NEWSLETTER JUNE 2019

Even during the busy meeting events, guests will appreciate some time to do sports, so why not include this as part of your incentive programme already? After a good night sleep in this 5-star hotel, these guests started the day with a yoga session in the hotel garden or a run at the beach!

What about a very Spanish teambuilding activity previously to a dinner in a beautiful garden-style venue with sea views? We can arrange a Paella & Sangría competition, after which guests will taste their own paellas! This makes your team bond and it’s a lot of fun at the same time!
From this summer onwards (June 26th), we are glad to count with a new AVE high-speed train connection from the capital Madrid to the Andalusian city Granada with the world-famous Alhambra Palace. This way, you can reach the wonderful city of Granada in only 3 hours and 5 minutes from Madrid!

Barcelona is world famous for the work of Antoni GaudĂ­. His style is unique and his architecture is imaginative, innovative and unforgettable! But GaudĂ­ is not only Sagrada Familia, Park GĂŒell or Casa BatllĂł. There are a few other one-of-a-kind masterpieces such as Palau GĂŒell, Colonia GĂŒell, Casa Vicens or Torre Bellesguard which can also be visited and are perfect for small incentive groups. Seize the opportunity to visit one of these unusual GaudĂ­ buildings and enhance your experience by actively participating in a workshop which will show you the most famous technique of the great Modernist architect, the “TrencadĂ­s”, a type of mosaic made from cemented-together tile shards and broken chinaware. Be creative, be GaudĂ­ for one day!

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For the second time, Madrid has been chosen to be Europe’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2019 by the WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS! Our Madrid office is ready to start planning your event in this amazing city! E-mail us at mad@cititravel.es or have a look at https://cititraveldmc.com/madrid/

NEW 4-5 STAR HOTELS COMING UP

Seville is also booming when it comes to hotels: with some new and upcoming 4- and 5-star hotels, you have much more to choose from! What about this new boutique hotel right in the historic city center, in one of the most emblematic buildings of the city, transmitting the purest essence of Seville.

INCREASED FLIGHT CONNECTIONS

Seville has increased its flight connections to main cities in Europe for the past 3 years enormously! This means this stunning Andalusian city is more accessible than ever. And for the coming years, it will only be growing, as new refurbishments have started already at the airport. Contact our Seville team at svq@cititravel.es for a quote and discover the beauty of southern Spain!
The home and birthplace of the famous rice dish Paella is Valencia. So, what could be more exciting than to get to know the Valencian culture and cuisine by taking part in a paella activity? You will first be taken by traditional fishing boat trough the lagoons of natural park Albufera, after which you arrive at the private cottage where you will taste the most amazing paella.

MEETINGS & SPA

This new hotel resort, located near playa de las Americas (Tenerife) offers sea, color, light and all the services your corporate event desires. With golf and spa facilities on site, and a congress center at 5-minute drive, it makes an excellent option for your meeting event! Ask us for a quote! E-mail to: tci@cititravel.es

PORTUGAL WINS UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE!

Beginning this month, the red-shirted Portuguese supporters in Porto went crazy as Portugal won their first ever UEFA Nations League against the Netherlands. Porto, Portugal’s second city, is of course not only in the picture because of football; is an actual UNESCO Heritage site, and of course, it will always be associated with its production of Port Wine. Reasons enough to choose this destination for your event!

LISBON SUMMER FESTIVITIES

June is the month that Lisbon celebrates its patron Santo AntĂłnio, a perfect way to experience the enchanting culture of Portugal, with folk music and grilled sardines! Festivities will basically last all summer, including diverse events such as fado shows, jazz and other musical genres, and exhibitions.