MAC Chat: An interview with Pascual Melendez, Hotel Front Maritim

by Sheona 4/16/2010 6:23:00 AM

A series of 5 minute interviews featuring travel industry leaders. 

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This week's  MAC Chat features our interview with Pascual Melendez , Sales Manager for Hotel Front Maritim.


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What will clients experience at your hotel?
The GBB Hotel Front Maritim is located in the heart of Barcelona’s business and financial district in the Sant Marti quarter. The hotel is just a few minutes walk to the CCIB convention center and Marbella Beach. In the immediate vicinity of the hotel are the underground stations of Selva de Mar, restaurants, bars and shops. The hotel has 177 guestrooms, one restaurant, a bar, meeting and conference rooms and a gym with steam and sauna facilities.

What activities/places are nearby for clients to enjoy? 
Bordering the Mediterranean Sea and Barcelona’s city beaches to the south, the up-and-coming district of Sant Martí boasts impressive, state-of-the-art buildings, and a trendy, non-stop nightlife. After spending the morning on the beach, head onto the leafy Rambla de Poble Nou to sample some tapas in one of the numerous, authentic and intimate restaurants in this traditional area. Then stroll down the tree-lined Diagonal Avenue in the afternoon, stopping off for some serious shopping in Glòries and Diagonal Mar. In the evening, start with a relaxing drink on the terrace of a bar, before venturing to a trendy cocktail bar, or top nightclub. 

Is there any advantage to staying at your hotel rather than other ones in the area?
Absolutely! The GBB Hotel Front Mairitm has 177 rooms with direct telephone line, internet connection, satellite TV, air conditioning, full bathrooms with bathtub or shower and hair dryer. Some of them adapted for handicapped people and some with sea views. In the hotel you can enjoy our fitness room, with cardio machines, sauna and steam bath, completely free for our clients. Also you can use our business centre with computers connected to internet complimentary and our restaurant where you will taste a large variety of Mediterranean cuisine. There is parking available in the same building. 
The hotel has 6 meeting rooms with audiovisual equipment, natural light, in front of the sea and high speed internet connection. They are the ideal place for the celebration of your meetings, conventions, banquets and all kinds of social events. 

Do you have any current promotions you would like to share with the Travel Agents?
Yes, our hotel is offering our promotion Great Rate and Value which includes 5% discount off BAR, Free High Speed Internet and 10% commission. 

How can a Travel Agent book GBB Hotel Front Maritim?
In GDS using our codes: Amadeus: BCNAFM, Galileo: 35376, Sabre: 58036, WorldSpan: FROM

In our website Hotel Front Maritim go to Reservations, click on the tab Travel Agents and register. Go to Promotional rates and look for Great Rate and Value. Please enter Rate Access code MAIL to access this rate. 

Thank you Pascual for that great interview!



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