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“We follow Wolfgang’s lead and direction in providing the best quality ingredients, simply prepared."
At Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces in India, meeting attendees go on culinary exploits of street food, community feasts, plantation walks, Indian bazaars and authentic cuisine at the hotel restaurants.
To truly wine and dine attendees, meeting planners often turn to Northern California—specifically Napa, where about 400 wineries pour some of the world’s best wines made from homegrown grapes.
To get a complete introduction to the cuisine’s tastes and ingredients groups should sit down to enjoy Hanjeongsik, which is a Korean traditional set meal consisting of at least 25 delicious and nutritious foods with vibrant flavors. Try this at The Korea House in Pildong, Seoul.
The event at the Bávaro Beach Resort & Convention Center in Punta Cana educated planners on meeting hotels, event venues and the new Coral Highway for multi-destination events.
This summer, the 5-diamond hotel is adding The Ranch at Emerald Valley and PLAY sports bar to provide meeting/event planners with an even larger variety of venues for groups to mingle in completely opposite ways.
In South Africa meeting/event planners are combining environmental sustainability and social/economic development through innovative group programs by local organizations.
Venues like Bernardus Lodge, Portola Hotel & Spa, Big Sur River Inn & Restaurant and Earthbound Farm Organic’s showcase Monterey County's dedication to "farm to fork" cuisine.
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.
Groups can experience local creations including taco sushi, grilled tender belly pork tenderloin and Szechuan-style Colorado rack of lamb, just to name a few...
“As far as the menus, everything is going to have fresh, local highlights,” says Chef James Samson. “When I’m thinking of Chicago, I’m thinking a Garrett Popcorn pancake. It’s all about the experience, great food and the atmosphere.”
“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."
Three waterfront resorts provide great scenery, catering to three different styles of groups within a 5- to 15-minute drive of the Puerto Rico Convention Center.
"Groups can choose their day from the large list of activities located in the welcome center, categorized by adventure, culinary, culture, fitness or wellness."
“Outside of the hotels, resorts and theme parks, there are neighborhoods that have great restaurants with talented chefs highlighting our local farms and seafood.”
Seasite's Karyn Altman discusses the boom in interest and evolution of river cruising for groups.
You feel like you’ve entered a high-end boater’s lounge upon entry. The navy-scheme walls, clean lines and rosewoods accent the yacht-inspired rooms.
We sat down with Martin Ranfft, F&B manager for Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta to learn more about unique F&B experiences.