Category Archives: Health & Wellness

2015 Food & Beverage Trends

Spice up your next meeting or conference event with these fresh takes on food and beverages.  This list includes sure-fire trends that are expected to take hold this year. See what the hottest menu selections are and what professional chefs are serving up in their kitchens.  Read the source article at blog.cvent.com

Read more

Westin Hotels & Resorts Launches Food Discovery Experience

Discover Italy’s most exquisite and authentic food in Venice, Florence, Rome and Milan with Westin Hotels & Resorts latest offering, Personal Food Shopper, an experience that introduces guest to local food shops and tours unique gastronomic boutiques with high quality food products. Visit traditional markets, historical shops and gourmet bistros. Read the source article at…

Read more

Meet Me in the Spa

Looking for a way to elevate your next group gathering? Take it out of the convention center and move it to the spa, where unconventional spaces, gorgeous gardens, spacious lounge areas, a serene ambience and wellness-inspired activities and food make for an exceptionally productive and memorable event. The Spaces Countless properties have exquisite spas, and…

Read more

Cheers to Good Health

It’s 5:05 p.m. You’re at an event and a tray of Champagne greets you at the door. Thirty minutes later, a server walks around offering glasses of red wine, which you gladly accept. (It’s been a long day.) Then, it’s on to dinner—Mexican themed—where you finish off the night with a margarita. You’re starting to…

Read more

Business Travel While Expecting

When organizing a meeting or event, most planners are meticulous when it comes to accommodating disabled attendees or those with food allergies, even making sure to include questions about dietary restrictions and other such issues on pre-event questionnaires. Many, however, may forget to ask one important question that can make or break a meeting-goer’s experience:…

Read more

Fast Beauty

Though most of us have been told since childhood that it is what’s inside that counts, there is something to be said for business success and an appealing appearance. Catherine Hakim, a social scientist and senior research fellow at the Centre for Policy Studies in London, recently released a report that claims that attractive workers…

Read more

Salt is a Sweet Alternative

When it comes to creating green lodging options, hotels around the globe are making great strides—and helping to preserve the planet at the same time. Many of these environment-sensitive practices are also proving to be healthier for guests, and there is one eco-effort in particular that is making a splash—swimming pools that eliminate or greatly…

Read more