Here's TTGmice's weekly round-up of MICE developments outside of Asia-Pacific
Marriott debuts in Lithuania
Marriott has opened its first property in Lithuania, located in the business area of the country’s capital Vilnius.
The Courtyard Vilnius City Center offers 199 guestrooms, all furnished with the regular mod cons and complimentary Wi-Fi. During their stay, guests can also take advantage of the summer terrace, which offer views of Gediminasâ€™ Castle, the city’s landmark.
Additional features at Courtyard Vilnius City Center include four meeting rooms with a total of 220m2Â of versatile space, as well as a fitness centre.
Guayaquil to welcome WTA’s Latin America Ceremony
World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed that Guayaquil, Ecuador will host its Latin America Ceremony on September 15, 2018, at the historic Palacio de Cristal.
It will be WTAâ€™s first visit to Guayaquil, the gateway to the Galapagos Islands and the commercial heart of Ecuador.
The red-carpet ceremony will form part of the WTA Grand Tour 2018 â€“ a search for the finest travel and tourism organisations in the world. The Grand Tour 2018 also marks WTAâ€™s 25th anniversary of honouring excellence in the international hospitality industry.
Dubai wins hosting rights for World Congress of Gastroenterology 2021
Dubai has emerged as host city for the World Congress of Gastroenterology, set to take place from December 12-15, 2021, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The biennial congress will see participation of over 6,000 delegates from around the world, all gathered to share knowledge and best practice that will aid advancement of the health science of gastroenterology.