Monthly Archives: March 2016

Best options for a business travel to Madrid

Business travels are becoming really popular in this globalized world. Business opportunities are increasing in different cities, neighbouring countries or crossing the Atlantic.

Madrid economic growth is the perfect example. It’s a city which attracts business from all over the world.

Its services and business attributes make it the perfect meeting point for businesses. If you are planning to travel to Madrid to make business, or organize a meeting with your partners or customers, here’s a list of the best places for business meeting:

Business accommodations in Madrid: best options

Accommodation is a key factor if you are travelling to Madrid for business. You can easily find direct flights to the Spanish capital from any Spanish or European city, as well as from the most important financial capitals in the world because many airlines offer flights to this destination at several times and at affordable prices.

In reference to accommodations, you should choose the best combination of comfort, relax and work. There are many hotels in Madrid, but some of them stand out for its business facilities and services. Three of the best value hotels of Petit Palace:

●      Hotel Petit Palace Embassy Serrano

●      Hotel Petit Palace Lealtad Madrid

●      Hotel Petit Palace Cliper Gran Vía

Each hotel has its own characteristic attributes which assure you a nice stay for your business travel. Quiet and easy access locations, big meeting rooms…these hotels offer you everything you need for a successful business travel.

Why choosing Madrid hotels?

The Spanish capital is not a quiet city, but a crowded big city, where arriving on time to business meeting can be really difficult. For this reason, these hotels are located in quiet areas, easily accessible and close to transport services and big avenues, so arriving to meetings either by car, taxi or public transport is easy and fast.

The quietness of the rooms allow you to easily organize meeting topics and material without stress and noise, assuring an effective business meeting with your partners or customers.

Final considerations

Madrid is a city full of opportunities, details and good decisions. In reference to accommodations, undoubtedly Petit Palace are your best choice, a guarantee for a successful business travel in Madrid.

Enjoy an original holiday in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Tenerife offers many different alternatives and amazing experiences to enjoy with your couple or friends. Santa Cruz de Tenerife offers gourmet gastronomy with top restaurants.

IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Mencey combines history, top quality hospitality, charming local atmosphere and great spa & wellness treatments, as well as fabulous music, events and gourmet gastronomy. y también la buena música, los eventos más distinguidos y los sabores más refinados. La Cocina del Mencey offers the most surprising gastronomic dishes of the city, where you can taste the best Canarian flavours.

Gastronomic holidays boom

Business and leisure holidays combined with gastronomy are becoming more and more famous in the Canary Islands, where the gastronomic offer is great and full of local products and seafood.

Offer: Mencey’s Vermouth Bar

Mencey’s Vermouth Bar offers you a great experience: live a vibrant and entertaining atmosphere to the fullest, a unique place to taste high quality gastronomy.

Every Saturday from noon to 3pm Iballa’s Cocktail Bar offers its famous promotion at the terrace: Mencey’s Vermouth Bar. You can taste gourmet tapas cooked by prestigious chefs from La Cocina del Mencey for just 5 € (tapa + aperitif).

Iballa Cocktail Bar

Iballa Cocktail Bar

If you have aperitifs such as Dry Martini, Martini Blanco, Rebujito, Jerez or Campari, you can combine them with gourmet tapas like: cottage cheese with fresh herbs and smoked salmon; piquillo peppers stuffed with cod brandade and pil-pil sauce; spicy potatoes with alioli and coriander sauce… Ask for more suggestions at you will surprise yourself in this exclusive place.

Offer: Sprunch

Every Sunday you can enjoy the amazing culinary offer at IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Mencey with your couple, friends or with the whole family. Sprunch is the perfect combination of Spa + Brunch. Enjoy the water circuit for an hour and a half at the Spa Sensations (in IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Mencey), and then taste the delicious Gourmet Brunch (at the hotel facilities), offering high quality food from the famous La Cocina del Mencey.

Enjoy this combo for just 45 € per person. However, if you don’t want to try the Spa, but the gourmet menu, the price is just 35 € per person.Both plans are great…but only available on Sunday at IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Mencey.

