Will Covid-19 kill Incentive Travel?

Pádraic Gilligan

by Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua & Chief Marketing Officer, SITE Will Covid-19 kill Incentive travel? or incentives 3.0. Read more » The post Will Covid-19 kill Incentive Travel? Viewpoints Covid-19 Incentive Travel

What is Incentive Travel?


What is Incentive Travel? Incentive travel is an important subset of the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE) industry. How do incentive travel programs work? What is the goal of incentive travel programs? Why do incentive travel programs work?

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Why You Should Plan an Incentive Program

Bishop McCann

Talking with Justin Myers, Head of Commercial and Hospitality Client Group, we discuss everything incentive travel. From the trends being seen for incentive trips to the value of planning these kinds of events, we cover all the reasons why you should be planning an incentive program.

Small but mighty: incentive destination Interlaken, Switzerland   

The MICE Blog

The Swiss resort Interlaken is a prime destination for congresses, exhibitions, meetings and of course, incentive travel. Camilla shared the variety of possibilities for incentives in Interlaken and how the Congress Kursaal Interlaken can support event planners for organisations.

Incentive Budget Design


Gaining budget approval for your incentive program can be a challenge. The post Incentive Budget Design appeared first on VIKTOR. Incentive Travel Corporate Budget incentive budget incentive travel travel design

Tips for Selling Incentive Travel to Your Leadership

Peak Performance Meetings and Incentives

Incentive travel rewards are the best ways to show your leadership team that you appreciate their hard work and dedication to your company's success. Here are a few tips to help you successfully sell incentive travel to your leadership. What is incentive travel?

Incentive Communications


Do you struggle to communicate your incentive programs? The post Incentive Communications appeared first on VIKTOR. Incentive TravelWhy companies struggle, and creative ideas to make your next campaign easier.

Incentive Program Design: Measurement and Success

Brightspot Incentive Events

Organizations that offer incentive programs must be able to measure, report, and justify a program’s existence. Often discussed after a program has been completed, tracked metrics are key to proving an incentive program was successful. DRIVE RESULTS WITH INCENTIVE SOFTWARE.

Measuring the ROI on Incentive Travel


When measuring the effectiveness of their incentive travel program, many company leaders struggle with how to prove they have recouped their investment. Measuring Incentive Travel ROI to Drive Engagement. Inclusive Incentive Travel Programs Boost Company Morale.

The rise of incentive travel


The post The rise of incentive travel appeared first on Event Travel Management. Insights Incentive Travel Incentive Trip

Incentive Travel – a true force for good

Pádraic Gilligan

Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua and Chief Marketing Officer, SITE “When she was bad, she was horrid” There’s a touch of the little girl with the curl in the middle of her forehead about incentive travel.

How to Use Individual Travel Incentives to Create Engaged Employees?

Peak Performance Meetings and Incentives

The idea of individual travel incentives might sound overly complicated or, worse, impossible to implement in your company. In this article, we'll go over how to use individual travel incentives to create engaged employees—which will make everyone happier in the long run!

inCENTIVES – Local Incentives From Andalusia


To celebrate the best from our March 2023 host destination, our editorial team have travelled to Andalusia to find a selection of most exciting and enjoyable local incentives.

Halifax, Nova Scotia – authentic experiences for incentive travel

Pádraic Gilligan

Read more » The post Halifax, Nova Scotia – authentic experiences for incentive travel appeared first on padraicino.

Small Group Cruise Excursions for Incentive Getaways

Smart Meetings

Company excursions, teambuilding activities and luxurious incentives have all built on the growing trend of bleisure travel. Meeting Group Broker Amy Robb of Meetings Made Easy recommends cruises as incentive trips for high achievers.

Channel Incentive Program Design: Best Practices for Reporting and ROI

Brightspot Incentive Events

Organizations that offer incentive programs must be able to measure, report, and justify a program’s existence. Often discussed after a program has been completed, tracked metrics are key to proving an incentive program was successful. DRIVE RESULTS WITH INCENTIVE SOFTWARE.

Incentive A-List 2022 revealed

Ulterior Events

The post Incentive A-List 2022 revealed appeared first on Ulterior Events. [link]. News Clips

Wellness & Incentives — Part I


The post Wellness & Incentives — Part I appeared first on VIKTOR. Incentive Travel WellnessBuild Wellness into your meeting planning today. Click here to read how.

Incentive Travel Guide to the Caribbean

Brightspot Incentive Events

In this incentive travel guide to the Caribbean, our group travel experts are breaking down their top picks for group incentive travel and where to stay at each of them. Lucky for you, we’ve narrowed down your choices to our recommended Caribbean islands for incentive travel.

Achieve High-Caliber Customer Service for Incentive Programs

Brightspot Incentive Events

In a digital world, outstanding customer service has become even more vital for a successful channel incentive program. “Knowledge is Power” Thoroughly knowledgeable facilitators are key to a thriving channel incentive program.

Event Incentives That Drive Attendance


By finding the right event incentives, you can encourage more people to sign up and go. Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (formerly abbreviated as MICE ) are and increasingly effective tools in the rewards industry. Thankfully, finding incentives is not difficult.

The ultimate incentive experience A–Z: interview with Heidi Legein, Managing Director at The MICE Guru

The MICE Blog

I interviewed Heidi about her role and work across various business areas of the DMC, beginning by defining its role, how to host virtual site inspections, how DMCs contribute to destination marketing, sustainability and incentives. But what is an incentive?

