Incentive Travel

Attendees Crave Authenticity in International Travel Experiences By Christine Loomis

Today’s travelers want an experience that gives them real insight into a destination, from its history, food and people to its very essence.

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Budgets Are Up, and So Are the Program Management Challenges By Maura Keller

The Incentive Research Foundation’s 2018 Outlook Study shows that Incentive travel budgets are up with an average per-person spend of $3,915, an increase of 4 percent over last year.

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Meetings at SeaSeptember 1, 2017
Planners Share Why Meeting & Incentive Programs on Cruise Ships Work So Well By David Swanson

A growing number of companies are finding that corporate events at sea sometimes offer an edge over traditional land-based programs. A 4.5 percent increase is projected for 2017, fueled by a growing supply of new and bigger ships.

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Ship vs. ShoreFebruary 1, 2017
All-Inclusive Perks, Plus New Technology, New Dining & New Experiences Bring Incentive Groups On Board By Sara Churchville

Incentive cruises offer planners and attendees a chance to experience a world where the only surprises are good ones.

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Global Business Means Looking Beyond Borders for Meetings — Here Are Some Tantalizing Options By Christine Loomis

It’s not just about location. It’s also about culture, facilities, how business is done and more.

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Topping the Trends for 2015 Are Individualized, Personalized Experiences By Karen Brost

Incentive travel is predicted to grow into 2016, with an emphasis on customized programs that connect with the individual.

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Give Attendees a Fresh New Mindset — Without Leaving Their Comfort Zone By Gabi Logan

Planners are increasingly going glamping — taking their meetings and incentives to the mountain peaks, lunching around a campfire and teambuilding on the trail.

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From an Attractive Destination to Creative Program Design, Planners Share Their Recipes for Success By Gabi Logan

As hiring freezes thaw and companies are once again vying to hold on to top performers, incentive programs have become a paramount differentiating factor in a corporate environment where loyalty is more elusive than ever.

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No More One-Size-Fits-All for a Multi-Generational Work Force By Karen Brost

After a few lean years during the recession, incentive travel is coming back in a big way. But that doesn’t mean it’s business as usual. As in any segment of the meetings industry, incentive programs are continuing to evolve to meet the changing needs of their attendees. “It’s no longer that one-size-fits-all mentality, it just […]

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