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2015 Meeting Trends
Meetings have become so much more than breakout sessions and awards dinners. Anyone who has attended a conference or meeting, whether regional or national will see a shift towards more than just business networking and focusing much more on creating long-term relationships through team building and group discoveries. La Cantera Hill Country Resort is excited about the latest trends in conference and meeting planning… here are some of our very favorite trends for 2015.
Healthy Meetings: Wellness Activities For Conferences
As one of Cvent’s Top 100 Meeting Resorts in North America, Paradise Point Resort & Spa offers the perfect setting for both work and play. An award-winning spa, marina, 44-acre tropical campus and on-site recreation options make incorporating both physical and mental wellness activities for conferences into agendas a breeze.
Destination Hotels Curate Unique Immersive Experiences for Groups
Destination hotels and resorts are curating experiences to show groups their destination in unique ways. In the 2014 Meeting Trend Survey conducted by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the results revealed that venue rates are no longer the clear-cut feature indetermining which hotel to pick for a meeting. Instead, location has become a top priority. In 2015 Meeting Trend Survey by Destination Hotels & Resorts, geographic location and rate still rank high in importance as well as bringing authentically immersed experiences into meetings and high-quality culinary.
A River Runs Through It - seeing Lake Tahoe from the cool waters
One of the most fantastic ways to get to know the Lake Tahoe region is from the perspective of a fly fisherman. Matt Heron Fly Fishing offers team building opportunities on the water in North Lake Tahoe - a memorable way to get your meeting attendees out of the conference room for a morning or afternoon of reinvigorating activity.
Seven Tactics That Will Make Your Conference Better Than Ever
An annual conference provides the unique opportunity to bond relationships between peers, clients, investors, vendors, and prospective business partners. It creates a stage where people can come together and reflect on exceptional accomplishments as well as opportunities missed throughout the year, creating a reflective and honest environment. Your annual conference can prove to be productive time well spent if your audience is engaged and people are poised to collaborate. Here are some of Destination's favorite ways to breathe life into your annual conference...
Unique Amenities That Make You Want to Hop On a Plane Right Now
You may come across Joe, the Falconer at Terranea Resort. He's a part of the resort's culture and helps make your experience distinctive
Exceptional customer service is about surprising and delighting guests. In fact, our collection of distinctive properties think service with a story is much more interesting than service with only a smile. We're proud to represent our communities, and we let the unique personalities, history, and points of view of our people and properties shine through. This ensures that no matter where a guest meets us, their stay will be consistently excellent in delivery, but absolutely singular in experience.
Snowsurance, a New Special Offer from Tarrytown House
At Tarrytown House Estate & Conference Center, A Destination Hotel, we consider our guests’ concerns and budgets when planning a winter meeting. As the weather becomes unpredictable, we are offering “Snowsurance” to winter meetings that are booked to take place between December 2014 and March 2015. With three inches of snow or more forecasted within three days of the event date, meeting planners can rebook their meeting within 30 days with no penalty.
Food & Beverage Trends for 2015 - You Don't Want to Miss This!
The New Year is upon us and now is the time to ask yourself, what are the expected group food and beverage trends in 2015? These Chefs and Directors of Food & Beverage are looking forward to embracing the food and beverage shifts in the coming year. So what can you anticipate in 2015?