Business Studies & Economics Trips to Barcelona

Experience the big-time city buzz of a global economic hub

Where booming business meets vibrant culture
From £279pp i

Students embarking on a business studies and economics trip to Barcelona will experience a city that’s a leading tourist, economic, trade and cultural sports centre. A major global, cultural and economic hub, Barcelona has one of the principal ports of Europe and an airport that has over 35 million passengers each year.

With its highly specialised, industrial-based economy, a trip to Barcelona is a must for any business studies and economics student. They’ll be able to study the production and distribution processes of the city’s primary exports – textile, automotive, food and wine.

Accommodation

Popular places to stay in Barcelona

  • Centrally located in the Plaza Real in the city’s Gothic Quarter
  • Short distance to the beach and close to Las Ramblas
  • Triple and twin bed rooms
  • En-suite facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Vending machine for snacks and drinks
  • Air conditioning
  • Luggage storage
  • Reception open 24/7
  • Wi-Fi
  • Explore the Gothic Quarter on foot
  • Spend a few hours relaxing on the beach
  • Head to Las Ramblas for a spot of shopping
  • 5 minute walk from Maria Cristina Metro Station
  • 10 minute walk from Sants train station
  • Close to Camp Nou Stadium
  • Multi, quad, triple, twin and single bed rooms
  • En-suite facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant
  • Guest kitchen
  • Shared lounge and TV area
  • Large terrace with outdoor seating
  • Games room with table tennis
  • Wi-Fi
  • Chill out and watch TV in the shared lounge
  • Soak up the sun on the large outdoor terrace
  • Play a game of table tennis
  • Hop on the Metro or the train and go sightseeing in central Barcelona
  • Located in the trendy Gracia neighbourhood
  • Close to Sagrada Familia, La Pedrera, Casa Batllo & Paseo de Gracia
  • Within walking distance of nearby restaurants and cafes
  • Indoor pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Sports hall
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness centre (additional charge)
  • Spa and wellness area
  • Common room with movies, books & cable TV
  • Computers with 24 hour free internet access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Go for a swim in the pool
  • Work out in the fitness centre
  • Relax in the spa
  • Watch a film in the common room
  • Explore the Gracia neighbourhood on foot
  • Visit the nearby attractions and eateries

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Additional Information

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I am always happy to work with Rayburn Tours. Their customer service is very good and they are very helpful and supportive at all times.

Mr Joe Pepper

Notting Hill & Ealing High School

FAQs about this tour

Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

  • What do I need to do to ensure safe travel for my group?

    Information is available from your Local Authority on what is expected from party leaders on a trip. In addition, we are happy to assist you in ensuring that you have all of the necessary information to successfully assess risks and ensure a safe trip for you and your group. Further advice and information can be found on the OEAP National Guidance website.

  • Do you provide risk assessments for the visits you offer?

    You can download our Generic Risk Management Handbook which will help you complete your risk assessment for your school or Local Authority. The aim of the handbook is to provide all tour leaders with supportive suggestions to help raise awareness to risk, suggest control measures to help mitigate the risk and manage risk pro-actively. For further assistance, please speak to a member of our team who will be happy to help.

  • What happens if our flight operators/transport providers cease to trade whilst we are on tour?

    By booking your tour package with us, you are fully covered in the event that you are unable to return home should your transport provider fail to operate i.e. it goes into liquidation. As your operator it is our responsibility to ensure that alternative arrangements are made to repatriate you and your group to the UK. Rayburn Tours is a member of ABTA and bonded as such and is fully ATOL licensed.

  • Is all of your accommodation audited in advance?

    Yes, all of our accommodation is audited prior to us offering it to a group. The criterion of these audits is governed by the School Travel Forum (STF). It is important to remember that each country is governed by their own standards and laws and these may differ from UK law. However, we require our accommodation to meet our standards as a minimum. We work with the hotels and agents to endeavour to ensure that our standards are met.

Business Studies & Economics Trips to Barcelona

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