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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: Homepage: Ihr Kontakt in Deutschland: Dr. Patrick Patridge E-mail: Tel. +49-69-97840206 Twitter: @metierUKDMC Twitter; @DrPatridge Twitter Hashtag: #metierUKDMC


<ul><li> 1. MotivAte, eDUCAte AnD reWArDBrighton&amp; SUSSEXDoMinAteD by the rolling hills of englands newestnational park, the south Downs, this region is theperfect choice if youre looking to blend luxury andadventure with a dash of quirky english style.start off with one of our exciting challenges. From haringround a historic racetrack to mastering aerobatic rolls witha fi ghter pilot, theyre guaranteed to test and stimulate yourguests to the maximum.Afterwards, indulge them in a day of world-class horseracingor luxury cruising. or let them soak up some englishcharacter in Brighton or while away an afternoon learning thesubtle art of cricket. the choice is all yours...BrightonBeloved by weekending Londoners, the City bythe Sea is an eclectic cocktail of artistic chic, livelybeachfront and fascinating history.Along the pebble-strewn beach, the Victorianpier thrusts out to sea, packed with traditionalentertainment. Nearby in the Artist Quarter,colourful studios spill onto the promenade whileinland, visitors can shop for antiques and designerclothes in the bohemian bustle of the Lanes orexplore the Royal Pavilion, with its Indian domeand Chinese-style interiors.As evening falls, Brightons performing arts comeinto their own, while the huge variety of restaurantsand clubs make Brighton a top nightlife choice.loCAtion &amp; ACCessThe main gateway to Sussex is Brighton.X By roadFrom London to Brighton:Approx. 1.5 hrs south/65 miles.j By airNearest international airport:London-Gatwick airportAlternative airports:London-Heathrow,London-Stansted airportso By trainFrom London-Victoria to Brighton: 1 hr.The Goodwood EstateNestled in the rolling South Downs hills, theGoodwood Estate represents a slice of grandEnglish country living.The fi rst Duke of Richmond recognised the specialallure of the place when he bought GoodwoodHouse as a hunting lodge in 1697. SubsequentDukes have developed their own love for sport, artand entertaining. As a result, todays 12,000-acreestate is the venue for a range of world-famousevents from horse racing to motor racing. Theresalso a luxury hotel, spa and a plethora of countrysports on hand, including golf, fl ying and shooting,while a sculpture park adds to the charm.SussexDivided into the counties of East Sussex and WestSussex, this richly varied region is dominated bythe great chalk uplands of the South Downs, abeautiful landscape of tumbling hills and valleysdotted with pretty villages and grand countryhouses.Along the coast, the Downs meet the sea in a seriesof spectacular white cliffs, especially impressivenear Eastbourne. Further east is historical Rye,with its cobbled streets, and Battle, where Williamthe Conqueror fought the Saxons at the Battle ofHastings in 1066. Westwards visitors can enjoycharismatic Brighton or continue to dreamyArundel and the yachting haven of ideas were brought to you by Visit England, Englands national tourism organisation, in association with leading UK DMC, Mtier UK DMC.</li></ul> <p> 2. ArrivalStep on board the British Pullman, sister train tothe Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, and you areback in the heyday of great train travel. Seatedin exquisitely appointed vintage carriages,your guests will be surrounded by a world ofindulgence. Let them revel in nostalgia as theyboard a carriage dating from the 1920s or 1930s,staffed by liveried stewards. Their journey beginsin style, with Bellinis and brunch on board asthey travel through the English countryside enroute to Sussex.Where to staySouth Lodge Hotel, Horsham 89 rooms and suitesSet amongst acres of woodland and parkland,South Lodge exudes the feel of a family home.Already one of the finest hotels in England, ithas recently enjoyed an investment programmelifting it to new heights in five-star country househotel luxury.In addition to its array of award-winning diningoptions, the hotels bedrooms and suites areindividually styled and designed so that no twoare the same, with gorgeous soft furnishings andquirky furniture. All this is combined with flawlessattention to detail and a wealth of homely charm aswell as spectacular views over the South Downs.The Grand, Brighton 201 rooms and suitesGoodwood Hotel, near Chichester Deluxe 91 rooms and suitesSituated at the heart of the Goodwood