Experience Guam

Top 5 Reasons to Select Guam for Your MICE Events

 

Location

Guam is located within five hours of most Asian Pacific destinations, making the island an ideal choice for conventions and meetings in the region. The Guam International Airport is only ten minutes away from all major hotels and resorts. This makes transporting large groups from the airport to their hotel for check in a breeze. Guests will appreciate the expedience of disembarking the plane to relaxing in their rooms with ease and convenience.

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Accommodations

The island’s distinct blend of sophistication and island-style living makes for a modern location with tropical appeal. The majority of Guam’s hotels are located either on or within five-minutes walking distance of the beach. Guam has an inventory of over 9,450 rooms, many located in ocean view hotels, golf resorts and even a sports training facility. Guam’s event spaces range from large-scale convention center-size to smaller spaces more conducive to intimate meetings.

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Culture & Community

Guam’s 4,000-year old Chamorro culture is the oldest in the Pacific region. Event organizers will find Guam the perfect destination for small to mid-sized MICE groups interested in unique destinations rich in culture and natural beauty. The Chamorro people, renowned for their hospitality and warmth, share their culture through dance, art, food, and carefully preserved historic sites throughout the island.

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Cultural Tours

Tours to explore the island’s rich heritage between meetings make Guam a memorable adventure for MICE groups to enjoy.

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Sustainability

We think long term and are always striving to protect and nurture the environment surrounding our beautiful island.

Activities & Experiences

Guam offers many exclusive experiences for visitors, which are great for team building activities. Guided sightseeing tours like the Hagåtña Heritage Walking Trail are very popular and include the Plaza de España and Guam Museum. The Valley of the Latte is an amazing replica of an ancient Chamorro village along the winding Talofofo river with interactive cultural activities for guests to learn.

Village fiestas are welcome events for groups wishing to experience island life and a taste of local hospitality. The list of cultural activities in Guam are as varied as the grains of sands on a beach.

Chamorro Cuisine

Guam’s local food is a feast for the palate with flavors and textures unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Barbeque chicken, ribs, fresh fish and seafoods marinated in Guam’s special sauces are a regular staple.

Guam fiesta food includes local dishes like kelaguen, breadfruit, steamed red rice topped with a local sauce made with soy and local peppers called finadenne’, and local deserts like latiya and ahu, made from young coconut, and lots of local fresh fruits, including mango, papaya, star apples, and a variety of melons to satisfy your sweet tooth. Event organizers can easily arrange for special meals for their groups that include a dinner show or one of Guam’s glorious sunsets to accompany the amazing food.

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Explore Guam

  • A Culture Ripe for Discovery

    Guam offers a blend of luxury, adventure, and a culture ripe for discovery. The island’s many festivals, cultural activities and sites make it possible to introduce your attendees to the unique Chamorro heritage through dance, art and storytelling they can’t experience anywhere else in the world. They can weave baskets at Gef Pa’go, explore the Hagåtña Heritage Walking Trail, join locals for dancing at the Wednesday market at Chamorro Village, or spend time unwinding on the island’s 78 miles of serene coastline. On Guam, your MICE event won’t just benefit from the state-of-the-art venue choices like the recently constructed convention center in Tumon Bay or the inclusive LeoPalace Resort on the island’s east side; it will leave your attendees with a simultaneously thrilling and relaxing experience they won’t soon forget.

  • 1. Tumon Bay

    The sweeping coastline of Tumon Bay offers an oceanside outdoor venue option, as well as a welcome escape once your MICE event is done for the day. Steps from most of the island’s major hotels, Tumon Bay boasts 2.5 miles of white, sandy coastline and Gov. Joseph Flores Memorial Beach Park. Also known as Ypao Beach, the park is home to large-scale annual events including the Guam Micronesia Island Fair and the Guam Ko’ko Half Marathon and Ekiden Relay, which bring thousands of people to the bustling center. An outdoor amphitheater and easy access to transportation options make it a perfect choice for large-scale exhibitions, entertainment and group activities.

  • 2. Two Lover’s Point

    Just north of the bustling center of Tumon, home to numerous hotels and event venues, Two Lovers Point is one of many heritage sites that offers MICE attendees an inside look at the rich Chamorro culture. Known in the native language as Puntan Dos Amantes, the site offers a breathtaking view of Tumon Bay as well as valuable insight into an age-old tale of ill-fated lovers. In addition to being a popular site for visitors, intimate weddings and small events may be held overlooking the 378-foot cliff, home to both a visitors center and an illustrated version of its Chamorro legend namesake.

  • 3. Hagåtña Historical Area

    The capital city of Hagåtña offers a newly constructed path incorporating 17 historical sites as well as venue options ranging from the local hotspot of Chamorro Village to the newly constructed Guam Museum and the prestigious Latte of Freedom adjacent to the Ricardo J. Bordallo Governor’s Complex in Adelup. A symbol of Chamorro pride and strength, the Latte offers panoramic views of the pristine coastline and historic sites including Fort Santa Agueda of the Spanish colonization period. The nearby Guam Museum, which hosted representatives from 33 countries for the PATA Annual Summit 2016, offers unprecedented insight into the island’s history and Chamorro culture, as well as a unique venue option for all types of MICE events.

  • 4. Fish Eye Marine Park

    A highlight for MICE attendees on Guam is the vast number of optional tours available, especially those highlighting the island’s pristine ocean environment. At Fish Eye Marine Park, MICE attendees can explore the ocean bottom by way of an underwater observatory, or don scuba or snorkel gear to explore the nearby Piti Bomb Holes created during WWII. Throughout the island, numerous vendors offer opportunities for guided hikes, more advanced dives by boat or shore, banana boat rides and even an underwater submarine. Fish Eye Marine Park also boasts a visitors center complete with an open-air restaurant, barbecue patio, and tranquil wedding chapel.

  • 5. Onward Mangilao Golf Club and Leo Palace Resort

    With seven courses to choose from Guam offers facilities designed by famed architect Robin Nelson, and holes crafted by sport legends Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. From Onward Mangilao Golf Club, famous for its breathtaking No. 12 hole, to the high-speed green of Leo Palace Resort Country Club, the island is truly a golfer’s paradise. In addition to dynamic terrain and coastal beauty unique to Guam, each course is accessible via hotel-provided transportation from the hotel center of Tumon or LeoPalace Resort and Spa, making tee time even easier.

  • 6. Nightlife at Pleasure Island

    Located in the heart of Tumon, Pleasure Island offers a variety of nightlife options for all MICE attendees. There’s the world-renowned Guam SandCastle dinner theater, outdoor shows at nearly every hotel along the strip featuring authentic Chamorro and Polynesian dancers, world-class restaurants, and numerous karaoke hotspots and beach bars to help attendees unwind. All options offer a safe, true island experience, including cocktails graced with umbrellas, a warm ocean breeze, and acoustic island music steps from unmatched sunsets and ocean views.

  • 7. Talofofo

    There’s no better way to take in the beauty of Guam than with a guided hike – or “boonie stomp” as the locals call them. Guides accessible through MICE concierges offer tours to sites including the Talofofo caves and Mt. LamLam on the island’s south side. Often referred to as the world’s tallest mountain due to its roots in the Marianas Trench, Mt. LamLam offers an unobstructed 360-degree while Talofofo boasts a network of caves to explore via headlamp. And the adventure doesn’t stop there. For adrenaline-loving MICE attendees, there are river cruises in the depths of Guam’s jungle, skydiving, parasailing, and numerous other team-building adventures ideal for groups who love the great outdoors.