Category: Business Travel

All About the Hospitality Industry Legal Tax Cuts

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

First introduced in early November 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was signed into law by President Trump in late December 2017. It called for a number of changes to be made to the Internal Revenue Code, including many that have impacted the hospitality industry. It’s important for you to get a better understanding of these changes if your company was affected by it. One of the biggest changes that was made… Read more »

2018 Incentive Travel Trends

Incentive Travel Trends

Travel has always been one of the big incentives that many employers have offered to their employees for doing a great job. But like all things, incentive travel trends have come and gone over the years as employers have found new ways to keep their employees motivated with enhanced travel options. 2018 is no different as there are several incentive travel trends that are big right now. Take a look at a few of them… Read more »

Our Favorite Award Winning Hotels

Finding the right hotel for a corporate business meeting or incentive travel program isn’t just about the location: sure, proximity to the airport is important, but that’s not what makes a great stay. The right hotel needs to have many attributes, including helpful staff, delicious restaurants and bars, comfortable and stylish accommodations, and more. Here at HPM Associates, when we recommend a hotel for your upcoming trip, we only choose award-winning hotels. Hotels that win… Read more »

Why You’ll Love Our Customized Trip Plans

At HPM Associates, we can help you plan your next big meeting or conference. But we want you to know that we specialize in doing more than just reserving meeting rooms and setting up equipment for companies that need a hand. We also specialize in creating customized trip plans, both for companies that are planning a meeting at a particular destination and for companies that want to reward their employees and clients with incentive travel… Read more »

Planning a Successful Awards Trip and/or Awards Ceremony

Planning a Successful Awards Trip and/or Awards Ceremony

Planning an awards trip for your company can be a great way to boost morale and show your employees you really care about them and the work they do. But setting up the trip and the highlight of the awards ceremony can be daunting tasks, especially if you have never done it before. Check out some tips that will help you prepare for a successful awards trip and/or awards ceremony. Create a realistic budget Before… Read more »