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Conference & Incentives

Conference & Incentives

There are many reasons why Gibraltar could be the perfect choice for your next conference or incentive trip; not least its location at the southern tip of Europe, overlooking Africa, which makes it quite simply 'the meeting place of continents'. Few locations offer such exceptional variety in one contained, safe environment.

Though Gibraltar is part of the EU, under the Treaty of Rome it is exempt from VAT. As a consequence The Rock, as Gibraltar is universally known, affords brilliant shopping opportunities for bargain hunting visitors. Furthermore, as a thriving commercial destination, it can respond to any business requirements quickly and efficiently.

The city offers a blend of the modern and timeless, whilst the relaxing air of the Mediterranean and the winding and bustling streets reflect the cosmopolitan mix of the Gibraltarian culture.

Gibraltar's compact size means that facilities and attractions are all easily accessible. The town centre is easily navigable by foot, while the transfer time to hotels from all points of entry is rarely more than fifteen minutes.

Gibraltar is accessible by land, sea and air. Daily direct scheduled air services originate from the UK and the flying time is approximately two and a half hours. Charter services can also be arranged privately. Malaga airport serves as another main entry point by air as you can fly there from most major cities. Transfer time from Malaga is approximately 1 ½ hours. The Rock is fast developing into one of the busiest ports of call for international cruise liners.

Gibraltar's fine hotels and range of conference facilities complement the destination's extensive heritage, which provides an abundance of things to do and see. In addition to a selection of first class hotels and state-of-the-art conference facilities, Gibraltar offers an abundance of unusual venues ideal for product launches or conference settings with a difference. Foremost amongst these is St. Michael's Cave, a dramatic natural grotto filled with stalagmites and stalactites, which has an auditorium that can be used to stage events throughout the year.

Nightlife is equally varied, with a wide choice of lively restaurants and bars, and an excellent casino club where delegates can dance until the early hours or have a flutter at the tables.

There are two marinas in Gibraltar - Marina Bay and Ocean Village. Popular recreational activities include diving, fishing and sailing. Gibraltar's marinas also provide a relaxing environment for dining as a contrast to the bustle of the main city.

Gibraltar's Key Selling Points

Unique destination
Variety of traditional and unusual conference settings
Assortment of activities
Variety of eating establishments
Mediterranean climate
3 centre opportunities

Conference Facilities & Venues

The Caleta Hotel

Sir Herbert Miles Road
(+ 350) 200 76501  (+ 350) 200 71050 / (+ 350) 200 42143    
sales@caletahotel.gi and reservations@caletahotel.gi

Situated above the sleepy fishing village of Catalan Bay, The Caleta Hotel overlooks a sheltered sandy beach. There are 169 rooms with a full range of facilities. There is access to the beach, and the village with its charming pubs and restaurants.

The Rock Hotel

Governor’s Parade

 (+ 350) 73000   (+ 350) 73513        

The Rock Hotel has 104 rooms all offering magnificent views across the Bay of Gibraltar, the Spanish mainland and the Rif Mountains of Morocco. Built in 1932 by the Marquis of Bute, it is situated within 9 acres of grounds and looks down on the Alameda Gardens.

O’ Callaghan Eliott Hotel

Europa Road

(+ 350) 200 70500  (+ 350) 200 70243 

The O'Callaghan Eliott Hotel is centrally located in Governor's Parade and offers first class standards in accommodation with 120 rooms. The Rooftop Conference Centre is a purpose built conference and meetings facility, benefiting from breathtaking views of The Strait of Gibraltar and Africa.

The Sunborn Gibraltar

Ocean village


Opening in 2014, The Sunborn is a new yacht hotel, permanently moored at Ocean Village and which introduces a new concept of 5* luxury to the rock. In addition to its 189 rooms and suites, and a grand ballroom, the hotel offers its guests a choice of restaurants with 360 degree panoramic views, a cocktail bar, spa and pool.

Casino Gibraltar

Ocean Village

(+ 350) 20076666  (+ 350) 200 44881

Gibraltar’s world famous casino originally situated next to the Rock Hotel has relocated to Ocean Village and offers a stylish chargrill restaurant, a champagne bar, iceline bar and a terrace perfect for sampling a delicious range of cocktails in the sunshine. On offer will be state of the art casino tables, an electronic casino zone, a poker lounge, VIP area and 460 seater bingo club.

John Mackintosh Hall
308 Main Street
(+ 350) 20075669 (+ 350) 20040843

The John Mackintosh Hall is a versatile and attractive location for conferences or meetings of various sizes. The Hall comprises of six main meeting rooms including the main Auditorium, 2 lecture/ meeting rooms and 3 exhibition/ conference rooms. For more intimate locations, there are four small meeting rooms. Further details of these facilities are available upon request.

Alameda Gardens

Red Sands Road
PO Box 843

(+ 350) 20041235   (+ 350) 20074022

The Alameda Gardens were opened in 1816 at the instigation of Lieutenant-Governor George Don who wished to provide a scenic walk for residents and visitors to Gibraltar. In the Gibraltar Botanic Gardens these aims have been expanded to include the appreciation of flora and fauna, emphasising the importance of their conservation.

The open-air theatre is available for hire and can seat up to 450 chairs. The Dell, Lion’s Pond and Molly Bloom Circle are also available for hire. Further details are available upon request.

Garrison Library

2 Library Gardens

 (+ 350) 20077418  

An imposing and impressive piece of architecture, the Garrison Library is protected by the Gibraltar Heritage Trust and provides an unusual setting for your conference or meeting.Boardroom and banqueting arrangements can be accommodated upon request.

Please contact the Gibraltar Tourist Board for further information on any of the following venues:

St Michael's Cave
Gibraltar Tourist Board
Duke of Kent House
Cathedral Square
 (+ 350) 20074950  (+ 350) 20074943

Thought to have attracted visitors since Roman times, St. Michael's Cave was long believed to be bottomless, giving rise to the belief that Gibraltar was linked to Africa by a subterranean passage. The cave consists of an Upper Hall with five connecting passages down to a smaller hall. The Upper Hall offers a dramatic and very different choice of conference or banqueting venue.

Capable of accommodating almost 900 delegates The Queens Cinema is the largest auditorium style conference venue in Gibraltar.

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