The partnership with Madrid Destino was signed on November 25, 2021, and is set to run until March 31, promoting the destination to key markets across the globe through a series of joint initiatives.
The Spanish capital has emerged as a new international luxury destination following it being designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and having recently opened an array of luxury hotel brands, undertaking remodelling works for sites including the Plaza de España as well as several other key developments.
Madrid is also recognised as Europe’s Best Convention and Trade destination, garnering the Best MICE Destination for 2021 as part of the internationally acclaimed World Travel Awards.
H.E. Akbar Al Baker, Group CEO, Qatar Airways Group, said, “We invite everyone to experience Madrid’s lively city that makes one passionate about travelling again. The Spanish city is famous for its rich and varied heritage, as well as its world-class crafts and artisans.”
Qatar Airways operates 14 weekly flights to Madrid. The airline has recently launched its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner passenger aircraft, featuring its eagerly awaited new Business Class Suite on a number of key routes to Europe including Madrid. The ultramodern aircraft has a total passenger capacity of 311 seats - 30 Business Class Suites and 281 seats in Economy Class.