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Providenciales, Turks & Caicos -- West Bay Club, a Grace Bay Resort, announced an exclusive three-night fitness retreat this spring in partnership with Barry’s Bootcamp Master Trainer, Courtney Paul. From May 15-17, bootcampers will get fit with arduous workouts each day and rewarded with spa treatments and nutritious meals of fresh fruit and local seafood. Guests who book the three-night package will also receive special takeaway gifts to help maintain fitness goals after they leave. Package pricing starts at $1,900 plus tax and service per person based upon double occupancy. Use the online booking code YOGA.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin -- Opera fans may be excited to hear that Florentine Opera’s reprisal of Elmer Gantry, directed by role originator Frank Kelley, will come to stage on March 13 and 15. Based on the satirical novel by Sinclair Lewis that questions religious fundamentalism, Elmer Gantry tells the tale of a morally corrupt preacher in the 1920s and his affair with a devout evangelist. Additional activities taking place in conjunction with the reprisal include a film screen of the original 1960 Academy Award-winning film, a meet-the-artists event, pre-opera talks an hour before curtain, and a pre-opera opening night dinner. Florentineopera.org
Bangkok, Thailand -- Ring in the Chinese New Year (February 19) at Breeze, the city's highest open-air restaurant located on the 51st and 52nd floors of the Tower Club at the lebua luxury hotel. To celebrate, diners will feast on a ‘futuristic’ menu that includes a roasted Barbary duck on salt rock with water chestnut and shiitake mushrooms served in a Pandora’s box. Or, they can mix their own cocktails using unexpected ingredients like aloe vera or jasmine marshmallows.
Palm Springs, CA -- The Saguaro Palm Springs announced this week that it will be one of the host hotels for the upcoming 25th Annual Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend (thedinah.com), April 1 - 5. Known for having one of the city’s largest heated swimming pools, the Saguaro will offer oodles of poolside entertainment for their lesbian guests that includes DJs, go go dancers and specialty cocktails by Bacardi Limon. It joins the Courtyard Marriott, the Renaissance Hotel and the Hilton Hotel & Spa as the official Dinah-only resorts. Book a room here.