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April 2015
We know how excited TBEX attendees are for all the TBEX activities, but we want to make sure you didn’t overlook all the pre- and post- TBEX activities. And, we know the first group of pre-bex activities were scooped up and sold out before we could even get a blog post up. We’ve been adding...
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Thanks to our generous hosts in Costa Brava, we are pleased to offer all registered TBEX attendees this special discount for bus transportation between Barcelona, Girona, and Lloret de Mar. The voucher is good for specified routes on Sarfa, Sagales, and Pujol, for the dates specified on the voucher. Sarfa buses run from El Prat...
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International travel is pretty amazing, but it does bring up some unique challenges compared to domestic travel. To help you get ready for your big trip abroad (hopefully to Costa Brava for TBEX Europe 2015), we put together a list of our top 5 international travel tips. 1. Pack Light There’s no need to lug...
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Our hosts in Lloret de Mar are pleased to offer every registered TBEX attendee a FREE Lloret Card. This card includes admission to Santa Clotilde Gardens, the Maritime Museum, Can Saragossa Museum, the Castle of Sant Joan, and the Iberian settlements of Puig de Castellet. It also offeres a variety of discounts (up to 50%) at...
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The LGBT community has quickly become one of the most targeted groups for travel marketing today. With LGBT issues of equality constantly in mainstream media, DMOs and travel brands are making sure that this community knows they are welcomed. In addition, it’s also known that gays and lesbians tend to have a higher disposable income...
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UPDATE:  There have been some changes in opening night party information. Please see the blog post here for current details. We’ll be kicking up our heels in the sand come opening night, as TBEX Europe 2015 launches in a splashy Catalan celebration. Meet up at the Lloret de Mar Town Hall (map here) on Thursday, April...
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TBEX Europe 2015 sponsor Renfe-SNCF wants you to  experience a little more European culture and hospitality. And to help you do it, they’re holding a Twitter contest. Winners – 20 of them in all – receive a First Class round trip ticket to any of the destinations that have Renfe- SNCF en Coopération (Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Valence, Aix-en-Provence,...
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Deep Travel is about going farther, asking better questions, and opening your eyes to the nuance and detail of place.  At Context we believe that deeper travels enhance our cherished global citizenship.   We’ll be at all three TBEX events in 2015: Europe, Asia, and North America, and as part of our sponsorship participation, we’re running a blogger...
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We’re very excited to announce our opening keynote for TBEX Europe 2015:  An interview with José Borralho and Nelson Carvalheiro conducted by Gary Bembridge.  The keynote will feature a discussion about the importance of culinary culture and the role it can play it tourism and its promotion. José Borralho co-founded the Public Relations firm Documents & Events in 1993, today known...
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We know that the TBEX community includes nomadic families as well as travel bloggers who travel with their families. Although the professional development and networking part of TBEX is structured for adults (see our children at TBEX policy here), we also know that many attendees would like to include their family in part of the larger...
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