Ángeles Muñoz presented the fourth edition of Marbella Luxury Weekend at FITUR

Ángeles Muñoz presented the fourth edition of Marbella Luxury Weekend at FITUR

Marbella Luxury Weekend celebrates its fourth edition. The Puerto Deportivo José Banús will host this event from the 5th to the 8th of June.

Marbella, January 22nd 2014: The fourth edition of Marbella Luxury Weekend will take place this year on the 5th till the 8th of June, it is presented as a luxurious showcase and a premier destination for tourists.

This was announced this afternoon at FITUR (International Tourism Fair) by Ángeles Muñoz, the Mayor of Marbella, who also said that “Marbella’s motto is to go forward,” the Zagaleta Forum shows the “high quality it has achieved expectant of Marbella. “

For four days Puerto Banus will once again become the world leader in luxury tourism and exclusivity. During the first weekend in June there will be hundreds of events in the port area portraying international brands. The design, fashion and fine jewellery go hand in hand in with the other sectors such as catering, gastronomy, motors and sport.

Meanwhile, the Councillor for Tourism, José Luis Hernández, said that “MLW links the image of Marbella to a high quality and first class destination, as a novelty we proudly present a floating fashion catwalk. It will be the first catwalk to take place at sea, and not only be striking in its novelty but also because of the local and foreign premier designers “. All information about the participants, sponsors and program can be found on www.marbellaluxuryweekend.com .

Moreover, within Marbella Luxury Weekend, the Group Zagaleta also presented its third annual forum “Brands and Trends”, an initiative that brings together leading executives from major global sectors, who will analyse, through presentations and panel discussions, innovation, art, luxury, technology, social responsibility, and the rise of new markets.

Ignacio Perez, Director of Business Development at The Zagaleta, said that the Forum will take place on Friday the 6th of June and this time it will be opened by the new company president, Oswald Grubel. He also explained that “the theme of the third edition of The Forum will be Zagaleta “The mark on the twenty-first century.” Analysing innovation, art, luxury, technology, social responsibility and, of course, the new markets. Our purpose is to learn to achieve excellence, share knowledge, and all the attendees will benefit from an enriching multi vision.”

In previous years, the Forum brought together fifty speakers, including the Vice President of Inditex and the presidents of Freixenet, Renfe and Coca-Cola, as well as senior executives from KPMG, UBS, Meliá, L’oreal, Tiffany & Co. and Google, among others, which has turned it into a successful event as a professional platform to exchange ideas and strategies.

About Marbella Luxury Weekend

Marbella Luxury Weekend is an unprecedented event in Spain that is generated through an initiative, has been sponsored by the City of Marbella since 2011, and whose coordination and organization is carried out by the Tourist Board.
As already shown in the previous three editions, this is a large project that aims to promote worldwide, the various elite firms that comprise the basis of the principles of quality and excellence. Marbella and Puerto Banús are trademarks internationally renowned, most of which are located in this iconic place.
The Puerto Deportivo José Banús is the perfect setting to host a multitude of actions to enhance the participating brands, partners and sponsors. Marbella Luxury Weekend has become a must in sectors such as luxury, fashion, design, engine, gastronomy and hospitality.

About The Zagaleta

The Zagaleta company owns the eponymous urbanisation in Benahavís, Málaga. Founded in 1991, it is the most luxurious and prestigious development in Europe, with 900 acres and over 200 homes valued between 10 and 25 million euros.