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Groups visiting Paris will want to explore the typical Eiffel Tower and Louvre attractions, but some of the best experiences can be found in the city’s parks.
Groups can meet in a 100-year-old pumping station amidst massive engines painted green and red in the station’s former engine room.
While Armani Hotel Milano is famous in the contemporary fashion world, the collection also features historic properties such as Hotel Alfonso XIII.
Known for its destination-centric cruises, Viking River Cruises will take attendees through the canals of Amsterdam or to explore Heidelberg Castle in Germany.
A private island, cooking school, wine academy and the largest spa in Venice make the JW attractive for incentive programs.
The best meeting design sessions involved knowledge sharing and rotating conversations.
The Grand Salon lobby was restored back to its 1889 glamour.
Located a couple blocks back from the Champs Elysees in Paris, the 5-star Hotel De Sers bore witness to a steady stream of 19th century Parisian society life upon opening as a private residence in the 1880s.
The 5-star hotel faces the central St. Stephen's Green, which is regarded among the most posh addresses in Ireland.
Kildare is one of Chic Outlet Shopping’s fastest growing retail venues. In 2013, attendance was up 38% over 2012.
The 167-room Hotel Ritz Madrid is the most luxurious hotel in Spain's capital, located at one of the world's most exciting cultural intersections.
There are about 200 brands represented at Las Rozas, with about 40% of those based in Spain. Chic Outlets offers the services of shopping concierges who can assist attendees on their retail journey.
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.
In December, Chef Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matasuhisa is opening his latest Nobu restaurant inside the 602-room Fairmont Monte Carlo.
The seaside environment meshes seamlessly with Scandinavian cultural venues, innovative hotels and sublime restaurants.
Studio-54 co-founder Ian Schrager adds pizazz to London Fashion Week.
"The main objective of the DMCs is to promote innovative programs to surprise the groups with tailor-made alternatives," says Stephanie Wear, consultant of economic development for Tenerife Tourism.
Crystal Cruises operates two cruise ships, Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity. To learn more about their group product, we spoke with Eric Graves, vp of field sales, and Hedwige Roessler, manager of incentive sales.
The 158-room Hotel J is affectionately known as "Stockholm's Newport" because it's inspired by the clean lines and all-American aesthetic of places like Rhode Island and Nantucket.
For planners seeking something way, way out of the ordinary, a couple nights here will have a powerfully calming effect on your group.
Chic Outlets are a destination experience offered to meeting groups searching for top-tier luxury labels at a discounted rate.
Two of the things we hear most from planners is a growing need for more mid-size hotels and hotels that provide a fuller destination experience. The Autograph Collection was conceived specifically to meet those needs.
A slew of super modern hotels and meeting/conference venues are opening in Zurich, Lausanne, Basel, Davos and Lucerne.
The magisterial Casino de Monte Carlo and two adjacent SBM hotels—Hotel Hermitage and Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo—represent arguably the most glamorous collection of buildings on the planet.
“It’s tough to think of an activity in Spain that is not related to food," says Jorge Rubio Navarro, director of the Chicago Tourism Office of Spain. "Each region has its own cuisine and typical regional dishes, and the majority of them are known worldwide."