The Spanish Tourism Board (TURESPAÑA) held its GCC Travel Trade Roadshow, the Spain Travel Roadshow, in Dubai and Kuwait on the May 1 and 2 this year. The roadshow was organised in partnership with Gulf Air, bringing in over 15 Spanish entities from local tourism boards, hotel chains and boutique hotels, DMCs and theme parks.
Besides the popular tourism board of Costa del Sol, the roadshow also had Tenerife Select showcasing the beautiful island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands, Seville Tourist Board as well as Turismo de Galicia, from the north of Spain – a yet to be discovered region for the GCC market.
Amongst accommodation providers, there were the well-known Spanish hotel companies of NH & Iberostar as well as the Barcelona Hotel Association and Eco Lodge from Ibiza.
The DMC group included companies that provide all services like Across Spain, Guest Incoming, Premium Incoming and Spain Travel Express as well as those specialised in MICE, like Alo Spain, or in escorted holidays, like Europamundo Vacations.
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