Incentive Travel

Travel Safety: Assessing Location Risks & Incentive Travel

We live in an unpredictable world where danger isn’t always synonymous with location. However, organizations don’t really have any wiggle room when it comes to the safety of their employees. And that is something that should be factored in when it comes to creating your short list for meeting and incentive travel locations. As well…

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Building a Successful Partnership for Incentive Travel Programs

When we say “successful partnerships,” what (or who) comes to mind? Batman & Robin? Fred and Ginger? Bert & Ernie? Carrousel Travel and your organization? Okay, “successful” might be a bit of a reach for some of those (sorry, Muppets). But no matter what came into your mind, there are some commonalities between successful partnerships.…

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Want vs. Need: How Non-Cash Rewards Motivate and Inspire Employees

Non-Cash Rewards

Deciding how to best optimize your organization’s incentive program varies from place to place. Industry, employee demographics, and more can play into what makes the *best* motivator for them. However, we do know one thing for sure: when you really want to inspire workers, turn toward non-cash rewards. We’ve shared information in the past about…

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Location, Location, Location: Incentive Travel Ideas

Incentive Travel Ideas

This probably doesn’t come as a surprise, but we love planning trips at Carrousel Travel. From generating incentive travel ideas with companies to organizing excursions and events to welcoming the travelers back, it’s a rewarding challenge to help craft the perfect experience. But crafting the perfect experience isn’t something that always comes easy. As we…

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Incentive Destination Spotlight: Nashville

Nashville: Meeting and Incentive Destination

Helping organizations discover the perfect destination for their meeting or incentive travel might sound like a daunting task. But partnering with Carrousel gives you access to our travel experts who have their fingers on the pulse of exciting spots across the world. Nashville, Tennessee is an increasingly popular destination for a lot of reasons. For…

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Incentive Travel Planning: Why It Pays To Work With A Professional

Incentive Travel Professional

We could talk about the benefits of incentive travel all day long. How it improves employee morale. Drives them to higher levels of productivity. Increases satisfaction and retention. BUT. There is a caveat to obtaining these benefits. And that is the simple difference between hiring an incentive professional versus an organization putting a program together…

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Have You Lost That Incentive Trip Feeling?

Incentive Trip Feeling

If you’re here, chances are you already know that incentive travel is one of the best ways to inspire your workforce to their top performance and productivity. With almost 40% of organizations engaging in some form of travel rewards program, the options for creating a unique experience are limitless. However, incentive programs are hardly a…

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4 Tips to Market Your Incentive Program

Incentive Travel Program

Incentive programs have long used travel to motivate employees. The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF)  reports that nearly 40% of US businesses use incentive travel to reward and recognize top employees and salespeople as well as channel partners. So we can safely assume that the word is out: incentive programs can be used to drive profit…

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Number Crunching Motivation: The ROI of Incentives

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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