First Class Finds: Seas the Day


From gifts that leave a lasting impression to activities that make real connections, these premium picks promise a strategic advantage for meeting professionals.


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Today’s attendees want authentic cultural experiences; stakeholders want to build strong teams. Why not both? The Hawaiian Outrigger Experience in Wailea, Maui, teaches participants about the tremendous, pre-GPS journeys of the islands’ Polynesian ancestors. Groups of six will survey the mountainous views of Maui’s southern coast from a timeless perspective, and will likely spot endemic fish, dolphin, sea turtles, even whales in season. During the 30-, 60-, or 90-minute tours, they’ll learn the folklore, chants, ecology, and history of the islands—all while pulling together to ply the Pacific. Rates from $69 per person. —Susan Campbell.


Susan Campbell

Susan Campbell

Susan Campbell is the Editor of Elite Meetings magazine. During her 20-plus years in publishing, she’s written extensively on destinations and luxury hospitality experiences for leisure travelers and the meetings industry alike.

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