Yearly Archives: 2017

MCB welcomes 11 new members

As of January this year, Madrid Convention Bureau has eleven new member companies: The hotels H10 Tribeca 4*(, H10 Puerta de Alcalá 4* ( and the NH Collection Madrid Suecia 5* ( The COEM exhibition and meeting centre (Madrid Association of Dental Surgeons and Stomatologists, MPA 361º travel agency ( Special venue Faunia (… Read more »

Where to find us

The Meeting Space Spring (Conpenhaguen. 23 to 25 February) SMU (New York. 10 to 12 March) M&I Forum Europe Spring (Paris. 28 March to 1 April)

Activity in January

During this past month, the Madrid Destino Tourism Department, through MCB, provided logistical, media and institutional support for congresses, conferences and meetings on different topics in a range of fields both at home and abroad, including the International Marketing Trends Conference and Inner Peace Day. In advance of the FDI World Congress in Madrid in… Read more »

Madrid: new airlines routes

On 18 January, at the Globalia stand at FITUR, the Vice President of Honduras, Ricardo Álvarez; Air Europa Chairman Juan José Hidalgo; and the Minister of Tourism for Honduras, Emilio Silvestri, presented the year’s first tourism milestone, namely the new route to San Pedro Sula due to be operated by the airline once a week… Read more »

Barceló Torre de Madrid: the most unconventional hotel opens its doors

Barceló Hotel Group has recently opened Barceló Torre de Madrid 5*. One of the city’s most iconic buildings has been converted into an avant-garde luxury hotel with a mission: to connect with Madrid both differently and unconventionally. Madrid is a city that knows how to live, which is why its visitors should be able to… Read more »

Madrid is art: ARCO MADRID

From 22 to 26 February, Madrid turns into the global capital of contemporary art as it hosts its annual fair, now in its 36th edition. The International Contemporary Art Fair of Madrid kicks off a new edition with a clear aim: to establish itself as a fair where collectors and industry professionals can discover new… Read more »

Madrid international airport’s 2016 Awards

In June 2016, Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas airport won the “highly commended airport in the ‘over 25 million passenger’ category” award for its A-CDM implementation and network strategy in particular, at the 12th Annual ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards of the 26th ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition, hosted by Athens International Airport. Additionally, AS… Read more »

Cine Callao pays homage to the world of cinema on its 90th anniversary

In December, Cine Callao, one of Madrid’s most emblematic cinemas and venue for events, celebrated its 90th anniversary with a large party where it paid homage to the world of film. Well-known figures from the film and performing arts industry attended the event, which featured no shortage of nods to the cinema world, while screens… Read more »

Official opening of the Gran Meliá Palacio de los Duques hotel

In December Madrid officially welcomed a new luxury establishment into its fold: the Gran Meliá Palacio de los Duques. The hotel is located in the building which, in the 1990s, housed the Ambassador Hotel. The Mallorcan chain gave it a complete overhaul, salvaging to the greatest extent possible the architectural features of the former Neo-Renaissance… Read more »