Coming off a major renovation, the ex-Palais Stephanie is now the slick + sultry JW Marriott Cannes.
“Luxury” and “Value” are relative terms depending on the client or company, especially in these transformative times. Here are some destinations from Alabama to Lausanne ranging from upscale to ultra-luxe. However, the experience, pricing and design work together to provide real impact and value in anybody’s book.
The grand dame Lausanne Palace & Spa caps the highest point in this Swiss resort town with panoramic views overlooking Lake Geneva and the French Alps.
Castles, kilts + kissin' the old course.
Break out the clubs and pass the loofah. Across the board, groups in 2011 are booking more travel and more incentive programs.
One is the original Grand Dame. One is a bit of a hipster haven. Here's where you can have it all.
Belfast, Dublin + the Viscount.
Combine the Swiss business hubs with natural beauty of uncommon perfection.
Next generation convention center districts look good, breathe well + pack in the ROI.
On a warm winter morning, the soft light of the French Riviera is streaming into the Cours Saleya Flower Market in the old section of Nice.
The Principality of Monaco offers thrilling and enriching experiences with world-class cultural and sporting events.
On the Mediterranean seafront at the Monte-Carlo Beach Hotel, flappers and their beaus can dine and dance until the wee hours at a private Roaring 1920s Beach Party, reliving the sparkle of the jazz era.
To know Smorrebrod, Hygge + Jante's law is to begin to know Denmark...
Monaco's local destination management companies offer a variety of green tours and activities.
Meet + eat well at trendy tables from Montreal to Monaco.
Monaco offers a variety of unique cultural venues such as the Grimaldi Forum Monaco, the Casino de Monte-Carlo and the famous Oceanographic Museum founded by Prince Albert I.
This German combo of green meeting places, groovy hipster culture + mind-bending design represents the vanguard of European modernity. The beer halls - not so much.
Some of the world's most civilized rooms with a view.
Combine tea and spa in the English countryside with London's historical heft.
Vienna's beauty + culture will still the hearts of your attendees.
Corporations can learn a few things from the Swiss. In this day and age, protecting the planet, true diplomacy, tidy finances and even the sport of curling are looking positively visionary.
Book Paris with a pre/post to the first annual Impressionist Normandy Festival.
Belgium is a grand + affordable gateway to the best of Europe.
Artisanal culinary tours to Barcelona + beyond.
Learn how to joust, tango, discuss Picasso, corner a Porsche and eavesdrop like a KGB spy in the world’s great cities from Buenos Aires to Berlin. We have some fun ideas about shopping for handbags at Barneys and Bendels, too.