The #BarcelonaPrincessTeam reaches the Barcelona Triathlon goal

On October 8, the Barcelona Triathlon was finally held, with the participation of more than 3,500 athletes.

Several colleagues of the Hotel Barcelona Princess participated in the triathlon, some of them for the first time and others repeating the experience of previous years. All of them motivated and wearing the green shirt of our 360 sustainable project, they form the #BarcelonaPrincessTeam.

Our computer technician Víctor thinks that this year has been very hard, the sun beat very hard.

Joan, our chef, loves the tour because it includes emblematic places of Barcelona such as the Arc de Triomf or the Sagrada Familia.

Santiago, the director of this Hotel in Barcelona, loves to participate in this sport event with the companions of the hotel.

Our head of F&B Miquel, makes the triathlon individually for the first time, and he loves it.

Barcelona team

Barcelona team

On this year the three first winners of the triathlon in Barcelona were Fernando Alarza, Luis Miguel Velasquez and Guillem Rojas Moreno.

Ganadores triathlon

Ganadores triathlon

This year the female participation has been of 25% and each year more women are joining this sport event. The first women to arrive were Marta Sánchez, Mariblanca and Laura Gómez.

Ganadoras triathlon

Ganadoras triathlon

We congratulate the Barcelona Triathlon for the great organization of the event, and we thank you for your trust in allowing us to be for one more year the Official Hotel of the Barcelona triathlon.

Thanks also to the #BarcelonaPrincessTeam for your implication, and to all the supportive athletes who participated in this magnificent sporting event celebrated on the 25th anniversary of the Olympic Games of Barcelona 92 that brought joy and sport to the city.

3 sports, 1 team, 9 athletes – We introduce you to #BarcelonaPrincessTeam for the Barcelona Triathlon 2017

This October 8, 2017 the Barcelona Triathlon will be celebrated, with three different disciplines realized in the same race, these modalities are running, swimming, and cycling.
Besides of being an important sport event, it is also solidary because it raises funds for a good cause.
At the Hotel Barcelona Princess we feel committed to these social and sport causes, and we see physical sport as a positive activity for physical and mental well-being.

For this reason and as in previous years, some members of our staff will participate in the Barcelona Triathlon 2017, forming the #BarcelonaPrincessTeam.
Our participants this year are:

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– The Director of the Hotel Santiago, a passionate running enthusiast who loves these sport challenges. He recently accepted the #Tourism17 challenge and turned for a sustainable tourism. (Watch video)

– Our computerist Víctor, you already know him, he is a sports fan that loves the Barcelona triathlon and has been doing it for years.

Míquel, the head of the department of food and drinks, is another lover of the sport that this year will perform at the event. For him it is a personal challenge, he will compete in a more advanced category in the individual modality and wants to overcome his last year results.

Joan, our star cooker who comes from participating in the Ironman of Barcelona, another great sports event and still has energy to make the Barcelona Triathlon ..

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– Our reservation partner Marina, she is part of the #women triathletes and is the only girl in the #BarcelonaPrincessTeam, she loves to run and this time she wants to improve her last year’s result, this 2017 she participates in the sprint category. Marina has also turned to #Tourism17 challenge sustainable tourism, watch her video.

Karlos, Roberto and Adam form a team to participate in the modality of groups and to face the challenge together with the hotel’s 360ª shirt.

This team is going to give its maximum to surpass its results of previous years, and from the Hotel Barcelona Princess we encourage you to also participate in this multitudinous event, either doing it or going out to the streets of Barcelona to support all the athletes.

We wait for you in the green tent of the Hotel Barcelona Princess in the area of goals of the Barcelona Triathlon.

Presentation of the Barcelona Triathlon by Santander 2017

On the next 8 of October the Barcelona Triathlon will be held in the city, it is the largest in Spain and one of the greatest in Europe.

The triathlon in Barcelona is an important sporting event that is held every year to promote the practice of sport, and this time has an added value, as 25 years have passed since the amazing Olympic Games in Barcelona 92.