Hurry up! Fuerteventura deals are here

Fuerteventura is one of the most amazing islands in the Canary Islands. It was the first emerged island and it’s famous for its volcanic landscape which makes Lanzarote a dry land and a wonderful attraction for visitors.  Fuerteventura is the closest island to the African continent, a fact clearly described by the famous writer Miguel de Unamuno when he wrote “Fuerteventura was a piece of Africa thrown to the Spanish sea”.

Jandía, Fuerteventura

Jandía, Fuerteventura


IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts offers these days great holiday deals, which are the perfect opportunity to explore the island staying in Jandia and enjoying the excellent chain hotel services.

If you want to discover Fuerteventura, swim in its beaches, taste the delicious majorero cheese, practice water sports like diving or windsurf…now is a good time.

You can find the best promotions at the hotels below:

·       IBEROSTAR Fuerteventura Palace

·       IBEROSTAR Playa Gaviotas

·       IBEROSTAR Playa Gaviotas Park

All the hotels are located in Jandia Beach in the south of the island, where we can find amazing sandy beaches and enjoy its 24 volcanos and 77 kms of beaches, as well as its famous carnival celebrations and local festivities.

Sustainable tourism island

Fuerteventura stands out for its culture, its preserved environment and natural beauty. It has been awarded several times for its environmental code of conduct, as it is always promoting sustainable tourism. Fuerteventura beaches ares just impressive: well-preserved, clean…The shared awareness among tourists and local is essential for their preservation.

Must-see places in Fuerteventura

·       Malpais de La Arena

·       Tindaya’s Mountain

·       Ajui

·       Isla de Lobos

·       Jandia Natural Park

·       La Alcogida Eco-museum

·       Puerto de Rosario

·       Macizo de Betancuria

·       Dunas de Corralejo

Not to mention its delicious gastronomy! You cannot leave without tasting majorero cheese, one of the best cheeses in the area. You must also taste fish in Fuerteventura, such as pejines, jareas and sancocho always seasoned with the traditional mojo’s sauce. siempre aderezadas con los mojos tradicionales. Just delightful!

Spring in Catalonia: It’s time to go to Barcelona!

Sagrada Familia, Camp Nou, Agbar’s Tower, Barcelona’s Zoo; all these and much more in the Catalan capital, Barcelona. It’s not just a big city full of important monuments, which made Barcelona an architectonical icon in the world, but it’s full of activities to do, that you cannot  miss. The best moment to visit this famous city is in spring, when you can enjoy all sightseeing attractions.

Football, football and football

In the Spanish Football League (BBVA League), the Football Club Barcelona (FCB) is the league champion again in this season. If you are a fan of the FC Barcelona, maybe you would like to see a match at Camp Nou.

Camp Nou

Camp Nou

This stadium is the football team base and an idyllic pace for football lovers. The official museum of this football team is in this stadium, where we can find trophies, medals and Golden Balls of the players like Lionel Messi and Ronaldinho.

Festivities and activities nowadays

While spring is really cold in other places, in Barcelona the sunny weather temps us to go to the beach, an entertaining and gastronomic meeting point in the city. Moreover, we recommend you other events in spring in the city like:

·       La Diada de Sant Jordi

·       Holy Week celebrations

·       April Fair all over Catalonia

·       Museum nights with free entry

·       International Festival Primavera Sound

·       Formula One Grand Prix

Where can I stay in Barcelona?

There are many possible activities and events in Spring in Barcelona, so you must organize a trip to Barcelona. The city has a wide range of leisure activities to do…and also resting activities.

Among all hotel offers in the city, we recommend you to book now at Catalonia Barcelona Plaza hotel, in front of Plaza de España, near the Fair.

hotel in the centre of Barcelona

hotel in the centre of Barcelona

The services at Barcelona Plaza hotel are great for business travels, but also for leisure and relaxing travels. You will stay at a fabulous 4-star hotel in Barcelona, which is perfect for enjoying the programme of activities that the city offers in spring.