The Incentive Research Foundation forecasts increased per-person spending, more international trips and a healthier 2015 overall for incentive travel.
The new lifestyle hotel brand by billionaire British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson will make Nashville the site of its third property, the Virgin Hotel Nashville, on Music Row.
Groups visiting the city famed for bespoke tailoring can have a custom-fitted garment made by one of 40 tailors accredited by tourism officials.
“Luxury is not derived from extravagance, but from recognizing the simple, abundant natural beauty that surrounds us.”
The Lodge at Ballantyne is less than a two-hour flight from over 50% of the U.S. population. And though it may look outdoorsy, there is no roughing it here.
Cooking over the campfire is an art that the chef and his team have mastered over the years, which is reflected in the regionally sourced menu.
"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 recently opened 547-suite Hyatt Ziva Cancun ups the ante on the all-inclusive experience.
This is the norm for New Zealand business events: a sense of place and authenticity that “entices people to do things beyond the conferences they are here for,” explains Tourism New Zealand’s Director of Trade and Major Events, Rene de Monchy.
It might be attached to the bustling Mandalay Bay, but this new Morgans remake of THEHotel has its own Zen vibe.
Hyperlocal experiences in extreme and exclusive lands are high on the agenda for 2016.
As one of the Caribbean’s go-to destinations for yachting and high-end resorts, Pure Grenada offers groups a head-to-toe luxury experience.
Spanning 600 acres in Nassau, The Bahamas, the newly opened Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is already capturing groups with its own brand of luxury.
Activities such as houseboating and Ayurvedic spa treatments immerse attendees in the culture of this special region of India.
A certified truffle hunter and his shaggy dog can lead the group on a truffle hunt throughout the grounds.
Forget the red carpet. A green carpet rolls out to meet Vancouver attendees.
The Incentive Research Foundation's (IRF) latest annual conference wowed over 200 incentive planners with Maui's aloha spirit.
"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."
“What really excites us about The Unbound Collection by Hyatt is that this portfolio provides rich social currency through story-worthy, shareable experiences that guests will take with them long after their stay.”
Sweden’s archipelagos are so diverse and plentiful that you can actually rent an island for your event, and many planners do.
In the Galapagos Islands, the birthplace of the theory of evolution inspires teams to evolve, too.
Attendees at Prevue's upcoming Summit on Global Meeting Planning will have a chance to sample the Scenterprises Perfume Bar.
Since opening in midtown Manhattan in 1931, the Waldorf Astoria has hosted every U.S. president and been home to the rich and famous, from Frank Sinatra to the Duke of Windsor.
Marriott eyes millennials for meetings innovation cues as a shift in preferences among this generation changes the scope of meetings and conventions.
Esperanza's Floating Lounge—which is essentially a barge—sits right on the Sea of Cortez.
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