US embassy cable - 04MADRID516

SHORTAGE OF HOTEL ROOMS IN MADRID, MAY 20 - 23, 2004

Identifier: 04MADRID516
Wikileaks: View 04MADRID516 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Embassy Madrid
Created: 2004-02-13 14:59:00
Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Tags: OTRA CASC AMGT OVIP
Redacted: This cable was not redacted by Wikileaks.
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UNCLAS MADRID 000516 
 
SIPDIS 
 
DEPT FOR H - CONGRESSIONAL TRAVEL 
 
E.O. 12958: N/A 
TAGS: OTRA, CASC, AMGT, OVIP 
SUBJECT: SHORTAGE OF HOTEL ROOMS IN MADRID, MAY 20 - 23, 2004 
 
  1.   THE WEDDING OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE OF ASTURIAS FELIPE 
      DE BORBON AND LETIZIA ORTIZ WILL TAKE PLACE IN MADRID ON MAY 22 
      POST PREDICTS THIS EVENT WILL AFFECT THE AVAILABILITY OF HOTEL 
      ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE WEEKEND OF MAY 20 TO 23, 2004. 
 
  2.   WE DISCOURAGE ANY OFFICIAL TRAVEL TO MADRID DURING THIS 
      PERIOD. OFFICIAL TRAVELERS WHO ANTICIPATE TRAVELLING TO MADRID 
      SHOULD MAKE HOTEL ARRANGEMENTS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. PLEASE BE 
      ADVISED THE HOTELS MOST FREQUENTLY USED BY THE EMBASSY WILL RAI 
      THEIR RATES SIGNIFICANTLY FOR THAT WEEKEND; THEREFORE IT MAY BE 
      NECESSARY TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS AT HOTELS IN OTHER PARTS OF THE 
      CITY. 
 
MANZANARES 

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