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Pure Adventure

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The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes is encouraging little ones to engage in real-life adventures on the property’s 500 acres As more and more children fuel their technology addictions with constant screen time, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes in Orlando, Fla., is encouraging little ones to engage in real-life adventures on the property’s 500 acres, while […]


Keeping the Noise Down

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Champions Run added a surprising element to its formal New Year’s Eve party by renting headphones and creating a “silent disco.” While enjoying the Austin City Limits music festival in Austin, Texas last year, Ben Lorenzen, Creative Director of Champions Run in Omaha, Neb., discovered a peculiar sight. It was a tent, filled with thousands […]


Rebirth of an Era

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The most successful theme to date for Southern Hills CC’s signature event is a speakeasy, complete with a 12-piece band, burlesque dancers, and tarot card readers. For the past six years, after Southern Hills Country Club closes down for a couple of weeks each January, the Tulsa, Okla., club has offered a signature event to […]


A Good Night’s Rest

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Westin Hotels’ Project Rise: ThreadForward initiative upcycles bed sheets to create the pajamas for children in need. Last year, Westin Hotels & Resorts challenged staff from all of its properties to come up with ideas for campaigns that fit within its six pillars of well-being: sleep well, eat well, move well, feel well, work well, […]


The More, the Merrier

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Chaparral G&CC expanded its guest list to the public to celebrate its 50th anniversary. To celebrate milestones, many clubs host elaborate events, inviting members to the property for dinner, drinks, and fun. Member-owned Chaparral Golf & Country Club in Bullhead City, Ariz., decided to expand the guest list when celebrating its 50th anniversary, by inviting […]