El Nido Resorts Lagen Island; Cale d’Oliveiras Quinta Hotel & Resort For many people, travelling for business is now an essential part of the job, with the wave of bleisure travel (a trip that combines leisure with business) continuing to gain momentum in just a few short years with little sign of slowing down.
With a shared passion for the landscape and meticulous attention to detail, luxury country house hotel and Michelin starred restaurant, Lympstone Manor is delighted to announce a partnership with English sparkling wine pioneers, Nyetimber. The partnership will see Lympstone Manor serve the most extensive collection of Nyetimber wines including rare vintages.
Rixos Hotels has marked a major milestone in its Middle East expansion strategy after signing an agreement to manage its largest all-inclusive luxury resort in the world on Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera. Since Accor acquired a 50% stake in the company, it has identified opportunities including partnering with the Eastern Company for Investment and Touristic Development to takeover and renovate an existing beachfront property. Scheduled for completion in 2020, it will be re-launched as the Rixos Hurghada Makadi Bay – a 1,636-key mega resort with world-class leisure, sports and entertainment facilities for which the Rixos brand is globally renowned.
Georgetown’s Leading Luxury Hotel Reopens with Distinct Dining Concepts by Acclaimed Master Chef Wolfgang Puck, Including CUT D.C. and Rooftop Lounge CUT Above Rosewood Washington, D.C., the luxurious urban retreat located in the heart of Georgetown, reopens to reveal distinct dining concepts by Wolfgang Puck, including CUT D.C., an exciting evolution of the CUT concept, designed to be reflective of the culinary diversity of the Mid- Atlantic region. Additionally, the hotel debuts its newly revamped rooftop lounge, CUT Above, and redesigned public spaces, including the lobby and library.
New Chef on the Menu at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa - Aberfoyle, ScotlandMacdonald Hotels has announced that renowned chef, James McCulloch Thomson, is joining Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa in Aberfoyle as executive head chef.
Millennium Hotels and Resorts appoints new Global Chief Marketing Officer
Millennium Hotels and Resorts has announced that Mr Franck Kermarrec has been appointed Global Chief Marketing Officer. Kermarrec joins Millennium Hotels and Resorts from Hertz International, where he was leading their business and commercial strategy.
Istanbul CVB’s GM elected as the Chairperson of ICCA Mediterranean Chapter
General Manager of Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau, Hicran Ozbuk has been named as the chairperson of ICCA Mediterranean Chapter for 2 years’ term.
Jade Boulter appointed General Manager of Holiday Inn Sutton hotel
Jade Boulter has been appointed General Manager of Holiday Inn Sutton hotel. A young and ambitious hotelier, Boulter will lead the 78-strong team at the 119-bed Sutton hotel, welcoming guests from across the region Read more
PortAventura – a world class and versatile events option
Michelle Chenery reports on a Fam Trip to see much more than a theme park Read more
Madeira offers exciting accommodation, views, cuisine and transport
Michelle Chenery reports on a trip to Portugal’s pearl of the Atlantic, hosted by Uniqueworld and the DMC, Abreu Read more
ITCM slept here
Historic property, superb grounds - plus Stratford-on-Avon
James Rampton reports on a stay at the Hallmark Welcombe Hotel
Park Plaza Riverbank gives you London
Sydney Paulden reports on a central location with great facilities
Apex City of Bath gives sparkling destination the venue it deserves
Sydney Paulden visits the city’s newest hotel property
Carlton Towers turns dream into reality
Lauren Stiles enjoys an incentive weekend at the home of Lord and Lady Gerald
A venue that adds so much to every event
Alexander James reports on a stay at Marriott Heathrow/Windsor Hotel
Enjoy Henry VIII luxury at Leeds Castle in Kent
Roger St Pierre is almost lost for words Read more
The Seychelles - an unrivalled MICE destination
Mika Lara savours a visit to the Indian Ocean’s pristine paradise Read more
Great cuisine, exciting activity and team-building at Northcote
Michelle Chenery dines, drives and goes shooting in Lancashire Read more
Country of castles and commitment
Sydney Paulden was entranced on a visit to Unexpected Luxembourg Read more
Prime Lake Geneva destinations
Michelle Chenery visits Lausanne and Montreux After a short flight with Swiss Air, we landed at Geneva airport to be met by Philips Excursions transfers services. Read more
Barceló Sants - out of this world meeting options
Briony Key goes where no ITCM reporter has gone before
The chance to go to Barcelona brought back memories of back packing around Europe, so I jumped at the opportunity to see how ..... Read more
Work hard and play hard in Leeds
Roger St Pierre reviews how much this great city has to offer
How well do you know Lisbon?
Michelle Chenery reports on the city’s multi-faceted MICE facilities It is easy to see why ICCA has rated Lisbon as one of the world’s Top Ten Destinations for international meetings and congresses. Read more
Seoul should be on your shortlist
Sydney Paulden reports on a visit to a fascinating and friendly city It seems as if Korea has until now been somewhat overshadowed by the aggressive international marketing of some of its Far Eastern neighbours. Read more
Gothenburg has Europe’s largest integrated venue
Jan Erik reports on how Sweden’s second largest city has become a major player in the MICE market. You might be forgiven for knowing very little about Gothenburg. Read more
A new view of Jamaica
Michelle Chenery reports on an unexpected itinerary along Montego Bay’s Elegant Corridor The Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva quality service starts as soon as you arrive at the Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay. Read more