Ramón Vidal Castro, general manager of the Palma Congress Center, received the “Awards of Excellence” from the Spanish Association of DMCs, which presented its biennial awards at the last IBTM World.
The winners ex aequo of the “Award of Excellence” category were David Noack Pérez, director of the Madrid Convention Bureau (MCB), and Ramón Vidal, who was recognized "for his outstanding professional life, his commitment to MICE Tourism and his excellent relationship with the DMCs".
On the other hand, the IBTM fair - one of the main international thermometers for the MICE segment - concluded with good prospects for business tourism in Palma.
The Congress Center was present at the stand of Mallorca, which promoted the island's MICE product. "We have noticed a lot of interest and Palma is definitely considered a must-visit destination for business tourism " said Ramón Vidal, general manager of the Congress Center.
TaPalma is the tapas & cocktails route in Palma, and this year it will be held from November 25 to 29. In addition, on November 23, two days before the gastronomic route, TaPalma will celebrate the tapas contest at the Palau de Congressos de Palma, for the third year.
Bureau Veritas, a market leader in inspection, certification and testing, has completed the certification of the Meliá Hotels International “Stay Safe with Meliá” programme of preventative measures to combat COVID-19 and has also confirmed a level of compliance of 100% in company hotels.
The spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and the need to reduce the pressure on the public health system in the Balearic Islands led to the Meliá Palma Bay Hotel and Palma Convention Centre being converted into hospitals in late March under the management of the Son Llàtzer University Hospital.