North West England: Manchester & Liverpool - Motivate, Educate & Reward

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Motivate, Educate & Reward: sample England MICE programmes designed by Mtier UK DMC for and in conjunction with VisitEngland mtier UK DMC seit 1996 ... Fachkenntnisse, Insiderwissen, Detailtreue, Freude an der Arbeit, Zupackende Einstellung, Mageschneiderte Programme ... Organisation von Meetings, Kongresse, Messen, Business & Firmen-Events in Grobritannien und London; Hotelunterknfte, Restaurants, Rahmen- & Sportprogramme. Mtier UK DMC ist Site Mitglied und Partner von Visit England sowie London & Partners Mtier UK DMC ist AHK UK Mitglied Die Deutsch-Britische Industrie- und Handelskammer (AHK UK) ist eine nicht gewinnorientierte B2B-Organisation und verfgt ber vielfltige Wirtschaftsbeziehungen. Serviceleistung: Destinationsmanagement London, England, Schottland & Wales Event-Konzeption und Durchfhrung Auswahl des Hotels, des Restaurants und des Veranstaltungsorts Motivations- und Trainingsveranstaltungen Sportliche Aktivitten entweder als Zuschauer oder zum Mitmachen Mageschneiderte Incentive Programme zu jedem Anlass Transport und Transfers praktisch, luxuris oder auergewhnlich Kultur- & Unterhaltungsprogramme Projektmanager und engagiertes Team vor Ort Site Inspektionen und volle Destinationsinformationen Budgetierung und Finanzmanagement Engagiertes und zuverlssiges Team mit vielfltiger Projekterfahrung Eine groe Passion fr alles was wir unternehmen! NEWS RELEASE: 3 Fragen an mtier UK DMC: http://drpatridge.blogspot.de/2014/05/1.html Homepage: http://www.metier-ukdmc.com http://www.dr-patrick-patridge.de/133101.html Ihr Kontakt in Deutschland: Dr. Patrick Patridge E-mail: dr.patridge@t-online.de Tel. +49-69-97840206 Twitter: @metierUKDMC Twitter; @DrPatridge Twitter Hashtag: #metierUKDMC

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  • 1. MotivAte, eDUCAte AnD reWArDManchester, liverpool& THE PEAK DISTRICTFroM UrBAn pleAsUres to rural treasures, this itinerary isall about contrasts. here your guests can discover two ofenglands hippest cities, where sleek, contemporary stylerubs shoulders with historic reminders of industries past.set your guests loose to walk in the footsteps of world-famousnames, from Manchester United to the Beatles. thenwhisk them off for a walk on the wild side in the spectacularpeak District.From olympic cycling to rock climbing, theres plenty ofopportunity to get active and be challenged. or they cansimply relax on a historic train or in one of englandsgrandest treasure houses while soaking up the opulentsurroundings.ManchesterFriendly energetic Manchester buzzes with themost happening of social scenes.Renowned for its passion for music, its world-famousfootball team and its endless nightlife,the city rose to prominence in the 18th centurywhen it became an important hub for thecotton-making industry.The old canals and grandiose civic buildings fromthat era still remain, although today they rubshoulders with hip bars and clubs and excitingnew developments like The Lowry arts complexand award-winning Imperial War Museum, justtwo of Manchesters many cultural treasures.Shopaholics will also revel in the citys extensiveretail opportunities, among the best in England.LiverpoolloCAtion & ACCessThe main gateway to North Westis Manchester.X By roadFrom London to Manchester:Approx. 3.5 hrs northwest/200 miles.j By airNearest international airport:Manchester airport.Alternative airports:Liverpool, Leeds-Bradford airports.o By trainFrom London-Euston to Manchester: 2 hrs.Best known as the home of the Beatles, Liverpoolis an important shipping port and cultural centrewhich today is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.With its pubs and clubs and down-to-earthhumour, its a vibrant energetic city with a bigheart.Here great ships and the famous ferry across theRiver Mersey jostle for attention with grandioseVictorian buildings and two outstanding cathedrals,including Liverpool Cathedral, the largest inEngland. Visitors can also explore Albert Dockwhere the old warehouses have been replacedby shops, waterside restaurants, museums andthe fabulous Tate Liverpool, one of Englands topgalleries of modern art.The Peak DistrictThis dramatic National Park, the oldest in England,is a picturesque landscape of rocky crags, peat-coveredmoorlands and wooded limestone dales.Its a popular place for walking and cycling aswell as other, more extreme sports. The areaaround Castleton is riddled with undergroundcaves, many open to visitors, including thespectacular Speedwell cavern reached byunderground boat.Elsewhere is the elegant spa town of Buxtonand a host of stone hamlets and small towns likeBakewell, famous for its pudding. Theres alsoa generous smattering of historic houses frommedieval Haddon Hall, setting for the fi lm JaneEyre, to the classic splendour of Chatsworth.visitEngland.com/businessThese ideas were brought to you by Visit England, Englands national tourism organisation, in association with leading UK DMC, Mtier UK DMC.

