Rotorua: Your Key Conference & Incentive Destination

As a destination for conference, meetings and incentive travel many find Rotorua irresistible and few go home disappointed.

You will find Rotorua situated in the North Island of New Zealand, a tourist mecca internationally renowned for its geothermal activity, Maori culture and adventure activities. This big little city sits on the southern shore of Lake Rotorua, and it’s central location allows the flexibility for a diverse range of special activities for conferences, incentives, meetings, and product launches.

Getting to Rotorua from anywhere in the world is easy with the Rotorua International Airport just 6km from the city centre. And getting around Rotorua is even easier with Airport shuttles, taxis, buses and most major rental car companies easily at hand. For something a little more exclusive private charter coaches, stretched limousines, prestige cars and vintage cars can also be arranged.

Getting the right venue for your event is essential and the region’s history and culture provides for an array of truly unique and interesting conference choices. Rotorua is surrounded by beautiful countryside, forests and lakes, with many venues also able to offer outside space for events. The city can host from small to large groups; the Rotorua Energy Events Centre being the areas largest venue in the area with a capacity of up to 5,650 in a cocktail setting, is ideal for Exhibition Space, Gala Dinners, Training & Academia. Or at the other end of the scale you could go for a more intimate, luxurious choice and take you and your team of up to 50 guests out on Lake Rotoiti with the Pure Cruise crew on their 53-foot catamaran. 

With hotels from 4 to 250 rooms, Rotorua can cater for many events. Within the city centre you will often find groups of hotels together allowing delegates to stay in a number of accommodation options all within a very short walking distance. Further an excellent alternative to the bustle of the city you can find superb facilities in idyllic settings on the shores of one of the surrounding lakes.

Rotorua is the tourism hub of New Zealand and offers some incredible ideas for incentive travel, giving you the opportunity to reward individuals, teams or even larger groups. This also makes it the perfect destination to ensure that while delegates are busy with business, partners can explore and enjoy the city and its surrounds before social events and gala dinners take place. When planning itinerary options within the Rotorua region you could include one of the many geothermal areas, walking or mountain biking in the magnificent Whakarewarewa Redwood Forest, relax with a massage or a soak at one of the natural thermal pools in the area, experience a guided fishing trip on one of the freshwater lakes, and enjoy lunch at one of the cosmopolitan cafes or award winning restaurants.

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