The mayor presents the eighth edition of this gastronomic festival, which will kick off on Saturday 21 January and will feature the participation of some 450 establishments
Gastrofestival Madrid returns to fill the capital with culinary offerings
TOURISM 16 January 2017
Once again, this year Gastrofestival Madrid will return to surprise foodies with its activities and experiences. From 21 January to 5 February the capital will play host to this gastronomic festival, now in its eighth edition, with a comprehensive programme that was presented today by Madrid’s mayor, Manuela Carmena, along with the president of Asisa Madrid Fusión, José Carlos Capel, in an event that featured the participation of, among others, chefs Rodrigo de la Calle, Diego Guerrero, Javier Aranda and Juan Antonio Medina, who have recently earned a new Michelin star for their Madrid-based restaurants.
For one month, the promotional poster for the event is also on display on a hundred marquees on the streets of New York
The City Council launches the promotional video for World Pride Madrid 2017
TOURISM 23 November 2016
Madrid is ready to welcome World Pride, the largest international event for the LGBTI community, in 2017 and invites all of us to take part. Madrid City Council, through the Tourism Department of Madrid Destino, is launching a promotional video for World Pride Madrid 2017 and for Madrid as a LGBTI destination, which it will use in its marketing campaigns and on its social media sites to promote visits to Madrid during this event and reinforce the image of Madrid as a tolerant, diverse, fun and welcoming city.
Working in collaboration with the Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Reina Sofía museums, a campaign has been developed to encourage visits to all three art galleries
The City Council gets behind promoting Madrid’s Paseo del Arte
CULTURE 14 November 2016
Madrid City Council is putting the spotlight on one of its major tourist attractions, the Paseo del Arte (Art Walk). This morning, the mayor of Madrid Manuela Carmena, and representatives of the Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofía (MNCARS) museums, presented a series of initiatives implemented by the Madrid Destino Tourism Department to encourage people to visit all three art galleries.
The City Council has worked with the Tourism Department of municipal company Madrid Destino to publish a guide promoting gastronomy in the capital
Eating in Madrid
TOURISM 14 October 2016
Gastronomy is one of the main distinguishing features of Madrid and one of the most popular tourist attractions for visitors to the capital. This has prompted the Tourism Department at Madrid Destino to publish Eating in Madrid. The publication highlights the best of Madrid and Spanish cuisine with the common thread of the capital's distinctive lifestyle and its gastronomic customs.