Planning a conference is a long, tedious, meticulous and time-consuming process! There are endless things to be organized and managed, and countless to-do lists later, you may yet find yourself at your wits ends! Choosing the right destination is one of the keys and initial decisions you need to make. And when it comes to the ideal conference destination in India, you need to look no further than Goa! Whether you are in the pharmaceutical industry or in IT, whether it is automobiles that’s your thing or healthcare, Goa has all the ingredients to give you a successful conference.
Here are some reasons why Goa is unquestionably the ideal destination for your conference.
Goa airport is well connected to most of the major cities of Mumbai, and traveling to Goa is no problem at all. If you are from states around Goa, like Maharashtra or Karnataka, you even have the option of driving down. Goa also has two major railway stations, so your delegates who prefer to travel on a budget can take a train or a bus to reach here.
Who is not enamored by the lure of Goa? In India, it is one of the most loved and popular destinations. People from all cultures, all walks of life, all professions, all states come to Goa to unwind and chill. Internationally too, Goa appeals to foreigners who wish to enjoy the beaches of Goa on a budget. So, whether you are planning a national or international conference, the destination itself will attract a whole lot of registrations.
Wide Choice of Hotels
Since it is such a popular tourist destination, Goa offers you a big choice in terms of hotels and conference venues, ranging in location, budget, and offerings. So you can opt for a budget hotel near Panaji, or go for some of the more luxurious hotels in South Goa. With so much choice available, you also end up having a better bargaining power when it comes to negotiating a deal with the hotel.
Ultimate Gastronomic Pleasure
Food lovers can indulge their taste buds to their hearts’ – oops – tummy’s content. Local Goan cuisine especially appeals to seafood lovers, but also offers some great options for vegetarians. Additionally, you have easy access to all other popular cuisines – Mughlai, South Indian, North Indian, continental, fast food and so forth.
Heart-Stopping Scenic Beauty
For that one day sight-seeing package in your conference, Goa again offers you plenty of options within easy reach. Even if you just cover North and South Goa, you have a full itinerary. Additionally, for delegates who are interested, you can offer additional tours to Dudhsagar Falls, Spice Farms, and so forth.
For those who want to let their hair down after a day of attending sessions, there are plenty of pubs and discotheques that run well into the night. There is also always something or the other open event happening at some of the more popular North Goa beaches.
So ….. shortlist Goa as your conference destination, and mark off that one major decision from your to-do list! Rest easy, you have made the right choice!