UK planners rank Spain as the best place of business

Spain has been voted most popular overseas destination by UK event planners in a survey for the Spanish Tourist Office (STO). The 95 companies surveyed, split almost 50/50 between agents and corporate planners, also voted Spain the favourite European destination for companies running fewer than 50 trips per year. Barcelona – location of C&IT reader poll favourite the Rey Juan Carlos hotel – was voted top city. This mirrors the latest ICCA statistics, which ranked Barcelona as the top choice for associations. STO C&I executive Valentina Beteta put Barcelona’s success down to its proximity to the sea and good infrastructure.

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