Yearly Archives: 2015

Madrid Marriott Auditorium, the chain’s largest hotel in Europe

  The remodelling works carried out have made this Marriott establishment, one of the most important in terms of international business tourism, the chain’s largest hotel in all of Europe. Of particular note are its 869 rooms and suites, 56 meeting rooms and an auditorium that can hold up to 2,000 people, in addition to… Read more »

Opening of Novotel Madrid Center

  A totally renovated NOVOTEL MADRID CENTER reopened its doors after a year of remodelling works. The hotel is the biggest Novotel in the world, with some of the largest spaces for meetings and events in Madrid. Located in the heart of the city, just 5 minutes’ walk from El Retiro Park and 11 km… Read more »

Chess Tournament in Hamman Al Andalus baths

  On 3rd and 4th November, chess players from all around Madrid met once again in a curious and unique tournament: contenders played in a swimsuit and sat comfortably inside the warm waters of the beautiful Arabic Baths in Calle Atocha, 14. This year the tournament kicked-off in the Madrid Hamman on 3rd November and… Read more »

Where to find us:

  Where we will be: –              Connections Meeting Europe 2015 (9-12 December), Lisbon & Algarve     Where we have been: –              54th ICCA Congress and General Assembly (1-4 November), Buenos Aires, Argentina –              IBTM World (17-19 November), Barcelona, Spain –              M&I Eastern Europe Gulf & India (22-26 November), Vienna


In November, seven bids were submitted for international congresses to be held in 2016-2019 with a total potential participation of over 17,000 delegates, and eight bids were won, including confirmation of two editions of the same congress. Two inspection tours were made in relation to two bids for international congresses for the years 2016 (ITCH… Read more »

Madrid opens its Beer Museum

  In early October a project was presented at the Mahou San Miguel headquarters which will transform the Duke of Infantado palatial mansion into the first cultural centre devoted to beer. This will be another unique feather in Madrid’s cap, strengthening the range of its tourist attractions with a venue where the public can enjoy… Read more »

Jazz Madrid

  The Madrid International Jazz Festival, JAZZMADRID’15, was held in November with Conde Duque as its headquarters with the presence of great artists from this musical genre, new talents and, in this edition, creative women with unquestionable jazz authority. Richard Bona, the Cameroon bass guitarist opened this year’s Jazz Festival on 5th November, which was… Read more »

New flight connections

Air Europa launches flights to Paraguay Starting 16 December, Air Europa will connect Madrid to Asunción with two flights a week. Flights will depart Madrid on Wednesdays and Sundays and will arrive in Asunción on Thursdays and Mondays, leaving the Paraguayan capital on the same days bound for Madrid. Air Europa will use a 299-passenger… Read more »

ONLY YOU, the world’s best design boutique hotel is in Madrid

On 30 October, in the final stretch of 2015, a year of goals that were accomplished with the eagerly anticipated expansion of its premises, the ONLY YOU HOTEL & LOUNGE MADRID, a member of the Ayre Hoteles Group (the Palladium Hotel Group’s urban brand), once again shone more brightly than ever. At the 5th “WORLD… Read more »

October welcomes record number of tourists and overnight stays in Madrid

This October the capital received a total of 873,253 tourists, a new high which exceeded the previous record of October 2011 (794,423 tourists). Madrid receives the largest number of travellers and overnight stays in all of Spain. The month of October also set an all-time record for the number of overnight stays: 1,784,871, up 10.7%… Read more »