MEET ME IN ACAPULCO
Offering State-of-the-Art Meeting Facilities & World Class Services
Acapulco, Mexico (August 21, 2012) – Acapulco continues to distinguish itself from other popular tourist destinations in Mexico by offering rich, cultural experiences beyond its sun-drenched beaches and celebrated nightlife. In addition to the existing collection of world-class hotels, celebrated cuisine, spectacular beaches, rich culture and timeless glamour, Acapulco offers an impressive array of new hotels, cultural attractions and streamlined business facilities and services, making it a premiere destination for meetings and conventions
The recently opened Diamante Exhibition Center, located at the Plaza Las Fuentes within the iconic Fairmont Acapulco Princess resort, offers 20,000 sq ft. of exhibition space with additional space to host conferences and events with a maximum capacity of 4,300 people. The resort also features 27 versatile meeting rooms, including a magnificent amphitheater, it is ideal for both large and small meetings, conventions, or seminars.
One of the most advanced convention centers in the world Expo at Mundo Imperial features over 355,000 sq. ft. of convention space and more than 40 meeting rooms. This state-of-the-art facility, officially opened in 2011, provides unique options for exhibitions, conferences, conventions, trade shows, corporate events and more, and is part of the Mundo Imperial facility which will ultimately feature an entertainment arena, promenade lined with high-class shops, a spa and a resort.
Located in the heart of Acapulco’s Hotel Zone, the Acapulco International Convention Center is about 25 minutes from the airport and can serve up to 15,000 people at any given time. One of its most famous halls is the Salón Teotihuacan, which is approximately 68,000 sq. ft., free of columns and with a 120-foot-high ceiling. The center also has two 54,000 sq. ft. halls; an open-air theater for an audience of 2,000; an enclosed theater for 1,200 people with state-of-the-art theatrical technology and air conditioning; and a parking area for 350 cars.
A special venue for meeting planners to consider for group events and dinners is the Fort of San Diego, combining the history of Acapulco with the beautiful backdrop of the Bay of Santa Lucia. Additionally available are the beautiful villas located in the Las Brisas area of the Diamante District, which can be rented for events such as sit down dinners or cocktail parties.
In addition to these amazing meeting spaces, meeting planners can also choose from some of Acapulco’s most popular hotels for meetings and group travel including the Crowne Plaza Acapulco, Emporio Acapulco, Elcano, Copacabana Acapulco, Fairmont Pierre Marques, the Grand Hotel Acapulco and the renowned Las Brisas resort, which is also a prevalent venue for weddings.
Acapulco offers an array of activities for groups to enjoy. The destination offers an abundance of ecological wonders; from touring the destination’s lagoons, jungles, islands and estuaries or traversing the shores of the Acapulco Bay, the destination’s 360 days of sunshine and distinctive ecosystems afford visitors an ideal backdrop for eco-adventure. Coyuca Lagoon is a natural fresh water sanctuary where exotic wildlife co-exists among the jungle-shrouded canals. Exclusive boat tours to the Coyuca Lagoon are an ideal way to experience the nature of Acapulco. Groups can begin a tour by admiring the coconut and palm groves as well as the delicate water hyacinths floating along the shores.
By night, groups can dine in one of Acapulco’s world famous restaurants, with menus to satisfy every palate. The dining experience in Acapulco provides something for every traveler from traditional Mexican to international specialty cuisines.
A magical combination of incredible beauty and hypnotic charm, Acapulco is Mexico’s largest and most dazzling seaside resort attracting over nine million visitors annually. Acapulco is exotic yet easily accessible by direct or convenient connections via all major airline carriers from gateway cities across the U.S. For more information about Acapulco, visit rememberacapulco.com.