Why choosing Corsica for your professional meetings
A dream destination, a strong identity, and a warm welcome – all added-value to a complete pallet of services that sets Corsica apart from other business tourism destinations, all less than two hours flight from most major European capitals. This unrivalled proximity allows an eclectic combination of business exercise and cultural experience all year round.
Corsica features a total area of 8722 square kilometers and a 1000 km coastline. Not only an island, Corsica is covered by many peaks reaching over 2000 meters, lakes, rivers, and streams, no wonder why she is also known as the “mountain in the sea”, ”Island of beauty” or Land of contrasts”. All combine to make it the Green Island of Mediterranean, with a well preserved natural environment 40 % of the island is covered by the Regional Nature Park; they are 6 nature reserves and no less than 5 sites among UNESCO Worldwide heritage sites.
Based on authentic art de vivre and reception facilities full of character, Corsica is a charming alternative, across the island, there are 41****-stars hotels and 11***** stars hotels to welcome your groups. Many are former Palazzi that have been transformed into charming hotels, prestigeous establishments on the seaside, or in the city centre close to the Congress Centre of Ajaccio – you will be seduced by the diversity of the hotel offer.
High quality infrastructure boots Mice events and trade, facilitate sharing of best services.
Ajaccio Congress Center : 10 min from the Napoleon Bonaparte international airport, setting ideal, in the heart of Ajaccio’s town centre, just beside the marina and cruise port, within close proximity of numerous restaurants, shops and 3* and 4* hotels.
9 modular meeting rooms with a variety of capacities (up to 200 pax),
an auditorium that seats 434, a panoramic restaurant for 500 people and a large multi-use space that covers 1000 m², adaptable and perfect for congresses up to 650 pax and for exhibition area.
A Convention Centre in Porto-Vecchio an auditorium that hold 340 people and a meeting room for 120 people.
A theater in Bastia that hold 830 people, 2 meeting rooms for 200 and 50 people.
SEA-MOUNTAIN COMBINATION FOR YOUR INCENTIVES
Reputed for a climate that makes life a real pleasure, with mild temperatures throughout most of the year, it offers a wide range of activities for MICE group.
Stunning landscapes, unspoilt nature, crystal-clear waters and fragrant Maquis, hilltop villages, high and mid-mountain areas, the island boats a unique sea-mountain combination: a diverse land and a natural playground, particularly suitable for incentive organization.
The island’s landscapes are the ideal backdrop for hosting events, product launches, film and video shootings. The natural environment is a lure to enjoy outdoor sports, leisure and discoveries, from inflatable motorboat, sail boat & catamaran excursions, yacht cruises, scuba-diving or fishing, to mountain discoveries along off road-vehicle tracks, mountain- bike trails or, for the most adventurous, during a horseback riding excursion…..
The natural environment is a lure to enjoy outdoor sports, leisure and discoveries, from inflatable motorboat, sail boat & catamaran excursions, yacht cruises, scuba-diving or fishing, to mountain discoveries along off road-vehicle tracks, mountain- bike trails or, for the most adventurous, during a horseback riding excursion…..
Corsica is easily accessible by plane and boat,
The island has 4 international airports AJACCIO, BASTIA, CALVI, FIGARI , connected daily flights all year-round via to Marseille, Nice, Paris and Lyon hubs by flights operated by the regional airline Air Corsica and by Air France. Corsica is easily accessible from the main cities in Europe, served by over twenty scheduled and charter airlines with flights from Berlin, Cologne,Frankfurt, Brussels, London, Geneva, Zurich, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm,Vienna,Barcelona, Luxembourg, Amsterdam. Flight times: 1h40 Paris/Ajaccio – Marseille/Ajaccio 1h London/Ajaccio 2h – Brussels/Ajaccio 1h30