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Hotelbeds partners with Barcelo Group for MarketHub Europe

Hotelbeds brings together 200 key customers and suppliers at exclusive event in Seville.

PALMA, MALLORCA – Hotelbeds will be hosting its first ‘MarketHub Europe‘ at the Barcelo Renacimiento Hotel in Seville from the 24th-27th June 2013.

Based on the theme ‘Ahead of the Curve’ this 3 day interactive event provides Hotelbeds clients and suppliers a unique opportunity to meet with likeminded experts and colleagues from the global travel and tourism industry and to hear about Hotelbeds latest projects and developments in Europe. Clients attending include British Airways, EasyJet, Logitravel, Destinia and Travel Republic.

Barcelo Group is the host sponsor for the MarketHub Europe 2013 with Euro Disney, NH Hoteles, Morocco Tourism, Ibiza Tourism and Marina D’Or as key sponsors. Hotelbeds has also received support from key institutions in the organization of the event including Junta de Andalucia, Diputacion and Ayuntamiento de Sevilla, Sevilla Plan Turistico, Diputacion de Huelva and Diputacion de Cadiz with the organisation of the event.

Barcelo Group selected the Renacimiento Hotel in Seville as the venue for the event. This prestigious 5* hotel, which has recently been refurbished, is located along the banks of the Guadalquivir River, near the centre of Seville and was designed by Javier Carvajal Ferrer, one of the leading Spanish architects of this century.

Carlos Munoz, Managing Director, Hotelbeds, commented: “This event is a fantastic opportunity for our key partners to meet Hotelbeds destination teams, network with like-minded industry professionals and decision makers, in a magnificent setting. The city of Seville and the hotel Barcelo Renacimiento are the perfect venue to celebrate the first Hotelbeds MarketHub Europe event with our customers and suppliers.”

Raul Gonzalez, CEO of Barcelo Hotels & Resorts for the EMEA region, commented: “We are delighted to have been selected to host the first ‘MarketHub Europe’ for Hotelbeds at Barcelo Renacimiento. This confirms our exceptional relationship with Hotelbeds but also the great capabilities of this hotel, considered one of the most emblematic hotels for the MICE business in Spain, which recently celebrated its 20? anniversary.”

Hotelbeds recently held its MarketHub Americas event with over 600 customer and suppliers in attendance at the Paradisus Cancun Mexico (part of Melia Hotels International) from 14–18 May, 2013.

Vicky Karantzavelou
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