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#Foodiegram from… Bridges, Amsterdam

This week’s Foodiegram comes from the very heart of Amsterdam. Nestling along one of the city’s oldest canals is a hidden gem of a restaurant, which is popular with visitors and locals alike. Bridges restaurant at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, offers traditional and flavoursome lunches from classic burgers to seafood dishes during the day, while at night, cocktails and wine flights complement the menus. The newly renovated restaurant is home to a number of different areas, each offering a...

Meeting Needs’ Shaun Casey on… the industry giving back

inVOYAGE is proud to announce we have signed up as a partner to industry charity Meeting Needs. To mark the occasion, we caught up with new executive committee member, BI Worldwide’s Head of Events Shaun Casey, to find out more about how the UK events sector is giving back… Tell us more about Meeting NeedsIt’s the industry charity and works as an umbrella organisation that raises funds to provide financial support to a range of projects in the UK and...

Experience this…an African farm-to-fork feast

High above the Maasai Mara on the very site where some of the most romantic scenes from Out of Africa were filmed, sits Angama Mara with its expanding array of enticing experiences for incentive groups. The Kenyan lodge’s latest experience enables guests to venture out into the Shamba, which is Swahili for vegetable garden, and explore the lodge’s home grown produce. Think pumpkins and fruit trees, crop circles and herb patches, a Kenyan medicinal healing garden and plentiful citrus and tomatoes. A...

Three hot hotel openings in Bali

With a host of hot new hotels opening their doors in 2018, Bali’s back in vogue. Here’s our pick of three of the best… COMO Uma Canggu Located in Canggu on the southern coast of Bali, COMO Uma Canggu offers panoramic views of the soft volcanic sand and rolling waves on one side, and rice paddies on the other. Opened last month, the 119-room resort includes one- and two-bedroom residences as well as three-bedroom duplex penthouses featuring individual rooftop pools. COMO Beach...

Tenerife’s new luxury contender

Tenerife’s hottest new opening, the Iberostar Sabila, has opened its five-star doors following a 12-month renovation and an impressive  €40 million investment. Targeting the adults-only sector, this luxurious property on southern Tenerife’s Costa Adeje is certainly one for incentive planners to check out as it offers a plethora of activities in the most relaxing surrounds. With 472 rooms on offer, including eight junior suites, the hotel can accommodate large groups and also offers a premium check-in service and concierge services. Groups...

Experience This….Cuba with Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Cuba calling! And what finer way to experience this than in luxury – or rather ‘immersive luxury’ to be precise. Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the only North American luxury cruise line to offer voyages to Cuba, has redefined luxury with its 2019 and 2020 itineraries. Seven Seas Mariner will offer what the line has dubbed its ‘first immersive Cuba itinerary’ in October 2019, stopping by Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba. The immersive part comes in the form of group, people-to-people activities...

#Foodiegram from… Anse Chastanet, St Lucia

Anse Chastanet, the St Lucian resort set on the south western coast by the Piton Mountains, has unveiled a new sustainable seafood dining concept at its iconic open-air Treehouse restaurant to champion sea-to-plate dining. Soaring high in the treetops across two levels with awe-inspiring views of the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean sea beneath it, the Treehouse restaurant's mouthwatering new menu, titled Balawoo –  a Creole name for a small fish – features fresh seafood that has been sourced and...

60 seconds with… ATPI’s Yolanda Logt

Yolanda Logt has more than 30 years’ experience in the travel industry, the majority of which has been spent in the meetings and events sector. In 2013, she joined ATPI as Manager, Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Events and is part of the management team for ATPI Corporate Events in the Netherlands. Prior to that, Yolanda held various positions at Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), including Commercial Director at CWT Meetings & Events. She also set up her own consultancy and...

Park Hyatt to open first property in Kuala Lumpur

Hyatt Hotels has announced that its luxury Park Hyatt brand will make its debut in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur within the new PNB 119 tower development. Anticipated to be completed in 2020, the 118-storey tower will be around 40m higher than the city’s famed Petronas Twin Towers and is expected to be the tallest skyscraper in Southeast Asia and the third tallest in the world. Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur is the first brand to announce plans to join the PNB 118...