The best incentive trip ideas effortlessly combine luxury and adventure. In order to motivate your employees to be their best, itineraries should offer unique, memorable experiences and high-end touches. These seven incentive travel destinations provide just that, from Danube River cruises in Budapest to luxury beach resorts in Grand Cayman.
1. Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand’s largest city welcomes incentive travelers with both shimmering high rises and rugged beauty. Your best employees will love the cultural experiences this city offers, including museums, galleries and restaurants. For an adventure-filled trip, include a trip to Piha Beach, a black sand surfer haven, and a trip on a racing yacht. Dozens of boutique wineries dot Waiheke Island, just off the mainland in Hauraki Gulf.
2. Bogotá, Columbia
This historic city, nestled in the Andes Mountains, is home to a bustling historic downtown. Here, you’ll find boutique hotels welcoming incentive travelers, as well as museums and churches to explore. There are many day trip opportunities, including Chicaque Natural Park, Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira and the Tatacoa Desert.
3. Budapest, Hungary
No matter what type of experiences your employees appreciate, they can find them in Budapest. Luxury accommodations are accented by historic neighborhoods, exciting nightlife, river cruises, beautiful wineries and hot spring baths.
4. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
The largest of the Cayman Islands offers everything you need for an incentive trip, including year-round beach weather. Luxury beach resorts are an experience all their own. Your employees can also snorkel, sail, kayak, parasail and more during their trip to the island.
5. Maui, Hawaii
High-end accommodations welcome corporate travelers to Maui’s beautiful shores. Take in all that the island has to offer with a trip in a submarine or a drive down the Road to Hana with stops at arboretums and waterfalls along the way. Whether you explore by land or by sea, flora and fauna are truly the stars of this incentive trip.
6. Napa Valley, California
This incentive trip will motivate food and wine lovers, but Napa Valley has so much more to offer travelers. Along with picturesque vineyards and starred restaurants, your employees will find welcoming inns, high-end spas, golf courses and more.
7. Santorini, Greece
The iconic cliffs of Santorini welcome incentive travelers with delicious food, black sand beaches and picture-perfect sunsets. Sail or cruise along the coast, pop in and out of museums and galleries, and relax with a glass of one of the island’s signature wines.