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Spanish restaurants receive 26 new Michelin stars

Aponiente and ABaC are the two new three-Michelin-starred Spanish restaurants, joining a list that now will contain 11 establishments from Spain. A total 195 restaurants from our country have been awarded Michelin stars so far.

Tenth birthday of Casa Árabe, Centro Sefarad-Israel and Casa África

The three Spanish organisations have celebrated their tenth birthday, commemorating their social commitment and their goal of bringing Israeli, African and Arab cultures to the Spanish people.

Recognition to Marca España Friends and Friends of Spanish Brands in Belgium

The Leading Brands of Spain Forum and the Office of the High Commissioner for Marca España have given recognition to the work of Belgian individuals and organisations supporting Marca España and Spanish brands in Belgium.

Asia and Europe, connected through smart cities

‘Asia Innova: Connecting Smart Cities Between Asia and Europe’ gathered experts from Asian and European cities, who discussed the potential for cooperation in urbanism and sustainability.

Most Beautiful Villages in Spain Award for Marca España’s efforts to promote rural heritage

The award was picked by the High Commissioner for Marca España, Carlos Espinosa de los Monteros, at the 1st Tourism, Innovation and Environment in Rural Spain Conference, held in the Senate of Spain on 16 November.

Steady growth for International Spanish Horse Show

In its 27th edition, the International Spanish Horse Show (SICAB) gathered more than 1000 Pure Spanish Horses and over 230,000 visitors, 5% more than last year.

Multinationals for the Spain Brand, a key to competitiveness

The High Commissioner for Marca España has attended the convention ‘Competitiveness in the Spanish Economy: The Role of Multinational Corporations’, where he underscored our country’s capacity to attract foreign companies.

Mustang, a Spanish horse as an American symbol

A documentary film and a number of cultural and scientific activities promoted by Azul Media have been organised to show the Spanish origin of the mustang horse, a living symbol of the history of USA that is descended from the wetlands horses in Doñana.

Beatriz Domínguez-Gil, six months heading the National Transplant Organisation

The Galician nephrologist was appointed as new director following the retirement of Rafael Matesanz. The renowned doctor wants to improve the figures of the jewel in the crown of the Spanish health system.

Plaza de España in Seville, a Treasure of European Film Culture

The European Film Academy has included Seville’s Plaza de España on its list of Treasures of European Film Culture, along with the Potemkin Stairs in Odessa, Ukraine, or the Giant Ferris Wheel in Vienna, Austria.

Global leaders in smart city standards

Thanks to the efforts of the Spanish Association for Standardisation, Spain has become a global leader in the development of standards for smart cities.

Ana Carrasco writes her chapter in the history of world motorcycling

The young woman from Murcia became the first female motorcyclist to win a world championship in Portimao, Portugal.

Castile-La Mancha, a land of opportunity for foreign investors

The Government of Castile-La Mancha organised a workshop for Foreign Multinationals for the Spain Brand businessmen, to discuss investment opportunities and facilitation in the region, which boasts the highest business confidence index rise in the country.

Gregorio Marañón Hospital, a pioneer in augmented reality surgery

The first surgical procedure using the Microsoft HoloLens mixed reality device has been performed at the Madrid-based hospital, with the collaboration of Spanish firm Exovite.

5th Melilla Forum: Culture and creativity for sustainable tourism

The 5th Creative Cities and Territories in Spain Forum gathered representatives from cities and regions of Spain and 18 guest countries. The event focused on culture and innovation as drivers of sustainable tourism.

1st Meat Attraction comes to a close to great success

The 1st edition of this trade show for the meat industry gathered 242 exhibitors, companies from 16 different countries and 9000 trade members in Madrid.