International

Travel Agents Reveal 'Hot 10' List of Rising Destinations

by Matt Alderton | February 20, 2019
Incentive-worthy vacation spots top Virtuoso's roster of countries seeing a burst of new bookings.

Cuba Has Become a Robust Destination Despite U.S. Sanctions

by Cherly-Anne Sturken | February 20, 2019

Interest by groups and hoteliers is growing, even with roadblocks set by the Trump administration.


Richard Branson Makes Waves in the Cruise Industry

by Andrea Doyle | February 19, 2019
The first ship, slated to launch next year, is a boutique-style, mid-sized 2,770-passenger ship that will be adults only and buffet free.

London and Paris CVBs Launch Joint Incentive Itineraries

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | February 12, 2019
The destinations have crafted itineraries designed to showcase unique experiences in both cities.

Kasa Hotel Riviera Maya to Open in June

by Michael J. Shapiro | February 11, 2019
The boutique property will be in Puerto Aventuras on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula.

Sint Maarten/St. Martin Comeback Gets Airlift Boost

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | February 08, 2019

New daily service from Ft. Lauderdale compliments major hotel reopenings.


'Buzziest' Cities to Visit in 2019 Named

by Matt Alderton | February 08, 2019
London tops the list of Resonance Consultancy's hottest destinations.

The Wymara Resort and Villas Makes a Dazzling Debut in Turks and Caicos

by Alex Palmer | February 07, 2019
Formerly the Gansevoort Turks + Caicos, the refreshed property offers an exclusive Caribbean getaway for incentive groups.

W Hotels Opens First Middle East Property

by Alex Palmer | February 05, 2019
The 350-room W Dubai – the Palm offers more than 6,500 square feet of event space.

JW Marriott Cancún Reveals US$40 Million Room Renovation

by Michael J. Shapiro | February 05, 2019
Upgrades include a propertywide room redesign, renovated lounge and massive menu of margaritas.

U.S. News & World Report Releases 2019 Best Hotels Ranking

by Andrea Doyle | February 05, 2019
U.S. News & World Report has announced its 2019 Best Hotels, giving recognition to a number of meetings- and incentive-friendly properties across the globe.

5 Incentive-Quality Properties in Japan

by Matt Alderton | February 04, 2019
As Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo, completes a renovation of its guest rooms, this region is proving an attractive option for groups.