Emirates to support growth in Spanish tourism and trade
Emirates, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Turespaña, the Spanish Tourism Institute, to help boost trade and tourism in Spain.
The MoU was signed by Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Senior Divisional Vice President, International Affairs at Emirates and Miguel Ángel Sanz Castedo, Managing Director of Turespana, in the presence of Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President and Director General, Emirates Airline and María Reyes Maroto. Illera, Spain’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism and other dignitaries at the Emirates Group headquarters.
Under the agreement, Emirates and Turespaña will explore joint activities to boost tourism in Spain, including business familiarization trips, workshops and marketing campaigns, a press release read.
Emirates launched operations to Madrid in 2010, to Barcelona in 2012 and Dubai to Mexico City, via Barcelona in 2019. The airline currently offers customers 10 weekly flights to Barcelona, including 5 weekly flights from Dubai to Mexico City via Barcelona, and 9 weekly flights. to Madrid using Emirates’ iconic A380 aircraft.
Customers can also access popular regional destinations across the country via the airline’s interlining agreement with Vueling, Iberia Airlines and Air Europa. Emirates passengers traveling to Madrid and Barcelona can also connect to more than 13 cities thanks to the airline’s partnership with national train operator, Renfe.
Emirates now operates three times a day from Dhaka, the statement added.