by Lisa Grimaldi | October 01, 2008

Apple Inc. has launched the Apple Gifting and Rewards Program, which allows companies to purchase awards packages consisting of iPods, iPod accessories and iTunes gift certificates. Under the program, iPods must be ordered in batches of 50, while other Apple hardware has no minimums. Customers also can have Apple iPods preloaded with corporate-generated content for a $10-per-unit fee, for a minimum order of 250 units.

Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva, between Lausanne and Montreux, Switzerland, will close this month for a 10-month expansion and refurbishment. Among the enhancements will be the addition of 45 guest rooms and 14 residential apartments, and an expansion of the spa and medical wellness center. The property currently has 74 guest rooms and 17 meeting rooms.

The Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora has opened in Tahiti. The property features 100 overwater bungalows and seven beachfront villas, plus a spa, four restaurants and two private event areas (one inside and one outdoors), each of which seats 100.