Popular meetings venue


The Hawar Resort Hotel in Bahrain is becoming an increasingly popular venue for conferences and 'employee get-togethers'.

The resort, cradled amidst blue seas and golden sands lies 20km from mainland Bahrain on the Hawar Islands, an archipelago of more than 16 islands. It offers a new and refreshing conference venue with 'fun-packed' after-work hours.

Leading companies like TNT, Coca Cola, Sri Lankan Airlines, Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait, BMMI, Saudi National Commercial Bank, DHL are among firms who are discovering the picturesque Hawar Resort Hotel, says its general manager Sujay Uchil.

"We believe that leading firms around the world are steering clear of boring conference venues and are looking at other options. The Hawar Resort Hotel offers a unique package, which allows firms to work on important issues and unwind completely after work," said Uchil.

"Venues like the Hawar Resort Hotel rejuvenate the participants for the next day thus making conferences and seminars memorable affairs."

It has also been a favourite destination for annual 'employee get-togethers' for many companies. Given the resort's reputation of being a "safe family destination", companies can gift their employees a unique 'family outing' at the resort.

Incentive travel is high on the management's promotions agenda. Large groups can avail of special discounts and made-to-order packages with flexible boat timings too.

It offers 44 air-conditioned rooms including four suites, all with sea-views. International direct dialing (IDD) facilities, satellite TV channels, mini bar, deposit lockers are just some of the facilities on offer.

The sprawling complex also houses 16 air-conditioned, fully furnished apartments. and a wide range of leisure and business facilities.