What is the definition of Conference / Convention Hotel in the hotel industry?
A conference or convention hotel is a type of accommodation, specialised in hosting the MICE traveler section. The hotels are mostly deliberately located near convention / conference centers, or if not situated in the surrounding area the hotels themselves will be matched with such facilities.
Travelers choose Conference / Convention Hotels due to their capability to hosting events, exhibitions, training sessions and meetings. Besides the specialised amenities such hotels will also that contain leisure facilities, full service housing and other amenities. One of the biggest consumer segments for such hotels is the MICE traveler section, which is recognized to be very advantageous due to its propensity to spend their time and buying power on facilities in the hotel.