This is the first time the Race will visit Cardiff –the capital and largest city in Wales and the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom.
The national sport here is rugby – and they're not bad at football either, having enjoyed a fantastic run to the semi-finals at Euro 2016 in France.
The imposing Cardiff Castle, which has stood proud above the city since the 11th century, is just one of the many landmark buildings Cardiff has. It’s also famous for the Millennium Stadium, Pierhead Building, the Welsh National Museum and the Senedd, the home of the National Assembly for Wales.
Cardiff has great nightlife and is home to many bars, pubs and clubs. One of the liveliest areas is around St. Mary Street in the centre, and more recently Cardiff Bay has built up a strong night scene, with many modern bars and restaurants.
Cardiff has a long list of activities that we can incorporate into your guest experience programme. Below we have included our top recommendations.
Cardiff has an essentially maritime climate, characterised by mild weather that is often cloudy, wet and windy. Summers tend to be warm and sunny, with average maximum temperatures between 19 and 22 °C.
All of our guest experiences come with:
We have access to meeting and event spaces within the Race Village, that are available to for you to hire for your meetings and private events.
Please contact a member of our team to let us know your requirements and we will provide you know your requirements and we will provide you capacity, ﬁt-out, and prices.
We can design guest experiences around you. Our team can plan bespoke and tailor-made packages that work for your business needs and for your guests. We specialise in creating unique and unforgettable guest experiences.
In addition to the Guest Experiences, we can provide services including: flights, airport transfers, private coach hire, tour leaders, hosts/hostesses, accommodation, dinners, lunches, plus excursions outside of the Race Village.
One Event Management (One) is amongst the pre-eminent caterers in Europe, with specialist operating entities in both “green field” sites and fixed venues. Our vision is to exceed the expectations of all of our stakeholders and deliver the most innovative events of their time. For our team at One, the honour of sharing in prestigious and world class events such as the Volvo Ocean Race is one we take great pride in.
We know how important it is to make your guests feel special. Here are just a few examples of ways in which we can personalise your guests’ experience:
Your guests can be part of this emotionally charged moment. From the Sailors Terrace, on board a VIP spectator boat, or on board a high-speed RIB, your guests can be part of the Race.
Our dedicated team will make sure your Volvo Ocean Race guest experience will be unique and unforgettable. Please contact a member of our team to tell us more about what you’re looking for and we can design a guest experience built around your needs.
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