Yearly Archives: 2016

InterContinental Madrid: “Best Spanish MICE Hotel”

The InterContinental Madrid has been chosen as “Best Spanish MICE Hotel” at the World Travel Awards. For third consecutive year, the tourism industry awarded this landmark property, becoming this year the most important MICE organizer in Spain. Creativity, versatility and premium guest service, are some of the key attributes that help us become “Best Spanish… Read more »

Opening of the hotel NH Collection Suecia

Last 15th of September a new 5* opened its doors downtown Madrid: NH Collection Suecia,  located by the historic Círculo de Bellas Artes and Gran Vía, in the city’s most vibrant district, bustling with entertainment and leisure options. Known for being the home of Ernest Hemingway during his stays in the capital, the hotel  is… Read more »

Where to find us

Discover us at any of the trade fairs we will be attending soon: -Imex America (Las Vegas): 18 to 20 October 2016. Stand 3000 -IBTM World (Barcelona): 29 November to 1 December 2016.Stand C20

Record number of visitors came to the city of Madrid this summer

This summer, the city of Madrid was one of the most in-demand tourist destinations. According to the Hotel Occupancy Survey carried out by the National Statistics Institute (INE), the capital received 2,264,687 visitors in June, July and August. This represents the most tourists ever recorded in Madrid during the summer and a figure that definitively… Read more »

Airlines: new connections

In preparation for the incorporation of Iberia into the Joint Business Agreement between Europe and Japan, last September the Spanish airline company and Japan Airlines announced they had entered into a code-sharing deal on the route between Madrid and Tokyo Narita, which Iberia will begin to operate on 18 October. With three flights per week… Read more »

Florida Retiro opens its doors

Shows and gastronomy now converge at Florida Retiro, one of the city’s most emblematic venues in a privileged location right in the green heart of Madrid, El Retiro Park. Bringing a period of inactivity to an end, on 1 October it reopened its doors after undergoing a complete transformation. With its iconic dome as its… Read more »

MCB, well received in the LATAM presentations

On 27 and 29 September, Madrid Convention Bureau gave a destination presentation in the cities of Bogotá (Colombia) and Mexico City (Mexico). The events gathered a total of 80 agencies from both markets that, together with 12 Madrid-based companies and MCB, had the chance to find out more about the benefits of Madrid as a… Read more »

Activities in Madrid in September

In September Madrid Convention Bureau presented six bids to host international congresses across different sectors, and a further six congresses have already been confirmed for the city of Madrid, scheduled for between now and 2022. As part of the work associated with presenting candidatures to host new congresses, MCB coordinated the inspection visits made by… Read more »

New events venue in Madrid: Sky Center

Sky Center is a new and avant-garde ephemeral venue specially designed for holding large events. Its spectacular and attractive diaphanous structure, with a total floor area of 800m2 and capacity for 1000 people, counts with a stage and an outsize LED screen inside for meetings, conventions and special events. Initially the Sky Center was designed… Read more »