Thursday, July 30, 2015

Global Business Travel Spending Predicted to Hit Record High in 2015

Global Business Travel Spending in 2015 - Annual Global Report & Forecast, predicted that global business travel spending will hit a record $1.25 trillion USD in 2015, 6.5 percent growth over 2014. Growth will remain strong through 2019, with business travel projected to grow 6.9 percent in 2016, 6.0 percent in 2017, 6.4 percent in 2018 and 5.8 percent in 2019. For additional information, visit http://www.gbta.org/PressReleases/Pages/rls_072615.aspx.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Unique Meeting Destinations




Planning an incentive and want a unique destination? Try these. – Baccaret Hotel & Residences in New York can accommodate up to 40 for a meeting. It’s located across the street from the Museum of Modern Art, a few blocks from Broadway theaters and steps from upscale shops on Fifth Avenue. Four Seasons Orlando Walt Disney World Resort offers a distraction free 37,750 square foot conference center. It has its own Explorer Island featuring a 7,590 square foot pool, beach volleyball, outdoor movies, a lazy river winding around a mansion, and more. Montage Kapalua Bay in Maui can accommodate up to 80 for a meeting. It offers 50 residential style suites each with a large lanai and full gourmet kitchen where guests can whip up meals or a Montage chef can come prepare a special dinner for you.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Hotel Z Opening in San Diego Gaslamp



New Boutique Hotel in San Diego Gaslamp – Hotel Z has 96 contemporary suites and opened on July 6, 2015.

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Friday, June 5, 2015

Starwood Branding Update

Starwood Hotels & Resorts introduced Sheraton 2020 this month, a comprehensive 10-point plan designed to put Sheraton Hotels and Resorts firmly back into the global spotlight. Sheraton 2020, includes several key goals to include the launch of the new premier tier (Sheraton Grand), and a goal of opening more than 150 new Sheraton hotels worldwide by 2020. The property pictured here is the Sheraton Huzhou Hot Springs Resort, China. For more, click the following link.



Friday, May 1, 2015

Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel

This coming May 8th, the Four Seasons Hotel will be taking over the management of Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat located on the peninsula on France’s Côte d’Azur. This hotel was opened over a hundred years ago and is placed on top of 17 acres of gardens with views of the Mediterranean. They will rename the hotel to be Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel. This hotel holds a variety of meeting rooms and could be a great location for incentive trips! For more information on the hotel, visit: http://www.grand-hotel-cap-ferrat.com/uk/index.php