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Liverpool
26-09-2016
Surprisingly compact for such a famous city, much of Liverpool can be explored on foot with some keysights easily woven around a convention stay. Its museums and galleries are world class while thereare plenty of opportunities to discover its contribution to popular culture.ArchitectureThe Three Graces is the name given to the trio of striking waterfront buildings that stand shoulder toshoulder at Pier Head - the Royal Liver Building (with the famous Liver Birds on top), the CunardBuilding (host
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Liverpool - Conferences and Events
26-09-2016
If you’re searching for a manageable city with top quality venues and restaurants, a raft of new hotelsand a UNESCO World Heritage backdrop to boot, then Liverpool should be high on your list forsomewhere to stage your next conference or exhibition.Liverpool is undergoing a renaissance with a state-of-the-art convention and meetings complex and atleast a dozen boutiques, four and five star hotel openings either completed or in the pipeline - thecity has probably not been on such an up wav
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London - Bailey's Hotel
26-09-2016
Hotels that are adjacent to conference centres are typically modern, impersonal and bland, but if youare looking for an alternative in London, The Bailey’s is a great choice.Millennium Hotels describes The Bailey’s as being set in a Victorian townhouse, which is perhapsunderselling it, as this 212-room property was actually purpose-built as a hotel and has been one sinceopening in 1876.Named after its founder, Sir James Bailey MP, whose image is depicted in some way in every room,the propert
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Meet the Team
26-09-2016
What does your job entail?I look after the bigger scale events - my colleagues and I deal with the more complex conferences with higher number of delegates.What is your background?I have been in this job for three years now. Before I was a retail manager of a large travel company where the level of responsibility was also high.What are you working on at the moment?At the moment I'm working on a 2 day overseas conference for about 300 attendees. It's everything from organising an early registrati
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Amalfi Coast
15-06-2016
Few can resist the charms of Italy’s Amalfi coastline, whose natural ruggedness conceals picturesque pastel-coloured towns that cling precipitously above numerous tiny bays. Go and you’re entranced. That’s amoré.   The Amalfi coastline is a small triangle of land just below Naples that points towards Capri, the island where frequent visitor Jackie Onassis made over-size sunglasses a must-have accessory and where, nowadays, Mariah Carey has a villa.   The mainland can be eq
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Amalfi Coast - Casa Angelina
15-06-2016
When it comes to accommodation on the Amalfi Coast, it’s fair to say that most of the upmarket properties come firmly under the Grand Dame category, with many of them former summer palaces of the moneyed and noble.   There’s no doubting the luxury they offer, but if you want something a lot cooler and way more contemporary, there is an alternative.   There’s nothing that says old money in the way Casa Angelina looks, in fact it’s positively minimalist, a cool white cube t
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Cancun
15-06-2016
Cancun has been booming in popularity for more discerning British travellers in the last six years as first BA then Virgin began direct scheduled flights.Set on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, its miles of white sand beaches face the Caribbean sea so it’s a good choice if you want to ring the changes from the likes of Antigua and Barbados - particularly if you like the sound of major family and cultural attractions. Winter and Spring are generally the best times to visit (June to November i
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Lufthansa Group - The leading Airline Group
15-06-2016
The Lufthansa Group comprises Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines. It is the airline group with the largest network in the world. We carry more than 100 million passengers a year and offer ideal connections throughout the world. Together we offer our customers the best possible combination of all travel options. By harmonizing, schedules and having joint airport facilities we create a seamless travel experience. Our fleet - big, modern and envir
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Meet the team
25-05-2016
Pamela Ronald, Conferences & Events and Executive Leisure manager at Portman. Describe Your Role I’m responsible for the Conferences and Events team, overseeing the day-to-day operation, planning and successful delivery of all events. Equally important is the development of my team ��" this can involve training on new products and suppliers to visiting new venues in the UK and overseas enabling my team to always be fully informed and knowledgeable. I also promote the department t
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Dubai - Perfect for hosting busness events
25-05-2016
Dubai hosts more than half of all business events in the Middle East and there are good reasons for its success in attracting them, so if you’re planning your next big conference or incentive package, it’s definitely somewhere to shortlist.Dubai’s status as a global conference venue is growing, underlined by an event in April, when the Royal College of Surgeons held its Cardiothoracic Surgery conference there - the first time in 26 years that the event, billed as the most important in its
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