SPANISH ENERGY CLUB - ENERGY
SPANISH INSTITUTE is an association of Spanish companies
and other nationalities and professional partners in
the energy sector or related to it. Its primary objective
is to promote the dissemination of ideas related to
the generation, transmission, distribution and transformation
of energy and its rational use, as well as the environment
and natural resources. It also promotes and explores
new trends in the economy, regulation and management
of the energy business, while maintaining the objectivity
and independent entity.
The European Institute of the
Mediterranean (IEMed) was born as an initiative with
an international and based in Barcelona, ??with the
aim of thinking about the Mediterranean, increase their
wealth and cultural diversity and make it an area of
??freedom, harmony and prosperity. A consortium participated
by the Generalitat of Catalonia, the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs and Cooperation and the Spanish City of Barcelona,
??and has inherited the experience and heritage of the
Catalan Institute of Mediterranean, founded in 1989.
The IEMed promotes research, debate and dissemination,
proving their ability to address major issues of the
Mediterranean agenda and acts as the service platform
initiatives for cooperation with countries of southern
and eastern Mediterranean, and becomes a cultural center
that promotes mutual understanding and dialogue through
art, science and culture.
The Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I and its installations provide
the ideal setting for the IV Euro-Mediterranean Energy Forum.
Surrounded by its own private garden and with its bold, avant-garde
design, the hotel is an institution in Barcelona. The Rey
Juan Carlos I is popular with international personalities
and travellers with a taste for first class service.
Opened just before the 1992 Olympics, the hotel rises 16 storeys
at the northern end of Avenida Diagonal, in a wealthy neighbourhood
filled with corporate headquarters, banks and exclusive stores.
Among its most striking design features is a soaring inner
atrium with its glass-sided elevator. What is more, there
is no other hotel in the city of Barcelona that can offer
guests the choice of three swimming pools and over 25,000
square metres of historical early 20th century gardens in
which to relax, exercise or take a romantic walk.
How to get there
Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I *****GL
Avda. Diagonal, 661-671
del Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I
From Barcelona El Prat airport
| By car/taxi:
Leaving the airport, take the B-17 in the direction
of Barcelona (5 kilometres) and follow the signs B-20,
Ronda de Dalt (blue). Once on the B-20, continue straight
on until you reach exit 11 (Les Corts - Zona Universitaria).
From there you will be able to see the Hotel. Continue
200 metres on the right-hand side of Avenida Diagonal
and take the second turning on the right to reach
the Hotel. (Travel time: around 15 min.)
| By train/metro:
The train station
is right next to the airport. Take the train to Sants
Estació, the city’s main station. From
there change to metro line 3 (the green line) and get
off at the Zona Universitaria stop (2 minutes from the
Hotel on foot). (Travel time: around 40 min.)
| By Aerobus:
The Aerobus is
a shuttle bus service that links Barcelona airport to
the main areas of the city. The Aerobus stop is right
outside the airport (in all the terminals). To get to
the Hotel. get off at Plaza España (first stop).
Then take metro line 3 (the green line) and get off
at the Zona Universitaria stop (2 minutes from the Hotel
on foot). (Travel time: around 35 min.)
Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain.
Situated on the shores of the Mediterranean, Barcelona has
a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire’s colonization
in 200 BC.
The city is home to an abundance of museums and churches and,
with its striking gothic design and spectacular cathedrals,
the Gothic Quarter is a magnificent example of Barcelona’s
ability to preserve its architecture and history.
As well its cultural wealth, Barcelona is also a very modern
city, full of energy and vitality, sophistication, elegance
and romance. A city with a steady buzz of activity and a constant
stream of visitors enjoying the hundreds of cafés,
bars and shopping areas
To find out more about the city of Barcelona to help you plan
your trip, you can visit the website: www.barcelonaturisme.com