Business travel is taking on a new approach to the traditional meeting itinerary, often combining leisure experiences and creative programming for guests on the road. With a brand claim to ‘Live It Well’,Swissôtel Hotels & Resortsensures that today’s business traveller is provided with the best services to remain balanced, energized and inspired. Offering an array of stunning spaces, delicious food and beverage selections and unique programs, including its brandwide Vitality Programmeinspired by travellers’ desires to maintain their wellbeing comfortably and easily while away from home, Swissôtel provides the perfect backdrop for groups of any size to come together.
The brand’s Vitality Meetings are much more than a standard program. Vitality is a philosophy providing guests the opportunity to invigorate both body and mind with exercise, vitamin rich cuisine and energizing coffee breaks. The spirit of Vitality makes every meeting memorable and increases productivity and creativity with its intuitive and customized event planning expertise. Fantastic city centre locations, easy-to-use technology, reliable service and great cuisine create a place where meetings are synonymous with inspiration.
Swissôtel Berlin offers Cooking Studio 44, equipped with the latest kitchen gadgets and appliances; this suite is the perfect venue for team-building events, incentives or a unique end to a successful gathering of up to 12 people. Evening events promise a relaxed atmosphere, good food, excellent wines and, of course, tips and tricks shared by the hotel’s head chef. Guests will learn how to prepare the perfect dinner, from planning the shopping to preparation, all the way to the table décor.
Meeting guests at China’s Swissôtel Kunshan may indulge in educational cooking classes together with the hotel’s very own executive chef and learn how to create authentically Swiss recipes.
Swissôtel Zurich’s innovative kitchen offers guests Swiss dishes, all made using locally sourced ingredients. The Whishing Table is served as a multi-course menu in the middle of the table and offers an explosion of tastes – perfect for groups looking to recharge after a long day.
Swissôtel Chicagoboasts A Chicago Tradition meeting. Overlooking some of the most spectacular views of iconic Chicago landmarks – Lake Michigan, Navy Pier and Millennium Park – guests will enjoy a selection of the city’s finest microbrews, craft cocktails and signature blends of Garrett’s popcorn, a Chicago tradition since 1949. Bringing the city indoors, digitally-projected images immerse guests in Chicago’s landmarks and experiences.
At Swissôtel The Stamford in Singapore, guests may indulge in the finer life at Equinox Complex. Featuring four private dining rooms with a capacity of 900 guests, and standing at 226 metres tall, the space with its floor-to-ceiling windows offers awe-inspiring views of Singapore and the neighbouring islands of Malaysia and Indonesia.
A resort-like city hotel, Swissôtel Büyük Efes promises unforgettable events during the spring and summer periods in its near 12,000 square metres (130,000 square feet) of beautiful lush gardens. The stylish, contemporary property is also a mecca for art with more than 800 masterpieces exhibited throughout the hotel, with many featured in meeting rooms, inspiring creative conversation. The hotel also offers colourful meeting and event options, including special exhibitions composed of artwork by young Turkish artists, in the hotel’s Kordon Hall.
Swissôtel Beijing, Hong Kong Macau Center is ideally situated at the intersection of Beijing’s Central Business & Diplomat district. This hotel boasts 1,579 square metres (17,000 square feet) of state-of-the-art function space, including the breathtaking sunset terrace overlooking the city from the third floor and the renowned grand ballroom with a capacity of 750 guests, which has hosted many special events including the 65th anniversary of the establishment of China and Slovakia’s diplomatic relations.
Meeting and conference participants can now convene in style at the new grand ballroom of Swissôtel Le Concorde Bangkok located on Rachadapisek Road, the city’s new thriving central business and entertainment district. The grand ballroom is one of the most modern in the region and complements the hotel’s 23 multi-functional meeting rooms and two banquet halls. The contemporary meeting facility accommodates the grand ballroom with a 7.3 metres high ceiling and seats over 1000 attendees in theatre style. The over 817 square metres (8,800 square feet) of space was designed in an open concept without pillars to ensure unobstructed views and provides flexibility to the format of each event.
For more information on Swissôtel Meetings, please visit swissotelmeetings.com.