The world of MICE travel is increasing in popularity every day. People who are traveling for meetings, incentives, conferences and events want to be more informed in their area of business, expertise or even just interests.
In the past, MICE travel has involved stale conference venues, unwelcoming hotels and poorly organized events. But that is a thing of the past.
Some of Asia’s most luxurious hotels are setting the needs of MICE travelers as their highest priority. These hotels predict the needs of MICE travelers and not only match these but also exceed their expectations.
As the MICE industry plays one of the main roles in the tourism sector, hotel groups are ensuring their staff are equipped with all the necessary skills to ensure travelers have a positive experience. They are also constantly improving facilities and infrastructure to guarantee the best possible venue for important conclaves.
Take a look at the best spots for MICE in Asia and discover how these hotels make the whole experience from booking, arriving, attending, learning and relaxing a welcoming treat. Whether you’re meeting potential investors, attending a conference about cures for cancer, heading to an event on sustainability or looking to explore new angles to make your business thrive, for example, these are the hotels that can offer you an unforgettable experience.
Located in the heart of South Jakarta and near to the Sudirman commercial and business district, Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel is just 35 minutes from Indonesia Convention Exhibition Center and 20 minutes from the Jakarta Convention Center.
The luxury 293 room hotel is one of the most renowned for comfort and facilities in Jakarta and wider Indonesia.
No matter the weather, the outstanding associates at Sheraton Grand Jakarta are there to provide brilliant service, every day. This is shown from the moment you check in to the time you bid them farewell, magnificently displayed through the hotel’s MICE facilities.
Whether you’re planning an extravagant six-course banquet for 1,000 wedding guests, an exciting trade show, an important meeting or intimate event among close family and friends, Sheraton Grand Jakarta is the place to be.
The hotel has nine meeting spaces with capacities from 20 to 1000 people. Let the expertly trained event services team take care of every detail. From a bespoke menu to personally curated wedding aisle designs and stunning audio-visual display technology to grand speaker podiums, Sheraton Grand Jakarta provides a seamless experience.
They go beyond so you can get the most out of every stay. To find out more about the Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel, read the full profile here.
Bangkok is often associated with internationally renowned parties, but many also know it as a vibrant hub for business events. For this reason, the venues for meetings, conferences and exhibitions is relatively extensive. But one property stands out in the reels of brilliant spaces around Bangkok – Swissotel Le Concorde.
Swissotel Le Concorde is a five-star hotel in Bangkok’s new thriving central business and entertainment district, just 40 minutes from Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
The property boasts 22 storeys of affordable luxury across 407 elegantly spacious rooms.
Besides the executive Club rooms, executive fitness center, and serene spa facilities, Swissotel Le Concorde features truly amazing meeting and convention facilities.
The 4,006 square meter meeting space is ideal for exhibitions and conferences that desire the wow factor. Take advantage of the 23 state-of-the-art meeting rooms, Skype in those unable to be present via the latest technology and enjoy carefully created menus for an authentic taste of Thailand.
Whether you choose to organize a cocktail reception after the event or have attentive staff at Swissotel Le Concorde serve drinks and snacks throughout the conference, the hotel will create the perfect package for you.
You don’t have to be a seasoned traveler to know the Four Seasons name. The Four Seasons Hotel Seoul is a stylish new five-star hotel destination in Gwanghwamun, in the very heart of Seoul.
The hotel dances to the constant rhythm which envelopes Seoul. It offers an elegant Grand Ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows for stunning views across the city. There are also seven additional functions rooms, perfect for intimate meetings and securing that business-enabling deal.
However, it’s the other MICE facilities at Four Seasons Hotel Seoul that set this property above others in the city. Four Seasons Hotel Seoul boasts a beautiful Garden Terrace event space. This provides guests and exhibitors space to replenish their energy and enjoy a little bit of serenity in a beating city.
The towers which home Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel are arguably the second most recognizable in Kuala Lumpur, after the Petronas Towers, of course.
Located in Kuala Lumpur’s vibrant shopping, entertainment and central business district, there won’t be a moment to be bored. The 450 rooms and suites look out over glistening city skyline and the shimmering Petronas Towers.
Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Center Hotel is in convenient walking distance from public transportation and just a short walk from luxury mall Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. All the perfect ingredients for wonderful stay in between conferences, meetings and exhibitions.
But you won’t need to go far for these as Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel boasts 13 excellently fitted meeting rooms. No matter the event space you choose, from the Pullman Grand Ballroom, which can hold up to 800 people, to the more intimate Pullman Nine, the brilliant staff will make sure your occasion goes off without a hitch.
*Some of the properties featured in this article are commercial partners of Travel Wire Asia