Venue & Hospitality

Tryp Barcelona Apolo Hotel
Address: Av. del Paraŀlel, 57-59, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
A short walk from the Paral-lel metro station, this modern city-center hotel is near some of Antoni Gaudi's masterpieces, including the dragon-roofed Casa Batlló (3.7 km) and the museum at Park Güell (7 km).

Conference Dates: October 05-06 2017

Hotel Services & Amenities

  • Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
  • Business Center.
  • Business Phone Service.
  • Complimentary Printing Service.
  • Express Mail.
  • Fax.
  • Meeting Rooms.
  • Office Rental.
  • Photo Copying Service.
  • Secretarial Service.
  • Telex.
  • Typewriter.
  • Video Conference.
  • Video Messaging.
  • Video Phone.
  • ATM.
  • Baggage Storage.

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A short walk from the Paral-lel metro station, this modern city-center hotel is near some of Antoni Gaudi's masterpieces, including the dragon-roofed Casa Batlló (3.7 km) and the museum at Park Güell (7 km).

Modern rooms feature flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, minibars and work desks. Upgraded rooms provide treadmills, ellipticals or exercise bikes, plus tea kettles. Suites add separate living rooms and sofabeds.

Dining options include a breakfast buffet served in a glass-walled dining room, a tapas lounge with terrace dining, and a lobby bar. There's a business center, plus 10 meeting rooms. Bike rentals and paid garage parking are available.

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About City

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia in Spain, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. The city combines modern and historic architecture in a unique way. Barcelona is one of the most populas cities of Spain and the biggest city after Madrid in country. The city’s port is one of the busiest on the Mediterranean Sea that carters to its economy. Due to closeness to Mediterranean, the beaches are best place to relax. Some of the famous beaches are Nova Icaria, Bogatell, Marbell and Nova Mar Bella. The city’s transport system is facilitated by the urban belt of rapid transit including subways, tunnels cable cars, freeways and buses.


It has a huge number of attractions including a city centre which retains its medieval street plan; some stunning modernist architecture including several buildings by Gaudí - Spain's most famous architect; dozens of museums including one dedicated to Picasso, another to Miró and yet another to Barça, Barcelona's world famous football club! The total city area is 91 square km and the metropolitan is 477 square km. Barcelona has an average temperature around 16-degree Celsius and the average temperature in summer is 29 degrees Celsius. Barcelona is famous for its Catalan culture. The University of Barcelona is one of the oldest Universities founded in 1450 and the autonomous University of Barcelona are the city’s educational and research institutions. There are some museums which include the Museum of Catalonian Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Maritime Museum and the Picasso Museum. Barcelona is a very dynamic south-european and Mediterranean city. It is the perfect city to relax in with its charming people, stroll around the modernist art and enjoy its fine gastronomy.

The work of Gaudí

In addition to the trends represented by those architectural styles, the legacy of famous architects such as Gaudí is also to be highlighted: among his most emblematic buildings and projects are la Pedrera, la Casa Batlló, el Parque Güell, el Palau Güell, and la Sagrada Familia, some of which have received World Heritage status.
La Sagrada Familia is the most popular attractions in Barcelona, attracting nearly 2.8 million visitors each year. It is a large and intricate basilica designed by Antoni Gaudi. Construction began in 1882 and continues to this day. The building is predicted to be completed within the next 30 years. Visitors will be captivated by the design elements and the religious symbolism built into all the spaces of the church. A glorious exterior and interior make La Sagrada Familia truly unmissable.