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.”
Westin Hotels & Resorts continues to up the wellness ante with the launch of its $15 million brand-wide campaign dubbed the Westin Well-being Movement. "Many Westin properties have onsite running concierges that can lead guided group runs throughout the city."
Founded by wellness guru Dr. Deepak Chopra, The Chopra Center is part of the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California. In...
“With the meeting planner’s day in mind, Loews wanted to make sure ultimately that [a meeting planner] is rested and can perform their best.”
"The main reason that people like to come through the program is they’re looking to get their office healthier and looking for teambuilding opportunities."
Mexico's spas are among the best in the world, winning accolades from Conde Nast Traveler, Travel+Leisure, Travelers Choice and many others.
We did a pre-opening tour of the gorgeous new Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel in November, scheduled to open in January. Never seen another Hilton like it.
The Epicurean Hotel in Tampa is doing away with the ordinary banquet menu concept. The banquet space will now be treated as a restaurant where the chef customizes all dishes.
“It’s important that groups understand that while, yes, we are a guest ranch, we have all the amenities that you’re looking for in a resort.”
Hip Italian designer Paola Navone decorated the property by incorporating the brand’s signature clean lines and playful use of whites and mixing them with bold blue hues that mimic the colors of Phang Nga Bay and the Andaman Sea, which the property overlooks.
The exclusive beachfront resort is now available for buyout that accommodates up to 200 guests–from individuals and groups to couples and families.
“Once reserved for backpackers, Cusco has become a ‘must’ for a new generation of luxury travelers, and we are thrilled to unlock the destination for our global guests, as only The Luxury Collection can.”