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Every country has it’s own unique and exciting activity that can be used for team-building activities. Dependent on the landscape and environment these can vary from murder mystery days, escape rooms, outdoor adventures to chariot racing! We’ve put together so unusual team-building activities from around the world as chosen by some of our country offices.
Each year the team from the venuesworld.com head office take some time away from the office to review the previous year and plan for the year ahead. We then take some time out to relax and unwind as a team. This year we headed to the gorgeous Killashee House Hotel in Naas, Co. Kildare.
There is so much more to do, see and explore in Greece. The country is also home to some incredible activities that are perfect for incentive trips or team-building activities. You can literally see Greece from a different angle or perspective. While team-building activities are a great way to improve relationships within the team, increase collaboration and also to have fun, many activities have been done time and time again. We proposed for one client to devote an entire day to testing their limits and experience a thrilling, adrenaline-filled adventure.
When you travel, either for business or pleasure, you will want to see the main attractions in any destination. Often though it is the amazing hidden gems that you stumble on, or the local “secret” areas that you discover that can make for an unforgettable experience. As we have 32 local offices, we asked some of our local experts in some of our favourite destinations to tell us about their favourite hidden gems in their home countries.
Long before the contemporary Carnival parties that are a common occurence across the western world, the aristocrats of Europe held lavish balls. Moden balls and events can rarely compare to the lush balls organised in castles and palaces in the olden days. For those longing for some royal splendour, our friends in Culture.pl prepared a list with some of Poland’s most breathtaking ballrooms.
Autumn or Fall is a wonderful time to travel in Italy. Tourist crowds are thinning, prices and temperatures are dropping and some of the best products of the season hits the markets. For an Event Planner Autumn can be the perfect time to visit Italy for a variety of reasons including excellent rates, good flight access and beautiful weather.
Inspired by Fifa World Cup, the venuesworld.com team have put together a list of amazing football stadiums for your next event. Football Stadiums are incredible venues where many go to enjoy the sport, but in between games these venues are used to host numerous conferences and events. The spacious arena setting creates an unusual and unique meeting spaces that will wow your guests and create an unforgettable experience.
With Easter approaching we are all getting ready for this holiday, including preparing to take part in various traditions, whether it is a religious tradition or with family and friends. In a small Greek Island, in the Cyclades, their traditions create a truly unforgettable experience. The Greek Island of Syros, in the heart of the Aegean Sea, hosts a quite unique annual event. Our team in venuesgreece.com have put together an overview of these unique and interesting festivities.
According to The Travel Industry Dictionary, a site inspection can be defined as “a visit to a hotel property or other establishment for the purpose of evaluation”. Your inspection check-list with depend greatly on the facilities and standards required for your upcoming event, so it is ideal to have a clear idea what is needed before your site visit.
Every year, capital cities across the world turn green to celebrate the small island of Ireland and the feast of Ireland’s patron Saint, St. Patrick.Influenced by the Irish diaspora acroos the globe, the day has grown to become a huge global celebration. From all of us at venuesireland.com we wish you ‘céad míle fáilte’ to Ireland, and a very Happy St. Paddy’s Day. Considering the week that is in it, the Irish team have been discussing their favourite venues unique to Irish culture, heritage and scenery. Here is a list of some of our favourite Irish venues.
South Florida is one of our favourite destinations in the US. Year-round it dazzles travellers with its sunshine, architecture and luxurious hotels and venues. Miami Beach encompasses all of the best traits of South Florida. Whether you are searching for a destination with sunshine all year, elegant venues that can provide an amazing guest experience or simply a stunning backdrop for your next event then Miami Beach has it all.
Poland is a country with an intriguing history. Warsaw is the capital city of Poland and has dramatically changed over the past number of years to become a thriving cultural centre. Nicknamed the “Phoenix City” Warsaw has survived numerous wars, regimes and cultural changes to become a modern city thriving with a blend of historic buildings, modern skyscrapers, galleries, cute cafes and a vibrant cultural scene. The team in venuespoland.com have put together a list of their favourite conference venues in Warsaw.
While famous for its history and culture, Greece also has modern infrastructure and some amazing conference and event venues. venuesworld.com put together our top 7 reasons to choose Greece for your next conference or event. When most people think of Greece they think of the sunny Mediterranean climate, but the country has a lot more to offer than just this.
Since the 14th Century the Feast of Saint Valentine, or Valentine’s Day as it is more commonly known, has been associated with love. For the day that is in it venuesworld.com asked our local experts to put together a list of the most romantic cities to visit in the world. We’ve put together some ideas on how to spend the perfect Valentine’s day with your loved one in some amazing destinations, that are incredibly romantic but may not have previously been on your list.
To stand out with your event you need to provide some unforgettable gastronomic experiences for your delegates. The National Restaurant Association recently released their annual “Whats Hot” report that compiled the survey results from over 700 different professional chefs. They highlighted their top food trends 2018.
Thailand provides a perfect mix of cultural charm and luxurious indulgence that comes at a very reasonable price. The country has a reputation for delivering events of the highest quality and is world famous for its hospitality. venuesworld.com has put together our top 5 reasons why you should choose Thailand for your next conference or event.