Estate onthe glorious Sussex Downs, this privately ownedcountry hotel is the perfect balance of award-winningdining, stylish rooms and 21st centurytechnology, combined with first class service.The hotel offers a choice of beautiful rooms andsuites, perfect for relaxing after a busy day. Atalented kitchen brigade also works alongsidethe team at Goodwood Home Farm to producedelicious menus using the very best Estate-rearedingredients. A state-of-the-art health club withindoor pool, sauna, steam and treatment rooms,creates the perfect atmosphere for guests tounwind and rebalance.More than a hotel, the Grand is an institution; an iconic piece of British history perched contentedly atthe centre of one of the most famous seafronts in the world.From its opulent Victorian facade to its lavish interior, its a hotel thats all about old world luxury,individual style and five-star service.Built in 1862 to cater for the fashionable upper-classes, the hotel has recently undergone a multi millionpound investment resulting in 201 beautifully refurbished rooms as well as a brand new luxury spa.Added to this is a choice of bars and dining options, all offering top-class Brighton hospitality.ACTIVITIESA Day at the Races (Full Day)Perched high on the Sussex Downs withspectacular views towards the Isle of Wight, itshard to imagine a more picturesque place toenjoy a days racing than Goodwood.The third Duke of Richmond first broughthorseracing to the Estate in 1802. Now over200 years later, the course is internationallyacclaimed not only as being one of the mostbeautiful racecourses in the world but also for itsunique sense of relaxed style and its impeccablestandards of service and quality.With a programme of fixtures from May toOctober showcasing flat racing at its best, itsan unforgettable place to entertain and rewardyour guests.Paragliding over the SouthDowns (Full Day or Half Day)Just like birds of prey, paragliders can soar forhundreds of miles, reaching heights of over15,000 feet (4,500 metres).Transport your guests to one of the countrysmost popular paragliding schools where theycan learn to fly under the expert supervisionof a qualified instructor in the scenic setting ofthe South Downs National Park. Your guestswill require determination and courage, butthe rewards are soon realised, and their firstlow, ground skimming flight will give them anexperience they are unlikely to forget. 3. Flying Experience (Full Day or Half Day)From a gentle lesson learning the basics in a Cessna to a simulated aerial race in a state-of-the-art Extra300 stunt plane - there is a range of adrenaline-fi lled experiences waiting to impress any of your guests.For those wanting something more nostalgic, how about an historic fl ight in an original 1940s Harvardfi ghter plane. Under expert supervision, guests get the opportunity to take the controls of thismagnifi cent and very powerful aircraft.Arundel Castle Tour(Half Day)There are nearly 1,000 years of history to uncoverat this castle, set high on a hill in West Sussex,commanding magnifi cent views across the SouthDowns and the River Arun.Built at the end of the 11th century, the castle hasbeen the seat of the Dukes of Norfolk for over850 years. It is one of the great treasure housesof England and is home to many priceless worksof art as well as some exquisite furniture. On thistour your guests can also learn about the castlesmany royal connections as well as take a wanderthrough the magnifi cent walled gardens.Motorsport Track Day(Full Day or Half Day)Goodwood Motor Circuit is the only classiccircuit in the world to remain entirely in itsoriginal form, making it an exceptional historicvenue for a track day.Allow your guests to step back in time and revelin the romance and glamour of motor racing as itused to be, as they drive in the tracks of some ofmotor racings greatest names, including StirlingMoss and Jackie Stewart. A variety of drivingexperiences are on offer from the latest Supercarsto historic cars from the golden age of racing, orthey can test their skills on the challenging skidpan course, sure to get the adrenaline fl owing.Luxury Sunseeker Cruise (Full Day or Half Day)Get a taster of the high life on a luxury powerboat cruise. This day offers your guests an experienceon the most luxurious and best known powerboat brand the Sunseeker. With luxurious interiors,these powerful craft can reach speeds to impress even the most experienced seafarer.Your guests can step aboard and appreciate the incredible power of these vessels as they whizzthough