South Korea’s largest port city, Busan has been one of the nation’s largest trade hubs for centuries, exporting Korean industry and culture far and wide while bringing the influence of the world to its shores. Visitors to Busan therefore can expect to encounter a dynamic city, forever changing with the times, a fun-loving people always looking for excuses to hold vibrant festivals, a rich culture of seafood, a modern metropolis flanked by colourful mountain villages, and sandy beaches galore.
Cartagena de Indias is a magical city located on the Caribbean coast. It is best known internationally for its historic Old City, which is enclosed by 11 kilometres of colonial walls and has been declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations. The Spanish colonial architecture, its streets, buildings and monuments are the best preserved in South America. With a strategic location ashore the Caribbean Sea and a privileged climate free of hurricanes, the city magically combines history and modernity. City of sea breeze, colorful sunsets and host to great meetings and legendary encounters of the Americas and the world. The City offers non-traditional venues such as bulwarks, squares and forts. Its unique events, exquisite gastronomy and invaluable historical and cultural allure, combine for a magical experience. Named one of the Condé Nast Traveller’s 50 most beautiful cities.
Mexico City is a fascinating capital that seduces its visitors with countless options to know and enjoy. A colourful city rich in history and traditions, with many splendid innovations, vast in art, culture and culinary offerings, as well as modernity and conveniences, architecture and visual beauty. Plus, of course, the human warmth that’s characteristic of a cosmopolitan, friendly, open and diverse metropolis ideal for meetings, congresses, conventions, exhibitions and incentive trips, ensuring all visitors will enjoy a city that has it all.
Dubai’s strategic location between East and West makes it the perfect place for a meeting of global delegates. With a strong history and culture forged by its roots as an age-old trading entrepôt, Dubai today is a global knowledge and business hub from where one-third of the world’s population is within a four-hour flight and two-thirds are within an eight-hour flight. Where tradition meets ambition and renowned for its futuristic architecture, this visionary city has made it its mission to become ‘the world’s most visited city’.
The European Metropolis of Lille (MEL), your next destination!The French touch at the crossroads of three major European capital cities: Brussels, Paris and London. Lille, capital of the Nord-Pas de Calais region, is proud of its festive traditions and its gastronomy. Flemish, Burgundian and then Spanish before finally becoming French, Lille has an outstanding architectural wealth. A trading city since medieval times, a citadel under Louis XIV, a hive of industry during the 19th century and a city of ambition during the 20th century, Lille offers a blend of faces of the past and of the future.
Macao is made for meetings of all sizes offering fully integrated convention precincts, over 190,000 sqm of meeting space and 37,000 hotel rooms all conveniently within 30 square kilometres. Ease of access via Hong Kong International Airport and Macao International Airport and a land gateway to mainland China for over 400 years. Asia's entertainment centre and a UNESCO heritage destination.
Called the city of eternal spring with its very pleasant 24C° (75.2°F) average climate, Medellín is renowned for its social projects such as the escalators in the 13th Commune, the Library Parks and the integrated public transport system; all contributing to the city’s transformation process and one of the reasons why more visitors come each year to enjoy culture, nature, shopping and gastronomy, worthy of international standards. 8% of the domestic GDP is generated in Medellín and its geographically strategic location and public service infrastructure, hotels and scenarios for holding academic and social events have made this city an ideal destination for convention tourism. It is the second most important and third most visited city in Colombia, covering an area of 382 sqkm and standing 1,475 metres above sea level.
Nantes, an amazingly creative destination! Gateway to Brittany, Nantes stands out as a destination that is both creative and sustainable. The marvellous Voyage à Nantes with its fantastic machines and urban itinerary showcases Nantes as a thriving, amazing city. With activities ranging from a ride on a Giant Elephant to meetings or gatherings, the convention bureau’s team creates weird and wonderful experiences that participants will remember for years to come. Green Capital of Europe 2013, Nantes makes sustainable development a key aspect of its business tourism offering. We are the first French destination to be in the Global Destination Sustainability - http://gds-index.com/index/?city=Nantes
Nice’s history was built on sharing, welcoming and inspiration and the city is nowadays one of the major destinations for the international tourist industry. Nice is also becoming an innovative, relevant, contemporary, avant-garde city with its eyes on the future. More open to the world through its airport - the second largest in France - it bubbles with energy and creativity. It is also home to cutting-edge medical research with the University Hospital of Nice (CHU) and Pasteur 2, bringing together a hospital, a research centre and a university campus – with a huge auditorium to round off the meeting facilities. Finally, Nice is a city dedicated to sustainability – through the ISO 14001 certification obtained by Acropolis Congress and Exhibition Center, and ongoing projects like the Eco-Valley with a future 75,000 sqm exhibition and congress centre.
The thrilling and dynamic city of Seoul is the heart of South Korea and has continued to beat day and night as its capital for over 600 years. It is home to ancient royal palaces and temples but also to some of the world’s biggest companies while its many industries such as electronics, IT, healthcare, and automobiles are recognized as among the best in the world. Shoppers, outdoor enthusiasts, gourmands, solo, and group travelers will find Seoul offers something for everyone and a range of exciting festivals and events throughout the year - from fireworks festivals to lantern festivals - makes one’s stay extra memorable. Seoul also has state-of-the art infrastructure including world-class accommodation, modern transportation systems and citywide broadband internet access with the fastest internet speeds in the world.
Home to the Dutch Royal Family and The Netherlands’ government, The Hague is a vibrant city with a rich history. The beautiful architecture reflects its stature and influence, harmoniously blending with a dynamic and modern vibe - together conferring a unique identity to The Hague. The city enjoys plenty of international appeal and takes pride in its status as the International City of Peace and Justice. What’s more, the cityscape features numerous museums, theatres, parks, gardens, as well as a beach - a perfect environment where The Hague’s rich cultural scene can be enjoyed.
• 4th Best City in the World to Experience Culture by Foreign Policy’s Global Cities Index • 2nd Largest Financial Centre in North America and 7th in the World by The Banker Magazine • University of Toronto Ranked 1st in Canada in Clinical and Pre-Clinical Medicine & 4th in the World for Medical Research according to Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2015-2016.