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.
“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.
Hyperlocal experiences in extreme and exclusive lands are high on the agenda for 2016.
Sophisticated attendees have grown used to the standard corporate amenities, from watches to sunglasses to designer bags. A number of stars are shaking up the standard norm, among them Blue Jean Events.
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.
"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."
Spanning 600 acres in Nassau, The Bahamas, the newly opened Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is already capturing groups with its own brand of luxury.
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.
“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.
The trend toward incorporating locally grown herbs, fruits and other ingredients into spa treatments is making its way into many luxury resorts.
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.
Crystal Cruises can't seem to stop itself when it comes to pushing the boundaries on what they can do for groups at sea.
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.
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