The following corporate retreats for 2016 offer a unique opportunity to pamper and invigorate teams—from wellness in the woods to lavish historic haunts.
The Marker recently introduced “The Marker Equilibrium, it’s all about ME,” health and wellness concept, which explores mindful indulgence throughout hotel spaces.
Any attendee can unleash their inner child during one of the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess’ HoopFit classes.
“More than a trend, health and well-being is being embraced as a lifestyle, and more and more, we are coming across groups seeking to incorporate wellness into their experience.”
The retreat is also set up with a golf simulator for attendees to “play” on some of the world’s most challenging championship courses.
“We want to continue to enhance our unparalleled wellness experience, and Jason is the perfect addition to our focus on fitness.”
The South Africa booth featured rooibos tea, a traditional beverage of the native Khoi people with numerous health benefits, while at Monaco, attendees could relax with a 10 minute-foot massage.
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.
The 99-room Gainsborough Bath Spa opened in the spring as the only natural thermal spa in the United Kingdom.
A 15-minute yoga session or Zumba class can provide a much-needed boost of energy that will last longer than a shot of espresso.
Crystal Cruises has partnered with wellness institutions including the Tai Chi Cultural Center and The Cleveland Clinic as part of its Creative Learning Institute, offering on-board classes ranging from Healthy Abs and Back to Memory Fitness to Tai Chi.
"“The greatest benefit is the group bonding experience that happens through being challenged during participation a rigorous fitness or wellness regime."
Months ahead of its ninth annual conference, the 2015 Global Wellness Summit (GWS) is already expected to draw a record turnout to Mexico City.
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The historic 176-room Dolder Grand in Zurich is summoning groups to meet in balance, a new wellness package available for a limited time.
"The new series is advantageous for corporate groups who might want to take advantage of this programming as each retreat is complete with teambuilding exercises, interactive workshops and group workouts that offer a quick and beneficial break from business."
“We are very flexible in catering to a group’s spa needs. We can organize spa sessions including chair massages, hand massages, quick make-up touch-ups for women or facials for men."
Club Med has over 65 all-inclusive resort villages worldwide.
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“Our wellness staff strives to empower people to live healthier, longer, more joyful lives through fitness, interaction with nature, nutrition and integrative wellness.”
More than 30 percent of planners are placing an emphasis on wellness in meetings and events and expecting it as a basic tenant.
Deep within Eastern Tennessee’s Smoky Mountain foothills, a new wellness initiative is bringing groups together in an unusually intimate way.
Groups visiting Naples, Marco Island & the Everglades looking beyond the beach to incorporate educational activities and eco experiences.
A combination of beautiful year-round weather and stunning facilities at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point create the ideal backdrop for fitness as well as rejuvenation.
“There is no better way to get the blood flowing during a meeting or break than to dance. Our clients love the ability to get their attendees up on their feet and moving.”