Casa de les Punxes was chosen as this years location for Spain’s Remarkable Venue Awards in Barcelona. The awards ceremony, held multiple times a year in rotating cities, highlights venues that have displayed exceptional experiences to visitors from around the world.
To kick the evening off, guests were offered a special tour of the venue, and were let in on all the hidden secrets that the building has to offer. Shortly after, they were guided onto the beautiful rooftop terrace where the presentations and awards ceremony took place.
A special presentation was done by guest speaker Marta Ochôa and Rita Gomes from Parques de Sintra, one of Portugal's top performing venues. Ochôa shared how they won the World Travel Awards best conservation company for the sixth year running on their management of cultural and natural heritage and how they are safeguarding and enhancing the cultural landscape of Sintra.
Tiqets’ presentations were given by the newly appointed Regional Manager of Spain and Barcelona, Jaume Vidal, and Tiqets CEO Luuc Elzinga and CSO Maarten Raaijmakers. Here, they announced the exciting future developments venues can expect from Tiqets in 2019 as well as diving deeper into the Tiqets achievements in Spain.
Tiqets CEO, Luuc Elzinga also hosted a special question and answer session to further highlight Tiqets commitment to its Spanish venues.
“I always love coming to Barcelona, the culture, the people and of course the wonderful attractions the city has to offer. Tiqets is truly privileged to be working with so many amazing partners in Spain. We want to keep developing our partnerships that we have created in this region, which is one of the main reasons why we created the Remarkable Venue Awards. It’s a time to get everyone together, and celebrate the amazing culture that is on offer”
Winners of the 2019 Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards Spain:
- Best Museum: Museo Nacional Thyssen Bornemisza
- Best Historical Site: Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau
- Best Family Attractions: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
- Most Remarkable Venue: Oceanogràfic of Valencia
Most Remarkable Venue is a special award presented to the newcomer of the year.
Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards
The Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards were established to recognize and celebrate the best attractions and experiences in the most visited cities around the world. The first Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards was hosted in Paris in 2017, with winners including the Musée d'Orsay and Fondation Louis Vuitton.
Tiqets’ mission is to make culture more accessible. Tiqets makes cultural experiences instantly accessible by simplifying the ticketing process for venues and customers. Tiqets’ innovative platform enables visitors to instantly find, book and use tickets for museums and attractions and helps venues to increase revenues.
The company was founded in 2014 in Amsterdam. Tiqets has offices in Amsterdam (HQ), Philadelphia, Bangkok, Paris, London, Barcelona, Rome, and Vienna. Tiqets is an award-winning global ticketing platform (Tech5 Awards 2014, 2015, Ticketing Business of the Year Award 2018). More information can be found on www.tiqets.com.
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