The Incentive Marketing
Association, based in Naperville, Ill., has launched two
new strategic industry groups: the Incentive Travel Council and the
The Dominican Brussels
opened last month in the Belgian capital. The 150-room boutique
property, a member of Design Hotels, has three meeting rooms.
The Mandarin Oriental St.
Kitts will open in 2010. The 125-room property, on Majors
Bay, will include a marina with docking for private yachts, a
15,000-square-foot spa and 18 holes of golf.
Maritz Inc., based in
Fenton, Mo., has launched Maritz Motivation Insight, a new research
tool to improve employee performance. The tool uses a web-based
survey and other data to help companies offer recognition options
tailored specifically to their employees.
based in Minneapolis, has launched Engagement Builder, a research
product to help companies tailor their meetings, incentives and
events for their employees.