Established in 2003, The Blueroom Project specializes in providing boutique service solutions in tourism, corporate and institutional communications and marketing in Spain and Portugal with central offices in Madrid and with delegates in Barcelona and Lisbon.
The Blueroom Project has positioned itself as the key boutique consultancy firm in the Tourism & Travel-Lifestyle sector, endorsed by the experience of its directors´ team, its international partners and by the reputation of its diverse and prestigious client list.
In such a fast-moving world, we need solutions that combine actions and ideas. Our aim is not only to perform outstanding activities, events, and communications, but also, and above all, to help our client’s management to become more efficient. Everything is aimed at changing the consumer´s perception of a clients offering and achieving reputational, commercial, and marketing objectives.
Spain is a decentralised state with 17 autonomous communities and two autonomous cities in North Africa. With the 5th largest economy in Europe, GDP growth of 2.5% is anticipated for 2016. The service sector plays a key role contributing over 70% of total national GDP. Main trading partners are Germany, France, Italy and Portugal. The World Economic Forum in its Global Competitiveness Report 2014/2015 ranked Spain 35 out of 144 countries. The World Bank in its Doing Business Report 2016, ranked Spain at number 33 of the 189 countries surveyed.
A total of 175 million trips were made by the Spanish during 2015. Of these, 15 million trips were abroad, an increase of 30% on the previous year. Expenditure also grew by 16% compared to 2014. During the first quarter of 2016, 40 million trips were made with 3 million abroad. During the first half of the year, expenditure abroad grew by 19.8%. Emerging regions for travellers are Asia, North America, South and Central America. Spain is one of the top three inbound destinations in the world with over 65 million visitors during 2015.
Spain is a leading gastronomic destination in Europe, according to the report ‘Food Tourism 2014’ by the Pangaea Network. 66% of professionals surveyed considered culinary experiences a major influence when choosing a destination. 82% considered Spain an attractive destination for its gastronomy, ahead of the UK, Italy, France and Germany.
Madrid was named gay tourism capital in 2014, embracing the 31st World Gay Tourism Convention. LGBT tourism to Spain represents 10% of the global volume of travellers and 16% of global expenditure. The World Gay Pride celebration will take place in Madrid in 2017.
Alejandro Pérez-FerrantFounder & CEO
In 2003, Alejandro founded The Blueroom Project to create a specialist consulting and management agency, offering a personalised approach, for the tourism, leisure and lifestyle industries. Gaining a degree in Business Administration, majoring in International Business from the University of St Louis, USA and a Postgraduate in Consumer Marketing from the Spanish Ministry of Commerce and Tourism, Alejandro is more than equipped for his role.
Following 25 years experience working in international marketing, advertising and communications for organisations within many different sectors, he has successfully grown his business into one of the leading agencies in Spain, with many high profile and loyal clients.
Marisol AlonsoTourism Marketing and Communications Consultant
Born in Mexico City, Marisol decided at the age of 18 to travel abroad and arrived in Sevilla, a city, a region and country that cast a spell over her and which since become her home.
After completing a Bachelor Degree in Tourism Management and working in a tourism consulting firm for a year in Sevilla, she was offered a job to promote Mexico which took her back home for several years.
In 2018, and with a thirst for knowledge, Marisol returned to Spain and completed a master´s degree in International Tourism Management at EAE Business School in Madrid. She has worked in Spain and the UK for prominent international companies in the leisure and MICE tourism sectors, gaining invaluable knowledge, skills and experience.
Marisol has always travelled extensively and although this is often for business, she also travels in her spare time and enjoys learning from other cultures. She is an avid dancer, with a passion for flamenco. and also loves skiing, hiking and adventure sports.
Whilst she is an adventurous person, she is also a true professional who is wholeheartedly committed to her work.