The benefits of incentive travel
Incentive travel brings a strong return on investment, whether that be for employees, partners, suppliers or customers. It helps to strengthen relationships in the workplace or work environment and encourages employee collaboration through fun, exciting and unforgettable experiences.
These imaginative trips are also great for boosting motivation and employee, supplier or customer loyalty, as they show how much your business values everyone who works with or for you and rewards their hard work.
Creating unforgettable trips for top performers isn’t just a ‘thank you’—it boosts morale and strengthens teams. And the memories made? They last a lifetime!
What do you have in mind?
Whether it’s a golf retreat in the Bahamas or swimming with dolphins off the coast of New Zealand, we’ve organised incentive trips of all shapes and sizes and can design yours around your exact vision. Nothing ever has to be off the shelf, as our travel management specialists can create bespoke trips that align with your company values and deliver the wow factor.
How to create an incentive programme
The most popular way of offering incentive programmes is to create tiers that correspond to the level of achievement or identify where there are specific performance or relationship objectives that need to be recognised. An incentive trips will always have some form of business element to it, ensuring that if it’s paid for it meets both a performance and educational objective alongside a fantastic experience.
It’s completely up to you how you design your incentive travel programme, but our venue experts will organise the journey for you right from the research and planning stage through to delivery and the event itself. Working both within the UK and globally, we offer guidance, support and ideas to make incentive programmes attractive and effective.
How is an incentive programme implemented?
In order to get the most out of your incentive travel programme, the team here at Good Travel Management can help you to design and deliver it to full effect. Here are the key stages involved in its implementation:
We’re passionate about helping our clients to organise meetings that are inviting, engaging and memorable, as this ensures that attendees contribute their thoughts and leave with a shared vision in their mind’s eye.
Our support can cover any and all areas involved in organising a meeting, which not only saves you time and brings complete reassurance but can also save you money thanks to our extensive network.
Set clear goals
Rules and rewards
Launch the programme
Deliver the experience
Follow up and review
Save time, money and take the stress out of travel management
- Save money with our insider access to the best travel options and content
- Easy management and reporting with our digital platform
- Complete trip management from start to finish
- Sustainability is integrated into every service
Frequently Asked Questions
Check out the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions below. Feel free to get in touch with our team directly and we’d be happy to answer any queries you have.
Incentive travel refers to a rewards system where employees or partners are offered trips as a way of motivating them, boosting morale, and rewarding their performance. These trips can range from short domestic getaways to exotic international vacations, all designed to recognise and appreciate the recipients’ contributions to the company.
Incentive travel can drive employee engagement, loyalty, and improve overall performance. Offering travel as a reward can motivate employees to achieve specific targets, boost sales, or excel in other areas of their work.
Plus, when employees return from these trips, they often come back rejuvenated, inspired, and more connected to the company and their peers, resulting in increased productivity and morale.
Whilst both are business-related, regular business trips typically involve work meetings, conferences, or tasks. Incentive travel is a reward, meaning its primary purpose is relaxation and recreation. There might be some business elements, like a gala dinner or a short meeting, but the main focus is on enjoying the trip.
Absolutely! Incentive travel can be tailored to resonate with your company’s culture, values, and specific objectives. Whether you want to emphasise team-building activities, sustainability, luxury experiences, or adventure, the trips can be designed to align with your vision and desired outcomes.
At Good Travel Management, we prioritise the safety and wellbeing of all travellers. We continuously monitor global events, offer comprehensive risk management tools, and provide 24/7 support to ensure all participants have a safe and enjoyable experience.
Yes, incentive travel programs can be adapted to accommodate both small teams and larger groups. The itineraries, activities, and destinations can be customised based on the size of the group and the preferences of the participants.
Definitely! With a growing emphasis on sustainable and responsible travel, we can design incentive travel programs that minimise carbon footprints, support local communities, and promote eco-friendly practices.
This way, your company can reward its employees while also making a positive impact on the environment and destinations visited.