Choosing a venue for your next high-profile event can be a difficult process. Business Destinations lends a helping hand by exploring some of the world’s most exciting destinations for meetings and conferences.

10 Top Conference Destinations

Choosing a venue for your next high-profile event can be a difficult process. Business Destinations lends a helping hand by exploring some of the world’s most exciting destinations for meetings and conferences.

The Business Destinations Travel Awards 2016, identifying the best in the business travel industry have been announced. You can view all the winners on the site here or view the special awards supplement in your browser or iPad or Android device.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The Business Destinations Travel Awards 2016, identifying the best in the business travel industry have been announced. You can view all the winners on the site here or view the special awards supplement in your browser or iPad or Android device.

Business Destinations travels to St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, in the heart of London's King's Cross, to witness the architecture and decadent displays that have made it a world-class facility

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel: continental convenience and London luxury | Video

Business Destinations travels to St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, in the heart of London’s King’s Cross, to witness the architecture and decadent displays that have made it a world-class facility

While some countries and cities are unlikely to ever fall off of the travel industry’s radar, other lesser-known locations are gradually beginning to take centre stage. Business Destinations takes a look at the 10 top destinations that we think travellers should consider visiting on their next business trip.

10 Top Destinations

While some countries and cities are unlikely to ever fall off of the travel industry’s radar, other lesser-known locations are gradually beginning to take centre stage. Business Destinations takes a look at the 10 top destinations that we think travellers should consider visiting on their next business trip.

Tokyo is often misrepresented in popular culture, when in reality it offers a rare combination of culture, history and tradition that modern society

The Tokyo the world needs

Tokyo is often misrepresented in popular culture, when in reality it offers a rare combination of culture, history and tradition that modern society

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Hunting tourism may be a deeply controversial topic, but for conservationists in Namibia, the lucrative industry is vital for the development of local communities

Hunting tourism is making a killing

Hunting tourism may be a deeply controversial topic, but for conservationists in Namibia, the lucrative industry is vital for the development of local communities

While California is renowned for its pristine beaches, the state is also home to a flourishing ski scene. Under the direction of Andrew Wirth, Squaw Valley Ski Resort has turned Lake Tahoe’s slopes into a winter playground

Andrew Wirth: man of the mountain

While California is renowned for its pristine beaches, the state is also home to a flourishing ski scene. Under the direction of Andrew Wirth, Squaw Valley Ski Resort has turned Lake Tahoe’s slopes into a winter playground

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Supersonic flight is fast approaching a comeback, but restrictive noise regulations are standing in the way of a truly global service

The return of supersonic travel

Supersonic flight is fast approaching a comeback, but restrictive noise regulations are standing in the way of a truly global service

Venice has a history of glassmaking that dates back to the 13th century, but its future now looks shaky. However, efforts are being made to preserve the tradition

Murano’s merchants of Venice

Venice has a history of glassmaking that dates back to the 13th century, but its future now looks shaky. However, efforts are being made to preserve the tradition

While stranded in Switzerland with a dislocated shoulder, all Callum Glennen wanted was for someone to be upfront with him

Airlines, I can handle the truth

While stranded in Switzerland with a dislocated shoulder, all Callum Glennen wanted was for someone to be upfront with him

Thousands of Millennials take a backpacking pilgrimage to Australia every year, a trend that is greatly benefiting the country’s agricultural industry

Backpacker tourism: Australia’s wandering workforce

Thousands of Millennials take a backpacking pilgrimage to Australia every year, a trend that is greatly benefiting the country’s agricultural industry

While often underestimated, the power that public art holds to transform our connection to a space makes it uniquely valuable

The art effect

While often underestimated, the power that public art holds to transform our connection to a space makes it uniquely valuable

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Travel continues to be one of the fastest developing sectors in the world. Laura French takes a look at what trends we could witness in the coming year

What 2017 holds for travel

Travel continues to be one of the fastest developing sectors in the world. Laura French takes a look at what trends we could witness in the coming year

Lloyd Figgins is a leading international risk expert who has survived some of the most dangerous situations the world has to offer. With a wealth of real-life experience, Figgins has now dedicated himself to making travel safer for all

