Driving along the winding down county road to Still Waters Retreat I couldn’t help myself from stopping at various points to admire to spectacular views of the cliffs. I saw several ranches and a gorgeous chestnut colored horse with a long black mane….was he watching me drive by? I pulled up to a bright yellowish…

Prospective client: “Hi, I’m looking to get information about your property.” Retreat center manager: “Sorry, we’re keeping that confidential” Does that sound like a ridiculous response? If you have a listing on Retreat Central, or any online directory, and have not provided photos and other information that’s basically the message you are giving to event planners.…

Ask anyone who’s spent much time in the great outdoors, and chances are they have a favorite campfire recipe. There’s nothing quite like sharing a meal around a crackling campfire on a cold winter evening to bring people together.  Even familiar recipes just taste better when they’re prepared over open flames and eaten in the…

At Our Virtual Launch Party! To celebrate the launch of our new website coming soon at RetreatCentral.com, we will be hosting an exciting Virtual Launch Party. YOU’RE INVITED! The virtual launch party will include a scavenger hunt contest with winners and prizes, and will be promoted on social media. There will be questions asked throughout…

Are you a high heel donning, opulent purse packing, smartphone-toting, girly girl that simply can’t fathom being away from wi-fi and amazing flavored coffee?! But you also desire some down time with the family and friends you adore…it sounds like you’re a candidate for GLAMPING! What is Glamping? Glamping is a fusion of Glamour and…

To improve our service to you, RetreatCentral.com is launching a new, updated website soon. To celebrate this launch we will be hosting an exciting Virtual Launch Party, and YOU’RE INVITED!   The virtual launch party will include a scavenger hunt contest with winners and prizes, and will be promoted on social media. There will be…

Looking to Promote Your Retreat Center this Fall?  To improve our service to you, Retreat Central is launching a new, updated website soon. To celebrate, we’ll be hosting an exciting Virtual Launch Party. The party will include a scavenger hunt with winners and prizes throughout the day. The event will be promoted through all social…

Survey Identifies New Opportunities for Retreat Centers By Jaynie Schultz Every year I eagerly await the annual report of trends in the conference industry commissioned by the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) to see what new opportunities it may identify for retreat centers. For the past 30 years, since I entered the hospitality business,…