Grand final of the Inter-Hotel Games 2017

Throughout this last month of October and the beginning of November, the Inter-Hotel Games 2017 was held, a solidarity Olympiad with a set of sports in which 27 hotels of Barcelona participated.

During this time the companions of both urban hotels in Barcelona of the Princess Hotels & Resorts chain, have participated in several matches of indoor soccer, paddle, tennis, bowling and special gymkhanas.

Now we come to the end of these games and this year, on November 12 the finals of some sports were held, along with a final challenge, a 5-kilometer race in which the speed of the athletes will be shown.

This year, at the Hotel Barcelona Princess and the Hotel Negresco Princess we have joined this event for the first time and five members of our staff will participate in the final race to have fun and if possible achieve some of the first positions.

Inter Hotel Games - Hotel Barcelona Princess & Hotel Negresco Princess

Inter Hotel Games – Hotel Barcelona Princess & Hotel Negresco Princess

In addition to the race, other sports were also held, among which the final matches of paddle, indoor football and basketball.

To make a final celebration of the #iHotelGamesBCN, there will be a banquet for all participants and attendees, to put an end to this exciting solidarity challenge between the main hotels in the city of Barcelona.

All funds raised from the beginning to the end of the Inter-Hotel Games 2017 will go to Nutrició sense fronteres foundation, an organization that brings food to the most disadvantaged places. 20,000 euros will be donated to the ONG (NSF) for the project “BCN Comparteix el Menjar” (BCN Share the meal).

We look forward to the next solidarity Olympiad #iHotelGamesBCN.

Yoga, a positive activity for the body and the mind

Through yoga anyone can exercise the body in a healthy way and without the need of excessive exercise.

At Hotel Negresco Princess we want to offer the best service to our clients, for this reason every Tuesday and Friday from 10am to 11am we do free yoga classes on our terrace in Barcelona.

In this way we give an option that allows you to start the day in a different way, outdoors, making a connection your body and your mind.

Yoga en la terraza de Barcelona

Yoga en la terraza de Barcelona

Some of the main benefits that can be obtained with yoga are an improvement of the elasticity of the body, something that can prevent possible injuries, or the toning of the muscles, to strengthen them and increase their elasticity and resistance.

These are just some of the many benefits of yoga practice, so do not think twice, give your body a privilege with yoga classes in Barcelona from La Terrazza where you can improve your fitness in a healthy way.

After one of the yoga sessions, a breakfast is the perfect complement to start the day full of energy . In the breakfast buffet of this Hotel in Barcelona you will find a wide variety of foods such as fruits, juices and cereals, among others, to charge you with energy and start the day positively.

Do not miss the privilege of doing yoga in our Hotel terrace in the center of Barcelona, we are waiting for you!

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. Read more →

Inter Hotel Games, Sport, teamwork and a good cause

The Inter-Hotel Games are a sports event that has been taking place since 2015, in this event, several transports will be held by the staff of different hotels in Barcelona.

Doing sport together helps to improve interpersonal relationships between each hotel team, as well as meeting people from other hotels.

One of the main goals of #iHotelGamesBCN is to raise funds for the foundation Nutrition Without Borders, so all benefits will go to this organization that takes food to the most disadvantaged places.

Inter Hotel Games - Fútbol

Inter Hotel Games – Fútbol

In both Hotel Negresco Princess and the Hotel Barcelona Princess we love to contribute to charitable causes and to do sport, and with the Inter – Hotel Games in Barcelona we can do both, which is why we participate in this tournament together with 26 other hotels, the hotels Arts, Hilton, Hotel W or Majestic, among others. Read more →

Say hello to the sun with Yoga classes at La Terraza of the Hotel Negresco Princess

Exercise and relaxation are very important parts of physical well-being because they help to keep the body in shape. The yoga is a great activity that combines these two aspects in addition to contributing to a greater flexibility of the body.

At the Hotel Negresco Barcelona, your well-being is important and we are aware of the benefits of yoga, so from October you will have free yoga classes on our magnificent panoramic terrace, where you can be outdoors with the yoga professional Rocío García-Karrisson who will guide you doing the best exercises and stretches.

Yoga

The yoga classes will begin on Tuesday 10 October and will be held every Tuesday and Friday of October from 8am to 9am at this Hotel in Barcelona, so they can be a great way to greet the sun and start the day.
The mats are provided in the hotel, and you can perform the exercises at your pace in a quiet space while enjoying the great views of the city that La Terrazza offers.

Do not miss any class, we start on October 10 at 08:00 and we count on you.