Sardinia: when you match MICE and Bleisure
Recent trends provide clear evidence that tourism sector has been experiencing an amazing rebound in Sardinia. Apart from being a world class leisure destination, safe and easily accessible, the Island is experiencing a steady growth of business tourism, offering a wide range of conference centres, meeting halls and hotels, therefore becoming a thriving MICE venue.
“Sardinia is privileged destination thanks to its one-of-a-kind natural wonders, a beautifully warm Mediterranean climate, its rich cultural heritage, and the outstanding excellencies in the food and wine industry. But the Region can be further enhanced by promoting new routes for new tourists, such as golf tourism and Active tourism, a booming segment in Sardinia, opening up interesting opportunities for incentive travels”, explains Nicola Pala, co-funder and director of The SARDINIA MICE NETWORK, a network of 30 member companies involved in the MICE & Leisure Tourism sector, whose objective is to coordinate the supply of its members for offering the best opportunities for events planning and management in Sardinia island.
Environmental Historical Geo-mining Park of Sardinia
The geo-mining historical and environmental park of Sardinia was established for the protection and the valorization of the technical-scientific, historical, cultural and environmental heritage of the whole set of assets present within the park. The area bears witness to the extraordinary heritage of mining archaeology and geology of Sardinia. The Environmental Historical Geo-mining Park of Sardinia was declared to be the first member of a worldwide network of geo-mining parks and a World Heritage site by UNESCO for its outstanding cultural value.
Forte Village, the iconic Resort located in Santa Margherita di Pula on Sardinia’s south western shore, marks a New Era of Luxurious Hospitality Made in Italy, offering exclusive spaces, facilities as well as a wide range of unique services and amenities, ideally suited to ensure a truly memorable leisure and MICE experience. Awarded World’s leading Resort, over the years Forte Village has demonstrated an extraordinary ability to develop innovative solutions and to anticipate future trends while maintaining its own identity.
Convento San Giuseppe
Originally a medieval church adapted as a monastery in the 17th century, Convento San Giuseppe is a splendid building of great historical and artistic interest that lends itself to the organization of small to medium congresses and special events and conferences in a unique, comfortable location, where guests can enjoy a marvellous natural environment. Known for its deep-rooted hospitality, the Convent of San Giuseppe promotes numerous initiatives focused on enhancing and preserving local traditions, customs and culture, applying at the same time a constant effort to create innovation with flexibility and inventiveness to amaze and enrapture its guests. The property has been restored with meticulous care for details and respect for the tradition and has since been reborn as an exclusive amazing venue to host meetings, events and private parties, providing a unique and unforgettable backdrop.
Miramare Art Hotel
An old luxury mansion located on the seafront, the Miramare Art Hotel is a charming ‘900 style and art design residence, where you can find mix of history, stories and cultures. The Hotel has successfully developed an original and creative hospitality model adding value to the customer experience, welcoming its guest with the warmth and care reminiscent of family with extreme care and attention. The authentic Sardinian Hospitality at its best.
Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna
An idyllic spot near the seaside town of Villasimius, with white sand beaches, turquoise waters and waving palms, the 5-star Luxury Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna Resort focuses on the wide range of health and wellness services and the superb restyling of its rooms to bring inspiration and stimulation to meetings, incentives and leisure stays, at the same time cuddling its guests with wellbeing and relaxation treatments, also thanks to the expansion of its fully-equipped wellness area and the partnership with the prestigious Cinq Mondes, French leading specialist brand of Spa.
Cantina di Santadi
Present with its products in the guides of the best Italian wines, Cantina di Santadi, expression of the spirit and culture of Sardinian Sulcis, starts the 2018 season with two main objectives: focusing on one hand on preserving and promoting the oenological tradition of the territory of Sulcis, producing grapes since a long time and with a distinct identity; on the other hand continuing the expansion on foreign markets, bringing to the world the unique flavors and culture of South Sardinia. “Terre Brune” is the herald and the symbol of Cantina. This wine is made from the grapes Carignano, a typical cultivar of Sulcis, whose first evidence in the region dates back to almost 4 thousand years ago. This outstanding wine boasts every year prestigious awards and acknowledgements .
Delphina Hotels & Resorts
Set amidst the island’s most breathtaking destinations, Gallura, in the North of Sardinia, a region rich of white sandy beaches and small coves with crystal clear waters, The 4 and 5 star Delphina Hotels & Resorts will offer a longer opening season as well as a wide range of exclusive services to experience true unparalleled Mediterranean hospitality. From May 5 to October 21 you can enjoy a leisure stay or organize your meeting in one of the group's properties, all surrounded by a stunning natural environment and overlooking the turquoise sea of Sardinia.
In the editorial we talked about: Parco Geominerario Storico e Ambientale della Sardegna, Forte Village, Convento San Giuseppe, Miramare Art Hotel, Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Cantina di Santadi e Delphina Hotels & Resorts