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M&IT charity auction raises £25k for Meeting Needs

Bidding on 103 lots raises thousands in aid of industry charity Meeting Needs

Pictured: More than £25k was raised for Meeting Needs in the M&IT online charity auction

Meeting and Incentive Travel's online auction has raised more than £25,000 for industry charity Meeting Needs.

Bidding for the auction's 103 lots closed at 2pm on Wednesday with a flurry of activity in the final minutes bringing the total up to £25,130. Among the popular lots was a three-night desert holiday in Abu Dhabi, donated by Etihad and Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas, which went for £1,270 to Gary Watson, and four full hospitality packages for England v Pakistan at the Kia Oval, which were snapped up by an anonymous bidder for £800.

Scandinavia proved popular with bidders, with a three-night stay visiting Bergen in Norway going for £755 to Garth Davis, while a three-night stay at a choice of hotels in Copenhagen for two people went to Peter Lindsay for £647.

Other popular lots included a two-night stay for two in the Dick Advocaat Penthouse at the Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, which went for £598 to Andrea Davis, and a three night stay for two at Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa in Dubai, won by John Atkins for £550. 

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