Companies that want to avoid employee burnout need to look at different ways to reward and motivate their workers in order to build engagement, a new study says.
Most people would argue that best seat on a Boeing 757 is not 19-C, and that any seat in first class would be better. But what do those seats offer that seat 19-C does not? Free drinks? If I am flying out at 10 a.m., do I really need a cocktail? More leg room, you […]
During an April 1 colloquy on executive compensation for TARP recipients, Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.) asked Financial Services Committee Chair Barney Frank (D-Mass.) to clarify whether or not TARP recipients would be allowed to spend money on meetings, events and incentive travel programs. “During the past few months, legitimate business travel for meeting, incentive and […]
I’m totally not into the name because it makes me think something is on fire, but you’ve got to visit the Web site Meeting Industry Crisis Center. It’s got nifty links to keep you up to date on the crazy war politicians are waging on our industry. (In case you haven’t heard, the latest nutty […]
While many corporations brace for recession, hotels across the country are offering what appears to be a bright spot in a drab economy. By offering customizable event and meeting packages, hoteliers are attracting new and repeat business with an assortment of incentives, such as 20-50 percent off room rates, discounted audio/visual fees, complimentary guest rooms […]
Hotels pull out all the stops with new packages, initiatives and design.
Ramsey Potts is no stranger to all-inclusive beach resorts. The state sales director for Aflac Insurance of West Virginia has taken his top-selling insurance agents on an annual sales-reward trip to exotic beaches more times than he can count. But last year, Potts decided to ditch the beach, opting instead to take his 40 associates to Rancho de los Caballeros in Wickenburg, Ariz.
How Cara Luft created a once-in-a-lifetime, three-day, customer appreciation program for Gateway.
This is the second part of a three-part series focusing on international meeting planning. Part one focused on planning events overseas. Part three will focus on resources available to meeting planners.
Spa trends for 2007 from SpaFinder.com