2. ArrivalWith four Premier League teams betweenthem, including the world-famous ManchesterUnited, the cities of Liverpool and Manchesterare synonymous with all things football. So whatbetter way for your guests to arrive than in truefootballer style in a luxury stretch limousine?Driven by a smartly attired professional chauffeur,they will feel like VIPs as soon as they step inside,and with luxury features like leather upholstery,televisions and bar service, theres no more stylishway to begin their journey.Where to stayThe Lowry Hotel, Manchester 165 rooms and suitesManchesters most fashionable hotel, the award-winningRocco Forte Lowry Hotel is situated on thebanks of the River Irwell near Salford, with easyaccess to the city centre.The first five-star hotel in Greater Manchester,it makes a bold contemporary architecturalstatement with its dramatic, curved, glass-frontedfaade that creates a light and airy feel inside.Guests are also assured of an attention to detailand a level of personalised service synonymouswith the Rocco Forte Hotels brand, from sleekfurnishings of the spacious rooms to the stylishambience of the River Restaurant and relaxing spa.Peckforton Castle, Tarporley 48 rooms and suitesHotel Indigo, Liverpool 151 roomsWith its striking multi-coloured glass exterior, thisglamorous boutique hotel takes its inspiration fromLiverpools cotton-trading heritage. Its a themethat runs throughout, from the hotels location onthe site of an old cotton warehouse to the vividsplashes of colour and cotton and threads woveninto the rooms, lobby and corridors.Situated close to Liverpools vibrant waterfrontarea, it makes an exuberant yet relaxing base toexplore the city, from the comfortable bedrooms,complete with oversized beds and spa-inspiredbathrooms to the Fitness Studio and buzzingatmosphere of the restaurant, owned by famousthree Michelin-star chef, Marco Pierre White.Reached along an impressive drive, through an archway, complete with portcullis, the approach toPeckforton Castle is stunning.This captivating Grade I listed medieval-style edifice, set above the Cheshire countryside, was built inthe 19th century and offers an effortless blend of historic opulence and modern flair - from fairy talefour-poster beds and vaulted stone ceilings to underfloor heating and high speed Wi-Fi. The hotels1851 Restaurant is also the holder of three AA Rosettes, while indoors and out, visitors can enjoy a rangeof activities, from pampering spa treatments to hands-on encounters with the birds of prey that resideon the castle lawns.ACTIVITIESClassic Car Treasure Hunt(Full Day)Imagine your delegates motoring throughthe dramatic Peak District countryside in theirfavourite classic car. Picture them sitting behindthe wheel of an iconic 1960s sports car with thewind in their hair.Guests can choose from an entire fleet of vintageclassic sports cars: 1963 Austin Healey 3000MkIIa, 1970 Jaguar E-type Roadster (convertible),1969 MG MGB Roadster, to name just a few.Moreover, in contrast to modern day treasurehunts which rely on GPS satellite navigation,youll be going back to basics, with a simple cluebook and paperback map, in keeping with thevintage of the cars era.All Aboard the Belle (Full Day)This memorable trip on the Northern Belle allowsyour guests to relive the Golden Age, when traintravel was the epitome of sophistication.Combining classic craftsmanship andcontemporary engineering, the Northern Belleentered service in 2000 and is a reflection ofthe magnificent Belle trains of the 1930s.Its luxurious interiors with their decorativemarquetry, brass fittings and mosaic floorscelebrate the finest English craftsmanship.This journey will take your guests through someof northern Englands most beautiful scenerywhile they enjoy wines and cuisine based onproduce from the landscapes that they pass.Exclusive charter can also be arranged. 3. Peak District Challenge (Full Day)Whatever your choice of outdoor pursuits, the Peak District has something for your group, regardless ofexperience or level of fi tness, from action-packed adventures to gentler activities.With its wild moorland, rough stone crags and deep green valleys, this rugged National Park offers arange of activities in stunning surroundings, from climbing and abseiling to canoeing, orienteering andarchery, all under the expert guidance of qualifi ed instructors.Whether you want a fun day or an effective team building event, this outdoor experience will ensureyour guests enjoy their day in memorable surroundings.Football Stadium Tour(Full Day or Half Day)No trip to Manchester or Liverpool would becomplete without a visit to their citys world-famousfootball stadiums.On these private tours your guests will get to learnmore about the fascinating history of these PremierLeague sides as well as go behind the sometimespreviously unseen scenes at both stadiums.Highlights of the tours include the stands, wherethey can appreciate the setting from the fi nest seatsin the house, and the atmosphere-soaked playersdressing rooms, as well as a walk through theplayers tunnel accompanied by the imagined roarof thousands of fans.Beatles Tour(Full Day or Half Day)The Beatles hometown of Liverpool is packedwith places associated with the Fab Four. Letyour guests join a magical mystery tour with avisit to visit the Beatles Story experience to fi ndout how four young lads from Liverpool werepropelled into fame to become the greatest bandof all time.This tour can also take in a visit to the famousCavern Club, where the band fi rst performed,as well as some of the citys most evocativelandmarks