As a global venue sourcing executive, I am always on the lookout for new hotels that will meet our client’s requirements. From Corfu to London, I’ll take you through some of our most anticipated 2019 hotel openings that are perfect for your next corporate event.
Ergon House, Athens, Greece
The Ergon is Greece’s first foodie boutique hotel, situated on Mitropoleos Street at the foot of the Acropolis in the heart of historical Athens.
On Global World Meetings Day 2019 we reflect on the importance of face-to-face meetings in today’s digital landscape. Although technology plays a key role in connecting businesses, nothing beats a first impression, a handshake and networking among your peers.NetworkingThe small talk that surrounds face-to-face meetings offers opportunities for people to learn more about their colleagues or clients. Virtual meetings don’t provide post and pre-meeting networking.
Europe is undoubtedly one of the world’s busiest regions for conferences and events. Sometimes it may seem that many hotels offer a very similar product – guest rooms, meeting space and restaurants. However not all hotels are the same when …
London is one of the world’s most accessible capital cities with a glittering nightlife scene, an eclectic mix of cultures and cuisines lending itself to private events in unique venues that will tempt guests to break out of the boardroom and the hotel bar. Our innovative venue sourcing executives have put together a list of some one the most unique venues in London.
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.