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World News Media Congress 2020

16 Sep 2020 to 18 Sep 2020

World Digital Revenue Forum, World Editors Forum, Women in News Summit

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Palacio de Congresos
Recinto Expo
Plaza Lucas Miret Rodríguez 1
50018 Zaragoza, España


Located on the Ebro river banks and set in a magic spot, Palacio de Congresos de Zaragoza is a unique and multidisciplinary place, the perfect venue for WNMC.20.

El Palacio de Congresos de Zaragoza was designed by a prestigious firm of architects, Nieto Sobejano, and was built for the Muestra Internacional EXPO ZARAGOZA 2008. Surrounded by some relevant modern international architecture artworks, Palacio de Congresos is a spectacular and majestic place.

Getting there

Via plane

Fly into Zaragoza Airport (ZAZ), which is 10km from the city centre. Nearby airports include Madrid and Barcelona.

Via high-speed train

Zaragoza is served by the high speed train AVE from Madrid (19 trains/day) and Barcelona (12 trains/day). Regular rates start at about €50 to Madrid and €60 to Barcelona, but you can get up to a 60% discount if you book through the web 15 days in advance

From Madrid Barajas Airport: go to Atocha RENFE train station either by taxi (30 minutes, around €30), by metro (45 min, €2) or take the train from T4 to Atocha(free, for anyone travelling to Zaragoza with AVE). You can then take the high speed train AVE from Atocha to Zaragoza (1hr 30min, around €50).

From Barcelona Airport: take the suburban train to Barcelona Sants (20 min, €2.20), and then take the high speed train AVE to Zaragoza (1hr 45min, around €60). If you already have your AVE ticket, you can get the suburban train ticket for free in the automatic vending machines, by typing the code for “cercanías” that appears in your AVE ticket.

Via train

Other neighbouring cities like Huesca, Teruel, Pamplona, Logroño, Bilbao or Valencia are connected by a few daily conventional trains.

For more information on train schedules and prices, visit the website of RENFE.

Via car

Zaragoza is very well connected by free speedways with Huesca (1hr), Teruel (2hr), Madrid (312 km, 3hr), and by toll highways with Barcelona (307 km, 3hr, €30) and Bilbao (305 km).



WAN-IFRA has negotiated special discounted rates with the Palafax Hotel Group.To book a room with our discounted rates, please go to the website www.palafoxhoteles.com, select your preferred hotel and dates and enter under “promotional code”:  WANIFRA2020.

Furthermore, we will offer a complimentary bus shuttle from our partner hotels to the Congress venue each morning and one shuttle bus from the venue to the hotels in the evenings. Breakfast is included in all room rates.

Hotel Hiberus

Located just opposite the Congress venue and near Torre del Agua and the Luis Buñuel Park, the four-star Hotel Hiberus is surrounded by nature and just 10 minutes away from the city centre. This provides access to open spaces and elegant terraces in the very city of Zaragoza, and enables one to enjoy the surroundings with its routes for jogging, or walking and its neighbouring golf course.

Single  ....................... 110,00 €
Double ....................... 125,00 €

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Hotel Reina Petronila

The five-star Hotel Reina Petronila is located in the new cultural and administrative centre of the city, forming part of the Aragonia Universe, a services centre, designed by Rafael Moneo. It represents a reference of excellence for those who are seeking a different kind of hotel, of which the design is an essential element.

Single  ....................... 125,00 €
Double ....................... 140,00 €

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Hotel Palafox

The five-star Hotel Palafox is at the heart of Zaragoza, just 800 metres from the Pilar Basilica, stands the emblematic Hotel Palafox, a reference point for the hotel business in Aragon. It is located in Calle Marques de Casa Jiménez, within the city's commercial centre, surrounded by activity, in contrast to the atmosphere of its location, a semi-private street which has no traffic, which ensures peace and discretion for its guests.

Single  ....................... 130,00 €
Double ....................... 145,00 €


Hotel Goya

The four-star Hotel Goya is a classical, traditional hotel with an extraordinary location in the heart of the city of Zaragoza, in a pedestrian shopping area surrounded by establishments which are both socially and culturally attractive. It is just five minutes’ walk from the Plaza del Pilar, the old part of the city and the most popular tapas area in Zaragoza, el Tubo, all of which makes it the ideal Hotel for those who wish to enjoy their stay in the city to the full.

Single  ....................... 90,00 €
Double ..................... 100,00 €

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Hotel Alfonso

The four-star Hotel Alfonso is located on the corner of Calle Alfonso and El Coso, a privileged position in the old part and main shopping area of Zaragoza and just a few minutes' walk from the Pilar Basilica. Built by the architects Pemán and Franco and decorated by the prestigious interior designer Pascua Ortega, who selected the furniture, creating an elegant, sophisticated atmosphere which surprises all those who discover it.

Single  ....................... 110,00 €
Double ....................... 120,00 €

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