Venues & Events

A Mexican road show gains traction in the UK

On the occasion of the new direct flights from the UK, two of the most stunning destinations along Mexico’s Pacific Coast joined forces to promote the diversity of one region to the travel trade and press last week.
Representatives Rolando Miravete (Managing Director for the Puerto Vallarta CVB) and Richard Zarkin (PR Director of Riviera Nayarit CVB), embarked on a week-long road show spanning London and Manchester, the two cities which starting 1st May 2014 will offer the opportunity to fly direct to Puerto Vallarta International airport (which serves both regions). 


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ICC secures three year deal with British Orthopaedic Association

The International Convention Centre (ICC) Birmingham has signed a three year contract with the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) following a successful bid from the ICC and Marketing Birmingham against three other UK venues. The bid showcased the ICC venue and city improvements, including the new Library of Birmingham, Birmingham Airport runway extension, and the redevelopment of New Street station and the Pallasades shopping centre opening in 2015.

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Historic Penshurst Place to host its first Corporate Open Day for Event Organisers and Businesses

Penshurst Place is offering corporate event and meeting organisers, as well as businesses the chance to sample the benefits on offer at the 673 year old venue by holding a special Corporate Open Day for the first time on 20th May.  Designed to demonstrate why the historic house and gardens is the perfect choice of location for a corporate day of events to remember, organisers will have the option to visit for a short recce or to spend the entire morning at the venue for a full sampling experience.

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Smooth sailing ahead for yachting fans at La Manga Club

La Manga Club is renowned for its wide and diverse range of sports and is offering visitors the exclusive chance to enjoy some of the finest cruiser sailing in the Mediterranean by competing in one of Spain’s biggest regattas.
As part of its sponsorship of the Cartegena-Portmán regatta – the second largest in Spain – the luxury resort is inviting both experienced and novice sailors to compete in the prestigious Silver Carbide Trophy – with three-night crew member packages available from €270 per person (approx £223).


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Arundel Castle chosen to host  ‘Search for England’s Treasure’ finale

Arundel Castle aerial shot
Arundel Castle in West Sussex has been selected to host the final night dinner of a nationwide treasure hunt rally sponsored by VisitEngland, Avis and the Motorhome Rental Group. 
The ‘Search for England’s Treasure’ invites participants to discover England’s most exquisite cultural, historical and heritage sights. The five day escapade involves clue solving and challenges for participants to compete in to win the grand prize of a £500 donation to their favourite charity.


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