5 Tips for Planning a Corporate Incentive Travel Programme

| July 18, 2019

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Business leaders, managers and HR executives are forever looking for meaningful ways to incentivise and engage their employees. The fact is, extrinsic motivators like cash bonuses simply arent as effective in this day and age. Employees are looking for something more. They want excitement, the opportunity to experience something new. This is where travel incentive programmes come in.

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Journey to Egypt Sinai Peninsula where miles of bright golden desert meet untouched beaches and towering coral reefs. Locals are there to welcome you with food, dance and songs as you go back in time to tour some of the Bible’s most glorified settings. Beauty, adventure and excitement await.

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