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Great Hotels of the World MICE news

Hesperia Madrid hosts charity gala, translate meetings into holidays with Dom Pedro, book some movie-star glamour in Brussels and more

A round-up of news from Great Hotels of the World (www.ghotw.com), the London-based hotel sales and marketing alliance.

Charity gala dinner at Hesperia Madrid

The Embassy of Monaco in Spain chose Hesperia Madrid as the venue for its fund-raising dinner, accompanied by music from the Spanish Royal Guard Orchestra, on behalf of the Celine Organisation, which helps children with leukaemia.

For more information on Hesperia Madrid, please visit www.ghotw.com/hesperia-madrid or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.

Dom Pedro chain launches holiday MICE programme

Book a meeting and win holiday room nights with Dom Pedro. The chain of hotels, based in Portugal and Brazil, has launched a new incentive allowing meeting planners to save points for every event they book to be used on free nights, meals and treatments at Dom Pedro hotels

For more information on Dom Pedro hotels, please visit www.ghotw.com/dom-pedro or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.

Meetings with movie-star glamour

Hotel Le Plaza Brussels was built in the 1920s, with a movie theater as its piece de resistance. This grand column-free space can be used for award ceremonies, gala dinners, car launches and more. Fully soundproofed, it was designed to offer excellent visibility from all the seats, including the balcony, and can accommodate 1300 attendees. Recently renovated, the theater at Hotel Le Plaza is a star in its own right.

For more information on Le Plaza Hotel, please visit www.ghotw.com/le-plaza-brussels or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.

Brunelleschi gets a revamp

Florence's stunning Hotel Brunelleschi- blessed with views of the city's famous cupola, its own museum and medieval tower-has announced the renovation of its Santa Elisabetta restaurant. The new head chef, Simone Bertaccini, has revamped the menu too, with more glorious seasonal dishes made with the finest local produce and coupled with distinguished wines.

For more information on Hotel Brunelleschi, please visit www.ghotw.com/hotel-brunelleschi or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.

And the prize for the biggest event goes to

Salgados Resort recently hosted the Algarve's largest event of this year. The Mercedes Globaltraining Experience brought 15,000 people from 54 countries over 10 weeks to the region. They were 80 specially chartered flights landing at Faro Airport, and 300 cars for test drives. The whole resort was dressed in Mercedes colours for almost four months. The Salgados Resort is home to Great Hotels of the world member Vidamar Algarve Hotel

For more information on Vidamar Algarve, please visit www.ghotw.com/vidamar-algarve or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.

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