Monthly Archives: October 2012

Gourmet Bus in Barcelona

New Gourmet Bus Ride through the streets of Barcelona – Haute cuisine on wheels.

gourmet bus barcelonaThe stylish Gourmet Bus is not just a tour but an innovative service that combines a panoramic sightseeing trip showcasing the best views of the city with the enjoyment of an haute-cuisine dinner. All this aboard a coach that is unique in the world, designed with the aesthetics of a restaurant and equipped with the very latest technology.

The Gourmet Bus provides a panoramic sightseeing tour of the city, allowing you to enjoy Barcelona’s key points of interest. During the tour which lasts about three hours, every customer will be provided with an iPad containing comprehensive information on the tour in 11 languages and will have access to images from the coach’s cameras, as well as other forms of entertainment. The bus features a glass roof that affords matchless panoramic views from a peaceful, relaxing and perfectly designed environment.

Highlight is the tasting service on board which takes place at a charming picturesque location in the city and is presented by prestigious restaurateur Carles Gaig, winner of a Michelin star for the quality of his cuisine.

The service can also be provided on a private basis for companies, as incentive activity or for groups.

For more information, also visit www.gourmetbus.com

Mercadillo de Navidad en Budapest

Disfruta de un ambiente festivo en la mejor Feria de Navidad en Europa.

budapest christmas marketCada año, del 18 Noviembre al 30 de Diciembre, la Plaza Vörösmarty en Budapest se transforma en un maravilloso Mercado de Navidad. Con los años, esta feria se ha consolidado como una de las más importantes de Europa en su género, siendo además uno de los principales reclamos para los turistas que viajan a Budapest en diciembre.

Hay más de 100 stands de artesanía tradicional húngara, además de chiringuitos donde puedes probar delicias de gastronomía típicas del país. En casetas hechas de madera, puedes comprar regalos especiales, certificados por la Asociación de Artistas Folklóricos Húngaros, o simplemente pasear mirando los objetos de artesanía típicamente húngaros que estos comerciantes tienen para ofrecer. Hay casetas dónde se hace el tradicional pan lángos, cocido en el horno húngaro töki, barbacoas, pastelería caramelizada y los famosos strudels. Disfruta la bebida más popular que es el ponche caliente de vino con especias – forralt bor – servido en una taza especial con un décor especial de nadivad.

El café Gerbeaud, un local muy famoso en la ciudad de Budapest, cumple todos los años con una tradición en Navidad. En sus ventanas, aparece un calendario del Adviento y todos los días a las 17.00 h, cada una de las ventanas se abre con una obra de arte de un artista contemporáneo húngaro, de los 24 que participan en el evento.

No te pierdas está atmósfera mágica y vente a Budapest para disfrutar del mercadillo de Navidad. Ponte en contacto con nosotros y estamos encantados de organizar tu estancia en Budapest.

Christmas Market Budapest

Enjoy the festive atmosphere of one of Europe’s Best Christmas fairs.

budapest christmas marketEach year, from 18 November to 30 December, Vörösmarty Square is transformed into the annual Budapest Christmas Market. A Christmas wonderland is waiting for you in the heart of the city every day from 10 am to 8 pm. You can browse over 100 stands offering unique Christmas-themed arts and crafts.

A giant Advent calendar on the facade of the glamorous Gerbeaud building, exhibitions, live entertainment and food & wine are also part of the festivities. Each day, between December 1st and 23rd a new window is opened in the Advent calendar, accompanied by light and music shows.

The smell of traditional Hungarian specialties like lángos (fry bread with a variety of toppings), kürtöskalács (a cone-shaped sweet hollow pastry), roasted meats, fried sausages and other delicacies like home-made strudels, töki pompos (oven-baked dough) and roasted chestnuts wafting in the air is sure to whet your appetite. Soak up the holiday atmosphere and keep yourself warm while strolling among the wooden stalls of the market with a cup of mulled wine. Don’t miss the magical atmosphere of the Budapest Christmas.

If you want to enjoy real winter tale experience, contact us now and we will be happy to organize your trip to Budapest.

Spain breaked the tourism record this summer

Madrid tourists

Great news: Spanish tourism hit a record high in summer this year. Again.

40.7 million inbound tourists arrived in the period January to August 2012, which means a year-on-year increase of 3.6%. The top emitting markets were the United Kingdom with 9.6 million tourists and France with 6.6 million inbound tourists. Germany was the third emitting market in the period with 6.4 million tourists.

Russia posted enormous growth in August, with the number of Russian tourists coming to Spain in August up by 47.5% to a total of 217,000. Russian tourists accounted for 2.8% of all inbound tourists visiting Spain during the month.

Catalonia was the autonomous region that received the highest number of inbound tourists from January to August: 10.4 million. This accounted for 25.5% of the total and an increase of 12.1%.

Read the full article at www.lamoncloa.gob.es

Meet us at EIBTM Barcelona

Meet us at EIBTM 2012

Meet us at EIBTM stand i400We will be exhibiting at EIBTM in Barcelona from 27th-29th November 2012, stand number i400. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can assist you in planning your next events, incentives, congresses…

Peter Javorkai, Victor Blanco and Carlos Diaz will be available at the booth to discuss your objectives and provide the most suited solutions for next group programs, events or incentives in Hungary, Czech Republic, Germany or Austria and what services we can offer you in each of our destinations.

If you would like to contact us or make an appointment, please click here

Looking forward to meeting you soon in Barcelona!