Sheraton Grand Tbilisi Metechi Palace is probably the most convention-ready hotel in Tbilisi, Georgia based on ballroom size, facilities and the number of function rooms. The Kavkasioni Ballroom is the largest ballroom in Tbilisi with the capacity of over 1,000 guests in theatre-style seating arrangement, or 600 in classroom/banquet-style.
Radisson Blu Iveria is located along the Mtkvari River and provides scenic views of Tbilisi, Georgia, from its 249 guestrooms.
The event space at Radisson Blu Iveria welcomes guests with a cheerful feel as natural daylight fills the space through floor-ceiling windows, while bright colours and modern pop-art adorn the walls.
Despite all the high-tech glitz and glamour in Dubai, what is a MICE event in the UAE without some desert experience? Go for an exhilarating sand-dune four-wheel drive, a lazy ride on a camel, or spot endangered arabian oryx and gazelles and end with a theme dinner in the desert conservation reserve.
MICE groups traveling to any city in the world would probably need some sort of introduction to the destination. Usually, a pre-show city tour would suffice. For MICE groups visiting Dubai, the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU) reaches out and educates MICE visitors and expatriates on the traditions and customs of the UAE in more interesting ways.
Dubai is famous for its skyscrapers, unique architecture and man-made islands. What better way to enjoy this than from the air. One of the coolest way to experience this is to board a sea-plane. Passengers can appreciate the golf resorts and skyline at eye-level as the plane glides through the glittering water, then slowly ascend to admire Dubai’s magnificent architectures and developments from a bird’s-eye view.
Mandarin Oriental Jumeira is one of the newest hotel in Dubai. Opened for just about two months, it is already enjoying almost full occupancy. This is not surprising as the hotel is probably one of the few hotels in Dubai with its own private beachfront on Jumeira beach. On entering the lobby, guests are greeted by two rows of large bronze trees with glass leaves, and this visual perspective extends outdoors with real palm trees, leading to the pool and the beach.
InterContinental Dubai Festival City has a total of 19 meeting rooms. Its largest ballroom, Al Ras, can accommodate up to 1,300 guests in theatre-style seating. The ceiling height, at a little above five meters, is modestly high. The second largest ballroom can fit up to 1,000 guests in theatre-style seating, but the ceiling height is even lower at 4.3 meters.
The most well known and best developed resort city in Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) is of course Pattaya. There are many accommodation choices in Pattaya, but the Thai-owned Mytt Beach Hotel has one of the largest conference rooms in Pattaya. These include an amazing Vertical Ballroom on level 3, the biggest event and function room in Pattaya with capacity for thousands and towering ceilings for grand stage designs, and equipped with state-of-the-art AV and IT technology for all types of events. The Horizon Grand Ballroom on level 2 is smaller with lower ceiling height, and it can similarly be partitioned for more intimate meetings.
The hotel has 236 spacious and comfortable rooms and suites with high tech features such as bluetooth and other connectivity for digital devices. The offer of a complimentary mobile phone in the room for use in Pattaya is a nice touch.
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Rayong, which is about a 3-hour drive from Bangkok, is a fully industrialized city in Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) dedicated to petrochemical and chemical industries. Hence, it is hard to imagine that such an industrialized region is home to a number of beautiful resort islands, such as Samed Island (also spelled as "Samet" in some publications and websites). The island is one of the top tourist destinations for both Thais and foreigners, and it is accessible by a 20 minutes speedboat ride from Ao Prao Pier in Rayong.
One of the most luxurious resorts on Samed Island is the Ao Prao Resort, part of the Thai owned and managed Ao Prao Resort Group. It offers 100 guest rooms and conference rooms with the scenic views of the Gulf of Thailand. This is definitely a MICE venue of choice for incentive groups heading for the EEC region because besides white sands and clear blue sea, there is a variety of activities to do, including nature trekking, portrait drawing, muay thai lesson and offering food to monks.
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