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.

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

Macau has grown to become one of the leading gambling destinations in the world. However, China’s anti-corruption drive has led to a steep revenue decline

Macau’s corruption battle

Macau has grown to become one of the leading gambling destinations in the world. However, China’s anti-corruption drive has led to a steep revenue decline

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Haiti’s history is one of both greatness and tragedy. Now known as the poorest country in the western hemisphere, the state is looking to tourism for a second chance

Haiti experiences a tourism revival

Haiti’s history is one of both greatness and tragedy. Now known as the poorest country in the western hemisphere, the state is looking to tourism for a second chance

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‘What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas’ may be the world-famous tagline for Sin City, but Nevada’s most popular destination is now evolving into something more than a mere gambling hub

The rebranding of Las Vegas

‘What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas’ may be the world-famous tagline for Sin City, but Nevada’s most popular destination is now evolving into something more than a mere gambling hub

The Sheraton Ankara Hotel & Convention Centre provides an authentic Turkish experience with its local cuisines, top-notch service and stunning views. Business Destinations spoke to Joerg U Limper about the hotel’s successes

Why the world’s elite flock to the Sheraton Ankara Hotel

The Sheraton Ankara Hotel & Convention Centre provides an authentic Turkish experience with its local cuisines, top-notch service and stunning views. Business Destinations spoke to Joerg U Limper about the hotel’s successes

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Boasting modern rooms and exceptional views of Dubai, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai is one of the UAE’s prime locations for MICE events

A look inside the tallest hotel in the world

Boasting modern rooms and exceptional views of Dubai, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai is one of the UAE’s prime locations for MICE events

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Located off the coast of South Korea, Jeju boasts a combination of natural splendour and exemplary meeting facilities that makes it an ideal setting for any event

Jeju CVB is working to boost Jeju’s profile as a MICE destination

Located off the coast of South Korea, Jeju boasts a combination of natural splendour and exemplary meeting facilities that makes it an ideal setting for any event

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Geographically isolated but brimming with opportunity, the Faroe Islands have much to offer to adventurous business travellers

Business travellers are exploring their adventurous side in the Faroe Islands

Geographically isolated but brimming with opportunity, the Faroe Islands have much to offer to adventurous business travellers

Unique in the Mediterranean for its vast array of facilities, Eccelsa Aviation caters exclusively for discerning clients with its offering of private jet services

Eccelsa Aviation provides first-rate services for discerning travellers

Unique in the Mediterranean for its vast array of facilities, Eccelsa Aviation caters exclusively for discerning clients with its offering of private jet services

By doubling the frequency of its flagship routes and increasing the destinations available while maintaining elite standards, Oman Air has firmly set itself within the luxury airline industry

Oman Air undergoes ambitious fleet and network expansion programme

By doubling the frequency of its flagship routes and increasing the destinations available while maintaining elite standards, Oman Air has firmly set itself within the luxury airline industry

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Brimming with colonial history and stunning natural sites, Puerto Rico’s MICE sector is riding wave after wave of success

Puerto Rico’s tourism industry continues to expand

Brimming with colonial history and stunning natural sites, Puerto Rico’s MICE sector is riding wave after wave of success

Even with its central location in the heart of the Czech capital, the Hilton Prague doesn’t compromise on size or quality

Hilton Prague’s central location makes it an ideal destination for business

Even with its central location in the heart of the Czech capital, the Hilton Prague doesn’t compromise on size or quality

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Rebranding a hotel group is no small feat, but with a clear strategy and a commitment to changing client needs, the results can be outstanding. Business Destinations spoke to Rupert Simoner about recent changes to the Vienna House group

The secret to successful hotel rebranding

Rebranding a hotel group is no small feat, but with a clear strategy and a commitment to changing client needs, the results can be outstanding. Business Destinations spoke to Rupert Simoner about recent changes to the Vienna House group

The South San Francisco area continues to flourish as a biotech hub, making it an ideal location for MICE events

The benefits of hosting events in San Francisco’s biggest biotech hub

The South San Francisco area continues to flourish as a biotech hub, making it an ideal location for MICE events

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While Boston is one of the oldest cities in the US, it’s anything but behind the times. The city boasts adaptable transport links and buzzing technology centres

The historical city of Boston is the first choice for modern meetings

While Boston is one of the oldest cities in the US, it’s anything but behind the times. The city boasts adaptable transport links and buzzing technology centres

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