Introducing Bullfighting Expert Alexander Fiske-Harrison

If hardened professionals, who have faced over a thousand bulls between them, end up in intensive care, how are the thousands of first timers and tourists in the streets of Pamplona supposed to survive? asks Alexander Fiske-Harrison, British author, journalist, conservationist, bull-runner and former bull-fighter Follow our blog on bull running and bullfighting by our new columnist Alexander Fiske-Harrison. In the …

Bull Ranches for the 2017 Running of the Bulls

The Comisión Taurina de la Casa de Misericordia de Pamplona announced the names of the herds that will participate in the Feria del Toro, 2017 at the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona. This year’s novelty is the debut of the Salamancan livestock of the Port of San Lorenzo ranch. In the cycle, which will take place in July 2017, the bulls …

Running of the Bulls, Inc. Launches Guest Reviews

The largest tour operator at the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain has announced the launch of first-party guest reviews, allowing past visitors to rate the company.  This service provides guidance to future potential visitors, allowing them to get tips, recommendations, and qualitative feedback on the quality of their Pamplona tour. Commenting on the launch, Mark Hellmann Regouby, President …

Running of the Bulls 2017 Dates

The Running of the Bulls 2017 dates are July 7 – 14, 2017.  Here is a breakdown of the day of the week and the main events on each day: Wednesday, July 5, 2017: Arrival day for those who want to see the opening ceremony Thursday, July 6, 2017: Opening ceremony at Noon on Plaza Consistorial (be on a balcony …

Obama may visit the Running of the Bulls®

A White House spokesman has confirmed that U.S. President Obama is considering attending the San Fermin Festival and the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona.  The 2016 Running of the Bulls could be honored with the presence of America’s 44th President. According to TheLocal.es, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said: “I suspect that he probably is interested in attending San …

Boorowa’s “Running of the Sheep” a Success

Borrowa, NSW, about 300km West of Sydney hosts an annual “Running of the Sheep” – a gentler, woolier homage to Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls.  This year, disaster was narrowly averted as the sheep appeared to keep circling a roundabout, not realizing they could exit and continue.  Thankfully, there were Aussie sheep dogs on-hand to save the day and keep …

Running of the Bulls, Inc. Welcomes Cruise Guests to Pamplona

Through it’s RunningoftheBulls.travel brand, RunningoftheBulls, Inc. has announced support for cruise ship passengers arriving or departing from Bilbao and Barcelona – making it easy to enjoy the Running of the Bulls, and the San Fermin Festival.  The port of Barcelona hosts over 3.6 million cruise passengers a year, and Bilbao’s growing cruise traffic is now more than 180,000 passengers a …

Chasing Red wins at LA Indie Film Festival

Chasing Red, a film sponsored by Running of the Bulls, Inc., won the “Best of the Fest” Grand Prize at LA Indie Film Festival.  The film festival served as the World Premiere of the film and Director Dennis Clancey was on-hand to accept the award.  The film centers around the story of four brave young men who risk it all …

2013 Pamplona Tourism Trends

Pamplona records highest growth in foreign tourism among all Spanish cities from 2012 to 2013.