Incentive Travel Gets Personal

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St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, Mexico The resurgence of incentive travel brings with it several new trends. The latest Pulse Survey from Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) indicates that planners are investing in more robust experiences. Companies are also catering to travelers’ personal tastes, from welcome gifts to cultural immersion. According to the IRF survey, 67 […]

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Boeing 777x to Make Largest Twin-Engine Jets in the World


The next generation of massive fuel-efficient aircrafts is closer than ever to completion. Last week, Boeing announced the configuration for the 777-9, the first addition of Boeing 777X airplanes to be developed, which also includes a future 777-8 model. The Boeing 777X aircrafts will be the largest and most efficient twin-engine jets in the world. […]

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Sheraton Grand a New Beacon of Excellence

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is putting a feather in the cap of its most exceptional Sheraton properties across the globe. In late August, the high-end hotel company rolled out the Sheraton Grand designation, what they’re calling their new premier tier of Sheraton properties. The new honorific will go to Sheraton hotels that demonstrate […]

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L.A. Luxe: Westside’s Glamour, Glitz and Art

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Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Westside’s Glamour, Glitz and Art From celebrities to some of the world’s best shopping—window or otherwise—the Westside is the place for glamour, glitz and art. The region’s neighborhoods encompass media hub Century City, the college town of Westwood and the tony enclaves of Bel-Air and Brentwood. Beverly […]

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L.A. Paradise: Beach Cities Boast Classic Social Lifestyle

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When you think of L.A., what probably comes to mind is the famed beaches hugging 27 miles of scenic coastline. The laid-back lifestyle, sparkling waves, palm trees, and chic eateries and boutiques are intimately familiar because of the many movies and TV shows that use the area as a backdrop and chronicle the hipsters and […]

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L.A Charm – San Pedro’s Intimate Waterfront

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USS IOWA Does your group want easy access to the big city while enjoying small-town charm? Then San Pedro’s waterfront is the place for you. On the southern end of Palos Verdes Peninsula, San Pedro, with a population of 90,000 over 12 sq. mi., is historic and picturesque. The surrounding Los Angeles Harbor area is […]


MLB All-Star Game Pitches Cincinnati


Image Courtesy of Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau – Groups that meet in Cincinnati can tour Great American Ball Park, host of the 2015 All-Star Game  The 2015 MLB All-Star Game, which was played this week at Great American Ball Park in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, pitched the host city into the limelight and introduced the riverfront city […]

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7 Hotel Rooftops With More Than a Superb View

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Hotel rooftops can be enjoyed year-round for their often-dazzling views, but those that have pools become even more popular during the summer months as temperatures soar. CNN compiled a list of a few of the most notable hotel rooftops at properties throughout the world. Marina Bay Sands, Singapore: Located on the 57th floor, the rooftop […]

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Think Big Meetings Winners

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  The Winners: Planners   … Powered by Cincopa <a href=’’>Video Hosting for Business</a> solution.<span>Planners</span><span>Breakfast at Arikok National Park</span><span>By Susan Avery of Andromeda Consultants | “The Aruba Convention and Visitors Bureau arranged this with their partners. Fernando with House of Mosaic created the decor. Gladys with Vital Choices was the caterer. This event blew us […]

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New and Renovated: Venues Help Neighborhoods Change

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New and renovated properties invigorate their destinations Marriott Marquis San Francisco There goes the neighborhood. Whenever convention centers and hotels are renovated or new properties emerge, the neighborhoods in which they reside are often injected with a measure of vibrancy and economic prosperity. Whether projects are keeping up with growth in their cities or leading […]