Here's TTGmice's weekly round-up of MICE developments outside of Asia-Pacific.
Dusit Doha Hotel rolls out full suite of offerings
The 360-key Dusit Doha Hotel, the first Dusit-branded property in Qatar situated within walking distance to the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, has been progressively opening up its suite of meeting offerings since its launch in August last year.
New facilities, including the Devarana Spa, join the Pearl Ballroom, Emerald and Amber meeting rooms, as well as all-day dining restaurant Taste in making the hotel an up-and-coming location for business events.
Bathed in natural light, the 574m2 Pearl Ballroom can host 500 pax, and also has an additional 260m2 private outdoor terrace. Spanning an entire floor, the white and gold ballroom, which can be divided into two smaller venues with separate entrance.
Event organisers who wish to host even smaller groups can look to the 168m2 Emerald and Amber meeting room on the third floor, designed to hold 100 people. Both rooms also features a spacious pre-function area with a fully-equipped business centre, and breakout space.
Other facilities include Thai restaurant Benjarong, a rooftop lounge, a rooftop swimming pool with sun deck, and a gym.
Resorts World Las Vegas to feature three Hilton brands
Resorts World Las Vegas, a US$4.3 billion integrated resort set to open in mid-2021, will feature three Hilton brands â€“ Hilton Hotels and Resorts; Conrad; and the hospitality companyâ€™s newest luxury brand, LXR. The integrated resort will have a total of 3,500 rooms.
Located nearby the Las Vegas Convention Centre expansion, the resort will offer 32,516m2 of meeting and convention space, including the Lily Ballroom, which offers views of the Las Vegas strip through its floor-to-ceiling windows that open out to a balcony.
Other facilities at Resorts World Las Vegas include a theatre with a seating capacity of 5,000 pax; a pool complex; spa and fitness centre, as well as fine-dining F&B concepts.
New events manager at Barbican Business Events
Barbican Business Events, the corporate events planning team at arts venue the Barbican Centre, has appointed Emma Dickinson as a new events manager.
Dickinson joined Barbican Business Events from Twickenham Stadium, where she served as events and catering manager and delivered conferences and other large events for up to 1,500 attendees. Prior to that, she held a similar role at Leicester City Football Club.
Experienced in liaising with high profile clients as well as managing large on-site teams, Dickinson will be responsible for corporate events management and delivery at the Barbican Centre. Events she would be in charge of include AGMs for blue-chip clients, corporate presentations and seminars.