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Health & Well-Being

How to Accomplish Your New Year’s Fitness Goals in 2024 Jan 15
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How are those New Year’s Resolutions going? If you’ve made it this far, and the resolutions are still going strong, you’re defying the odds. Statisticians say that Jan. 12 is when the majority of people get derailed from their resolutions. In fact, this is so…

Margaritaville Lake Resort Breathe Easy Promotion Aug 21
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BREATHE EASY Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake Conroe-Houston is committed to bringing wellness to the forefront of business meetings, private functions and events. Each of their resort’s Sales & Events Managers has completed the Delos Wellness Certificate for Meetings…

Smart Tips for Eating Healthy on the Road Apr 12
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Editor’s note: This article first published in the Fall 2022 issue of Beyond the Meeting Room , ALHI’s printed magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication focused on sharing compelling, inspirational and educational stories from beyond the four walls of a meeting room…

Margaritaville Lake Resort Staff Now Delos Wellness Certified Jan 31
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The Delos Certificate for Meetings & Events, designed in partnership with ALHI and backed by scientific research, is an engaging certificate program designed to educate hoteliers and meeting planners on the benefits and value of wellness meetings. Graduates of the program…

Brrr: When It’s Cold Outside, Bring Nature Inside for Meetings Dec 06
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Part 3 of a 3-part series Carolina Campanella, VP of Consumer & Behavioral Insights at Delos, shares strategies for how to bring nature inside when it’s cold outside. Delos is a leading wellness brand which launched the Delos Wellness Certificate for Meetings…

Top 10: Most Read ALHI Insider Stories in 2022 Dec 06
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Here’s a look back at the 10 most read stories from the ALHI Insider newsletter in 2022. 1. Interview with a Planner: How the Delos Wellness Certificate Can Improve the Meetings Experience 2. Group Incentive Travel is Back in a Big Way 3. Delos Nutrition Expert Offers…

Mindful Meetings: Expert Tips for Reducing Stress During the Holidays Nov 28
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Part 1 of a 3-part series The holidays. Ah, the most wonderful time of the year, right? And for some, the most stressful. Add to that, the days are notoriously shorter during this time of year, which for busy meeting planners and business meeting attendees can compound the…

Healthy Eating When You’re on the Road Oct 12
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Editor’s note: This article first published in the Fall issue of Beyond the Meeting Room, ALHI’s printed magazine. No matter how health conscious you are, traveling can wreak havoc on your eating habits. Healthy eating can go out the window when you’re…

Wigwam Wellness Sep 27

Wigwam Wellness

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Arizona's award-winning Wigwam boasts one of the west's most iconic settings, along with everything needed to create an incomparable conference or event. The Wigwam Wellness program offers mind, body and soul wellness offerings during meetings and events including…

Delos Research Points to Need for Improved Indoor Air Quality Aug 10
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With the onset of COVID-19 variants—the current one is the omicron subvariant BA.5—should there be a renewed emphasis on the quality of air indoors? Yes, said Antoine Flahult, Director of the Institute of Global Health at the University of Geneva. “In the…

The Science Behind Why Face-to-Face Meetings Matter May 03
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During the past few months, Minneapolis-based clinical psychologist Sherry Walling has done something that was off limits during the pandemic: Attend in-person, professional meetings. She’s been pleasantly surprised by how excited her fellow attendees are about getting…

Dr. Lalia Rach Offers Tips on Calmly Moving Forward Apr 28
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Dr. Lalia Rach, Executive Managing Director, Strategic Services, at ALHI, is a successful consultant, educator and leader who is recognized for her ability as a pragmatic thinker. Her approach to issues of strategy and leadership development produces insightful and distinctive…

North Shore Experiences You'll Find at Turtle Bay Dec 23
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Only at Turtle Bay Experiences Signature adventures that lead to discovery transformed. You want to go deeper, take the road not taken, discover more. The North Shore community welcomes you to see a side of Hawaii most others don’t see. Deeply connected to the land, the…

MGM Puts an Emphasis on Health and Wellbeing Nov 16
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MGM Resorts International is creating environments where entertainment, beauty, safety and responsibility are the hallmarks of our business. We care for our communities through volunteerism, philanthropy, and wellbeing. We build and operate thoughtfully. We strive to create…

Strategic Lighting for Attendees' Well-being Aug 23
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Both natural lighting and circadian lighting can help boost productivity at meetings “A room is not a room without natural light.” That bold statement comes from renowned American architect Louis Kahn, whose 50s-era worldwide creations include everything from art…

2021 Spa Makeovers Aug 05

2021 Spa Makeovers

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With health and wellness at the forefront of the news cycle, spas at hotels and resorts are increasingly becoming a hot commodity. "A spa that is onsite is something that's becoming more and more important," said John Paladino, owner and founder of Scottsdale-based…

Indulge at 5 ALHI Outdoor Spas Jun 23

Indulge at 5 ALHI Outdoor Spas

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Requests for outdoor spa treatments have been around for the ages, but in a post-pandemic world, the question may occur more than usual. Any spa treatment is special. But when you take it outdoors to, say, an oceanfront cabana with the waves providing a soundtrack or a luxurious…

The New Hotel Safety Standards Planners Need to Know May 27
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The New Hotel Safety Standards Planners Need to Know With the COVID-19 vaccine now widely available, the conversation about how the industry gets back to normalcy while keeping attendees' health and safety in mind. Meeting professionals now have extra considerations to…

Great Ways ALHI Hotels are Adapting Amenities Amid COVID-19 Dec 05
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ALHI member hotels have been busy developing innovative amenities during the COVID-19 pandemic. They've reinvented outdoor dining, wellness and meeting spaces and created in-room fitness programs. One hotel even built a production set that's designed to stream meetings…

Runway Warriors: Healthy Restaurant Options at Major Airports Oct 19
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Eating Healthy on the Run at DFW, LAX and MIA Maintaining a healthy lifestyle on the road can be challenging, between breakfasts on the go, and client lunches and dinners. Another challenge can be finding healthy and nutritious bites while dashing from one gate to the next in a…

5 Positively Awesome Ways to Stay Upbeat Oct 19
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Seek the power of positivity when trying to cope with today's challenging times. We are living in a time of uncertainty about our health, employment and the economy, and more. As a result, many of us are feeling anxious, helpless and fearful about the future. Consequently…