Reinterpreted Asian food is gaining in popularity, mainly because of the healthy options that come with lots of Asian staple dishes.
Bucherie works with meeting planners to create their own playlists for the meeting rooms, customizing different soundtracks for different areas and even different times throughout the day.
“Combined with Istanbul’s historic venues, palaces, museums, bazaars, cisterns, design venues and more, [the city] offers meeting planners a variety of remarkable options to create truly outstanding events.”
Cultural experiences in Hawaii revolve around values of aloha spirit, or connecting with and manifesting the highest aspects of mind, body and spirit.
There’s something about South Africa that seeps into your soul.
Amid all that glitters, Las Vegas has a soft side that abounds in cultural and historic experiences for groups who know where to look.
Forget wine, beer or whiskey tastings. Gin and tonic craft cocktails are feverishly taking over Barcelona.
Australia’s hotel offerings and bespoke experiences expand.
“The Olympics really left everyone thinking of what they could do that hadn’t been done. Some interesting ideas came out of it—much of it had to do with reimagining unexpected space or looking at things from a creative, right-brain perspective.”
Adventurous Groups Meet Panama’s Unexpected Side via Panama’s unique and sometimes overlooked cultural experiences.
“Every night of the week, the city hums with live music—live theatre, symphony performances and other entertainment fill the evening hours.”
“With air transportation costs taking an ever-increasing bite out of program budgets, those Caribbean islands with the best air lift tend to capture the majority of the group incentive business.”
“We make something out of frozen water, and after a few months, it melts back to its former state, rejoining the river from where it came.”
The falls from which Sioux Falls got its name are this city’s top outdoor attraction, but there are other lesser-known ways to see South Dakota’s largest city
At The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort, some of the same signature dishes available at Azure Restaurant are being incorporated into a new Azure Banquets Menu that can be served to larger groups.
At the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, attendees can participate in the Hui Ho’ala, a Hawaiian ceremony dedicated to the renewal of the mind, body and spirit.
On a recent FAM trip to Scottsdale, Ariz., I got to experience some of the area’s best hotels for meetings. Southwestern cuisine, casitas-style guest rooms, rejuvenating spas and, of course, warm weather attract groups to the area year round, but Scottsdale’s commitment to the hospitality industry is what keeps them coming back. With more than […]
“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.”
Innovation has its own rhythm in Mexico. Tweaks on time-tested traditions—from ancient cooking techniques to tea baths—make local experiences and customs new again for Mexico meetings.
A round-up of innovative event spaces and experiential meetings ideas ranging from traditional tea ceremonies and Korean theater at the Madang Gardens at the Gyeongwonjae Ambassador Hotel, South Korea, to Amsterdam’s historic and painstakingly renovated Rijksmuseum in the Netherlands.
Sweden boasts 15 UNESCO World Heritage sites while also being a mecca for avant-garde fashion and sustainable design.
Brewery Conference Center (Munchenbryggeriet) was originally a brewery that began operations in 1857. This historic venue has been a conference center since the 1970s.
Meeting planners can organize their attendees to dine in people’s homes in more than 150 cities around the world.
Meeting in art-centric Santa Fe, N.M., might seem out of character for a group of neurotrauma scientists, but the city offered the perfect balance of right- and left-brain activities for attendees.
As one of the fastest growing trends in travel, voluntourism, or social impact travel, has become a viable option for groups seeking immersive, hyperlocal experiences in exotic destinations.