NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2019

Did you know that the Sierra Nevada is home to Europe’s most southerly ski resort? A great opportunity for winter-themed events, where your team can enjoy 100 kilometres of ski tracks, and do fun activities such as driving the machines that groom the ski slopes and enjoy the mountain sunset! And to combine snow with culture, bear in mind you are right next to the cultural city of Granada with its world-famous Alhambra Palace! Ask us for a quote at agp@cititravel.es

A RELAXING AFTERNOON IN MALAGA

What about a leisure afternoon programme in MĂĄlaga cosy city centre, filled with shops in the main street, enjoying the Christmas lights, and relaxing afterwards in the local Hammam, where you will feel completely timeless among the candlelight and aromas?

SEVILLE HOSTED THE MTV AWARDS 2019

Last November, the city of Seville hosted the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs), proving once more that this Andalusian city is very suitable for large events! With mild temperatures in autumn and winter, this city makes an excellent choice for your next event! Contact our Seville office (svq@cititravel.es) to organize your next event!

A UNIQUE LOCATION FOR YOUR TEAMBUILDING

A very unique place for a teambuilding event: the Airbus centre in the Seville, where guests will find out about the manufacturing process of state-of-the-art aircraft and the numerous missions and actions in which AIRBUS takes part across the world. The space is furthermore very versatile, and can be used for cocktails, presentations and fun teambuilding (where participants create their own airplane or conduct other technical challenges together).

A NEW LUXURY HOTEL: THE PESTANA PLAZA MAYOR

Wouldn’t it be great to accommodate your group at only a stone’s throw from the main highlights (Puerta del Sol, the Royal Palace, Gran Via) and the main art museums in town? The Pestana Plaza Mayor Madrid (opened in this year) is a tribute to its original architecture, where every exposed brick on its strong walls bears the scars of history in a simple and natural way and just right in the emblematic Plaza Mayor. Facilities furthermore include a spa & fitness centre, 2 swimming pools, meeting rooms with natural light and a restaurant specializing in beef.

FASHION BISTRO

We are very excited to see a new bistro opened in the Eixample district in Barcelona, located in a spectacular place that was once a warehouse and now has been converted into a combination of a fashion store, art gallery (supposed to open in the near future) and the restaurant. Definitely a top-class place to include in your event!

Your event in an ice bar!

Situated right next to the roasting sands of Barceloneta beach, this Ice Bar is as cold as they come with a special chamber that maintains a year-round temperature of between -5 and -10 degrees Celsius. Guests are given Arctic-style silver jackets and a pair of gloves and invited into the 50 people capacity sub-zero bar.  

Dive back in time with a costumed activity on a Viking ship! For those groups who appreciate some imagination and decor, this Viking- themed boat tour can just be “it”! With a capacity of over 80 people, lunch possibilities on board and entertainment, your guests will have a blast. Maybe they even see some dolphins!

Looking for a top-hotel in Palma? We know just the place; this 5-star hotel received the 2020 CondĂ© Nast award in the category for the best new hotel (opened in 2018). In fact, it’s the only hotel in the Balearic Islands awarded by this prestigious international guide! And if that does not convince you yet
 the fact that the hotel offers high quality local cuisine by a chef with 1 Michelin star will sure do! Ask us for a quote at dmc@kontiki.es

GASTRONOMY CAPITAL OF SPAIN

Did you know San Sebastian is the main capital of gourmet cuisine in Europe? With 18 Michelin stars, the city has more Michelin stars per capita than any other city in Europe! We’d be delighted to arrange a gastronomic event this winter, with wining & dining in refined & classic top restaurants!

WORLD DESIGN CAPITAL 2022!

The World Design Organization (WDO) announced that Valencia (Spain) has been named World Design Capital 2022! Another reason to choose Valencia as a location for your next event!

OPEN KITCHEN RESTAURANT

The kitchen normally is a revered space in any restaurant, but some venues choose for an open concept that allows emotional interaction and connection between the diners and kitchen staff! Does this sound interesting? Then we know just the place in Valencia that can offer your group a multi-sensory experience.

PORT & PORTUGAL!

Tasting a Port wine is THE perfect team activity on a winter’s day in Porto. Participants will visit one of the oldest founding Port houses and go on a journey into the past, learning about the history of Port wine, its production today, and the Douro Valley.

CREATIVE TWIST

Looking for a creative twist during your event? What about a Portuguese tile workshop, where participants are asked to paint the so typical “azulejos” – a major aspect of Portuguese architecture. Let us arrange it: opo@cititravel.pt