Benvinguts a Barcelona!

Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and the second-largest city in Spain with 1.6 million inhabitants located in the northeast of the country.

The home of the 1992 Olympics and storied football club FC Barcelona has hosted several ice hockey events in the past and will now welcome hockey stakeholders from Europe and the world off the ice at the 2012 Hockey Forum.

Influenced by geniuses like Gaudí and Picasso, the city offers a vast cultural experience with nine UNESCO World Heritage buildings and the Mediterranean cuisine will make the stay even more enjoyable.

Barcelona is not only one of the most-visited cities at the Mediterranean Sea, it is also one of the most popular congress cities in the world that is easily accessible through the ninth-most frequented airport in Europe only a few kilometres away from the hotel.

More information about the city is available in 12 languages on the website of Barcelona Turisme.
Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I

The Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I is a 5-star hotel, a unique resort in the heart of Barcelona that opened just before the 1992 Olympic Games at the city’s main avenue, Avenida Diagonal. The hotel is located not far from the famous Camp Nou football stadium with the city’s ice rink, and the city’s main attractions are easily reachable by car of from the nearby Zona Universitària Metro station.

The comfortable and spacious accommodation features the latest facilities and outstanding views over Barcelona. The 19th century Mediterranean gardens and outdoor pools create a tranquil resort in the city centre. With the professional meeting and conference facilities, it is the ideal location for a business visit in Barcelona and relaxation at the same time.

The 2012 Hockey Forum will take place inside the main hotel building in the Mare Nostrum congress room.

Click here for the hotel website.

Photos: Barcelona Turisme, Martin Merk, Szymon Szemberg

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