LARGE INTEREST FOR CONFERENCE FACILITIES OF THE LEADING HOTEL GROUP IN CROATIA
Great MICE year in Croatian Valamar Hotels
Start of the spring conference season at Valamar Hotels in Croatia, from Istria to Dubrovnik, as well as announcements of many national and international conferences and business meetings for the late season promises a great conference year in the largest domestic tourist group.
Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik****, the leading conference hotel in Dubrovnik region, that hosts up to 1200 people, leads in hosting large congresses. In March, it hosted the 6th Croatian Oncological Congress, the largest Croatian oncology meeting, gathering 350 experts from all areas of this important field. Along with oncology, the spring season also commenced with a congress for the Croatian Association of Family Medicine involving as many as 200 participants.
Other special events worth pointing out include corporate events for mostly pharmaceutical companies as well as important international congresses involving 800 to 1000 participants. As such, at the end of April, Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik we will be hosting the 61st International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular and Endovascular Surgery, which represents a unique summit for numerous experts from all fields of heart and vascular diseases.
Sometime mid-September the 21st Congress of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery will be held under the sponsorship of the president of the Republic of Croatia, Mr. Ivo Josipović, as well as the 24th Congress of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow, whose science program includes nine instructional courses and two symposia. By the end of the year many important business summits and other events are expected to take place in this outstanding conference hotel.
The Valamar northern Adriatic destinations - Luna Island Hotel**** on Island of Pag, Valamar Diamant Hotel**** and Valamar Riviera Hotel**** with corresponding Villa Polesini in Porec, Istria, also show great congress notice in the segment. This is a series of meetings, mostly of a hundred people in the field of pharmacy, finance, education, insurance, veterinary, etc. The recently restored and completely renovated Villa Polesini is located at the top of the old town of Porec, near the sea, with beautiful garden in which are held gala parties for 300 guests. In less than two years work has been recognized as the most attractive venue for meetings, small conferences, weddings and other special events in Istria and beyond.
More information on Valamar's MICE offer: www.mice-croatia-valamar.com ili www.villa-polesini.com
Valamar Hotels & Resorts is the leading Croatian hospitality management company, operating 40 properties situated on the Adriatic coast, with major presence in two main tourist regions in Croatia - in Istria and Dubrovnik. It operates 23 hotels, 8 apartment villages and 9 campsites with total capacity of 39,000 guests out of which some 16,000 beds are in hotels and apartments.
Valamar's capacities represent about 10% of the categorized accommodation capacity in Croatia, making it the largest tourism portfolio managed by one company. Valamar is the first Croatian hotel brand, and represents a combination of international standard of quality service, Mediterranean gastronomic enjoyment and elements of Croatian hospitality.