Rosewood Miyakojima is slated to open on Miyako Island in 2024. Image here shows the beach the property is being built on. Photo courtesy of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts.

Rosewood Miyakojima slated to open in 2024

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Rosewood Miyakojima, the first Rosewood property in Japan, will open in 2024 on Miyako Island in the Okinawan archipelago. The 55-villa, ultra-luxury resort is being developed by Mitsubishi Estate Co., one of the largest real-estate developers in Japan. It is being built…
Celebrity Cruises has unveiled the third ship in its EDGE Series. Image here shows The Retreat, an exclusive resort-within-a-resort on Celebrity Beyond, which will make her maiden voyage in April 2022. Photo courtesy of Celebrity Cruises.

Celebrity Cruises unveils third ship in Edge series

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Celebrity Cruises CEO and president, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, has unveiled the third ship in the company's industry-leading Edge Series®. Celebrity Beyond (SM) showcases the design talents of British designer Kelly Hoppen CBE, American designer Nate Berkus and Paris-based design firm Jouin Manku; the…
Corporate America is bullish on incentive travel, according to new study from SITE Foundation. Image here shows highrise buildings in Philadelphia. Photo is by Photocreo | Canva.

Corporate America remains committed to incentive travel

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Corporate America is bullish on incentive travel, according to a new study released by SITE Foundation. Corporate inSITEs, the Foundation's qualitative survey of 50 US corporations on the changing face of incentive travel, has revealed that 94 percent of top US corporations…
SoHo is home to Thor Equities Group's first ModernHaus brand hotel. Photo here is by Nikolas Koenig. It shows a Skyline King Studio Guestroom.

NYC’s SoHo welcomes new luxury hotel

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SoHo is home to New York City's newest luxury hotel—ModernHaus SoHo. The 114-room property opened on April 28, 2021. It features an extensive modern and contemporary art collection, 11,000 square feet of outdoor space, and a signature restaurant from Michelin-starred chef George…

New IRF report looks at getting back to meetings and incentives safely

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The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) has issued a new report on health information and attendee privacy. Released today, Health Information & Attendee Privacy: Getting Back to Meetings and Incentives Safely discusses policies, privacy, and onsite procedures that need to be addressed to…


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IMEX BuzzHub launching May 12

IMEX BuzzHub, the IMEX Group's new digital platform focused on connecting the business events community, will launch on May 12. It is scheduled to run for more than four months from May to September. This new concept, its content, and its format…
April 26, 2021
Sandals Resorts International is adding three properties to its Jamaica portfolio, including an iconic resort in Ocho Rios. Photo shows Dunn's River Falls in Ocho Rios. Photo by narvikk/Canva.

Sandals Resorts International planning three new hotels in Jamaica

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Sandals Resorts International (SRI) is adding three new hotels to its Jamaica roster. According to SRI executive chairman Adam Stewart, Sandals Resorts will transform two all-inclusive resorts it acquired last year—the former Dunn's River Beach Resort & Spa in Ocho Rios and…

GoPro expands lifestyle collection

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GoPro, the maker of the popular Hero and Max action cameras, has expanded its lifestyle collection and released an updated three-in-one camera mount. Perfect gifts for incentive travel program participants who will want to capture every moment of their reward, the company's…

Unbound Collection by Hyatt expands in China

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The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand has welcomed its sixth property in China—Commune by the Great Wall. The 176-key hotel is located just over an hour's drive from downtown Beijing in the foothills of the Shuiguan Mountains and is within walking distance…
Resorts World Las Vegas will open in June. Image here is an aerial view of the property at night. Photo by Maverick Helicopters.

Resorts World Las Vegas opening in June

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Resorts World Las Vegas will officially open its doors on June 24, 2021. It is the first ground-up resort to open on the Las Vegas Strip in more than a decade. "After years of planning and constructing this monumental property with some…