by Lisa Grimaldi | March 01, 2008

The Hilton Papagayo Resort has opened in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. The 202-room, all-inclusive property, formerly the Premier Fiesta Resort & Spa, has 1,300 square feet of meeting space and a spa with 13 treatment rooms.

Hinda Incentives, based in Chicago, has launched Dash-to-Go, a warehouse dash (an event where winners run through a prize room and select incentive gifts) that can be set up in any venue a client chooses. The company also provides a host to run the event. Visit

IMEX, the annual European meeting and incentive trade show, has named the four winners of its Wild Card program: the Republic of Armenia; the city of Torun, Poland; Holstein (Germany) Eventmarketing, and Marketingkooperation Stadte Schleswig-Holstein. To qualify, entrants must not have exhibited at a major international travel show before and must demonstrate they have sufficient infrastructure and skill to support meetings and incentive travel. Winners will have free exhibit space at this year’s IMEX show, taking place April 22-24 in Frankfurt, Germany.