Business Traveller rounds up some of the MICE venues, hotels and accommodation options across the world.
DUBLIN – VENUE
Luttrellstown Castle Resort
Whether it’s an executive conference, a board meeting, a media interview or a team-building exercise, all business events at Luttrellstown Castle Resort are handled with the utmost attention to detail. There are two unique locations – the stunning 15th century Luttrellstown Castle, with four luxurious meeting rooms, and the Clubhouse, overlooking its championship golf course with two spacious meeting rooms for both small and larger events. After your meeting, refuel in Rugged Lane Restaurant, grab a drink in the Spike Bar or enjoy a round of golf.
EDINBURGH – HOTEL
Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa
Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa has always been one of Edinburgh’s favourite meeting places in the heart of the city. It is home to a dedicated events space, complete with its own entrance from the forecourt. With 14 flexible meeting rooms, its conference and banqueting area is the largest of its kind in an Edinburgh hotel and, thanks to the innovative design and rooms layout, it is equally suited to everything from corporate events and exhibitions to banquets and celebrations.
- 1 Festival Square, Edinburgh, EH3 9SR
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- +44 131 229 9131
MANCHESTER – HOTEL
Kimpton Clocktower Hotel
Whether it is for four or 850 guests, Kimpton Clocktower is the perfect place to gather in the beating heart of Manchester. Discover Victorian spaces filled with character, including one of the largest ballrooms in northwest England and the oak-panelled Directors’ Rooms. Hire the stunning Winter Garden for a VIP occasion, make The Vault your own private pub, or host an exclusive event in the heated outdoor Terrace. Part of IHG Business Rewards, work hard, play hard and sleep soundly in the hotel’s luxury rooms, all under one roof.
FRANKFURT – HOTEL
Hilton Frankfurt Airport
Iconic, impressive, ideally situated – this is Hilton Frankfurt Airport, a next generation airport hotel with state-of-the-art meeting and event facilities. The hotel combines futuristic design with world-class hospitality and offers a prime location above the high-speed train station, with direct access to Frankfurt Airport. Alongside 249 rooms and suites, the hotel offers a wide range of meeting and conferencing facilities, suitable for staging any corporate event. A total of 11 flexible, naturally lit and fully equipped event venues across more than 1,000 sqm meet the highest demands. The spectacular ballroom, Globe, can accommodate up to 500 guests. It was created as a building-within-a-building and resembles ‘The Squaire’ building, in which the hotel is located. The ballroom underlines the affection to detail: the outside is covered with silver mosaic stones while Swarovski crystals adorn the walls inside and dominate the spectacular ambience. The adjoining foyer, with its magnificent panoramic view of the city forest and the planes approaching for landing, is ideal for coffee breaks, exhibitions or receptions.
FRANKFURT – VENUE
Welcome to new heights.
Make your next event unforgettable at Fifty Heights, the new venue at the heart of Frankfurt. Enjoy sweeping, panoramic views of Germany’s most beautiful skyline from 185 metres above the ground. The venue invites guests to delight in culinary treats –from finger food to fine dining. Germany’s highest venue is located on the 50th floor of Tower 185 and is the perfect space for every occasion, including digital events, talks, workshops and evening galas.
BERLIN – HOTEL
H10 Berlin Ku’damm
The H10 Berlin Ku’damm is located in a historic building in Berlin, just a few steps from the main commercial and business hubs of the west side of the city. The establishment has spacious rooms, the Salt & Pepper Restaurant, the Steps Bar and a Despacio Beauty Centre. The H10 Berlin Ku’damm is the perfect venue for events, conferences and seminars, with seven elegant meeting rooms, five of which enjoy natural light. They are all equipped with the most modern technology, soundproofing and climate control.
MONTE CARLO – HOTEL
The Fairmont Monte Carlo
The Fairmont Monte Carlo resort is ideally located in the heart of Monte Carlo, a few steps away from the legendary Casino and the Grimaldi Forum, overlooking the most famous bend of the Formula 1 Grand Prix, the Fairmont Hairpin. The hotel has 596 rooms and four restaurants including international brands such as Nikki Beach and Nobu. Guests have access to the fitness centre and a new spa, La Vallée on the seventh floor, next to the rooftop pool.
The hotel boasts Grand Events Fairmont Monte Carlo, the go-to organiser for events in Monaco and the French Riviera, which for more than 40 years has been involved in the organisation of major events in the most stunning properties, châteaux and villas, from private events to wedding celebrations, in conjunction with numerous official partners – including a large variety of culinary offerings. And to showcase its expertise, Grand Events can now offer the hotel’s new 1,465 sqm Grand Salon – the largest indoor public room in Monaco. This extensive venue is a superb addition to the Fairmont Monte Carlo’s top quality facilities, with more than 4,500 sqm of modular meeting rooms and lounges for the most prestigious corporate, private or cultural events. The resort also has a dedicated and experienced MICE team.
