Some Good News brings you the best industry updates to keep your spirits up during the pandemic. This week, we highlight current hotel packages that are geared toward keeping you—and your groups—safe, productive and pampered. From tropical buyouts to WFH luxury, these hotels offer solutions to the COVID crisis that don’t keep you confined to the home office (or even mainland U.S.).

Privacy Please

Planning an executive retreat or a companywide meeting? A beachside buyout at one of these established hotels comes with great perks—in addition, of course, to above-average safety, privacy and social distancing. Book along with private travel for a stress- and COVID-free experience.

Rosewood Miramar Beach Montecito

Corporate and group travel meets responsible luxury at Rosewood Miramar Beach in Southern California. The oceanfront resort launched a new Beach House Buyout program for groups looking to book all 26 accommodations at the Beach House. Perks include private group fitness classes, poolside cabanas, waived resort fees, bocce ball tournaments and more.

Brazilian Court Hotel

Historic Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida, is offering complete buyouts for group travel through April 2021. The 80-room boutique hotel allows up to 150 guests to enjoy an exclusive executive retreat with 3,500 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor event space, meeting space with built-in videoconferencing, event planning services and catering services overseen by award-winning Chef Daniel Boulud.

Hyatt Regency Maui

As Hawaii just recently began reopening for tourism, so has recently renovated Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa with complete and partial buyout packages. Choose from the Hyatt Regency Maui to Yourself package for 810 rooms starting at $1,500,00—and Hyatt Regency Maui (Almost) to Yourself package for 232 rooms starting at $525,000. Both packages include food and beverage for three nights, as well as hula lessons, Hawaiian cooking lessons, luaus, paddleboarding, stargazing experiences and Hawaiian cocktail classes. Book the buyout at 808-667-4932.

Workcation Inspiration

If you’re working remotely and need a change of scenery, several hotels are offering complete work-from-home staycation packages.


Amara Resort and Spa in Sedona, Arizona, launched a new “Work From Here, Learn From Here” program that offers a 750-square-foot office space, essential office supplies and an on-call executive assistant included in the standard resort fee. Also included, a dedicated concierge for outdoor wellness activities in the desert, like hiking, biking, guided meditations and yoga. Rates start at $188.

InterContinental Barclay

The 702-room InterContinental Barclay reopened in New York City last month with new packages for workcationers. Book The Offices at Barclay’s traditional, lounge or comfort packages for rooms starting at 250 sq. ft. with complimentary Wi-Fi, printing services, in-room cold brews and exclusive access to fitness rooms and entire floors.