Cyprus offers itself as a year round destination for Meetings, Conferences, Incentive trips and Events. Here are 10 reasons why:
Climate: The island is known as one of Europe’s sunniest, with over 300 days of sunshine every year, this means that outdoor activities and events are almost always a possibility.
Safety: Cyprus is regularly ranked in European and global rankings as one of the safest small nation states.
Connectivity: Located in the eastern Mediterranean, between Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa; Cyprus has been a natural meeting place for centuries. Today, the island’s two international airports connect Cyprus to the world with a multitude of daily international routes.
Outdoor Activities: With its crystal clear waters, sandy beaches, pine covered mountain ranges, picturesque villages dotted with vineyards and wineries, Cyprus offers the ultimate playground for outdoor activities. Contact one of our DMC members for ideas and suggestions.
History & Culture: Boasting 10,000 years of history, visitors to Cyprus can experience the island’s rich heritage. From ancient temples and roman theatres to byzantine monasteries and medieval castles.
Hotels: Cyprus, as a mature travel destination, has a large collection of five and four star options to match any event. From large conference hotels to boutique properties for smaller incentive trips and everything in between. Check out CIMA’s hotel members here for inspiration.
Infrastructure & Logistics: Due to the country’s small size, only 3 hours drive east to west and less than 2 hours north to south; MICE delegates have the opportunity to explore the whole island and its variety of landscapes in a relatively short period, while the excellent road network helps in keeping transit times short.
Venues: From medieval castle courtyards, to ancient amphitheatres and a large selection of modern venues; Cyprus has a variety of sites to choose from for your next event. Contact one of our DMC members for ideas and suggestions.
Cuisine: Drawing inspiration from Greek and Levantine influences, Cypriot cuisine offers something in all seasons. The island is well known for its variety of restaurants that cater to all tastes.
Hospitality: Bringing it all together is Cyprus’ legendary hospitality, a hearty “Kalimera” and a big smile go a long way to make your guest feel welcome from arrival to departure.