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Destination focus: Gothenburg - International Features Destination focus: Gothenburg

Sweden’s second city is compact, walkable and bursting with event space. It’s also the gateway to the west coast archipelago, so pack your deck shoes.

Destination focus: Milan - International Features Destination focus: Milan

It’s best known as the fashion and financial capital of Italy, but behind the braggadocio Milan takes food and high culture just as seriously.

Destination focus: Zürich - International Features Destination focus: Zürich

Switzerland’s largest financial centre might have a serious reputation, but with some hip hotels and quirky event spaces, it’s not all business.

Group Focus - Kerzner International Resorts - International Features Group Focus - Kerzner International Resorts

Kerzner’s global portfolio of five-star hotels might have been built for leisure, but it’s becoming a popular choice with MICE bookers. We hop to some of its key destinations to find out why.

Three of a Kind - Ski Chalets - International Features Three of a Kind - Ski Chalets

Three chic chalets for the 2011/12 winter season.

City Focus - Amsterdam - International Features City Focus - Amsterdam

There’s a buzz around the Dutch city right now. Even Easyhotel is getting in on the act. Here are the key openings you need to know about...

NYC Roof Space - International Features NYC Roof Space

Summer entertaining in New York City is all about roof space and Thompson Hotels serves up no less than three. V&E checked in – and headed straight for the elevator

Organiser's Guide - Geneva - International Features Organiser's Guide - Geneva

Europe’s most international city is the perfect venue for conferences and events, offering excellent facilities in a lakeside and mountain setting.

Organiser's Guide - Milan - International Features Organiser's Guide - Milan

Europe’s fashion capital is a business hub with world-class exhibition facilities and a dazzling cultural heritage.

Organiser's Guide - Barcelona - International Features Organiser's Guide - Barcelona

All-night restaurants, squares fringed with tapas bars and beguiling Gothic architecture define this fabulous Spanish city on the sea.

Organiser's Guide - Malta - International Features Organiser's Guide - Malta

Great weather and a plethora of event spaces mark out this island in the Mediterranean.

Organiser's Guide - Cyprus - International Features Organiser's Guide - Cyprus

The Med’s third-largest island is a popular conference and event destination – and it’s easy to see why.

Take it to the Top - International Features Take it to the Top

4,439 metres separate Switzerland’s lowest point from its highest. That leaves a lot of scope to send meetings, events and activities flying.

Explore Switzerland's restaurant scene - Recent London restaurant openings Explore Switzerland's restaurant scene

Christmas may be over, but the more alpine readers among you will know that January isn’t a time to feel blue; it’s a time to hit the slopes. If you’re heading to Switzerland for some piste action soon, you’ll undoubtedly be looking forward to the après-ski raclette and glühwein, but with a rich culinary history to enjoy, why not take time to explore the country’s restaurant scene properly? Read on for our guide to eating Swiss.

City Focus - Stockholm - International Features City Focus - Stockholm

Spread across 14 islands, interspersed with glittering water and leafy parks, the capital of Sweden works like a vitamin pill for events. Annica Wainwright came back all energised.

What's new in... Ireland - International Features What's new in... Ireland

With top conference facilities, gourmet appeal, and golfing greens as far as the eye can see, Ireland’s draw for the events market is already assured, yet investment continues to pour in. Catherine Quinn takes stock of the latest developments

City focus - Vilnius - International Features City focus - Vilnius

As Vilnius prepares to take up the European Capital of Culture mantle, Suzanne Archer discovers the Lithuanian city’s creative influence is spreading into groundbreaking incentive and conference offerings

Destination Focus - Ireland - International Features Destination Focus - Ireland

The Emerald Isle has not one but two world-class corporate destinations – and both have been the subject of substantial investment. Annica Wainwright reports on developments in Dublin, while Astrid Mannion explains why she’s bowled over by Belfast

Destination Focus - Ibiza - International Features Destination Focus - Ibiza

With a spate of luxury hotel openings and an ever-increasing number of jet-set regulars, Nick Clayton explains how La Isla Blanca can inject sunshine and glamour into corporate events

City Focus - Oslo - International Features City Focus - Oslo

With stunning surrounding scenery, fresh air and excellent infrastructure, the capital of Norway has plenty to offer event organisers. Astrid Mannion takes a look around

Venue Focus - Desert Springs - International Features Venue Focus - Desert Springs

Square Meal took advantage of the year-round sunshine and short-hop flight to discover a golfer’s paradise in a rugged corner of South-Eastern Spain

City Focus - Brussels - International Features City Focus - Brussels

When pitted up against Paris, it’s no wonder that most cities find it hard to sparkle, but Brussels, the ‘Capital of Europe’, is swiftly becoming a contender for the hottest spot on the Eurostar route. James Drew tells us why

City Focus - New York - International Features City Focus - New York

As the pound pushes the $2 mark and a new breed of luxury budget carriers transform the transatlantic flight, there has never been a better time for UK event organisers to take a bite of the Big Apple