Rises From 20% to 26% in Just Four Months
The Regnum –one million square metres on the Mediterranean coast of Antalya, Turkey– is renowned for hosting the G20 summit in November 2015 As it has a Convention centre of 7500 square metres. In addition, it hosted the Turkish Airlines Open Golf tournament in 2016 and will do so again this year.
Belek, Antalya.– The Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort, a unique top event and holiday location situated on one million square metres surrounded by the pine tres of the Carya Golf Club on the Mediterranean coast, hosted two weekends ago a site inspectionof a group of buyers organized by MICE in the Bag (the LondonAbased company bringing in contact buyers and suppliers of the European event industry suppliers).
During the weekend, Deniz Üstertuna, Board Member of the Regnum, revealed the significant increase in numbers on the MICE incoming to the resort, worldwide known for hosting the G20 Summit in2015 and the Turkish Airlines European Golf tournament for the next two years with the participation of world’s most famous golfers.
The figures In the first four months of 2017, the MICE incoming rose to 26% (the consolidated percentage for 2016 was 20%), a huge boost for such a young facility founded in 2014 and mainly devoted to leisure, which represents 56% of its turnover. The other two segments are golf (15%) and football (3%, thanks to an important agreement with Real Madrid for one Aweek summer camps for Young people, scheduled from June to August).
«Our resort is trendy», says Üstertuna, «It has a high reputation in terms of service and safety. Not for nothing was it chosen for the G20 Summit. All it’s conference and meeting rooms have natural light. In-house technology is state-of-the-art. Coffee breaks are excellent and at top level. Furthermore, it follows rigid green policies, all certified –which means something for the current MICE demand».
The Regnum draws its MICE clientele mainly from pharmaceutical, automotive and oil companies.
Countries with the highest incoming business from January to April are Turkey, United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, Romania, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.
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