BARCELONA – HOTEL
Nobu Hotel Barcelona
A place where the vibrant energy of the Catalan capital meets the iconic spirit of Nobu Hotels, Nobu Hotel Barcelona reflects the core values that have become synonymous with Nobu Hotels; passionate service, distinctive design and unpretentious luxury. It is home to 259 spacious guest rooms and suites, tailor-made meeting and event spaces with Nobu custom menus, as well as an elegant spa and gym. World-renowned Nobu restaurant sits on the 23rd floor and offers unparalleled views of the Barcelona skyline.
ALGARVE – CONFERENCE CENTRE
Algarve Congress Centre
Algarve Congress Centre in central Vilamoura is the premier destination for conferences, meetings, exclusive product launches and functions in southern Portugal. The modern facilities can be adapted to the needs of groups of all sizes. With a total area of 7,050 sqm, Algarve Congress Centre offers stunning event areas with 180º views of the marina and waterfront. Take advantage of beautifully designed areas showcasing the Mediterranean climate, exquisite gastronomy, breathtaking sceneries and flexible access by air or land.
COPENHAGEN – HOTEL
Park Inn by Radisson Copenhagen Airport Hotel
The hotel, located only five minutes from Copenhagen International Airport (CPH) and 15 minutes from the city center, is perfect for both business and leisure. The event space can accommodate as many as 400 guests and each of the 23 meeting rooms features high-speed internet and top-rated audiovisual equipment. The venue provides an ideal location for attendees coming from out of town. Enjoy the restaurant, have a drink in the bar or take a break with a trip to the fitness and pool area or a walk around the nearby Amager Beach Park.
- Engvej 171, Copenhagen, DK-2300, Denmark
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- +45 32 870 202
VIENNA – HOTEL
The Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof
The Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof Vienna offers 500 sqm of professional facilities for your meeting or event. This includes eight conference rooms with natural daylight, which can be partially combined, and configured for business events with up to 220 participants. Certified with the renowned Austrian Eco Label, the hotel offsets the CO² produced by every meeting at the hotel. Additionally, the hotel uses eco-friendly materials within the meeting rooms and offers fairtrade coffee/tea as well as a majority of organic products for breaks.
TALLINN – HOTEL
Hilton Tallinn Park
Tallinn is known as the Silicon Valley of Europe and was recently crowned the European Green Capital for 2023. Home to successful events, Hilton Tallinn Park is perfectly situated less than ten minutes away from both Tallinn Airport and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Tallinn’s Old Town. The hotel offers a great experience and a perfect base for emotional connections. It offers 202 spacious guest rooms, ten meeting rooms including an elegant Grand Ballroom with natural daylight, and signature grill house, The Able Butcher.
TALLINN – VENUE
Unibet Arena is the biggest multi-purpose indoor arena in Estonia. It can accommodate 10,000 spectators or seat up to 7,200 people. Located in the capital, the arena has all the technical capabilities and necessary infrastructure for various events – from a large hall for concerts, expos and conferences to smaller seminar and relaxation rooms for private and corporate events. It can also provide a suitable catering service for every event in cooperation with a catering company operating in the building.
CAMBRIDGE – HOTEL
The Fellows House Cambridge, Curio Collection by Hilton
The Fellows House Cambridge, Curio Collection by Hilton, is delighted to introduce the hotel’s luxury long-stay offering. With newly launched tiered pricing options, a collection of 131 self-contained apartments and leisure features specifically designed for guests staying seven nights or more, the property is ideal for business travellers and those looking to reside somewhere that feels like home. The Hawking Suite conference room can accommodate up to ten guests for small meetings.
MALTA - HOTEL
Tucked away in the beautiful Portomaso Yacht Marina in St Julian’s, a 15-minute drive from Valletta, Hilton Malta offers a range of unique experiences for your next meeting, conference, or social event. Featuring over 410 guest rooms, a first-class 4,000 sqm conference centre which includes an event space that can seat up to 1,330 delegates, fun and flavourful catering, the option for an exclusive chef’s table, and facilities made for meetings, the team can help you create an occasion that’s truly special.
VIETNAM – HOTEL
InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort
An ideal luxury destination for business travellers, InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort inspires its guests with some of the most glamorous meeting and function spaces on Vietnam’s largest tropical island. InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort features diverse indoor and outdoor settings in Phu Quoc island, including more than 2,000 sqm of indoor event space, a verdant beachfront garden, 459 beautifully appointed rooms, suites and villas, and award-winning dining outlets and recreational experiences.
SINGAPORE – HOTEL
Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa
Immerse in a haven of peace and tranquility at this luxurious hidden gem, set atop a hill on the southern edge of Sentosa Island. The resort has 1,300 sqm of dedicated event space, with panoramic sea views and surrounded by verdant lush tropics. The team specialises in creating InspiredMeetings of any size – from compact business meetings to international corporate events – and promises professionalism, warmth and the French savoir-faire. Enjoy Sofitel’s fully customisable and tailored meeting spaces, with the luxury of an idyllic setting.