Newsletter – May 2020

28 May

Global DMC Network by JTB Group Newsletter


May 2020

Worldwide Destination News

Fresh Destination News from Agents, for Agents


“Due to the global pandemic COVID-19, you and your clients must currently be facing a lot of restrictions on your daily life, your business and your travel plans. We would like to keep sharing inspiring places and ideas for your future trips – while we may not be able to carry out our events at the moment, we should keep dreaming and think of our possible trips in the future. Stay safe! “

Your Global DMC Network Team 


Tapas food scene Madrid

Experiencing the Local Food Scene in Madrid


Madrid is known for its wonderful food scene and one of the best ways to experience it is at one of the many markets in the city. If you find yourself in Madrid on business make sure to visit the Mercado San Miguel. This market is world famous and remains open until midnight most of the week, except Thursday through Saturday when its open until 2 am. Whether you are looking for lunch, dinner or a late night snack head to Mercado San Miguel to try a selection of their tapas offered at the many stands throughout the marketplace.


Make sure to try the fried seafood, artisanal burrata, and seared, smoky Padron peppers. There are many food stalls to choose from so this is an easy, great option if you’re dining with a group of colleagues with varied dietary needs.


Enjoy a glass of wine, a little snack or an entire meal all within the market. If you’re interested in a more traditional restaurant experience visit Casa Alberto, a Madrid institution that has been open nearly 200 years. This popular meeting spot has been a favorite among the city’s writers and bullfighters through the years. They offer traditional tapas, as well as some more avant-garde dishes and vermouth on tap. A perfect place to get a true taste of Madrid.

Skip the Crowds and Enjoy the Sights of Washington, DC After Dark


Washington DC


Washington, DC is the bustling capital of the United States. The city sees tons of tourists and the monuments can be overrun with people taking in the sights during the day. One of the best ways to see the city is to take a night tour. Not only are the monuments in Washington, DC lit up 24 hours a day, there are also far fewer tourists so you can relax and really enjoy the sights.


There are many tour options including by private bus, but if you want to get a little more adventurous consider a Segway tour or bike tour. Get some fresh air while you explore the city at night. Thisis a perfect way to see Washington, DC if you’re traveling solo but also makes for a wonderful team building activity.


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