Bermuda is an ideal location to hold meetings, events, and business functions. Nestled in the mid-Atlantic, the island carries an array of award-winning accommodations for any size group or budget. In fact, Bermuda received the 2011 Pinnacle award as one of the best places to hold destination meetings. From the East Coast, Bermuda is only two hours away by air, which makes travel convenient. Business trips to Bermuda are not just easy to get to, they are also tax deductible.
Accommodations and Venues
Bermuda boasts business-class hotels and elegant cottage colonies. The island was voted “Best Island in the Caribbean/Atlantic” by Conde Nast Traveler 18 times since 1994. Venues offer a broad range of fully equipped meeting and conferencing facilities. Accommodations feature tranquil surroundings, service, amenities, and ambience that can only inspire creativity and reward effort.
When planning catered events, there are variety of on, or off-site venues. Some distinctive attractions include the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo (BAMZ), as well as the Bermuda National Gallery.
BAMZ can accommodate 80 guests for dinner and 150 guests for cocktails. Additionally, lecture rooms are available for 30 to 100 guests. At the National Gallery, groups of 10 to 300 guests can enjoy 20th century art as well as inspiring works by Bermudian artists.
Island Attractions and Activities
There are a variety of things to see and do while staying on-island. Groups can participate in walking tours through the town of Hamilton, or head to the western tip of the island and explore The Royal Naval Dockyard in St. George. The dockyard includes an abundance of history with the recently refurbished Commissioner’s House. Groups can also purchase unique souvenirs at Dockyard Glassworks or relax at Snorkel Park Beach after a long day of touring.
For any groups or group members interested in ”the green”, the island is a golf-lovers dream. Bermuda has more golf courses than any other island in the world and is home to more than seven championship courses. With scenic fairways and ocean views, there’s more to see than just the 18 holes.
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