Monday, December 17, 2012

Top Conference Destinations: Travel Blog plus 1 more

Top Conference Destinations: Travel Blog plus 1 more

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Top Conference Destinations

Posted: 17 Dec 2012 07:09 PM PST

If you hold international conferences then you should know the world’s premier conference destinations. These include Vancouver, Copenhagen, Cape Town, Berlin, Edinburgh, San Juan, Dubai, Singapore, Melbourne and Houston. Any of these conference venue destinations offer quality world class services in conference planning, destination expertise, building attendance, bid assistance as well as onsite event. Whatever the size of your conference or event these are among the top conference destination you should consider.

This is one of the best conference destinations in the world that stand for quality, diversity and professionalism. These are much demanded attributes in the business and Conference sectors. This explains the city’s boom in the conference business; the city’s charm and diversity of the several locations are unique varying from historical to modern and technologically up to date. There are numerous locations to choose from that range from the high tower of hangar with a capacity of 5,000 guests. There is also a unique diversity in the hotel landscape at affordable prices. In conclusion Berlin which is the capital city of Germany is an ideal convention and meeting destination.

Dubai is another top meeting destination that offers expansive infrastructure, classy conference facilities and a culture of hospitality. Perfectly located with close proximity to Asia Pacific, Europe and beyond it is normally referred to as that place where the East meets the west. Dubai is easily accessible by numerous airlines particularly the Emirates Airlines which services six continents. Dubai has over 20000 hotel rooms conveniently located in within the city as well as the Dubai International Conference and Exhibition Centre. This makes it pretty easy for the attendees to affordable, convenient and quality accommodation. Business travelers enjoy a magnificent climate, dazzling nightlife and exceptional service while in Dubai.

Singapore has been ranked position five of the top convention cities in the world as well as Asia’s top conference destination for 9 consecutive times by the International Congress & Convection Association. Singapore despite its rank continues to improve its reputation as a premier conference destination. It continually aspires to be the dynamic Exchange Capital in the world where ideas, people and technology meet. Singapore’s connectivity, conference venues & facilities, strategic location, professionalism and knowledge based economy are the catalyst for its success. Singapore’s multi-cultural identity adds to its arts, cuisines, architecture and culture offering a variety of leisure and entertainment options offering delegates a unique experience.

Known as Australia’s centre for research as well as development in the scientific, technology, medical, financial and business industries, Melbourne is also a top conference destination in the world. Melbourne competes on an international stage attracting a lot of major conventions and conferences from across the globe. The city boasts the highest concentration of conference facilities with the top conference infrastructure being the Melbourne convection and Exhibition Centre. Melbourne has also been voted as the most livable city in the world adding to its competitiveness. Melbourne is alive and buzzing and delegates face only one problem which is an irresistible reluctance to go back to their homes.

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The rise of the stay-cation

Posted: 17 Dec 2012 02:00 AM PST

These days increasing numbers of British holidaymakers are choosing to spend their holidays here in the UK. Here we will discuss the benefits of holidaying at home as well as recommending a few choice travel spots, whatever your interests.

Beautiful scenery

If you enjoy hiking, or even if you just like admiring the view you won’t be short of destination in the British Isles. From the stunning lake district with awe inspiring views to the south coast with lovely cliff-side paths you’re spoilt for choice.

Interesting places to visit

There are many tourist attractions in the UK that many of us miss, simply because they are close to home. Many people just don’t consider them. If you fancy a trip to Wiltshire for example you’ll find the amazing Stonehenge. Alternatively there are tons of museums to choose from in every part of the country. There’s also plenty of British heritage to take in, from the Yorkshire dales and the setting for Wuthering Heights to The Beatrix Potter museum in the lakes.

Active holidays

If you’re into the great outdoors then there are literally hundreds of destinations to choose from when it comes to hiking, mountain biking and climbing. What’s more you’ll find amazing locations for a wide range of outdoor pursuits. There’s even great surfing in Newquay, and Canoeing in Keswick.

Lovely accommodation

It’s easy to find stunning holiday rentals and cottages right here in the UK, with easy booking, no exchange fees and no language barrier to deal with, all you have to do is use a site like Rent My Cottage. Whether you want a romantic break for two, a family holiday or some time away with friends you’re sure to find the perfect accommodation for your stay. You can also find really unusual and beautiful holiday cottages with tons of character, all within a few hours drive. A great way to get away from it all.

Home comforts

Its easier travelling in the UK because you don’t have to miss out on all those home comforts you love. Whether it’s ketchup, your favourite coffee or your daily newspaper. Holidaying in the UK means you can get away from it all, but still be able to have all those little things you love!

Price and convenience

There are definitely price advantages when it comes to holidaying in the UK rather than abroad. As well as the cost of the holiday there’s applying for passports, higher air fares and even the costs when you arrive. In the UK you can take your car with you, and budget effectively as you have at least a reasonable idea of your expenses.

In terms of convenience there’s no easier option. Simply load up the car with everything you need and off you go, then you’ll arrive at your holiday let totally refreshed and safe in the knowledge that you have all your home comforts right there with you.

Overall there are many advantages to travelling within the UK for your next holiday. Just choose your interest, pick a destination and off you go.

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