Motivational Travel http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en Global Site Review: Budapest, Hungary http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/global-site-review-budapest-hungary <div class="field-deck"> Budapest offers groups "authentic Europe at excellent value." </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"Authentic Europe at an excellent value" is our world traveler Timothy Arnold's assessment of Budapest. Read his site report, including which hotel's combination of amenities, location, and flexibility in contracting made it his favorite in a city full of top-notch properties. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/global-site-review-budapest-hungary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/global-site-review-budapest-hungary#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Europe/Middle East/Africa Global Site Research Motivational Travel Medical Meetings Mon, 09 Jun 2014 18:56:00 +0000 41811 at http://meetingsnet.com On Site at the 15th Annual Las Vegas Corporate Invitational http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/site-15th-annual-las-vegas-corporate-invitational <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>MeetingsNet’s Annual Corporate Invitational, held April 23-25 in Las Vegas, included two new features this year: an afternoon of education and a non-golfer program. The golfers had plenty of play time as well, this year conquering both the Bear’s Best and Royal Links courses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/site-15th-annual-las-vegas-corporate-invitational" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/site-15th-annual-las-vegas-corporate-invitational#comments Motivational Travel Thu, 01 May 2014 12:39:00 +0000 41131 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>The winning Cosmo team: Sern Andersen, strategic account executive, Maritz Motivation Solutions; Danny Salas-Porras, planner, SXSW (South by Southwest); Sam Canova, senior vice president, Meeting Sites Resource; Brian Payne, senior account executive, Cosmopolitan</p> On Location: Sydney and Queenstown http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/location-sydney-and-queenstown <div class="field-deck"> Meeting executives experience an incentive itinerary in Australia and New Zealand. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meeting executives experience an incentive itinerary in Sydney, Australia and Queenstown, New Zealand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/location-sydney-and-queenstown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/location-sydney-and-queenstown#comments Motivational Travel Site News Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:53:00 +0000 40801 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>After arriving in Sydney, participants were welcomed with a performance by the aboriginal dance company Descendance at the scenic city park, Mrs. Macquarie&rsquo;s Chair. With the dancers (from left): Samantha Holmes, North America, Tourism Australia; Andrea Henning-Beavon, CMP, Down to the Details; Bayo Sharp, HelmsBriscoe; Danielle Childress, CPI; Regina Baraban, MeetingsNet; Cindy LoPatriello, VIP Incentives; Christianne Heba, Meetings Unlimited; Steven Dixon, Tourism New Zealand; and Gwendolyn Moore, Ford Motor Co.&nbsp;</p> Photo By Colette Baini, Director, Australia Conferences And Incentives Incentive Trips Going to the Highest Bidder http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/incentive-trips-going-highest-bidder <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Site International Foundation is raising money through a silent auction that offers incentive-caliber trips to global destinations (such as London, pictured) with opening bids that are a fraction of the trips’ value.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/incentive-trips-going-highest-bidder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/incentive-trips-going-highest-bidder#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Motivational Travel Outsourcing Medical Meetings News Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:45:00 +0000 40511 at http://meetingsnet.com From Talent Wars to Big Data: 5 Trends Affecting Incentives http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/talent-wars-big-data-5-trends-affecting-incentives <div class="field-deck"> These major shifts are having an impact on corporate incentives, according to the Incentive Research Foundation </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>These five business trends are affecting the use—as well as the delivery—of incentives.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/talent-wars-big-data-5-trends-affecting-incentives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/talent-wars-big-data-5-trends-affecting-incentives#comments Incentive Planning/Management Merchandise/Gift Cards Motivational Travel Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:42:00 +0000 40081 at http://meetingsnet.com Top 5 Emerging Incentive Destinations for 2014 http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/top-5-emerging-incentive-destinations-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>We asked the industry what's hot in 2014—and these five destinations rose to the top of the list...Here's why. (For a complete version of this story, download the new MeetingsNet app from your App Store, Amazon Markeplace, or Google Play today!)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/top-5-emerging-incentive-destinations-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/top-5-emerging-incentive-destinations-2014#comments Motivational Travel Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:18:00 +0000 39831 at http://meetingsnet.com To Cruise or Not to Cruise? http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/cruise-or-not-cruise <div class="field-deck"> Joint Site-CLIA research explores cruising for meeting and incentive groups; safety a key concern </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>With a hungry media ready to jump on images of disabled cruise ships or stories of on-board viral outbreaks, it&rsquo;s not surprising that safety on the seas remains front-of-mind for incentive companies when choosing a cruise for a client.</p> <p>According to recently released Site Index survey, conducted jointly with Cruise Line International Association, the reputation of a cruise line or ship&mdash;which is tied to safety&mdash;was a top decision-making factor for 81 percent of respondents, followed closely by safety/security (75 percent).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/cruise-or-not-cruise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/cruise-or-not-cruise#comments Motivational Travel Risk Management Global Events Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:38:00 +0000 39371 at http://meetingsnet.com Photos Highlights from Site Global's Annual Conference http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/photos-highlights-site-globals-annual-conference <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Site held its annual global conference in Orlando December 7-10, celebrating its 40th anniversary. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/photos-highlights-site-globals-annual-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/photos-highlights-site-globals-annual-conference#comments Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel Sat, 14 Dec 2013 21:48:00 +0000 39091 at http://meetingsnet.com Announcing the 2013 Site Crystal Award Winners http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/announcing-2013-site-crystal-award-winners <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div> Known as the Academy Awards of the incentive industry, the Crystal Awards were announced this week at the Site Global Conference in Orlando</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/announcing-2013-site-crystal-award-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/motivational-travel/announcing-2013-site-crystal-award-winners#comments Motivational Travel Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:24:00 +0000 39011 at http://meetingsnet.com Site Puts New Emphasis on Certification, Certificates, and Educating Young Professionals http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-puts-new-emphasis-certification-certificates-and-educating-young-p <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Site (formerly Society of Incentive & Travel Executives) celebrates its 40th anniversary at the Site Global Conference December 7–10 in Orlando at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-puts-new-emphasis-certification-certificates-and-educating-young-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-puts-new-emphasis-certification-certificates-and-educating-young-p#comments Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:13:00 +0000 38501 at http://meetingsnet.com