This week's guest blogger, Absolute Corporate Events managing director Chris Parnham takes on the topic of pitching and when to say no to clients....
is like dating. The events agency, with a thirst for new business, and a
pocket full of promises, is looking for love in a sea of available corporate
event planners. But like dating, pitching isn’t easy, and we have to kiss a lot
of frogs to find a prince. But just as in life, we don’t simply date anyone
These 20 microtrends are set to shape the year ahead when planning an event with a creative twist, according to CWT M&E’s new 2020 Future Trends in meetings and events report….
Dating apps for networkingTinder-style apps will help event attendees to break the ice and turbo boost their networking.
Content that travels outside the conference room Be it a fireside chat, a poolside morning meeting, or sharing business plans during a hike, these bite-sized content sessions will engage and inspire attendees.
Making its Spanish debut, Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has opened its first property in the destination, set on the Southern coast in the hills above Marbella and Puerto Banus.
The luxurious Anantara Villa Padierna Palace features 132 rooms, suites and pool villas, surrounded by scented gardens, an outdoor pool and three golf courses.
The elegant rooms and suites have every contemporary comfort on offer while the one and two bedroom villas boast private pools and butler service.
Art enthusiasts will be...
The number of luxury travellers that haven’t experienced the opulent Emirate of Dubai are few and far between, but that hasn’t stopped Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts from upping its experience offering, keen to impress new and return visitors alike.
The group’s collection of hotels in Dubai is impressive, stretching out from the city to creekside and out to The Palm, and all offer a host of activities to help explore this dynamic destination.
Fitness fans can embrace the bootcamp...
This autumn the Mandarin Oriental Marrakech will showcase the very best of contemporary French cuisine as Michelin-starred chef Thierry Marx will take over the hotel’s elegant Mes’Lalla restaurant until the end of November.
Creator of epicurean delights, Marx received his first Michelin star in 1988 at Roc en Val in Tours and another in 1991 at Cheval Blanc in Nîmes and combines French cuisine with inspiration taken from his travels across the globe.
Taking his avant-garde approach to cooking from his current residence,...
Dorchester Collection made headlines earlier this year when
actor George Clooney called for a boycott of the company’s nine global hotels
in protest at new strict Islamic laws in Brunei that make gay sex and adultery
punishable by stoning to death.
Dorchester Collection is owned by the Brunei Investment
Agency, the sovereign wealth fund of the Sultan of Brunei. According to news
reports, the backlash resulted in several organisations including The Financial
Times and the Police Federation cancelling events at London’s Dorchester Hotel.
Although Brunei’s Sultan...
Exquisite Europe, a new series of experiences available in all 12 Rocco Forte properties, provides guests and groups with memorable moments during their stay and opens the doors to local culture in each destination.
Guests at the Hotel Savoy can board a private helicopter and take flight over the Tuscan vineyards with award-winning sommelier to the stars, Filippo Bartolotta while those staying at Verdura Resort can fly over the ancient towns and villages of Sicily on their way to Mount Etna where...
Opening on 19th September, the Biltmore Mayfair is the newest kid on Grosvenor Square and is set to become a favoured haunt for luxury travellers and event planners alike.
Surrounded by gardens and greenery to create an urban oasis, this luxury property features 308 opulent rooms, including 57 curated suites plus a number of special venues for dining and entertaining, all within easy walking distance of Buckingham Palace and the Palace of Westminster.
At the signature restaurant, The Betterment, a brasserie-style all-day seasonal...
We're thrilled to announce that Formula One legends David Coulthard MBE and Mark Gallagher have joined this year’s speaker line up, in partnership with international speaker bureau Speakers Corner.
David and Mark will kick off this year’s event in Monaco with a special Q&A session on board the Oceania Marina cruise ship, giving inVOYAGE attendees exclusive insights into performance improvement, what it takes to be a winner in the world of Formula One and how that can be applied to...