If you’re thinking of ways to reward and motivate your staff, how about planning a team holiday? Providing employees with travel incentives can be a great way to naturally encourage them to bond, and will also help with staff retention as they will feel valued. Planning a trip for a lot of people can however be a difficult task because everyone has different tastes and different interests. Here are 5 amazing travel incentive ideas that everyone will enjoy.
Group Cruise around the Bahamas
Going on a group cruise is the perfect way to bond as a group. There are plenty of cruise lines that offer cruises to the Bahamas and many of them leave from Miami. The Bahamas are a group of over seven hundred islands in the beautiful turquoise Atlantic Ocean. Many of the cruise lines own their own islands and there are plenty of shore excursions that allow you take advantage of the stunning beaches and crystal clear water. You can go snorkelling, sailing or jet skiing. Nassau, the capital city, is a charming blend of pale coloured colonial buildings, hilly landscapes, and fabulous beaches. If you are interested in scuba diving head to Thunderball Grotto, Andros Barrier Reef, and explore the black coral gardens off Bimini.
Take the team to Africa and go on Safari. Most companies can easily handle large groups of people and they will provide you with as many accommodations and guided vehicles as your group requires. There are many different nature reserves throughout Africa choosing which one will be the hardest part. It all depends on what you want to see. Botswana is a great place to go on safari and there are many options for you to choose from. Rwanda is a great place for a safari because you can see the big 5 as well as mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Tanzania has the annual migration in the early spring and you can follow thousands of wildebeests and zebras followed by predators and flocks birds on their annual migration. South Africa is a great place to go because Kruger National Park is only a five hour drive from the airport in Johannesburg.
Rent a Large House in England
There are plenty of large country houses and large cottages for rent throughout the UK. You can stay in a big city like London, at a farmhouse, or rent a place with a hot tub in the middle of the woods. You can get fully staffed accommodation with a cook who will prepare the food for you. Many of the houses have pools, tennis courts, and games rooms. They also offer horseback riding, golf, and fishing. This is the perfect excursion for a group that is interested in bonding, and if you are interested in generating some ideas from your staff you can have informal brainstorming meetings in the communal areas.
Tour Greece as a Group
Greece is a great place for a group tour because there are so many things to do. Some of the world’s most famous archaeological sites are in Greece and there are so many fascinating places to visit. Athens is the capital city and it is a great place to start because you can visit the Parthenon and the Acropolis. You can rent villas that accommodate groups of people that come complete with staff and your own pool. The food and wine are amazing so it is a great place to bond over meals. The beaches are also fabulous and there are a large variety to choose from with different colours of sand, different colours of pebbles, and some offer stunning rock formations just off the beach.
This stunning walled city is a great place for a group to visit. You can go on guided walking tours that will show you the amazing Gothic, Baroque, and Renaissance architecture of Old Town and you can even enter the walls. Head to Stradun, the main thoroughfare, where there are plenty of great cafes and restaurants that will please even the pickiest of eaters.