Armenia: An Unexplored MICE & Wedding Destination, Awaits You!
by EVENTFAQS Bureau | Industry Watch | May 28, 2019 | Promo Feature
Beautiful venues, pleasant nature, and sites of Haghpat and Sanahin, Armenia
International destinations bring an extra element of adventure and aspiration into business meetings and added glamour and joy into weddings. As a planner, a lot of decisions are to be made while planning an event or wedding, including selecting the appropriate hotel, choosing the right food menu and sourcing the right services and suppliers. But before all that, one must select the right destination that suits the brief for an Incentive program or a unique wedding destination!
A new, unexplored and hip destination to consider for your upcoming MICE and/or wedding projects is Armenia. One of the most attractive and unique countries in the greater Middle East, Armenia, with its capital Yerevan, is known for its beautiful landscapes and exceptional hospitality. Located at a crossroads of continents, Armenia is a transit point for international trade and a perfect destination to hold events. Here are 5 reasons why Armenia should be your next MICE / Wedding destination to consider.
The architectural heritage of the country - Garni and Geghard
1. Value for Money
1 Indian Rupee (INR) converts to 6.93 Armenian Dram, which makes Armenia a pocket friendly country to visit! Being located at the cross-roads of continents, Armenia is considered to have more value for money than many of the destinations in its neighborhood in both the greater Middle East and in Europe.
Excellent MICE And Wedding Venue Decor
2. Attractions of Armenia
There are some unique attractions in Armenia, including the Armenian Kingdom, Lake Sevan, Armenian Alphabet Monument and the Temple of Garni. Yerevan, the capital also has attractions such as Erebuni Fortress, along with several art galleries and museums.
Armenia is the homeland of apricots and is also home to the oldest winery in the world and Armenian Brandy (cognac) is world famous.
Beautiful Shaki Waterfall - the tallest waterfall in Armenia.
3. Venues and Amenities
Hotels of leading international chains such as the Marriott, Radisson, Hyatt, Royal Tulip, Hilton and Best Western are all present in Yerevan, making it a viable option for MICE planners. Armenia offers a wide choice of open-air restaurants to have fabulous gala-dinners or banquets. Addition to that, venues based in Armenia’s rich heritage and natural beauty are perfect for that of an intimate wedding celebration. Armenia also boasts of its exceptional hospitality standards.
Lavish Venues for weddings and MICE Events
4. Cuisine and Eateries
A walk in the heart of the city of Yerevan will allow guests to enjoy the lively night scene the city has to offer, with the countless delicious restaurants always ready with entertainment that reflects the country’s culture and history.
The Armenian cuisine includes delicacies like ‘Khorovats’ (barbecued meat), grilled fish, grilled potato and vegetables, cheeses, ‘Lavash’ (Armenian for bread). And if that’s not enough, Armenia also has a wide variety of local wine and beer to pair with one’s meals.
Lovely view of Armenia's capital - Yerevan
5. The Right Partner
CrystaLight Events is a destination management company providing high quality services in Armenia. It specializes in Weddings, MICE, Corporate group travel, Gala dinners and local excursions. The range of services cover all aspects from earliest planning stage to the final day of the event. Practical help such as venue selection, accommodation booking, local transportation arrangement and entertainment services are also offered by them.
Having a trustworthy local partner in a new and upcoming destination like Armenia, could be the quintessential requirement to plan your next successful MICE / Wedding event in this unexplored destination!
CrystaLight partners with the Experiential Planner platform to Curate an Exclusive and Immersive Experience of Armenia, for India’s Top Event, MICE and Wedding Planners. Here’s a glimpse of what went down at 'Experiential Armenia’ from May 15-18, 2019:
A new, unexplored and hip destination to consider for your upcoming MICE and/or wedding projects is Armenia, one of the most attractive and unique countries in the greater Middle East.