The Incentive Research Foundation forecasts increased per-person spending, more international trips and a healthier 2015 overall for incentive travel.
Groups visiting the city famed for bespoke tailoring can have a custom-fitted garment made by one of 40 tailors accredited by tourism officials.
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.
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.
“Luxury is not derived from extravagance, but from recognizing the simple, abundant natural beauty that surrounds us.”
Jason Neary, director of Sales for the North Lake Tahoe CVB, gives his top picks to groups and individuals with a couple of hour's downtime in between meetings and events.
Salamander Resort & Spa offers a relaxing, luxurious escape that appeals to both small- and large-groups of every age and activity level.
When the Los Angeles Lakers come to town, he told me, Kobe gets to stay there. Just him, not the whole team.
Luxury has an ever-evolving definition in Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades.
All-inclusive properties have officially joined the experiential meetings bandwagon, thanks to increased demand from attendees.
The Regent Seven Seas Explorer is a painstakingly curated collection of all things beautiful.
Settling into the local life has become a sought-after luxury for attendees, and Norma Bock, meeting industry director for the Quito Tourism Board, says this culturally rich destination in the Andes is happy to deliver.
The way the insiders tell it, Donald flew in overnight from the Emirates just to position the portraits of legendary golfers that hang throughout the public spaces.
The Nobu Hotel in Las Vegas offers quiet refuge for groups to recharge after a day full of meetings and events.
A new web site breaks down each property according to which category it falls under, exclusives or buyouts (or both), as well as other criteria.
Forty years ago, today’s concept of sustainable development did not yet exist, but this didn’t stop the Puntacana Resort & Club from building a reserve that is considered a model for sustainability by today’s standards.
In South Africa, the landscape for sustainable meetings spans far and wide.
The Monterey Peninsula hints at what golfing groups can expect from Pebble Beach courses: twists, turns and jaw dropping dramatic backdrops.
Upon arrival, all attendees are greeted with a glass of the ranch’s chardonnay, as well as a complimentary bottle of it in each of the 50 guest rooms (or lodges).
Big Cedar Lodge offers a magical experience to groups by redefining the very 'nature' of luxury.
The state of Madhya Pradesh—known locally as "The Heart of India" and globally as the setting for “The Jungle Book”—is innovating meetings design by reimagining its heritage.
"Every gifting opportunity, whether it's a small or grand gesture, is a chance to make an extraordinary impact and stand out in the crowd."
It might be attached to the bustling Mandalay Bay, but this new Morgans remake of THEHotel has its own Zen vibe.
Connecting like-minded attendees used to be reserved for conventions...not any more.
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