AS THE DEMAND for individual incentive travel rewards increases, so does the number of companies offering them. Here's a small sampling of what's new:

  1. THE RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL CO. — Ritz-Carlton's Incentive Rewards program offers a choice of four levels of deluxe room accommodations at any Ritz-Carlton property, plus an American-style breakfast for two. A spa award has recently been added. (800) 215-2085

  2. MARRIOTT — One of the most well-known and comprehensive individual awards programs, Marriott Incentive Awards include stay, nonstay, and package awards at many Marriott brands in the U.S. and abroad. New to the program are value- and peak-season golf round awards, which are accompanied by free use of the driving range. (800) 835-7754

  3. FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS — Fairmont's Ovation Rewards certificate includes a one-night stay at a Fairmont property, a full breakfast for two, and all applicable taxes and gratuities. Add-on gift certificates in the sum of $25 and/or $100 are also available. There are no blackout dates.

  4. iEXPLORE — iExplore offers thousands of hiking, biking, diving, and multisport tours, as well as cultural, expedition cruising, wildlife safari, and culinary tours to off-the-beaten-path locales. Customized reward certificates or a point redemption system are available.

  5. PALACE RESORTS — Palace Rewards offers four- to seven-night award packages at its four five-star, all-inclusive resorts: Moon Palace, Aventura Spa Palace, Xpu-Ha Palace, and Sun Palace. A trip packet delivered to the winner includes airline tickets, reservation confirmation, travel bag, document wallet, disposable flash camera, customs requirements, packing tips, and luggage tags.

  6. RELAIS & CHÂTEAUX — Relais & Châteaux certificates range from a gourmet dinner for two at the renowned restaurant Daniel in New York City to a trip to the Singita South African Game Reserve. Valid for two years, the certificates are accepted at more than 400 member properties in 50 countries, as well as at 250 Leading Hotels of the World.

  7. ROADTRIPS — With Roadtrips' Pro-Sport Getaway Awards, winners can choose a “getaway” to any NFL, Major League Baseball, NHL, or NBA game with a pair of great seats, a first-class hotel, and support from the Roadtrips At-Your-Service Desk.

  8. STARWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS — A Starwood Preferred Guest Gift Card can be redeemed at Westin, Sheraton, St. Regis, and W Hotels. Cards are available in denominations from $25 to $1,000 and arrive in an elegant carrier envelope.

  9. UNIVERSAL STUDIOS THEME PARKS — Individual incentives include one-day and multiday tickets. The multiday pass gives recipients unlimited park-to-park access.

  10. WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT — Certificates include three- or four-night “Magic Your Way” packages, with accommodations at one of Disney's resorts, and a base ticket with a park-hopper option. Disney Cruise Line certificates include a three-night vacation for up to two adults and two children. Disney also offers Incentive Rewards Dollar-Denominated Certificates in increments of $100, $500, and $1,000.

  11. WYNDHAM HOTELS & RESORTS — Available in $10, $25, and $100 denominations, certificates can be used at any Wyndham hotel or Summerfield Suites. Overnight delivery, gift-wrap service, and customization can be specified.

  12. HYATT HOTELS & RESORTS — Hyatt's Incentive & Promotion Certificates are available for four types of awards: Hyatt Stay Awards accepted at properties worldwide; Hyatt Check Certificates for amounts from $25 to $500; Hyatt Weekend Awards for two or three nights at properties in the U.S. and Canada; and $100 gift certificates that can be applied to room stays.