Madrid, January 2023 – Aquila Collection, in partnership with KLM, hosted a captivating marketing event in Madrid to showcase the allure of Cape Town as a must-visit destination for Spanish travelers. The exclusive event, held at La Carmela Tablao in the heart of Madrid, welcomed over 80 travel trade and media professionals who eagerly immersed themselves in the wonders of Cape Town, Aquila Collection, and the seamless KLM routes connecting Spain and Cape Town.
The evening was a celebration of Spanish culture, featuring captivating entertainment, delectable cuisine, and delightful wines. A mesmerizing Flamenco performance added a touch of authentic Spanish flair to the event. Esteemed guests included South African Tourism delegates based in Europe, as well as KLM representatives from the Spanish office, further emphasizing the significance of this partnership.
Spanish visitors from Spain are increasingly attracted to Cape Town for several reasons. Firstly, Cape Town offers a diverse range of experiences, from its stunning natural landscapes, including the iconic Table Mountain and breathtaking coastlines, to its vibrant cultural scene, rich history, and wildlife experiences. Spanish travelers are enticed by the opportunity to explore the city’s iconic landmarks, indulge in world-class cuisine, and immerse themselves in its vibrant arts and music scene. Furthermore, Cape Town’s proximity to the Winelands and the chance to embark on Big 5 safaris at Aquila Collection’s lodges add an extra layer of appeal.
These activations and events in strategic markets aim to highlight Cape Town’s remarkable attractions in conjunction with Aquila Collection’s world-class Big 5 safari lodges, positioning Cape Town as an extraordinary one-stop destination. The collaboration with KLM will continue to expand, targeting visitors not only from Spain but also from Italy and Portugal. The missions spearheaded by Aquila Collection significantly amplify the visibility of South Africa and Cape Town, ensuring they remain at the forefront of the travel industry’s attention.
In addition to the recent event in Madrid, Aquila Collection attended the annual FITUR show, one of Spain’s largest travel exhibitions, to further expand its network and visibility in the Spanish and Western European markets. By forging partnerships with leading airlines like KLM, Aquila Collection is committed to attracting Spanish visitors and travelers from across Europe, enabling them to experience the unparalleled beauty and adventure that Cape Town has to offer.