Taking the risk out of travel

Lloyd Figgins is a leading international risk expert who has survived some of the most dangerous situations the world has to offer. With a wealth of real-life experience, Figgins has now dedicated himself to making travel safer for all

The internet has resulted in increased demand for travel services, but desired luxury and sophistication cannot simply be booked online

Luxuria: the importance of providing bespoke luxury travel services

The internet has resulted in increased demand for travel services, but desired luxury and sophistication cannot simply be booked online

Avios has partnered with leading accommodation site Agoda to allow customers to earn air miles through Agoda's PointsMAX programmes

Avios takes Agoda under its wing

Avios has partnered with leading accommodation site Agoda to allow customers to earn air miles through Agoda’s PointsMAX programmes

Now celebrating its fifth year of operation, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers is continuing to set a high standard for hospitality in Abu Dhabi

Five years of excellence from Jumeirah at Etihad Towers

Now celebrating its fifth year of operation, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers is continuing to set a high standard for hospitality in Abu Dhabi

The landlocked state of Kosovo may be small, but it offers innumerable attractions and sights that make it an ideal destination for any business traveller

The jewel of Kosovo

The landlocked state of Kosovo may be small, but it offers innumerable attractions and sights that make it an ideal destination for any business traveller

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Meliá Hotels International’s recent expansion in Latin America is the first step on a road to phenomenal future growth, writes María Umbert

Meliá Hotels International provides luxury and flair in the Americas

Meliá Hotels International’s recent expansion in Latin America is the first step on a road to phenomenal future growth, writes María Umbert

Mongolia is slowly going online, yet tourists are still choosing to unplug in the world’s most sparsely populated country

Mongolia’s digital detox

Mongolia is slowly going online, yet tourists are still choosing to unplug in the world’s most sparsely populated country

Located amid Iceland’s stunning natural attractions, Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre has transformed the international conference experience

Harpa Concert Hall lights up conference scene

Located amid Iceland’s stunning natural attractions, Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre has transformed the international conference experience

It can be a thorny issue for some governments, but dual citizenship remains the best way for modern humans to embrace being citizens of the world

Dual citizenship is a matter of global openness, not divided loyalty

It can be a thorny issue for some governments, but dual citizenship remains the best way for modern humans to embrace being citizens of the world

The Austria Centre Vienna opens up unique formats for conferences and creates ideal spaces for exchanging ideas, writes Nicole Krebs

Austria Centre Vienna: providing space for big ideas

The Austria Centre Vienna opens up unique formats for conferences and creates ideal spaces for exchanging ideas, writes Nicole Krebs

Offering a seamless combination of modernity and heritage, the Swiss Zermatt provides the perfect setting for travellers to truly relax

Park Beau Site reaches the summit as mountain metropolis

Offering a seamless combination of modernity and heritage, the Swiss Zermatt provides the perfect setting for travellers to truly relax

Event organisers are just now opening their eyes to the benefits conferences and incentives at sea can bring to their businesses

Meeting on the high seas

Event organisers are just now opening their eyes to the benefits conferences and incentives at sea can bring to their businesses

An all-electric motorsport series has done what Formula 1 couldn't and brought open-wheel racing to the heart of the world’s major cities

Formula E’s power play

An all-electric motorsport series has done what Formula 1 couldn’t and brought open-wheel racing to the heart of the world’s major cities

In the midst of urbanisation and rapid population growth, Singapore has made sustainable development a priority. Thanks to the nation’s commitment to green initiatives, nature now thrives among its skyscrapers

Singapore: the living city

In the midst of urbanisation and rapid population growth, Singapore has made sustainable development a priority. Thanks to the nation’s commitment to green initiatives, nature now thrives among its skyscrapers

Offering a spectacular programme of outdoor activities amid stunning natural sites, the Icelandic capital is ideally suited for corporate events – and with a location between Europe and North America, it’s closer than many people think

Why Iceland’s natural energy makes it an ideal conference location

Offering a spectacular programme of outdoor activities amid stunning natural sites, the Icelandic capital is ideally suited for corporate events – and with a location between Europe and North America, it’s closer than many people think

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Following the shock Brexit result, PropertyGuides.com compares the cost of living in the UK with that of a number of popular European destinations

The results of PropertyGuides.com’s Cost of Living Index 2016

Following the shock Brexit result, PropertyGuides.com compares the cost of living in the UK with that of a number of popular European destinations

Travelling would be a far more pleasant experience if we all stopped being so selfish

When did travellers become so inconsiderate?

