Croatia: Double bill

The breadth of facilities on offer in both Split and Zagreb make it hard to choose between them

SPLIT

Hotels
The five-star Le Meridien Lav, a few miles outside Split, offers 381 rooms and a modern conference centre, while smaller, boutique options include the Hotel Vestibul Palace with its glass atrium and Hotel Luxe.

Venues
The conference centre at Le Meridien Lav has eight rooms, with the largest accommodating up to 1,000, while Hotel Luxe can cater for up to 20 for business meetings. The four-star Hotel Katarina has a conference hall for 160 delegates.

Restaurants
Typical Dalmatian fare can be sampled at Ostarija u Vidakovi, while the best of Split's seafood is on offer at Bota. For larger groups, the Adriatic Graso, with views over the port, offers traditional and French cuisine for up to 100 delegates.

Incentives
The Radisson Blu's spa, developed with French beauty expert Anne Semonin, is spread over 2,000m2, boasting indoor pools, saunas and sea views. Delegates can also play golf at the Golf Klub Split, which has a nine-hole course.

Directory
Split and Dalmatia County Tourist Board
Contact: Nasja Lizatovic
Tel: +385 21 490 032
Email: nasja.lizatovic@dalmatia.hr
Web: www.dalmatia.hr

ZAGREB


Hotels
The Westin Zagreb has 378 rooms, a range of meeting spaces including the 1,000-delegate Crystal Ballroom, and fitness facilities, while the five-star Regent Esplanade has 209 rooms and can host meetings for up to 185 delegates.

Venues
The Concert and Congress Hall Vatroslav Lisinski has two halls, one catering for 300 and the other for up to 1,800. The Zagreb Fair Congress Centre boasts one of Europe's oldest congress halls and is ideal for larger events.

Restaurants
Ribarski Brevijar specialises in fresh fish and seafood, while international dishes can be found at Okrugljak. Try Italian cuisine at Boban or steaks at Mano, while Masklin i Lata serves up delicacies such as Istrian truffles for up to 40.

Incentives
Take a night tour of the city by lantern light or join a 'Decode Zagreb' tour, where teams compete in a game with clues based on Zagreb's major sights. Groups can also enjoy a drive through the old town centre in a 1940s tram.

Directory
Zagreb Tourist Board and Convention Bureau
Contact: Jadranka Cubric
Tel: +385 01 48 98 5232
Email: jcubric@zagreb-convention.hr
Web: www.zagreb-convention.hr

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