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Atwater on Gore Creek Receives "Top Desserts of 2011" for Dessert & Beer Pairings
For all of you with a sweet tooth and an appetite for adventure, check out Atwater on Gore Creek's new line up of tasting treats and savory sweets, all perfected paired with craft beer. Yes, that's right. We're taking indulgences to a whole new level and can do the same for your next event as well! We just received validation that we're on the right track.
Royal Palms Resort and Spa puts New Spin on the Old Margarita with Designer Tequila
This just in: Herradura Double Barrel Reposado has arrived at Royal Palms and T. Cook's Lounge! This smooth, amber tequila is aged in oak barrels for over a year - a patient maturing process that allows the spirit to develop its distinct, full-bodied flavor and aroma.
Nibbles and Sips: Culinary Tourism for Meetings
Culinary tourism is a growing facet of meeting planning. Like teambuilding events and recreational activities, experiencing local fare is a way to provide attendees a unique experience at the destination they are visiting. Most likely, it is possible to enhance your event at minimal cost by leveraging vendor relationships your hotel already has in place.
Squaw Valley Offers the Most Unusual Coffee Break You’ve Ever Seen
Take a coffee break at 8,000 feet. Resort at Squaw Creek offers fabulous break service with aromatic coffee perfect as a pick-me-up. Really, nothing is better than a cup of java to keep your day or meeting going, right? Thankfully, now I can click into my skis head up the Funitel and get both!
Vail Goes Vertical with New Peak Performance Training Programs
The Rocky Mountains’ only FitWall and high-altitude TRX Suspension Training gives muscles new reasons to ache with joy! Athletic training is evolving beyond stationary equipment to integrate full-body regiments that purposefully engage participants both physically and mentally. A beacon for athletic excellence, Aria Spa & Club at the Vail Cascade Resort is embracing this next fitness wave and giving it a dose of high altitude for an additional kick.
Creating a Comfortable Meeting Environment at Hamilton Park Hotel
The comfort of a bed is not the only important thing at a hotel. At Hamilton Park we also consider the comfort of our meeting space. Changing a meeting environment to enhance thought process, create community and stimulate good conversation is essential to a successful meeting. How do we accomplish that? We create a comfortable meeting space with our flexible meeting room sets. And by this, I am not referring to switching from classroom to u-shape.
A Vermont Tradition: Sugar on Snow for your Next Incentive Trip in the Northeast
I have an insurance incentive group arriving in a couple of weeks that really wanted to experience a truly unique Vermont dining experience. Together, we discussed our Farm to Table experience at Stowe Mountain Lodge where we bring in local cheese makers, farmers, and wine makers to be on hand to answer questions from attendees and talk about their products. While Farm to Table is not uncommon these days, our groups have had a lot of fun getting to interact, share, and learn from our local food partners. It humanizes the plate and breaks down the distance between local producer and visiting consumer.