As the the largest hotel company in Spain, 99 percent of Melia Hotels International’s forthcoming hotels are taking root outside of the country.
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A walk down memory lane to the tune of John Lennon’s “Imagine” and a friendly staff that seemed to genuinely enjoy taking care of their guests. This hallmarked our introduction to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana, which along with its plethora of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia, dazzles in meeting and incentive possibilities.
With locations in Cancun, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and Isla Mujeres, as well as a brand-new resort on the longest stretch of private beach in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Palace’s award-winning properties are one of a kind.
“We wanted to develop programming that allows groups to experience the destination as its ancestors did and as some locals still do, making them feel like they are a part of it and not just spectators.”
“Guests can enjoy the beautiful vegetation of the native forests of Costa Rica, and watch the animals that live inside the reserve such as iguanas, monkeys, coatis and several birds.”
A new CSR concept co-founded by one of Prevue’s editors and aptly named the Empty Suitcase Campaign has attendees fill their duffle bags with needed items and go—it’s that simple!
The 245-room JW Marriott Hotel has one of the best locations in Rio de Janeiro, with rooms overlooking the crescent-shaped Copacabana Beach.
The best meeting design sessions involved knowledge sharing and rotating conversations.
InterContinental’s Insider Collection For Meetings program highlights a destination’s authentic local flavor.
The Hilton São Paulo Morumbi is helping groups get in on this year’s Brazil Carnival, with their new “Pacote Fantasia” package.
“These lodges’ outstanding service and experiences in addition to their commitment to sustainability make them ideal for small groups or incentive trips.”
“W Bogota draws inspiration from the Legend of the Golden King, which is representative of Bogota’s great history.”
Announcing Site’s 2014 Crystal Award winners, from the UAE’s biggest incentive trip ever to a CSR program that delivered running shoes to preschoolers in South Africa.
Positioned in what was once the heart of the Inca Empire, the JW Marriott El Convento Cusco introduces groups to Peru’s rich cultural heritage.
The W Bogota is set to put a local spin on W’s passion points: music, fashion and design when it opens this December in Bogota, Colombia.
In addition to the five hotel openings, the city of Quito also plans to invest in two major projects for the events industry.
Expo Guadalajara hosts the seven biggest events in Mexico.
New concert hall is designed for both world class cultural events and corporate meetings.
Rio de Janeiro beaches offer corporate groups a playground of everything from sand sports to surfing to swimming to kiosks along the sidewalk.
“Brazil is a continental country, with varied attractions and destinations to please all tastes, interests and trip formats.”
Included in the mix is an Experience Lounge, which allows planners a 3D glimpse into the site’s possibilities.
Created by Hyatt in 2007, Andaz hotels are “upscale, boutique-inspired lifestyle properties that distill the best of their locale.” The nine hotels all work with local artists, musicians, authors and designers in their respective neighborhoods. And about once a month, the hotel staff organizes Andaz Salon events where guests and area residents hang out with […]
Machu Picchu, Peru Latin America is gaining ground in attracting more U.S. groups every year as suppliers continue to evolve, both in terms of varied product and sophistication. For example, Carlson Wagonlit Travel is combining its former North America and Latin America regions into one “Americas” region. The combined operation enables CWT to better leverage resources […]
As the band played AC/DC’s Highway to Hell, Hard Rock Hotel execs officially opened the Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta this past summer. The reinvigorated, rebranded 348-room resort encompasses six restaurants, four new bars and bona fide rock ‘n roll paraphernalia adorning every nook and cranny. The new Hard Rock Hotel is also continuing to smash […]
With the Panama Canal currently expanding, there is a huge boom in new development in both Panama’s urban and resort destinations. Groups from all over the Americas are traveling to centrally located Panama for meetings and conventions, but they’re also booking a whole host of pre/post-session adventures to experience the abundant wildlife, native rainforests and […]