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3 Kindred Resorts Offer New and Innovative Focus on Wellness

Incorporate wellness into your next meeting and you’ll be more than on trend, you’ll be on target with what your attendees are looking for. Our society’s shift toward health and Read More …
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25 Ideas to Create a Sense of Place at Your Next Meeting

Get inspired! As a follow-up to last week’s blog post, “How To Infuse Your Next Meeting with a Sense of Place,” we’ve created a list of 25 ideas to create Read More …
Log Cabin along creek for executive retreats

How To Infuse Your Next Meeting with a Sense of Place

Authenticity. Memorability. Experience. These are the key goals — and benefits — of consciously creating a sense of place at your meeting. Simply put, the chance to get up-close and Read More …
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Kindred Member Spotlight: Steele Hill Resorts

Welcome to a picture-perfect any-season escape in the heart of New Hampshire’s spectacular Lakes Region. Welcome to Steele Hill Resorts. Perched on top of Steele Hill, Steele Hill Resorts offers stunning Read More …
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9 Kindred Resorts, Hotels And Destination Spas Named 2017 “World’s Best” By Travel & Leisure

Congratulations to the 9 properties in our Kindred collection of independent boutique resorts, hotels, and destination spas recently named by industry giant Travel & Leisure as the best places to stay on the Read More …
Lakeside cabana and buildings illuminated at dusk

13 Must-Dos for Your Meeting Planning Bucket List

Put these 13 must-do meeting activities on your meeting planning bucket list! These meeting activities range from laid-back cool to off-the-charts wow, and each one gets a double thumbs-up for uniqueness and Read More …
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Two Awesome Get-To-Know-You Icebreakers for Large Groups

We all know icebreakers are useful tools to kick off a meeting, especially when your team has lots of new faces. But what if your meeting group is big, with 30, Read More …
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Happy 130th Birthday to America’s Summer Place!

America’s Summer Place is officially celebrating its 130th birthday this weekend! For more than a century, Michigan’s Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island has been wowing guests with its old-world hospitality, spectacular Read More …
Grand Hotel with water view of worlds longest front porch

David M. Handy Is Part of the Recipe for Meeting Magic at The Nantucket Hotel & Resort

Take an exceptional historic resort in an extraordinary destination location and add an on-site professional event designer, and you have the recipe for meeting magic at The Nantucket Hotel & Resort. Read More …
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Saddlebrook Resort Shares the Experience of Hosting a Large-Scale International Event

When Tampa’s Saddlebrook Resort was asked to host an international tennis event that would draw a crowd of thousands, involve the FBI and Homeland Security, and require construction of 3,000-seat temporary stadium, Read More …
Stadium built for Fed Cup event