Coming up to the busy autumn meetings season, Corinthia, the global collection of luxury five-star hotels, offers a useful guide of all the business facilities across its collection.
Corinthia extends its art of hospitality to meetings provision in each hotel. Each hotel can cater for intimate board meetings and lavish incentive trips to large conferences and grand gala dinners. With a highly-skilled and dedicated team for event planning and catering services in each hotel, every meetings booker is allocated a planner to ensure the meeting or conference goes without a hitch. The hotel’s chefs work alongside clients to create the perfect menus while spa and leisure facilities provide sufficient diversions when business is finished.
Below is a round-up of the facilities and services available to meetings bookers at the eight Corinthia Hotels.
Corinthia Hotel London
Victorian opulence and contemporary style mesh effortlessly across each of the eight meeting rooms in Corinthia Hotel London. The prestigious Ballroom and Courtroom on the ground floor have their own entrance, seating a maximum of 400 and 200 respectively, while the eight function rooms on the mezzanine floor are flexible enough to accommodate between 12 for a discreet board meeting to 100 for an annual conference. Cutting-edge technology in rooms and meeting rooms allow for recording, mixing and broadcasting from dedicated media rooms.
Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg
With a choice of some 17 multi-functional, spacious and private banqueting rooms and handsome boardrooms of different sizes, all on the same floor, Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg can accommodate 1,200 guests, making it the largest five-star conference and meeting facility in the city. The stunning Art Deco Nevsky ballroom, decorated with six chandeliers encrusted with Swarovski crystals, is ideal for both large conferences or gala dinners. It seats up to 550 theatre style and partitions allow it to be divided into three separate areas.
Corinthia Hotel Budapest
With some 31 rooms, the Corinthia Hotel Budapest has the largest conference facilities of any of Hungary’s leading hotels and the jewel in its crown is the impressive Grand Ballroom, with high ceilings, stunning cornicing and bathed in breathtaking Baroque style. It can seat 500 theatre style, 300 in a classroom configuration or for a grand banquet or 400 for cocktails. The Grand Ballroom is linked by a glass bridge to the Valletta Conference Centre, a showpiece of 21st century architecture which can be partitioned to create up to 12 syndicate rooms or opened up into expansive event or display space. This is all complemented by the Royal Lounge, a unique office space exclusively dedicated to event organisers.
Corinthia Hotel Lisbon
The hotel houses the largest conference centre in any five-star hotel in Lisbon. There are some 16 meeting rooms in the hotel’s Conference Centre offering unparalleled levels of elegance, connectivity, intuitive service and natural light, all on one floor. The rooms can accommodate as many 1,400 delegates in a multi-purpose, deluxe area with its own private entrance so that discretion is assured. Individually, there are rooms to accommodate between 10 and 800 delegates theatre style. In addition, the hotel’s Executive Club offers two Sky Lounge boardrooms for more intimate meetings.
Corinthia Hotel Prague
Located opposite Prague’s Congress Centre, the hotel itself has some 24 meeting rooms inside its dedicated and spacious Corinthia Conference and Events Centre. Spread over an entire floor, the meetings facilities are divided into two separate sections, joined by a scenic foyer with panoramic views of the city from the hotel’s location atop one of the city’s several hills. The Centre can accommodate up to 1,000 delegates. In addition, the exclusive Bellevue Conference Hall on the 24th floor crowns the hotel, with breathtaking views of the city’s skyline. It can accommodate 300 theatre style, 250 for a reception, 180 when configured as a classroom and 170 for a banquet.
Corinthia Hotel St George’s Bay
Situated on the water’s edge at the entrance to St George’s Bay and with stunning views of the Mediterranean, each of the hotel’s 14 contemporary meeting rooms in the self-contained Conference and Business Centre benefits from natural light. For smaller meetings for up to 50 people there are media-ready rooms, while all rooms benefit from state-of-the-art technology, premium presentation equipment and high-speed wifi.
The nine different spaces on the ground floor Business Centre can accommodate between 20 and 800 delegates, while the six spaces on level 1 are smaller, catering for between 12 and 80. Three of these have access to an open-air terrace.
The Executive Club, on the fourth floor of the hotel, can accommodate between eight and 14 delegates.
Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa
Some seven syndicate rooms including two boardrooms, and a large conference room are available for business visitors, accommodating a maximum of 450 delegates for a reception in the Corinthia Ballroom. The Business Centre on the ground floor incorporates the four boardrooms which can provide meeting space for between 12 and 30 delegates. Some enjoy direct access to sun terraces with garden views and break-out areas.
Many of the hotel’s stylish meeting rooms have natural light flooding in. All come with state-of-the-art technology, premium presentation equipment and complimentary high-speed wifi. Each event organiser benefits from a room upgrade with espresso machine, in-room printer and fax services available on demand, plus a mobile phone pre-programmed with all the numbers of the hotel’s events team.
Corinthia Hotel Khartoum
Boasting the largest meeting space of any five-star hotel in the city, Corinthia Hotel Khartoum offers 11 meeting rooms ranging in size from a 36 sq m boardroom to the 900 sq m Lebdah Ballroom, as well as a business centre providing ideal venues for a variety of events. These include exclusive boardroom meetings to larger corporate gatherings, product presentations and fairs. The total capacity of the hotel’s function space indoors is 1,000 delegates. Special outdoor events can be accommodated in the hotel’s lobby terrace overlooking the garden and the River Nile. There is also ample free and secured self-parking spaces and valet parking plus a variety of meeting packages.