Yearly Archives: 2017

FITUR: Global tourism fair in Madrid

From 18 to 22 January, FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, will be held in Madrid. This year’s guest country is Argentina. The fair, held at IFEMA Feria de Madrid, is a meeting place for tourism sector professionals from all over the world and a venue where the first meetings of the year can be held…. Read more »

Where to find us

  CONFEC Red (Venice. 2 to 5/02/2017) The Meeting Space Spring (Copenhagen. 23 to 25/02/2017) SMU (New York. 10 to 12/03/2017) M&I Forum Europe Spring (Paris. 28/03 to 01/04/2017

Activity in Madrid in December

In the month of December, Madrid hosted some twenty congresses for which the Madrid Destino Tourism Department, through Madrid Convention Bureau, provided logistical, media and institutional support. Of particular note were the international POnTE Project Annual Meeting and the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Congress. Regarding the promotional activity of the CB, the City of Madrid… Read more »

Madrid-New Delhi: the distance gets smaller

1 December saw the launch of the Madrid-Delhi route, a direct connection that ‘shortens’ the distance between two cities and two countries. Air India launched the new route, which will initially include three flights per week, as part of a strategy of cooperation and fellowship in which Madrid City Council has played a prominent role…. Read more »

Foreign investment in Madrid grows almost 60% in the third quarter

In the third quarter Madrid received a Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow of 2,615 billion euros, up 59.6% from the previous quarter and 12% more than the same quarter the previous year. The data, published in the Ministry of Economy’s Register of Foreign Investment, reveal that the level of investment in the third quarter was… Read more »

Madrid, global capital of gastronomy in January

The eighth edition of the capital’s most eagerly-awaited gastronomic event, Gastrofestival Madrid 2017, will be held from 21 January to 5 February. Once again it will fill the city of Madrid with all sorts of culinary creations, showcasing the quality and variety of its gastronomy, which is one of its main tourist attractions. Two days… Read more »