the water along the scenic Sussex coast.Learn toplay cricket(Full Day or Half Day)A balmy summers day, a picturesque villagegreen, the thwack of leather on willow, a politeripple of applause...This is cricket - Englands premier summersport. Its a game that holds a special affi nitywith South East England, for it was here, on thecropped grass of the sheep-rearing Downs, thatit originated; the bowler throwing a ball of woolat a target, usually a wicker gate, defended by abatsman wielding a shepherds crook.In the short span of a few hours the fun, yetprofessional, instructors will endeavour toteach guests the basics of this most classicEnglish sport.Get under the skin of Brighton(Half Day)Bursting with Regency chic and beachfront cool,Brighton is one of Englands most iconic seasidecities.The resort was already growing in popularitywhen the Prince Regent, later King George IV,visited in 1783 and decided to make a homehere. High fashion followed transformingBrighton into London by the sea and instilling itwith the bohemian spirit and artistic fl air that stilllives on today.On this quirky tour your delegates can combinea gentle cycle and a relaxed stroll to experiencea humorous look at the landmarks, past andpresent, that make it a city like no other. 4. Gala Dinner options Other Dining optionsBrighton Pavilion, Brighton Up to 130 dinner guestsThis extravagant royal pleasure palace, built for the Prince Regent, later King George IV, is remarkablefor its exotic appearance both inside and out.Revered by fashionable Regency society and a distinctive landmark for vibrant Brighton &amp; Hove today, itoozes splendour and extravagance making for a memorable setting for a special celebration.Choose from the theatrical Banqueting Room with its dramatic decor, created for one of the mostflamboyant kings in English history or the more intimate Red Drawing Room or William IV Room.Afterwards, opt for a recital in the dazzling Music Room that echoes George IVs passion for music.Goodwood House, near Chichester Up to 350 dinner guestsGoodwood House has been a home for family parties and celebrations for over 200 years. The magnificentRegency Ballroom has been the scene of many glittering soirees and is still used for parties today.Tonight your guests will be greeted by the Goodwood Butler and his team who will serve drinks on silvertrays. Candles will be flickering, fires will be lit and your guests will have exclusive use of the magnificentState Apartments with a team of guides on hand to point out the works of art throughout the House.With mouth-watering menus, excellent service and after-dinner entertainment to suit your event, this isa very special venue.Herstmonceux Castle, near Brighton Up to 150 dinner guestsFew visitors can fail to be captivated by their first sight of 14th century Herstmonceux Castle, rising fromits tranquil moat.The castle is set in 600 acres of parkland and luscious formal gardens, which embody the history ofmedieval England and the romance of Renaissance Europe.Inside you can choose from a range of rooms from an intimate rustic room with open fireplace to themagnificent ballroom, perfect for a grand banquet. Choose perhaps a Tudor banquet theme - goblets ofmead, long rustic tables, court jesters, strolling musicians and even an appearance by Henry VIII himself!Seven Good Things of SussexAlthough most of the seven delicacies in this oldfolk rhyme, celebrating Sussex food, have nowdisappeared, it remains a region brimming withfoodie delights.Savour fresh fish, landed straight off the boats atHastings, Shoreham and Newhaven or crabs andlobsters from Selsey. Or sample some of the 85varieties of local cheese. Wash it all down witha pint of local ale or one of Sussexs exceptionalsparkling wines they regularly beat Frenchchampagne in international competitions. And forpudding? Why not try a sinful slice of Banoffee(banana and toffee) Pie it was invented inSussex after all!Dining at Glyndebourne OperaIn the world of opera, Glyndebourne is unique.Recognised as one of the worlds great operahouses, its productions travel worldwide and arescreened in cinemas from New York to Tokyo, yetit remains a very English institution.Surrounded by beautiful gardens, the operahouse stands next to the country home of JohnChristie, who founded it in 1934. Now run by hisgrandson, it is still very much a family concern.From a formal meal in one of Glyndebournesrestaurants to an alfresco picnic on the lawn, yourguests can soak up the unique atmosphere whilesavouring some delicious food. </p>