Luxury hotels debut exciting new spaces 

The golden ticket question to beginning to plan an incentive retreat: where to go?

We’ve got you covered.

These new and renovated hotels each stand in sought-after destinations, but those which are not so overly trendy that you’ll have to battle with crowds who all want do experience the same things as you. Instead, you and your group will get to enjoy that sweet spot where true, luxurious serenity meets a heart-stopping destination.

To the Austrian Alps

New and Renovated Rosewood Schloss Fuschl
Rosewood Schloss Fuschl

Rosewood Schloss Fuschl opens its doors to reveal a luxurious and restorative alpine getaway on the shores of Lake Fuschl in Austria. The space originally opened in 1461 as a grand hunting lodge and summer residence for the Archbishop of Salzburg. Today, it has become a premier, serene resort destination as part of the Rosewood Hotels & Resorts brand.

98 elegant guest rooms, including 42 suites and six chalets, transport visitors into a historic, castle-like environment. In addition, guests can enjoy world class dining venues and Rosewood’s integrative Asaya Spa, with an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, eight treatment rooms and a state-of-the-art fitness center.

Whether visiting during winter or summer, guests have access to a wide range of activities—it only depends on whether you seek a cozy, snowy retreat, glowing autumn colors or the vibrant greenery of summertime. The property offers four event spaces: a ballroom and ballroom foyer, the divisible Glas, Rosa and Grüner Salons, the Remise + Patio and the See Club Event Deck, as well as a wine cellar.

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To The Heart of Lingnan Culture

New and Renovated image of The Cordis, Foshan, Lingnan Tiandi
The Cordis, Foshan, Lingnan Tiandi

Langham Hospitality Group celebrates the grand opening of its newest Cordis hotel in the southern Chinese city of Foshan, The Cordis, Foshan, Lingnan Tiandi.

The property stands in Foshan’s key cultural and commercial hub, Lingnan Tiandi, in the city’s Chancheng district. Surroundings provide a holistic destination experience, with access to everything from historic temples to upscale office complexes. The hotel offers 390 guest rooms and suites, all featuring private balconies. Onsite, guests can take advantage of a 28-meter indoor pool plus jacuzzi and sauna offerings. Dining facilities include two onsite restaurants: for classic Cantonese dining, head to Lingnan Garden, and for a barbeque buffet bistro, visit The Deck. The two story Club Lounge will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.

As for meeting space, the hotel offers an over 13,500-square-foot ballroom, eight multi-function rooms and a large ceremonial hall. Future renovation plans include the addition of more meeting and event space.

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To the Caribbean Shoreline

Alaia Belize, Autograph Collection
Alaia Belize, Autograph Collection

Alaia Belize, Autograph Collection unveils a renovation and expansion. The upscale resort stands on the island of Ambergris Caye in San Pedro Town, Belize, only 600 yards from the Belize Barrier Reef. The renovation includes the debut of its brand new Sea Grape Hall Event Center, in celebration of the property’s third anniversary.

Spanning over 20 acres, the property offers 155 guest rooms and suites. During their stay, guests can enjoy the serene Belizean coast as well as the newly expanded K’In Spa, now including three new treatment rooms and a menu of Belizian-inspired treatments, from massages to body wraps and more.

The newly constructed Sea Grape Hall Event Center offers a grand total of 3,100 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, suitable for small and large events alike with versatile spaces. This new space is in addition to the resort’s existing meeting and event space, including the Vista Rooftop Lounge, which offers Belize’s only rooftop suspended pool and lounge with 360-degree views of the incredible natural surroundings. In the upcoming year, the resort plans future renovations, including the construction of a sea wall to expand the beach to over 1,000 feet of ocean frontage.

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