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Dear Event Planners, You and Your Attendees Deserve These Destination Spa Treatments

Attendees can indulge their senses at The Inn & Spa at Loretto 

 

Conferences don't have to be tiring and grueling for attendees. By adding downtime between sessions and in the evenings, you're designing a more productive conference. In fact, the Spa Director at Paradise Point Resort & Spa says studies have shown meeting breaks involving calm and reflective activities, such as a spa treatment or yoga session, greatly enhance information retention and increase productivity amongst attendees. However, the average conference length is shrinking and agendas are being compacted, so many professionals simply don’t have time for a full-length experience. Abbreviated wellness offerings like a 25-minute spa treatment allows participants to simultaneously fit more into and get more out of these increasingly shorter meetings. Here are four fun Destination hotels that cater to hosting you and your attendees in their beautiful spa...

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Earn Perks When You Book Your Next Meeting at Hotel Derek

As the end of the year approaches, it becomes crunch time around the office. Last minute business meetings are stressful enough, why not let the expert meeting planners at Hotel Derek handle all the details so you can focus on the important stuff...like where to spend the $500 American Express gift card you'll receive if you book and stay by December 31st. Give your meeting attendees the royal treatment in our newly designed meeting spaces and totally customizable menus -all in the heart of Uptown Houston

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La Cantera Resort's Multi-Million Dollar Transformation

Remarkable things are happening at La Cantera Resort over the next few months and we are so excited to share the details with you. Although our two championship golf courses will remain open, the resort will be unavailable for a few months as we undergo a multi million dollar renovation. We'll reopen our doors in April 2015 and over the next few months we will keep you updated on the renovation progress via lacanteraresort.com and across our social media channels. 

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Penthouse Meetings in Miami Beach

Eden Roc Miami Beach is a place where legends meet. With more than 50 years of gracing Miami Beach's Golden Mile, exclusivity and experience above any other has always been offered to the nation's top entertainers and celebrities at our iconic hotel. Now, we are extending that same exclusive treatment to those participating in the Penthouse Meeting Collection at our hotel.

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5 ways to spice up your Lake Tahoe meeting

Planning a conference in North Lake Tahoe? Here are a few ideas to spice up your meeting and keep your attendees actively engaged, eagerly participating, and coming back for more.

 

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Two recent awards highlight Meeting and Spa experience at Resort at Squaw Creek

Resort at Squaw Creek was recently recognized by Meetings Focus and Insider's Guide to Spas for excellence and sustainability. The awards highlight two of the signature experiences at this North Lake Tahoe resort. 

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7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Fall Meeting

Woodmark Hotel

Kayak on Lake Washington at The Woodmark Hotel.

 

 

Corporate event planning is no longer what it used to be. It’s more creative! Today it’s crucial to create authentic inspirational and non-traditional offerings, true to the destination’s locale, to spice up the experience for attendees. Outside of event design, there are many creative ways to make your corporate and association events more memorable and enjoyable this fall. Hotels around the country are being creative to win over meeting planners and their attendees, including The Woodmark Hotel, Paradise Point and Wild Dunes Resort.

 

 

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Fall F&B Trends That You Need to Know

 

Talented chefs, F&B teams and hotel general managers agree that there’s more to celebrate than just pumpkin spice lattes and apple crisps in the fall. We’re fortunate to share insight from two talented professionals regarding F&B fall trends (and trends in general) for your corporate and association events.

Chicago MileNorth Hotel’s new Executive Chef, Nathan Enders is eager to discuss the upcoming food and beverage trends for fall.

 

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Tempe is the eCity of Arizona

Tempe, Arizona was recently named Google’s 2014 eCity of Arizona.  The technology giant recognized Tempe as having the strongest online presence in Arizona, and named it as one of its 50 “digital capitals” of America.  Google bases this award on local businesses having a fast website with eCommerce as a payment option, maintaining a blog, and also a strong social media presence. 

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At Vail Cascade Resort, We're Sharing Our Passions....As Your Colorado Alpine Guides

At Vail Cascade Resort, we want to showcase all the reasons why we love to live, work and play in Vail, Colorado. As Alpine Guides to the very best experiences in Colorado, we hope to make the most of our guests’ mountain experience by sharing our own personal passions. 

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