Flavored vodka is out, as whiskeys, tequilas and gins are starting to be flavored with cinnamon, apples, ginger and vanilla.
“Incorporating mind and body activities into a day’s itinerary can help to stimulate creativity and promote productivity and alertness.”
Hotel won Europe’s Leading New Hotel 2014 at the World Travel Awards.
As a “wellness destination” in the middle of India’s Golden Triangle, the ITC Grand Bharat will be at the top of the must-see list of India’s meetings hotels when it opens late 2014.
“The resort’s size (only 35 suites, all oceanfront) creates an intimate experience that allows for extra personalized service to each guest. This also makes it perfect for incentive groups.”
“I have a theory that if you put world leaders in a spa in bathrobes, you may be able to figure out world peace.”
Activities such as houseboating and Ayurvedic spa treatments immerse attendees in the culture of this special region of India.
“There are people who want to destroy themselves, and they should have an opportunity as well.”
“[Teambuilding activities] such as the guided meditation, which is mainly about awareness and releasing anything in the mind, really help attendees gain a new ability to think and creates extra space in the mind to absorb more information.”
“In these busy times, every minute is precious. That said, people still want to feel relaxed and refreshed, particularly after a day of travel and before going to an important event.”
Workplace stress is estimated to cost more than $300 billion each year in health care and missed work, according to the American Institute of Stress.
“For however long someone is visiting the hotel, we want them leaving with more wellness IQ than when they arrived.”
Hotel gyms can be essential for letting loose the pent-up energy that goes along with sitting in a ballroom all day.
“It’s ideal for planners who are looking for a retreat that allows attendees to immerse themselves in local Caribbean culture and heritage, distinct farm-to-table culinary experiences and wellness offerings.”