New destinations for congresses: Salamanca

New destinations for congresses: Salamanca

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It is well known that Salamanca is famous as a cultural destination and also, idiomatic. However, one of the other facets of the city is that for the past few years they have been strongly promoting the destination for all types of events, congresses and business meetings.

For some years the province has an organization, the Salamanca Convention Bureau, set up to promote the city as a destination to celebrate all types of conferences, events and business trips. This business segment moves important numbers every year and the Community of Castilla and Leon are promoting Salamanca, conscious of the potential of the city.

To start with the city has an adequate infrastructure capable of delivering these types of events. Salamanca has an important hotel industry with more than 4,500 beds in modern, quality establishments such as the Hotel Petit Palace Las Torres Salamanca.

The city also has almost 130 meeting rooms with a total capacity of more than 30,000 places. This data reflects not only the well prepared structure available in the city but also shows the commitment to this sector by public and private organizations.

Additionally Salamanca has a small airport in the nearby municipality of Matacan and also a daily connection by train to such cities as Madrid, Oporto, Lisbon and Paris and their respective airports.

The city also has an exhibition centre, the Palacio de Congresos de Castilla y Leon, which is situated in Salamanca and annually becomes the headquarters of many major events in the community.

We cannot forget the important complementary offer available in Salamanca and you will come to love this beautiful city for its cultural wealth, gastronomy and ample leisure activities.

Salamanca is an outstanding city perfect for incentive trips, ideal to organize numerous excursions and activities for these visitors. The patrimonial and cultural richness is also a fabulous attraction with which to complement a business trip.

If you are planning to visit we recommend that you stay at the precious boutique hotel Petit Palace in Salamanca, situated in the old town of Salamanca, from where you can easily visit the whole city.

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