ROI of Rewards Programs

As a travel management company, Carrousel Travel works with organizations of every size on their incentive travel and rewards programs. And while every organization is unique, some things never change. One of the most common questions organizations ask is around their return on investment. What’s the ROI of rewards programs? Like everything in this data-driven…

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Non-Cash Rewards

The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) is one of the industry’s most respected sources for well-researched information. Their content focuses on the workplace: rewards, incentives, motivation, and recognition. When it comes to the global incentive and recognition industry, they’re pretty much the experts. Which is why we’re super excited to see what’s coming up in their…

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Cost Saving Meetings and Incentive Programs

Your organization could see huge cost savings for meetings with a little bit of foresight and planning that crosses over into incentive programs as well. Consider options around hotel negotiation, group air contracts, and more. Negotiate for multiple years Repeat business is the name of the game when it comes to hotel bookings. Being able…

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Meeting Trends 2018

It sounds crazy to believe that we are almost midway through 2018. As we hone in on the second part of the year, there are some definite meeting trends and new incentive ideas becoming more prominent in 2018. As any event or meeting planner can confirm, the details that go into successfully pulling off an…

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How to Optimize Your Incentive Program

When it comes to designing an incentive program, how does your company go about it? Chances are, if you’re relying on cash as your primary motivational tactic, there’s potential to do a lot better. Carrousel Travel recently hosted a Motivation Forum featuring Lantern Group president and behavioral scientist Kurt Nelson, Ph.D. As an expert in…

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Each generation brings a different set of ideals and expectations to the culture as a whole. And from shopping habits to workplace environments, one of the biggest shifts to come in recent years is around corporate social responsibility (or CSR), and how it relates to incentive travel. Corporate social responsibility is a term open to…

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Destination Team Building

One of the key pieces of any successful business is a team that works well together. While most of us don’t get to pick our coworkers any more than we get to pick our family, traditional work environments provide plenty of opportunities to build relationships. From simple daily interactions to organized office parties, it’s natural…

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Are you looking for something unique, interesting and exciting for your next group program? At Carrousel we work with all types of clients – those who prefer to keep their group stateside, those who are just getting to know the all-inclusive value in Mexico or the Caribbean, or those who want an exciting and rare…

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Curious what top performing companies are doing differently regarding non-cash rewards and recognition? You should be. In this white paper written by the Incentive Research Foundation, over 900 companies were reviewed and a little over 300 made the top-performing cut. Turns out those companies have a strong belief in non-cash rewards and recognition showing that…

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