Come and join the celebrations..!
‘A Taste of Spain’ is a great way to gain inspiration for summer breaks to Spain. Famed for its sunny beaches, gastronomy, culture and activities Spain is the ideal holiday solution with just a two hour flight away. Flying in for the event will be the regions of Andalucía, Galicia, Gran Canaria, the Balearics, Asturias, Region of Valencia and the Basque Country, as well as A Coruña, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura. Also, in the Spanish Tourist office stall there will be a representation from BA.
Axis between Europe and Africa and meeting point of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, Andalucia has been coveted by many different cultures throughout history and prehistory. Canary Wharf will offer the audience the opportunity to enjoy one of the most and distinctive music styles all over the world: Flamenco, which will be represented by “La Tribu del Compás”. Gastronomes will be in for a treat from the Basque Country, as this region is renowned internationally for its food and on the 12th and 13th May visitors will be able to sample the famous products from Euskal Kalitatea. Also, for a gastronomic retreat, you will have the chance of savouring the delicious ‘almendrados’ from Allariz, Galicia, which will be accompanied by its 5 D.O. wines, which will be served by a professional sommelier. Fellow Galicians from the province of A Coruña will be switching the mood with electronic band The static air, while offering to the assistants their high quality beers and potato crisps.
For those looking for year-round sunshine Gran Canaria is perfect offering high quality hotels, luxury spas, a range of vast golf courses and stunning walking routes across the magnificent Maspalomas dunes. If heading back to the office is too much to bear then visitors can have their photo taken against a backdrop of the Gran Canarian sun which will inspire them from their desk! But it's not all about sun in the Canary Islands, as Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are unique places, where gastronomy really comes into its own. In their shared stand you can enjoy a glass of chilled Lanzarote wine while tasting the goat cheese of Fuerteventura.
Office workers on the hunt for an active challenge and a stress busting way of spending their lunch hour can try out the longest golf putt challenge brought over from the Balearic Islands another destination famed for its courses! After showing your skills with the swing, your body can be rewarded with a complimentary and relaxing massage from highly qualified professionals of Region of Valencia.
Before heading home people should visit Asturias; the beautiful, unspoilt region offers a real treat for those who love the great outdoors and exploring – the Mountains and rivers mean fantastic walking and fishing whilst also providing hearty food for those out exerting themselves all day. On sample at Canary Wharf will be cheeses from Cabrales, Gamoneo, Afüega´l Pitu and Casin.