Mövenpick takes MICE position
THE Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain is positioning itself to cater to the MICE industry, according to a statement from the hotel.
Having opened its doors at the beginning of 2005, the hotel opened its grand ballroom before the summer and is targeting banquet, convention and wedding business.
It is the first hotel in Muharraq and lies directly opposite the Bahrain International airport.
The new Al Murjan ballroom is designed with state-of-art audio-visual amenities in order to serve the needs of the most demanding modern business guest or event. The décor focuses on a modern Western style setup, with a distinct Arabian touch.
With an area of 590 sqm, this column-free ballroom has been designed to be easily divided into three smaller halls of varying sizes. The main ballroom is 460sqm in area, with additional main pre-function and side pre-function halls for a special dining or cocktail arrangement.
“With our strategic location next to the international airport, we have already been successful in building strong bridges with the multi-national companies located around us. The ballroom is the ideal add-ition to our facilities and we will be well-suited to host many meetings and conferences, being the only first class venue in Muharraq,” said hotel general manager Jan Kaiser.
The ballroom has a banquet-style seating capacity of 85 to 255 persons; and a cocktail-style capacity of 265 to 800 persons. Additionally, the hotel also has seven meeting rooms in varying sizes equipped with the latest audio-visual facilities.
The entire hotel is a W-Fi zone, so high-speed internet access is available in all rooms. Wireless internet cards are available in the business centre and laptops are also available on hire.
Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain was the first hotel to offer wireless internet throughout the hotel. With video conferencing, business facilities at the hotel have truly come of age.
The Mövenpick Conference and Event Planning Service allow organisers to find the room best suited to their needs. At movenpick-hotels.com, the exact dimensions, facilities and equipment options (down to the type of wall socket in each room) can be looked at before making a booking directly over the net. Hotel staff will also help produce an event or conference.
The five-star Mövenpick lies a seven-minute drive away from the capital city, Manama, and the also of the main city centre.It offers 106 well-equipped guest rooms, includ-ing 10 suites, 16 non-smoking rooms, and one room for the physically challenged. Four restaurants offer the best cuisine from around the world.
For the business executive or family on holiday , the hotel offers a free-form pool, two tennis courts and a gymnasium.