Hereâ€™s TTGmiceâ€™s weekly round up of MICE developments outside of Asia.
Hilton opens outpost in Cabo Verde
Hilton has opened a new resort on the island of Sal in Cabo Verde, a nation on a volcanic archipelago off the north-west coast of Africa.
Each of Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort’s 241 spacious guestrooms features a 50-inch LED television, Wi-Fi and a balcony or terrace. All rooms span at least 39m2, while suites offer at least 75m2 of space.
Amenities include four dining options, a 24-hour fitness centre, spa with eight treatment rooms, and a nautical centre for diving and sailing enthusiasts. For event planners, the resort offers 1,000m2 of flexible meeting and events space, including a 300m2 ballroom.
Hard Rock goes to Switzerland
Hard Rock Hotels has opened its first hotel in Continental Europe, the Hard Rock Hotel Davos in the Swiss Alps.
Located in the circa 1882 Alexander House, the hotel features 110 rooms, including 31 serviced one- to three-bedroom apartments, all of which feature Sleep Like a Rock bed linen.
Facilities onsite include two bars, the brand’s signature restaurant Sessions, spa with five treatment rooms, workout facility, and a yoga studio (opens August 2018). For meeting planners, there are three conference rooms.
World Congress for Psychotherapy returns to Vienna
The World Congress for Psychotherapy will be returning to Vienna â€“ its inaugural host â€“ for its 10th instalment. It will be held at the Sigmund Freud Private University from July 25-29, 2023.
About 4,000 scientists and researchers are expected to attend the event which will focus on the latest trends in psychotherapy at a series of 500 lectures, seminars and workshops. For the first time, the event will feature â€śFreudian walksâ€ť, during which participants will discuss the latest scientific breakthroughs.