Kingdom of Excellence

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According to research from the Tourism Competitive Intelligence, 45 million global travellers choose a location solely because they have seen a movie or a TV show recorded in that country. However, there is a lot more than just the ‘Game of Thrones’ film set to offer those landing in Croatia – the exquisite and unique ‘national park of Europe’.

Just a few hours from London, Paris or Frankfurt, Croatia is quickly becoming a business travel hotspot. The crystal clear Adriatic Sea, stunning islands, mountainous coastline and the huge variety of incentive tours available are prompting this huge boom in business tourism.

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A Good Reputation – Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule, Jena

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The range and exceptional quality of higher education establishments in Germany means that those looking to study there are often spoilt for choice.

Germany has private as well as state-run universities, and this is also the case with the universities of applied sciences as well as the specialist art and music schools. Some 95 per cent of the country’s higher education institutions are government funded and owned, while just five per cent are in the private sector. Most students opt for state universities as these charge low or no tuition fees (source: DAAD).

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Green is Go in Gozo

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The island of Gozo, part of the Maltese archipelago, stands for culture, history, identity, tranquility and beauty. This is a 67-square kilometre island in the Mediterranean with 7000 years of history, boasting the oldest free-standing megalithic temples, that are a UNESCO World Heritage site – the Ggantija Temples in Xaghra. Anyone who sets foot here, is captured by the raw beauty and the authenticity that places elsewhere have lost. The island is connected to mainland Malta by a scenic 25-minute ferry ride that runs every hour. The Malta International Airport is itself connected to 96 European ariports.

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An Interview with the Moscow Convention Bureau

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The meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) business in Moscow is expanding rapidly. It is becoming highly professional, with a number of companies specialising only in the sector. A vibrant metropolis with centuries of history, Moscow is a magnet for resources and talent. Host city for thousands of events, the former epicentre of Communism is the now a place for effective meetings of all kinds. Here, Maria Dobroserdova of the Moscow Convention Bureau describes what the city has to offer and how the Bureau can act as a one-stop-shop for meeting organisers.

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Inspirational Iceland

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Meet in Reykjavík, the city’s official convention bureau, Iceland’s capital Reykjavík is boosting its image as a leading conference city and incentive destination; and the city certainly has plenty to show off with, from its newly built concert hall and conference centre Harpa to its unremitting “can do attitude”.What sets Iceland apart and what is familiar to many is its beautiful and rugged landscape and natural wonders, which can be easily reached from its capital.

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Central Dalmatia

 

Thousands of years of living history come to life before your eyes in Central Dalmatia, the heart of the Croatia’s Adriatic coast. This history can be found inscribed on every street and in every stone façade. It is in the beauty of nature and the harmonious little towns with buildings made of stone. It is in the strings of islands and the green oasis of the hinterland embraced by rivers. It is in the creative gastronomy and the high-quality wines.

 

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Hotel Berlin, Berlin – A unique business and conference Hotel in Berlin

With approximately 116,000 events a year, and an attendance of 9.7 million per year, Berlin is one of the top meeting and event cities in Europe. The Hotel Berlin, Berlin, is one of the largest hotels not only in the city but in all Germany. Today it boasts 701 rooms and suites; a variety of different restaurants and bars; a flexible, superbly equipped and efficient conference and events centre; and one of the few garden restaurants in the city. Its central location in City West, nearby Kurfuerstendamm, Berlin Zoo and Potsdamer Platz is ideal for every kind of business and travel.

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Berlin’s Best

Experience Berlin’s most unique event venue in the heart of Europe´s most vibrant city. The owner-managed event location Wasserwerk realizes all your individual desires. The stunning industrial building, with its over 100-years tradition, was completely restructured a few years ago and transformed into a very special location with a contemporary design. Experience an unique event in between historical machines whose charm surrounds your individualism. The heritage protection original Berlin building gives your event an exceptional framework and emphasizes the exclusive ambience.

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