GLOBAL Travel agents and corporates in Greater China are the target of 20 members of The Leading Hotels of the World (LHW). They are offering not only comprehensive meeting facilities and unique onsite experiences, but discounts and extra perks to sweeten the deal. Participating properties are located across Asia, Europe and Africa.
But to qualify, events have to be organised between now and June 30, 2012. There is a 3 per cent commission for travel agents and a 3 per cent concession for companies which book direct. One of the benefits includes complimentary welcome cocktails with canapés for up to 50 guests.
In addition, corporates, who inform LHW of their requirements between May 14 and 25, are eligible for a free stay at any of the 20 promoting hotels.
Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa, Australia Grand Hotel Stockholm
Established in 1928 by several influential and forward-thinking European hoteliers, the group has grown from the 38 initial members to 430 hotels, resorts and spas in over 80 countries, all linked by the aim to curate and champion exclusive and unforgettable stays.
This include participants in the new LHW campaign such as Wolgan Valley Resort in Australia's Blue Mountains, which hosts meetings in the midst of a 1,618- hectare wildlife and conservation reserve, while staging dinners under the stars; Capella Singapore, set in a building dating back to the British colonial rule, that boasts state-of-the-art technology; The Palace of the Lost City in Sun City, South Africa, which can arrange safaris to view the "Big Five"; and the Grand Hotel Stockholm where the first Nobel Prize banquet took place in 1901 as well as a party of legendary artist Charlie Chaplin in 1964 among others.
For more details, visit www.lhw.com
Margie T Logarta