which spring begins will be very green and sustainable. March 22 will be held the World Water Day, Saturday 25 will be held the Earth Hour and March 26 we will return to daylight saving time.

The World Water Day is the 22nd of March and at the Hotel Barcelona Princess we are aware (#Hotelscompromesos) of the importance of water. That is why; within our sustainable project “360 ° Princess & You” the hotel includes specific actions like installing filters in the faucets and showers of the rooms to reduce water consumption.

Día Mundial del Agua · World Water Day · Hotel Barcelona Princess

Día Mundial del Agua · World Water Day · Hotel Barcelona Princess

On Saturday, March 25 this Hotel in Barcelona will join Earth Hour 2017 campaign by WWF as a sign of its concern for sustainability and the environment and to show its public commitment.

So, this Saturday, March 25 from 20:30 to 21:30h, the Hotel Barcelona Princess will turn off the lights of its exterior luminous signs including its emblematic PRINCESS sign.

Hora del Planeta - Earth Hour Barcelona - Hotel Barcelona Princess

Hora del Planeta – Earth Hour Barcelona – Hotel Barcelona Princess

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Corporate Social Responsibility Actions 2016 Hotel Barcelona Princess

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an active and voluntary contribution of the Hotel Barcelona Princess to the social, economic and environmental improvement of its immediate surroundings.

As a new year begins (2017), we have taken stock of the actions of corporate social responsibility of 2016.



These are some of the RSC actions of 2016:

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