Hotelbeds collaborates with official sponsor Palladium Hotel Group to celebrate the second MarketHub Europe in the new Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza

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Hotelbeds collaborates with official sponsor Palladium Hotel Group to celebrate the second MarketHub Europe in the new Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza

The new venture of Palladium Hotel Group, the first Hard Rock Hotel in Europe, will welcome the prestigious workshop targeted at tourism industry professionals.

Hard Rock Ibiza

Palma de Mallorca, 25th February, 2014. – Hotelbeds, the No.1 Global B2B Bedbank, will celebrate its second MarketHub in Europe from the 3rd to the 6th of June 2014. The event will take place at Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, the soon-to-open establishment created by Palladium Hotel Group and the popular brand Hard Rock International.

As the host hotel of the MarketHub Europe 2014, the luxurious 5-star establishment is the first Hard Rock Hotel in Europe and will welcome more than 200 experts from the main sectors of the European travel industry, who will discuss the latest industry trends during the three day interactive event with the theme of “Forward Thinking”.

Due to open its doors on the 18th May, Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza will have 493 rooms with a modern design and all the classic memorabilia associated with the popular brand. It will also offer a space especially designed to host live events with a capacity for 2.500 people and an open air stage, situated just next to the main pool. As well as four restaurants, the hotel will feature a stunning sky lounge, a sports bar and various bars in the pool and main stage area surroundings. In addition, brand amenities with incredible installations can be experienced through a relaxation area with the RockSpa®, the BodyRock® fitness area and the official RockShop®. Apart from entertainment, the complex offers a state of the art convention centre with an area of over 600 square metres and a capacity for 600 people where the various MarketHub Europe 2014 conferences will be held.

Carlos Muñoz, Managing Director of Hotelbeds, commented: “The MarketHub Europe has given us the opportunity to share opinions and discuss the future of the industry with key travel players. In this constantly changing industry it is necessary to go the extra mile in analysing the latest trends and technological developments that will be crucial in the future. For this second edition in Europe, we are very satisfied to have selected a destination like Ibiza that without doubt, has been and continues to be one of the most popular in European tourism, and to collaborate with Palladium Hotel Group as the hosting sponsor. We are sure that the new Hard Rock Hotel in Ibiza will be the perfect venue to host the MarketHub Europe 2014.”

Juan José Calvo, Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing of Palladium Hotel Group, also commented: “We are proud that Hotelbeds has chosen Ibiza and, above all, Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, to celebrate the new edition of the MarketHub Europe 2014. As one of our most established partnerships, the collaboration with Hotelbeds represents an excellent opportunity to present our diversified hotel offering on the ‘White Isle’ to the hundreds of markets they are present in. In line with the theme of the event “Forward Thinking,” our clear focus on segmentation replicates the success of the neighbouring Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel and will be consolidated by the Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza”.

Hotelbeds will also celebrate the 6th edition of their MarketHub Americas this year, from 12th to 15th May, in the Caesars Palace Hotel Las Vegas, where they will assemble more than 600 clients and providers.

The company also plans to celebrate the first edition of the MarketHub Asia in Bangkok at the end of 2014.

About Hotelbeds 

Hotelbeds ( is the No.1 Global B2B Bedbank with an online database of over 60,000 hotels in 180 countries. For the year ended 30 September 2013, Hotelbeds sold 18 million roomnights and outperformed the market with 20% growth in Total Transaction Values (TTV) to €1.8 billion euros.

Hotelbeds was founded in Spain in 2001. In 2007, the company became part of the Accommodation & Destinations Sector of TUI Travel PLC, the international leisure travel company.

About Palladium Hotel Group

Palladium Hotel Group is a Spanish hotel chain with over forty years of experience. The chain has 50 hotels in six countries: Spain, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Sicily (Italy) and Brazil and operates five brands: The Royal Suites by Palladium, Palladium Hotels & Resorts, Fiesta Hotels & Resorts, Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel, Ayre Hoteles, and four special products: Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, Only You Hotel & Lounge Madrid, Agroturismo Sa Talaia and Mallorca Rocks Hotel.

The Palladium Hotel Group hotels are characterized by their philosophy of offering customers a high standard of quality in its products and services and excellent value.

Palladium Hotel Group is owned by Grupo Empresas Matutes (GEM).


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