At Air Partner, we have noticed more and more corporate clients flying employees across the globe for various work related activities. There has been significant popularity in businesses flying employees to industry events and conferences, choosing to have product launches abroad and even sending guests on luxury incentives.
Booking a Group Charter can majorly improve the efficiencies of flying employees globally, it can cut down journey times and allows our business clients to control where, when and how they would like to travel. By chartering an aircraft, businesses can send from 4 to 200+ staff on personalised branded aircrafts, enhancing the travel experience from start to finish.
Paris, the “City of Light,” is one of the international MICE capitals, drawing thousands of corporates from around the world every year. It is a glorious city renowned for its café culture, fine dining, and high fashion, among many other attractions. Paris also has one of the most comprehensive transportation networks in the world.
One of the two main venues in Paris for conventions, congresses, and exhibitions is Le Palais des Congrés de Paris that is attached to the Hyatt Regency. It is a large venue with a number of flexible spaces to encompass any type of event.
Set in the heart of the city of light, the Palais des Congrès de Paris shows an immense popularity in MICE tourism thanks to the vast meeting space it offers through auditoriums and its other amenities. Other than that, Paris doesn’t need to be advertised in terms of sightseeing and the overall cultural experience which can be well combined with business.
Airports: Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris Orly, Beauvais-Tillé and Le Bourget.
Flight time from London: 1 Hour
Recommended Aircraft for 100 Pax: Embraer 195
A stone’s throw from Central Europe, Dubrovnik boasts the perfect mix of vibrant energy you would expect from a young country with the friendly, relaxed and welcoming ways of traditional Mediterranean hospitality. For years, Dubrovnik has proven irresistible to those seeking diversity, vacation time and business opportunities, and can be enjoyed all year round.
It is not difficult to combine business with pleasure and achieve successful business cooperation. Surrounded by breath taking natural beauty, endless coastlines, diverse gastronomy and adventure, sports and wellness, Dubrovnik offers ideal conditions for MICE tourism. Year after year, Croatia has become an increasingly well-known European meetings destination on a global scale. The country is becoming especially attractive for meeting organisers, whether they are focused on conferences and congresses or after-work incentives.
The capital city, Zagreb, is also becoming increasingly popular with MICE tourists and accessible throughout the year. This growth comes at the same time as the opening of a new 65,000sq m, multi-floor terminal at Zagreb Airport, which opened its doors in March 2017.
Flight time from London: 2 hour 45 minutes
Recommended Aircraft for 100 Pax: Airbus A319
Popular to the financial world, typified by Wall Street, New York is a top destination for business travel. Manhattan is the world’s largest central business districts, encompassing many industries, specifically Tech, Media and financial sectors. Not to mention its ever-growing skyscraper skyline, New York is home to some of the world’s most iconic buildings, Taking in the magnificent views over the city from The Top of the Rock (Rockefeller building) or the Empire State Building.
This cultural city has much to offer for corporate travel, taking advantage of the diverse hospitality, cuisines, attractions and meeting spaces. It is a perfect location for incentive travel or conferences.
Airports: Newark Airport is the closest airport to Wall Street and the financial district. Teterboro and White Plains.
Flight time from London: 8 hours
Recommended Aircraft for 100 Pax:
Boeing 767-300 VIP
Spain is already a top MICE industry favourite, voted number three in the world by the International Congress and Convention Association. Barcelona, offers a mix of old-world charm and the fast pace of a big city. It has something to offer for all types of industry events from small group meetings to large product launches. This is due to the great array of outstanding venues (city and beach), hotel accommodation and easy transportation around the city.
Airports: El Prat Airport
Flight time from London: 2 Hours 15 Minutes
Recommended Aircraft for 100 Pax: Boeing 737-700