Travelling would be a far more pleasant experience if we all stopped being so selfish

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Issues of fair trade continue to plague global relations, with many key players now applying antidumping duties on foreign imports in order to level the playing field

Global free trade still has many hurdles left to overcome

Issues of fair trade continue to plague global relations, with many key players now applying antidumping duties on foreign imports in order to level the playing field

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By rejecting key financial fundamentals, Venezuela’s economy has descended into chaos. The country is now struggling with the highest rate of inflation in the world

Venezuela crumbles under record levels of inflation

By rejecting key financial fundamentals, Venezuela’s economy has descended into chaos. The country is now struggling with the highest rate of inflation in the world

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Online reviews have the power to make or break a business, with customers now trusting the word of their peers above all else when making purchases

Online reviews are changing the nature of travel

Online reviews have the power to make or break a business, with customers now trusting the word of their peers above all else when making purchases

Nader A Shukralla, CEO of Information Systems Associates, explains how ISA's latest technology improves efficiency, customer care, and profitability, for travel businesses

How ISA plug and play software makes business travel possible

Nader A Shukralla, CEO of Information Systems Associates, explains how ISA’s latest technology improves efficiency, customer care, and profitability, for travel businesses

In Hong Kong lies the world’s only fully integrated hotel and university, which provides a unique space for learning, innovation and luxury accommodation

Inside the world’s first integrated hotel and university

In Hong Kong lies the world’s only fully integrated hotel and university, which provides a unique space for learning, innovation and luxury accommodation

World champion skydiver Cheryl Stearns has travelled across the globe to complete more jumps than any other woman in history. Her adventures have allowed her to experience the world from an entirely different perspective

A word with US skydiving champion Cheryl Stearns

World champion skydiver Cheryl Stearns has travelled across the globe to complete more jumps than any other woman in history. Her adventures have allowed her to experience the world from an entirely different perspective

Zaha Hadid, arguably the world’s foremost female architect, died this year. Her legacy in the world of architecture will live on far into the future

The life and work of Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid, arguably the world’s foremost female architect, died this year. Her legacy in the world of architecture will live on far into the future

Record visitation numbers are not enough to save the US National Park Service from a multibillion-dollar funding crisis

Solving the US National Park Service’s funding crisis

Record visitation numbers are not enough to save the US National Park Service from a multibillion-dollar funding crisis

Can a rollercoaster ride close a deal or ignite a spark of creativity among colleagues? A new trend for hosting business events at theme parks seems to suggest so

Why theme parks are the new venue of choice for event planners

Can a rollercoaster ride close a deal or ignite a spark of creativity among colleagues? A new trend for hosting business events at theme parks seems to suggest so

In the face of the global oil price collapse, Saudi Arabia is finally beginning to explore opportunities in its neglected tourism industry

Saudi Arabia embraces a life beyond oil

In the face of the global oil price collapse, Saudi Arabia is finally beginning to explore opportunities in its neglected tourism industry

As one of the few states in the US to have legalised recreational marijuana, Colorado has an opportunity to place itself at the forefront of the legal cannabis tourism industry

Colorado is yet to fully embrace its cannabis tourism industry

As one of the few states in the US to have legalised recreational marijuana, Colorado has an opportunity to place itself at the forefront of the legal cannabis tourism industry

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As travel becomes cheaper and more accessible, the world’s tourist sites are becoming increasingly overcrowded. An innovative technological solution could be set to change the face of tourism

Drone tourism could be the solution to overcrowding at key tourist spots

As travel becomes cheaper and more accessible, the world’s tourist sites are becoming increasingly overcrowded. An innovative technological solution could be set to change the face of tourism