Thursday, 21 June 2012

Vienna Incentive Trip with Stampin’Up! Day 1

Hello everyone I hope you have been peeking at the lovely blogs from other trip achievers this last few days. Let’s start with the first day. It was the first time Pete got to join me for these trips and I was excited for him to experience all that was in store. We met Jules one of my downline who earned the trip and her husband Robin in Manchester Airport . Two flights later we arrived in Vienna all happy and smiley. We were picked up by a very nice driver in a black Mercedes and taken to the gorgeous Grand Hotel Wien.
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The reception area (thank you Steffi for your fab photo)
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Then the rooms were luxurious with marble topped furniture and damask fabric covered walls.
This pictures actually belongs to Zoe but we had the same arrangement in our room. A little seating area.
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As we checked in our rooms were not ready so we abandoned the luggage and off we headed for our Hospitality Room. Now this room is amazing
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Comfy seating, tons of refreshments and sweets even beautiful fresh flowers. We picked up our badges
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and we started getting to know everyone.
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and here’s my lovely enjoying his first cup of coffee.
I was itching to spin the wheel, the prizes looked sooo exciting .
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And I got not one but two prizes woohooooo. And here I am with the lovely Kellee Sue one half of our Events Team present on the Trip. They work soo hard to bring us the best time!!
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After a bit more chatting we went to our rooms to unpack and get ready for our welcome dinner.
We had cocktails and canapé's on the terrace of one of Vienna’s best gourmet restaurants Le Ciel. The view over the city was stunning
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and everyone was looking lovely, I love this picture of  Natalie, Jules and Jo, you can also see behind enjoying her yummy strawberry cocktail Hayley one of our new trip achievers.Julie's photos 127 copy
Our place cards along with Shelli’s welcome note were waiting on the tables
place card-2We dined with the Tant family that night, here’s Zoe and I smiling for the camera.
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And the menu in case you’re wondering
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After dinner we all had a picture taken with Shelli
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we are missing Kerry and Hayley unfortunately, they were already gone by the time.
We finished off our conversations in the reception bar without the men as there was football on the telly.
It was soon time to retire to bed as we had an early start the next day. And it took me some time to spot  this lovely gift on my dressing table.
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WOWeeee gorgeous bag to match the stylish clutch our flight details arrived in. And a close up of the pretty tag
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The bed was sooo comfy and it didn’t take us long to drift off to sleep.
See you soon with a action packed second day. hugs xxx

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3 comments :

Queenie Jeannie said...

Ohmygosh! What a wonderful trip!!!! You are so lucky!!!

Tracy said...

Wonderful pictures Monica, it was a fantastic trip wasn't it? xxx

scrappyjen said...

Stunning photos! WOW!