It is estimated that 20% of tourists travel for business. A fact that explains the importance of MICE tourism (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions/events) and that should invite us to look for the best places to organize events with accommodation in Spain. It is a tourism with a great economic impact on the city that hosts it, and in Spain we have hotels for high-level events. Below, we will discover the best MICE hotels in Spain, ideal for any type of event.
Grand Luxor Hotel & Village
Located in an idyllic setting such as the Costa Blanca, surrounded by sea and mountains, it has more than 40 unique spaces and can accommodate more than 1000 people in all kinds of events. It has a convention center with more than 2,300 square meters (the largest on the Costa Blanca) and more than 200,000 square meters of outdoor spaces.
The wide variety of indoor and outdoor spaces of the Grand Luxor Hotel & Village make it a benchmark in the MICE market in the Valencian Community, having become the place selected by numerous companies to hold their annual meetings, present their new products internationally, bring their teams together for a day of team building activities or hold themed parties.
Hotel Meliá Castilla
Recognized as one of the best MICE accommodations in Europe, it is an option to take into account for events held in the capital of Spain. This hotel is committed to excellence, and has more than 7,000 square meters for events and meetings of all kinds. In total, there are 32 multifunctional rooms and an auditorium with more than 500 seats for holding any kind of event. The attention offered to the organizers is totally personalized.
Gran Meliá Don Pepe
From Madrid we go to the Costa del Sol to highlight this hotel located on the beachfront of Marbella. With a great experience in the organization of events, it adapts its facilities to the total number of attendees, whether they are small groups or large events. It has gardens, terraces and restaurants, but surely its strong point is its location near the center of Marbella, right on the promenade on the way to Puerto Banus. It provides technical assistance to attendees and is ideal for short events.
Hotel H10 Casanova
In the heart of Barcelona’s Paseo de Gracia, this hotel is located in an 18th-century building that has been completely restored. Its central location has helped it to quickly establish itself as a benchmark for MICE tourism. It offers up to seven rooms for business events, always equipped with the best technology for this purpose. If we had to highlight some of them, we would choose the two that offer views of the city from a privileged location, with the added bonus of natural light.
Sercotel Gran Bilbao
This hotel is located in the Atxuri neighborhood, very close to the historic center of Bilbao and the financial and commercial center of the Biscayan capital. It has seven meeting rooms equipped with the best audiovisual equipment, videoconferencing equipment and Wi-Fi connection. It can host meetings for up to 450 people, and one of its great assets are the simultaneous translation booths. In addition, as it could not be otherwise in the Basque Country, the restaurant is based on avant-garde cuisine.
These are just a few ideas for hosting events, an option that is gaining more and more followers. These locations are the key to seasonally adjusting hotel demand and favoring tourism associated with accommodation for events. An opportunity to visit places like the Costa Blanca while holding meetings, conventions, fairs or congresses that are usually scheduled between October and May.