from their songs, including PennyLane and Strawberry Fields. Your group can evenget to see inside the childhood homes of JohnLennon and Sir Paul McCartney.National Cycling Centre Experience (Full Day or Half Day)Completed in 1994, the Olympic cycle track at the National Cycling Centre is one of the fi nest and fastestboard tracks in the world. Regularly used by members of the successful British Olympic cycling team,including Sir Chris Hoy and Laura Trott, it offers a fantastic opportunity for your guests to sharpen up theircompetitive edge and experience racing around a banked velodrome against other team members.The centre also features a 24 million purpose-built indoor BMX Complex, which includes an amateurtrack, complete with jump confi gurations, where they can put their two-wheeled skills to the test.EnglandsGolf Coast(Full Day or Half Day)For a game of golf in beautiful surroundings, fewplaces can beat North West England, home tothree outstanding Royal links courses.From the Royal Liverpool, the second oldestseaside course in England, to the Royal Birkdaleand Royal Lytham & St Annes course, they havestaged numerous Open Championships andRyder Cups between them, making them amongthe most acclaimed golf courses in the world.Not only can your guests tee off in the footstepsof great names like Tiger Woods and PhilMickelson, they can also test their competitivespirit on these challenging coastal courses, whilehaving fun along the way.Chatsworth House(Full Day or Half Day)Set in 1,000 acres of sweeping parkland in theheart of the Peak District, Chatsworth is home tothe Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and hasbeen passed down through 16 generations of theCavendish family.Your guests can explore over 30 rooms, evolvedover fi ve centuries and home to one of Europesmost signifi cant art collections, from themagnifi cent Painted Hall and regal State Roomsto the beautiful Sculpture Gallery. The diversecollection is continually added to, encompassingeverything from Old Masters to cutting-edgesculpture. Afterwards they can relax in theglorious gardens, whose famous water featurescomplement the imposing house. 4. Gala Dinner options Other Dining optionsLiverpool Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool Up to 1,000 dinner guestsDesigned by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, Liverpool Anglican Cathedral is the largest in the UK and the fifthlargest in the world.Set within the heart of the city, this treasured building has the highest and widest gothic arches in world.From its magnificent, expansive Great Space to the beautifully ornate Lady Chapel, Liverpool Cathedralhas a full range of distinguished spaces to hold your event.Today, the stunning architecture, cathedral-like proportions and peaceful atmosphere combine to makethe perfect backdrop for breathtaking banquets and gala celebrations, where food and hospitality are apassion cooked with love and served with soul.Manchester United Stadium Up to 1,000 dinner guestsA celebration needs atmosphere! As a celebrated Manchester venue, the Manchester United stadium atOld Trafford is accustomed to huge outbursts of emotion and, as the home of one of the most successfulfootball teams ever, plenty of celebrations too.Add a bit of the drama and excitement to your own celebratory dinner, by choosing from one of the 24large suites, some with spine-tingling views of the pitch, plus a further 155 syndicate rooms designedto accommodate and impress your gala guests with ease. The prestige of arriving at this world-famousground will be sure to get your event off to a great start.Dining Under Concorde, Manchester Up to 1,000 dinner guestsWhether you are fanatical about aviation or not, it is impossible not to be impressed by this inspirationalaircraft which is regarded by many as an aviation icon and an engineering marvel.Your dinner guests can take their seats right underneath the body and engines of the aircraft, alongside thehuge undercarriage. The evening can also include a tour of the interior and cockpit, where they can evenget to sit in the seat that HM The Queen used to occupy. With over 17,000 square feet (1,600 sq metres)available in the hangar, this venue can be completely transformed to accommodate any theme or decor.Traditional FareAs the birthplace of such well-loved dishesas Lancashire Hotpot (meat stew topped withsliced potatoes), the north west of England issynonymous with traditional, hearty,home-cooked fare.From country pubs to village shops, youll comeacross many tasty dishes on your travels. Look out inparticular for Rag Pudding, a delicious suet-wrappedmeat mixture boiled in a cloth traditionally aremnant of rag from the old cotton mills.Several traditional cakes from the region are alsopopular countrywide. Treat yourself to an EcclesCake (flaky pastry stuffed with currants) or try aslice of almond-flavoured Bakewell Pudding, aPeak District speciality.Upscale EatsAmong the top gastronomic hotspots in thecountry, Liverpool and Manchester are hometo an impressive collection of upscale eateriesas well as a range of celebrity chefs from MarcoPierre White and Michael Caines to newcomersSimon Rogan and Aiden Byrne, the youngestever chef to receive a Michelin star.Yet not only do the cities champion greattasting food, they also serve it up in a range ofirresistible, stylish venues. From the traditionalglamour of stained glass and marble to cuttingedge contemporary chic, they ensure the perfectsetting to inspire your guests, with menus andservice to match.

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