Last Wednesday 20th of September the Barcelona Triathlon 2017 was presented at the Olimpic Sport Museum, which was attended by a great Spanish athlete who participated in those memorable games of 92, Abel Anton. This year, Abel will be the representative of the Banco Santander team along with Mireia Belmonte and Miguel Indurain.

Presentación Barcelona Triathlon

Presentación Barcelona Triathlon

At the Hotel Barcelona Princess, official hotel of the Barcelona Triathlon, this year we’ll repeat our assistance at the Barcelona triathlon with our great #BarcelonaPrincessTeam.

In this year’s triathlon there will be different distances and modalities so that everyone can participate in it.

As a novelty this year, the Barcelona Triathlon 2017 aims to increase female participation so that there are more women on the starting line of the Triathlon and crossing the finish line.
That is why the campaign has begun with the hashtag #mujerestriatletas, in which Ana Pérez (@ annita.smiles) or Sara Loehr (@saraloehr), among others, participate.

In the case of the team of the Barcelona Princess, Marina one of our staff members is a woman triathlete and this year she repeats in the triathlon of Barcelona.

The Barcelona Triathlon is also solidary and this year joins the investigation of Lateral Amyotrophic Sclerosis (ALS) a disease that causes muscle weakness and atrophy.
See you at this important festival where you can have fun doing sport or motivating athletes!

25th Anniversary of the Barcelona’92 Olympic Games

On July 25th will be held the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona’92 Olympic Games. Olympic Games that stimulated and transformed the city of Barcelona.

To celebrate it, special and commemorative activities are organized for this iconic event that was held in 1992 and in which the eyes of the whole world were concentrated in Barcelona. Do not miss them! (More info)

The Olympic Games in Barcelona 1992, 25 years ago (Jocs de Barcelona ’92) left us great memories such as the charismatic Cobi (the official mascot), “Hola” as a friendly greeting during the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, the surprising ignition of the cauldron with an arrow, the song “Barcelona”, anthem of the Olympic Games and interpreted by the singer of Queen, Freddi Mercury and the Catalan soprano Montserrat Caballé. What was your best moment?

25 Aniv Juegos Olímpicos Bcn 92 - Twitter

Barcelona is still a city that welcomes sport and its values. On October 8 the Barcelona Triathlon will be held in the city, in which all those lovers of the sport can register.
The triathlon of Barcelona will have the same route of the last years, which will be done by riding a bike, swimming, and running, a combination of styles that can be a great challenge for athletes.
At the Barcelona Princess Hotel we have a passion for sport, healthy living and challenges in our DNA, which is why some of the members of our staff will be forming the #BarcelonaPrincessTeam and will take part in this magnificent event for another year.

Hotel Barcelona Princess, Official Hotel of the Barcelona Triathlon

Hotel Barcelona Princess, Official Hotel of the Barcelona Triathlon

In this hotel in Barcelona, Barcelona Princess, the sport is part of our project “360 Sustainable Princess & You” because it is an important aspect to have in mind in a healthy life, since it helps us to feel active in addition to improving our physical condition, making us feel more cheerful.
Let’s revive the 25th anniversary of the Olympic Games!

Hotel Negresco Princess also accepts the #Tourism17 challenge

The director of the Hotel Barcelona Princess accepted the #Tourism17 challenge and span 17 times for a tourism that protects at high risk of social exclusion and this sustainable Hotel challenged the Negresco Princess to join this challenge. (See video)

The #Tourism17 campaign is an initiative to to raise awareness about responsible and sustainable tourism during the 2017; year in which the 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.

#Tourism17

#Tourism17

In the Hotel Negresco Princess, we want to make aware to our team and all our clients to join us and to promote the sustainability, for this reason we accept without any doubt, the challenge of our colleagues from Hotel Barcelona Princess.

And the first one to accept the green challenge #Tourism17 and spin around his axis is the Director of this Hotel in the centre of Barcelona.

Jairo Mayolas wants to do the #Tourism17 challenge to promote Barcelona as inclusive, safe and sustainable city.

Spin with us and join us!