Yearly Archives: 2016

New Atlético de Madrid Wanda Metropolitano stadium

  The Madrilenian football club Atlético de Madrid has announced the opening of a spectacular venue for events in its new stadium Wanda Metropolitano, scheduled for September 2017. The space has more than 11,000 m2 of VIP areas and it has been designed to be the most modern convention centre in the city. Located in the… Read more »

Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel launches the Red Coat Direct App

With the aim of meeting the needs of business clients and responding in real time to their demands, Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center has launched “Red Coat Direct” onto the market, an application wholly designed and intended for organisers of events held in four-star hotel establishments. With this tool, clients are always just… Read more »

Madrid International Airport: new connections with South-East Asia

Aware of the importance of South-East Asia for the tourism market, in 2016 Madrid authorities achieved a major boost for Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas International Airport in terms of air traffic connectivity with this geographical area by opening up new direct flights to a range of leading destinations. The two existing connections with Seoul and Beijing… Read more »

Madrid Convention Bureau renews the “Q” Quality mark

Madrid Convention Bureau has just renewed the mark “Q of Quality in Tourism”, issued by the ICTE (Institute for Quality in Spanish Tourism), with a grade of 902.49 points out of 1,000. The quality standard of reference, UNE 187005: 2009 convention bureaux, which evaluates the working procedures in different areas of convention bureaux daily operations,… Read more »

Activity in Madrid in November

In November, the Madrid Convention Bureau, on behalf of the Madrid City Council’s Tourism Department, provided logistical, media and institutional support to more than 20 congresses, conferences and meetings from different fields and sectors, both national and international; among them were the 2016 Rotary Institute, the Youth Scientific Congress, the 2016 Cruise Summit, the Mediterranean… Read more »

Madrid awarded as Best MICE destination 2016

The Iberian Association of Business Travel Managers (IBTA) chose Madrid as “2016 Best MICE destination” at the 2016 IBTA Business Travel awards. In addition, the Madrid Convention Bureau (MCB), part of the Madrid City Council, has been recognized by the Association of PCO’s of Madrid (OPC MADRID) with the prize for “Professionalism 2016”. Both awards… Read more »

Only You Hotel Atocha ready to make its debut

Only YOU Hotel Atocha, the second hotel in the Only YOU Hotels chain and owned by Palladium Hotel Group, opened its doors in November. The perfect combination – Madrid and a brand new hotel with new spaces to suit everyone. With its downtown location in a 19th-century building opposite Atocha railway station, Only YOU Hotel… Read more »

Dani García Events. No limits, no distances

With the opening of BiBo Madrid, the catering service provided by the Dani García Group strengthens its infrastructure to transfer its luxury service and the best gastronomy to events in Madrid and anywhere in the country, on any of the 365 days of the year. With two Michelin stars to his name and the Bib… Read more »