List of G8 summit resorts

List of G8 summit resorts includes past and prospective venues for the annual meetings of G8 heads of state, the President of the European Union and other invited guests.

The choice of a site for these summit meetings is left entirely to the host nation. The location choices of host nations have been informed in some cases by perceived pre- and post-summit economic benefits. [Learn, Rob. [ "Huntsville to serve as world stage in 2010,"] "Huntsville Forrester" (Huntsville, Ontario). June 25, 2008.]

The serial accounts of these summits have tended to focus on international macro-consequences; but the host-country's decision-making has also seemed to focus on micro-consequences which have been otherwise overshadowed or overlooked.

List of resorts

Château Montebello

7th G7 summit: The Château Montebello is a hotel in Montebello, Quebec, Canada, renowned for reportedly being the world's largest log "cabin". In 1981, the Château Montebello played host to the G7 economic summit, and leaders such as Pierre Trudeau, Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan and François Mitterrand were guests of the hotel.

Deerhurst Resort

36th G8 summit: This prospective summit is to be held at Deerhurst Resort in Canada in 2010. The meeting will take place in Huntsville, Ontario,Andreatta, David. [ "Brace yourself, Huntsville. The G8 is coming,"] "Globe and Mail" (Toronto). July 12, 2008.] at the Deerhurst Resort. It will be the fifth G8 Summit hosted by Canada since 1976. [ "Prime Minister announces Canada to host 2010 G8 Summit in Huntsville,"] June 19, 2008.]

Gleneagles Hotel

31st G8 summit: Gleneagles Hotel (Scottish Gaelic: Gleann na h-Eaglais/Gleann Eagas) is a glen in the Ochil Hills of Perth and Kinross in Scotland. The name's origin apparently has nothing to do with eagles, but is said to be a corruption of the Scottish Gaelic word for a church, or a gap in the hills. It is famous for its hotel, and golf course, and also hosted the controversial G8 conference in July 2005, which earned the area the nickname of "the most fortified golf course in Scotland" due to extensive security.

Kempinski Grand Hotel Heiligendamm

33rd G8 summit: The Kempinski Grand Hotel Heiligendamm is a luxury hotel in Heiligendamm on the Mecklenburg Baltic coast in Germany. It consists of six buildings, which were all build as a seaside resort between 1793 and 1870. The main building ("Haus Grandhotel") was built in 1814 and reopened on June 1, 2003 after three years of reconstruction work. The seaside resort was first established in 1793, when Friedrich Franz I, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin visited Heiligendamm, upon advice by Dr. Samuel Gottlieb Vogel. In June 2007 it hosted the G8's 33rd summit.

Sea Island, Georgia

30th G8 summit: Sea Island, Georgia is an isolated resort island located in unincorporated Glynn County just off the Atlantic coast of southern Georgia in the United States. Sea Island is part of the group of islands known as the Golden Isles of Georgia together with Jekyll Island, St. Simons Island, and Little St. Simons Island. In June 2004, (June 8–10), it hosted a summit of the Group of Eight leaders. As with previous sites of the G8 meeting, the venue is remote, easily secured, and has a history of luxurious accommodations. As part of the security measures, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) designated the 30th G8 summit|summit a National Special Security Event (NSSE).

The Windsor Hotel Toya Resort & Spa

34th G8 summit: is a resort hotel located in Tōyako, Abuta, Hokkaidō, Japan. Managed by The Windsor Hotels International, the Windsor Hotel Toya Resort & Spa is to be the main conference site of 34th G8 summit, which is to be the fifth G8 summit to take place in Japan.



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