Category Archives: Health & Wellness

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…

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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…

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The Bee’s Knees

Want to create buzz at your next event? Make a beeline for one of the latest hospitality trends and consider hosting your group at a property that is home to hives of honeybees, where the honey is culled for use in cuisine, cocktails, spa treatments and more. When it comes to dining, honey is a…

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Healthy Choices on the Road

Eating on the road is an endeavor that can be fraught with potential high-calorie, unhealthy land mines. Away from the comforts of home, it is easy to overeat, overdrink and simply overdo it. Thankfully, there are some easy ways to watch your waistline by making better choices in snacks, meals, beverages and—of course—desserts. Taking Off…

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Do Good, Feel Good

It’s been 41 years since Earth Day debuted on April 22, 1970, and the environmental movement has come a long way. Once a fringe movement, green living has become the norm rather than the exception for many—which should make it an important part of planning your next event. After all, those who feel good about…

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A Breath of Fresh Air

According to recent statistics, allergies affect a large segment of the U.S. population. One in five people in America have allergy symptoms, and 55% of people in the U.S. test positive for at least one allergy, reports the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. For a planner looking to host a truly productive meeting,…

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Game On

It may be the season of chilly temperatures, which tends to keep us indoors more than out, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring an active component to your next event. In fact, there are a number of available options that can allow your attendees to embrace the sports of their youth while building connections….

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Healthy Travel Behaviors

3 Tips for Healthy Travel Behaviors

It seems almost impossible to stay loyal to healthy travel behaviors in this industry. The countless days of travel, cocktail receptions (and their notoriously calorie-rich apps and beverages) and long days just seem to add to your waste line at the mention of them. While these perks are what I love about my job, my…

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Detox and Meetings

Today’s headlines are filled with stories of successful detox diets, treatments, supplements and other activities. Celebrities and everyday folks alike tout their weight-loss, health and wellness benefits—but are they really something that can help make a meeting more productive? The answer from the experts is a resounding “yes.” “The body undergoes a natural detoxification on…

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