London,
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2014
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JOIN SPAIN AND ITS REGIONS AT WORLD TRAVEL MARKET

Summary

The UK’s biggest travel trade show is just around the corner and from Monday 3 November Spain and its regions will be joining the rest of the world at London’s ExCel Centre with a number of enticing themed events and press conferences for travel media, travel trade, travel bloggers and tour operator partners.

The Spanish Tourist Office (TURESPAÑA) will be exhibiting at World Travel Market on stands EMI550/ EM1500.

Below is a round-up of all Spain’s World Travel Markets events and how to get involved!

Monday 3rd November

Spanish Tourist Office Press Conference
11.30-13.00 
Place: North Gallery Room, 14/15, World Travel Market (ExCel, London
)

Join Spain’s Minister for Industry, Energy and Tourism, Mr José Manuel Soria, for an update on Spain as a tourist destination, key results from 2014 and the main initiatives for 2015.

Places are open to registered WTM media and bloggers. To confirm a spot, please email spain@lotus-uk.co.uk or call 02079537470.

Tuesday 4 November

Malaga Costa del Sol Breakfast Briefing
08.30 – 10.00
Place: 7 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1AA
Opposite ExCeL West Entrance / Nearest public transport – Custom House DLR

Join Elias Bendodo, President of the Málaga-Costa del Sol Tourist Board for a breakfast press briefing to hear about new developments in the Costa del Sol - the Spanish region which includes popular holiday destinations such as Málaga, Marbella, Torremolinos, Mijas and Ronda.

Places are open to WTM media and bloggers. To confirm a spot, please email josies@hillsbalfour.com or call 020 7367 0958

Tuesday 4 November

The Balearic Islands Press Conference
12.00 – 12.45 (followed by a presentation by Gilbert & George*)
Place: ExCeL EM 1550

Join the representatives of the Balearic Islands for a tourism update and to find out about new developments on the islands.

Limited places are available open to registered WTM media and bloggers. To apply for a spot, please email press.london@tourspain.es

Tuesday 4 November

*Presentation by Gilbert and George followed by regional food tasting
12:45 – 13.30
Place: ExCeL EM 1550

Following their successful exhibition ‘LONDON PICTURES’ which was displayed at Casal Solleric in Palma de Mallorca in 2013, artistic due Gilbert and George will host a one off presentation on the Balearic Islands stand, followed by a tasting of typical Balearic cuisine.

Limited places are open to registered WTM media and bloggers. To apply for a spot, please email spain@lotus-uk.co.uk or call 02079537470.

Tuesday 4 November

Andalucía evening pop-up event: Gateway to AndalucíaTime:
7.30pm
Place:
33 Portland Place, London

A one-off pop up event created by London’s most esteemed pop-up company Shuttlecock, transporting guests to the southern region of Spain to enjoy typical Andalucían cuisine, and introducing them to Andalucía’s new campaign entitled ‘Your best you’.

Limited places are available to travel and food media, freelance journalists who specialise in travel, food a/o travel bloggers and tour operator partners that sell holidays to Andalucía. To apply for a place, please email your details to press.london@tourspain.es

Wednesday 5 November

Palma de Mallorca Press ConferenceTime:
11.00 - 12.00
Place: ExCel EM1550

Join Palma de Mallorca for the launch of Passion for Running, an exciting new product which aims to raise Palma’s profile for sports tourism and put the city on the map as the ideal destination for athletes and running aficionados. Pedro Homar from the Fundación de Turismo Palma de Mallorca 365 will be joined by special guest speaker, Kathrine Switzer, one of running’s most iconic figures, who challenged the all-male tradition of the Boston Marathon and became the first woman to run as a registered entry in 1967.

Limited places are available to travel and sports media, freelance journalists who specialise in travel or sport, travel a/o sports bloggers and operators that sell Palma de Mallorca. To apply for a place, please email Maria@lotus-uk.co.uk or call 020795374670.

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For more information on Spain as a holiday destination, please visit our stand during WTM or visit www.spain.info.

To stay abreast of Spain’s tourism news, please visit http://socialnewsroom.spain.info/ or follow @Spain_inUK