Ibiza's club openings attracted 30,000 tourists
Ibiza's club openings attracted 30,000 touristsVenues such as Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel, Hï Ibiza, and DC-10 open their doors with the highest level of safety and excellence in nightlife
(IBIZA, SPAIN) May 2, 2023
Ibiza has experienced the kick-off for the summer this weekend with the opening of its main nightclubs. The Ibiza Nightlife Association (Ocio de Ibiza), adhered to the International Nightlife Association (INA) through Spain Nightlife, estimates that this year’s openings have attracted over 30,000 visitors to the island.
According to Periódico de Ibiza, tourists from Italy, the United Kingdom, and mainland Spain wanted to take the opportunity to experience the opening parties of some of the most famous clubs in Europe. The Ibizan airport has been abuzz with more than 1,000 operations during the long weekend.
José Luis Benítez, the spokesperson for Ocio de Ibiza and President of the International Nightlife Association, highlighted that most venues have sold out. This, he explains, represents a revenue of 35 million euros.
The Island’s Awaited Openings
The opening of nightclubs has been staggered, to the advantage of visitors who wanted to chain one party after another. Pachá opened on Friday, while, Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel and Hï Ibiza on Saturday. Followed by Club Chinois on Sunday and DC-10 on Monday.
Ibiza’s sister clubs and Gold Members of the INA, Hï Ibiza and Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel held a sold-out, record-breaking joint opening party with an audience of over 13,000 people. This summer the two venues are expected to have over 1.5 million visitors and 1,000 different artists, making 2023 the biggest season since 2019.Also, Nassau Beach Club, another Gold Member venue of the INA opened its doors this past April as it celebrates it’s fifteenth anniversary.
Professionalizing the industry and offering the best to clients and workers
The INA’s main objective is to promote safety, quality, and service excellence in nightlife to increase worker and client satisfaction. Gold Member venues in Ibiza such as Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel and Hï Ibiza obtained the Triple Excellence in Nightlife and DC-10 is currently implementing it. Recently all this season’s staff have been trained on safety manners and specifically in the Ask for Angela protocol and to avoid sexual violence in venues.
Jose Luis Benítez, spokesperson for Ocio de Ibiza and President of the INA said, “This past weekend has been an incredible start to the 2023 season, the staff were very professional and offered the best service to the record-breaking visitors that came for the club openings. This season’s staff has already been trained to offer the highest standards in safety, sexual violence prevention, and offering world-class service. As nightlife business owners we believe in offering the necessary tools to professionalize the industry and take care of workers and clients for everyone’s benefit.”