Improve Sales Incentive Programs with Better Communications

Brightspot Incentive Events

Communication Makes or Breaks Sales Incentive Programs. During an interview on sales incentive trends, a reporter asked for a quick comment on a very pointed query: What can make or break sales incentive programs? Incentive Pro Tip: Mix it up.

The Evolution of Incentive Travel

Fox World Travel

Six months into 2021, Fox is seeing the demand for incentive trips soar. There are three major ways that incentive travel has transformed: Making up for 2020 Companies are trying to make up the […]. The post The Evolution of Incentive Travel appeared first on Fox World Travel.

Confident planning strategies for the return of incentive travel 

The MICE Blog

Incentives are the most exciting part of the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibition) business. The return of incentive travel has given clients the opportunity to book these trips with confidence.

Launch the Incentive Travel Comeback

Achieve Incentives

Our VP of Business Partnerships, Ashley Lawson, is spending her year traveling to top incentive destinations. She was recently asked to share her experiences at the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence Global Conference.

2022 To Do’s for Post-COVID Incentive Travel

Brightspot Incentive Events

Top 9 Must-Do’s for Post-COVID Incentive Trips. Vaccines are being rolled out, and post-COVID incentive trips are being planned in preparation for the booming return of incentive travel programs. Be careful of falling into the classic incentive pitfall.

Hawaii: The Most Motivational Sales Incentive Trip

Brightspot Incentive Events

Incentive Travel Pro: How about Hawaii for the next President’s Club Trip or Sales Incentive Trip? Incentive Travel Pro: I understand. A prominent software company goes to Hawaii every year for its sales incentive trip. Read eBook: Oahu Incentive Travel Guide.

Channel Incentives: Effective Reward Budgeting & Tips

Brightspot Incentive Events

Incentive programs have become a key component of motivating sales teams inside high-performing companies. Studies have shown that 86% of organizations utilize a form of incentive rewards, recognition programs, or channel incentives to invigorate sales. Channel incentives

Ultimate USA Incentive Travel Guide: Music City

Brightspot Incentive Events

Why plan an incentive travel trip to Nashville. From world-renown music venues to mouth-watering cuisine and the rich culture of this unique city, it’s no wonder Nashville is growing to be one of the most sought-after domestic incentive destinations in the country.

Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE) Travel


MICE is an acronym for meetings, incentives, conferencing, and exhibitions. It is a highly lucrative industry revolving around incentive travel , though there is a distinction between incentivized travel and business conferences. Incentive travel isn’t a stand-alone industry.

18 New Sales Incentives to Improve Performance


What are sales incentives? Sales incentives can be any kind of compensation or reward provided by an employer to drive productivity, more specifically, the selling of goods or services. And sales incentives have evolved over the last 25 years, as all things to do.

8 Incentive Ideas for Remote Workers


Younger workers are especially eager to embrace this idea, and many actively look for companies that offer this incentive. Individual employee incentives can help keep individuals motivated even when they are working away from the office. Creating Successful Incentives.

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Stratospheric Incentives: The Future of Tourism

Smart Meetings

Hipsh believes the spaceport and onboard capsule experience will be a meeting space desired by planners, which he says can also make for impactful product launches and incentive trips. Read More : Incentive Travel is Changing; Here’s What You Need to Know.

Top Reasons to Outsource Your Incentive Travel Program


Have you ever asked (or answered) the question, “Should we outsource our corporate incentive travel program?” Here, you’ll discover why outsourcing your next incentive program will set you up for success. We know how time-consuming organizing a large incentive travel program can be.

The Tipping Point for the Return of Incentive Travel

Smart Meetings

In 2020, Covid-19 was the chubby kid that sat on our seesaw, ruined our fun and crashed incentive travel into the ground. Question: When will be the magical moment that sparks the tipping point for the return of incentive travel ?

A Shift in Incentive Travel


An incentive travel program is a vital tool for recognizing your best salespeople and incentivizing your biggest customers. Read on to see where the shift in incentive travel has taken us lately, and where it’s heading down the road. Incentive Travel

6 Benefits of Incentive Travel Programs

MTI Events

Travel incentive programs are more than simple rewards. Incentive TravelThey improve culture, increase retention, boost sales, and lead to higher job satisfaction.

11 Enhancements for an All-Inclusive Incentive Trip

Brightspot Incentive Events

Someone you know talks about their “all-inclusive” vacation or incentive trip and doesn’t have many positive things to say. 11 Enhancements for an All-Inclusive Incentive Trip: Room Upgrades. Incentive TravelYou’ve heard the stories.

Cost to Start a Channel Partner Incentive Program

Brightspot Incentive Events

So, you are in the market to start a channel partner incentive program to boost your ROI, but you have no clue where to begin with your budget. What is the Cost of a Channel Partner Incentive Program. A $1,000,000 channel incentive might be 85% awards and 15% support.

Impact Your Incentive Trips Through Fox

Fox World Travel

Planning an incentive program for your most profitable customers or an executive retreat for your top decision makers? Relying on your third-party meeting and incentive planning team is your best way to check all […]. Business Travel Meetings and Incentives

Off-Site Events and Incentive Programs Bring Big Benefits

Bishop McCann

Sourcing Incentive Programs Experience

Incentive Travel is Changing; Here’s What You Need to Know

Smart Meetings

“Everyone has a dog now,” Jenn Glynn, managing partner with Meeting Encore , stated this week in a conversation with Philip Eidsvold, vice president of strategic alliances at One10 , about the changing demands of attracting attendees to in-person incentive trips.