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  JAN 20101     
Madrid and Andalusia were selected as two of the "Most Popular Travel Destinations of Guangdong Citizens"
Madrid and Andalusia were selected as two of the "Most Popular Travel Destinations of Guangdong Citizens 2010" by Southern Metropolis Daily. The artistic atmosphere of Madrid, the passion of Andalusia, and the rich tourism resources of both places is what attracted the Guangdong people.
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Hong Kong media familiarization trip to Barcelona was successfully organized

The Spanish Tourism Office in Guangzhou and Qatar Airways jointly organized another familiarization trip for Hong Kong media in the middle of November 2010. The media were invited to visit Barcelona to explore the hidden shopping treasure and century-old shops there, as well as seeing the imaginative works of the late master architect Antoni Gaudi.

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Successful field trip to Spain for golfing elite
The National Tourist Office of Spain co-organized a study tour for golfing elite with HOLE IN ONE in November 2010. Sixteen golf clubs from all over China, including Hong Kong joined the trip, of which the participants visited over ten golf courses and club facilities in Catalonia and Andalusia, in order to better promote Spain as an ideal golfing destination in the China market. In addition to the generally mild weather throughout the year, both regions demonstrated their rich golfing resources during the trip, making them two of the ideal locations for travel, relaxation, and sport. The success of the trip also set as a case study for thematic travel.
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Christmas party hosted by the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

In the evening of December 8, the Christmas Party hosted by the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong provided a socializing platform for over 130 foreign guests and their partners. During the event, all of the senior managements of MNCs and industrialists who belong to the investment and trading industries gathered under the same roof and celebrated for Christmas, and at the same time welcomed the arrival of 2011.

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ANTOR HK hosted a charity Christmas party, showing care for the disadvantaged
ANTOR HK, a non-profit making organization that comprises of seventeen Hong Kong based National Tourism Organizations and representatives including the National Tourist Office of Spain, organizes annual Christmas parties to encourage communication between members.
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Reviewing Spain in 2010
The Spanish Tourism Office in Guangzhou hosted a media reception
It was all about Christmas at Velada Restaurant & Bar in the afternoon of December 10, 2010. The day was the first anniversary of the Spanish Tourism Office in Guangzhou, and Mr. David Ferran Priestley, Director of the Spanish Tourism, took the special opportunity to invite a large group of Guangzhou media to a media reception in order to thank them for their support towards the office.
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  Future Destination  
- Where classic meets modern
There are few cities like Valencia, able to harmoniously combine the remnants of its farthest past, dating to the year 138 BC, with the most innovative and avant-garde buildings from the new millennium.
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  What's hot?  
Fallas de San José
- San José Fallas celebration
Valencia welcomes the spring with its Fallas festival. Monumental, yet transitory cardboard statues are carefully built over the course of months, to then be devoured by fire in a unique spectacle.
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  Tappas Conrner  
Paella is a Valencian rice dish that originated in its modern form in the mid-19th century near Lake Albufera, a lagoon in Valencia, on the east coast of Spain.
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  Did You Know?  
Spanish Golf Cup in China

There will be 6 Qualify Rounds in China & a Final Round in Spain.

Starting from Late February to early March, we will have the Kick Off Round in Guangzhou, then Shenzhen, Kunming, Shanghai, Beijing and back to Guangzhou every month. The Winner of Men's & Lady's Divisions of each Qualify Round will be invited to enter into the Final Round free-of-charge (including air tickets, hotel accommodation, golf and meals).

The Final Round in Spain is planned to be in early October to make use of the National Day Holidays.

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