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Last month, the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) held its 24th Annual Education Invitational conference in Maui, Hawaii, and wowed over 200 incentive planners.
If incentive travel in general or a certain destination in particular did not have appeal, the channel incentive program is less likely to succeed.
From Tai Chi to aromatherapy, attendees at the premier Meet Well conference, held last week in Las Vegas, experienced dozens of wellness touches that they could take back to their own events.
The meetings industry's major convention, IMEX 2016 attracted 3,250 exhibiting companies and 3,216 hosted buyers from 60 countries.
The Punjammies Pajama Bar lets attendees choose from lounge pants, tops and robes that they can take back to their rooms and then home.
"Wellness tourism is a $494 billion industry, and the latest trends survey from the IRF showed that more than 50% of planners are increasing the inclusion of wellness/well-being activities in their meetings and incentive travel programs. That's why we created Meet Well."
Check out the first-ever survey that assesses the dynamics of the hotel-planner relationship
Talk to any planner or hotel sales person and they will tell you that the meetings industry is a relationship business. We teamed up with the Incentive Research Foundation to put that statement to the test with the first-ever survey asking both sides the same questions about how they work together.
Topping off the Education Day was a closing keynote by the U.S. Navy's first-ever female F-14 Tomcat fighter pilot Carey Lohrenz.
In this shakedown, we asked Melissa van Dyke of the Incentive Research Foundation to explain what's so groundbreaking about the IRF's "groundbreaking" study on employee rewards.
New Orleans artist John Bukaty never knows what he is about to paint when he gets in front of a group. At the recent...
Today’s incentive winners are inspired by memorable experiences and personalized merchandise, according to a new report from the Incentive Research Foundation. The IRF found...
Prevue asked Melissa Van Dyke, president of the Incentive Research Foundation her thoughts on incentive travel.
You’re on a golf course in Killarney. Or Anguilla or San Antonio. You’re soaking in a warm scented jacuzzi in St. Moritz or Hilton Head. You’re taking Shaolin kung fu lessons in Hong Kong...