Corporate Social Responsibility in the Balearics
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Mallorca offers enormous potential for holding conferences and congresses thanks to its excellent connection to the main European cities, a first-rate infrastructure, an exceptional hotel capacity, as well as a complete and varied complementary offer, adapted to all requirements and needs. . Congress tourism is undoubtedly a priority segment for Mallorca in order to boost the economy and promote sustainable and balanced tourism in the Balearic Islands and throughout the year. To organize a congress in Spain, Majorca and Ibiza will be the 2 most suitable islands!
The island of Mallorca is growing in this international environment to consolidate itself among the best MICE destinations, knowing that it has unique and truly differentiating assets. Those who come to Mallorca to participate in a business meeting, congress or incentive event will find the ideal solution for their visit: a warm Mediterranean climate, incomparable natural spaces, beautiful villages with welcoming local people, history, art and culture. as well as a gastronomic offer that ranges from traditional cuisine to the latest culinary trends. And this, 365 days a year. Be inspired and guided for a safe experience.
In recent years, thanks to the launch of the Mallorca Convention Center, there has been a significant increase in the MICE sector (conferences and events). Mallorca has become a leading MICE destination on the international scene. For almost three years the Palacio de Congresos de Palma has been in operation, business tourism in the Balearic Islands has taken a qualitative leap. There are also a multitude of hotels in Mallorca with meeting rooms for smaller events.
Contact your incoming agency in Mallorca, a local partner specializing in the organization of congresses in the Balearic Islands: medical, pharmaceutical, automotive, etc.
The capital of the Balearic Islands has always been a strategic point in the Mediterranean. Palma is a city with a long tourist tradition that is reflected in the wide range of activities and services it offers. However, what makes it unique is the combination of influences and traditions of the people that have been established over the centuries. Distinguished civilizations such as the Phoenicians, Romans, Vandals, Byzantines, Muslims and Christians marked the development of the city. Over the years, Palma has grown into a modern and cosmopolitan city that offers a wide variety of activities and welcomes visitors with open arms throughout the year.
The Palau de Congressos is 15 min. walk from the old town and the cathedral, and 5 minutes from Palma international airport. The Palau de Congressos de Palma was built on the extension of the Bastion, a monument that recreates the charms of the city.
The Palau de Congressos de Palma has 2 magnificent auditoriums with capacity for 1966 and 471 people, fully equipped with the latest technology. it also has a large space for exhibitions, as well as meeting rooms of different sizes.
The structure of this building was designed by Patxi Mangado, an internationally renowned architect who is in love with the light of Mallorca and the Mediterranean. His latest award has been the Art Prize 2017 awarded by the Berlin Academy of Arts, which recognizes his career as an architect and his projects (such as the complex formed by the Palau de Congressos de Palma Conference Center and the Hotel Meliá Palma Bay, among others).
The materials used in the construction of the building are recycled and contribute to a sustainable building. ALUSION ™ architectural panels stand out on the facade of the Palau. Both auditoriums offer excellent acoustics designed by the prestigious HIGINI ARAU, an international expert in the field of acoustic engineering. The forest used is imported from Africa, the PADAUK, a tree that can reach 40 meters in height. Its wood is appreciated for its hardness, although it is easy to mold.
You will fall in love with the Mediterranean culture of Palma de Mallorca. It is an urban destination par excellence.
The capital of the Balearic Islands welcomes you with emblematic monuments such as the Town Hall, the Cathedral, the Bellver Castle, La Lonja, the Almudaina Palace and the Arab Baths, among others. In addition, a walk through its old town, unique in Europe, will allow you to see more than 60 stately homes that are built around the famous patios of Palma de Mallorca.
Another way to get to know the city is to visit its churches. The cathedral is the flagship, but there are many other churches and parishes worth visiting such as San Jaime, Santa Eulàlia, San Miguel, San Nicolás and Santa Cruz.
And the cultural variety that satisfies all tastes? The museums, exhibition halls and art galleries of Palma de Mallorca will leave you speechless.
The city of Palma enjoys an excellent location on the Mediterranean. A world of possibilities opens up before you. Cycling, hiking, sailing, running, golf … take part in one of the sporting events that take place throughout the year.
THE BEST OF MEDITERRANEAN AND INTERNATIONAL GASTRONOMY
In a city bathed by the Mediterranean like Palma, you must try the excellent local gastronomy. Traditional recipes made daily with the best products from the land and sea that have given rise to popular dishes such as “tumbet” and “fried”, among others. You will find over 1000 restaurants offering a wide variety of cuisines from around the world. Palma de Mallorca is also the place chosen by great international chefs, whose restaurants offer the most innovative and creative gastronomy.
SOBRASSADA Product with designation of origin. This raw meat product is made from selected cuts of ground pork, seasoned with paprika, salt, and spices. The taste is subtle and pleasant with a spicy flavor.
ENSAIMADA Product with designation of origin. Its distinctive spiral shape sets it apart from any other cake. It is sold in different sizes and can be plain or “stuffed”.
MALLORCAN ALMONDS Traditional on the island of Mallorca, served raw or roasted. ACEITE DE MALLORCA Extra virgin olive oil with designation of origin, made in Mallorca from olives of the Mallorcan varieties Arbequina and Picual.
OLIVE TREES The protected designation of origin “Olive from Mallorca comprises three types: green, split green and natural black. The olive is also dressed with fennel and chili pepper. The natural black olive is dressed with DOP Mallorca Oil.
WINE D.O. BINISSALEM Y PLA I LLEVANT Distinguished red and rosé wines, white and sparkling wines with Denomination of Origin. They are made mainly from grapes of the indigenous varieties Manto Negro and Moll. Red wines have a high alcohol content, strong personality and good body, and are well balanced wines. White wines are delicate and fruity.
Mercat de l’Olivar
Mercat de Santa Catalina
Mercat de Llevant
Market of Pere Garau
The Serra de Tramuntana region has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the category of Cultural Landscape. It is the recognition of the international community of the almost perfect symbiosis between the action of the human being and nature, a monumental human work in which culture and traditions merge. This part of the island still represents 1/3 of its surface, we are far from the clichés of mass tourism in the destination. Between land and sea, the other Mallorca holds many surprises in store for you and will be a must-see in the destination during your stay.
Palma de Mallorca is the second city in the world with the best quality of life according to the consulting firm Knight Frank. Study based on the weather (sunny days all year round), the cost of living, the possibility of enjoying a high level of leisure, the number of good restaurants in the city, the low risk of suffering a political crisis, taxes, etc. . The Spanish health system is based on universal coverage that covers a full range of health services. The excellent offer of hospitals in Palma will ensure that each participant is duly covered, with a wide selection of public and private services always in line with the standards of the Spanish health system.
It all begins with a clear idea of the concept of a safe city to guarantee a healthy and peaceful coexistence of citizens and tourists. Palma is one of the safest cities in Europe according to the UNESPA (Spanish Union of Insurance Companies) ranking. The city of more than 250,000 inhabitants, Palma, is also the safest in Spain.
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