The Caribbean and Islands of the Atlantic http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/25061/more en On Location: Regent Palms Turks & Caicos http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/location-regent-palms-turks-caicos <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Regent Palms Turks & Caicos is hosting more than 30 U.S. incentive groups this year and next.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/location-regent-palms-turks-caicos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/location-regent-palms-turks-caicos#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings The Caribbean and Islands of the Atlantic Global Site Research Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:23:00 +0000 42611 at http://meetingsnet.com On Location: Aruba Marriott http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/location-aruba-marriott <div class="field-deck"> The immaculate Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino experience starts with a breathtaking view of Aruba’s famed Palm Beach from the glass-fronted elevator. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The seamless Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino experience starts with a breathtaking view of Aruba’s famed Palm Beach from the glass-fronted elevator.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/location-aruba-marriott" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/location-aruba-marriott#comments The Caribbean and Islands of the Atlantic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 04:00:00 +0000 41941 at http://meetingsnet.com The resort is located on a prime stretch of Aruba's Palm Beach, known for its white sand and turquoise water. Incentives on the Rise at Marriott Aruba http://meetingsnet.com/blog/incentives-rise-marriott-aruba <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>Here&#39;s another guest post from MeetingsNet editor-at-large Regina Baraban, who&#39;s on a fam at the Aruba Marriott and making me very jealous!</p> <p>Incentive business is booming at the Aruba Marriott, says Director of Events and Banquets Ilaina Franco Franka&mdash;with companies investing in sophisticated AV setups, healthy dining options, and green initiatives.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/incentives-rise-marriott-aruba" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/incentives-rise-marriott-aruba#comments The Caribbean and Islands of the Atlantic face2face Tue, 13 May 2014 19:52:00 +0000 41421 at http://meetingsnet.com Global Site Review: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/global-site-review-punta-cana-dominican-republic <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Join Timothy Arnold as he travels the world documenting his site inspections of meeting-worthy hotels and resorts. First up: Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, where he finds beauty in resorts like the Hard Rock (pictured), but suggests earplugs for never-ending airport announcements. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/global-site-review-punta-cana-dominican-republic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/global-site-review-punta-cana-dominican-republic#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings The Caribbean and Islands of the Atlantic Global Site Research Global Events Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:47:00 +0000 40931 at http://meetingsnet.com All photos by Timothy Arnold Ritz-Carlton Aruba to Open in November http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/ritz-carlton-aruba-open-november <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. will bring its luxury meeting and vacation accommodations to Aruba’s famed Palm Beach when its new Ritz-Carlton, Aruba property opens on November 22. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/ritz-carlton-aruba-open-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/ritz-carlton-aruba-open-november#comments The Caribbean and Islands of the Atlantic Tue, 22 Oct 2013 18:05:00 +0000 37702 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> A view from the balcony at the new Ritz-Carlton, Aruba.</p> Benchmark Comes to Curacao http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/benchmark-comes-curacao <div class="field-deck"> Former Hyatt Regency Becomes the Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Club </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Former Hyatt Regency Becomes the Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Club</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/benchmark-comes-curacao" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/benchmark-comes-curacao#comments The Caribbean and Islands of the Atlantic Premium Wed, 10 Apr 2013 18:34:00 +0000 32821 at http://meetingsnet.com Ritz-Carlton Brings Luxury Reserve Brand to Puerto Rico http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/ritz-carlton-brings-luxury-reserve-brand-puerto-rico <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The second Ritz-Carlton Reserve property, the Dorado Beach, opened in December in Puerto Rico.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/ritz-carlton-brings-luxury-reserve-brand-puerto-rico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/caribbean-and-islands-atlantic/ritz-carlton-brings-luxury-reserve-brand-puerto-rico#comments The Caribbean and Islands of the Atlantic Premium Tue, 26 Feb 2013 20:58:00 +0000 31661 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> What a spot for a massage: one of the resort&#39;s tree massage platforms</p> On the Incentive Forefront http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/incentive-forefront <div class="field-deck"> Planners and industry experts share their top picks among emerging destinations </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>These destinations—Dubai, the Basque Region of Spain, Panama, Prague, and Sicily—are finally ready for incentive groups.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/incentive-forefront" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/incentive-forefront#comments The Caribbean and Islands of the Atlantic Europe/Middle East/Africa Global Site Research Motivational Travel South/Central America News Premium Mon, 11 Feb 2013 15:19:00 +0000 31351 at http://meetingsnet.com Duffy Leads New Global Cruise Association http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/duffy-leads-new-global-cruise-association <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Nine cruise industry associations have announced they will operate as a unified organization under the existing name Cruise Lines International Association.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/duffy-leads-new-global-cruise-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/duffy-leads-new-global-cruise-association#comments Incentive Planning/Management The Caribbean and Islands of the Atlantic Global Events News Premium Tue, 18 Dec 2012 15:44:00 +0000 30381 at http://meetingsnet.com Sonesta Grows U.S. Portfolio, New Hotels in Baltimore, Hilton Head, Houston & Philadelphia http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/sonesta-grows-us-portfolio-new-hotels-baltimore-hilton-head-houston-philadelphia <div class="field-deck"> In its typically understated way, Sonesta Collection has more than doubled its number of U.S. hotels and tripled its meeting space offerings in just the past year </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p> Sonesta Collection has introduced four new hotels—joining the existing hotels in Boston, Miami, and New Orleans.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/sonesta-grows-us-portfolio-new-hotels-baltimore-hilton-head-houston-philadelphia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/sonesta-grows-us-portfolio-new-hotels-baltimore-hilton-head-houston-philadelphia#comments The Caribbean and Islands of the Atlantic Europe/Middle East/Africa Northeast U.S. South/Central America Site Selection/RFPs Southeast Southwest News Premium Tue, 13 Nov 2012 18:55:00 +0000 29601 at http://meetingsnet.com The grand staircase at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court