Tag: Business Travel

Tips for Planning an Outstanding Holiday Office Party

Planning a Holiday Office Party

It’s that time of year again—time to plan the company holiday party! If you’ve been tasked with organizing the annual shindig, you might be wondering where to begin. Don’t worry, we have you covered. Here are our top tips for planning an outstanding holiday office party: Pick a date after the New Year To avoid competing with so many other Christmas parties and happenings and to make the event more special, try planning the holiday… Read more »

Rules for a Successful Incentive Travel Program

Do you want to light a spark under your employees and get them to work harder than they’ve ever worked before? One way to do it is by creating an incentive travel program for them. It’ll give your employees something to work towards, and as a bonus for you, it should lead to larger profits for your business and more productivity within your company. Here are some rules for creating a successful incentive travel program:… Read more »

Four Incentive Travel Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Incentive Travel

How well do you know incentive travel? We’re willing to bet that you didn’t know these four incentive travel facts: Employees prefer travel to material rewards By now, you’ve probably heard that people become less satisfied with material things over time, whereas remembering positive experiences continues to make them happy. Companies are taking note and offering travel as a reward—incentive travel programs are in place at 38 percent of U.S. companies with over $1 million… Read more »

Popular Incentives to Motivate Your Customers

Customer Incentives

Do you want to motivate your customers to come back to your business over and over again? You can begin by offering them a superior product or service that they just can’t get anywhere else. But you can also take things to the next level by coming up with creative ways to give customers all the motivation they need to be loyal to you and your brand. Incentive travel programs and destination trips If you… Read more »

How to Run an Ideal Meeting

Business Meeting Tips

Are you in the process of planning an important meeting? You should avoid making the meeting too structured or too free-flowing. Most people respond best to meetings that are somewhat structured while also offering up the opportunity to veer off-track when appropriate. They also like meetings that aren’t too long and that provide them with time to take breaks every now and then. Here are a few other tips that will make your meeting ideal:… Read more »

Business Meeting Site Selection 101

Destination Meetings

Choosing the right destination for a business meeting is more challenging than you might think. You might be under the impression that picking a destination is as simple as finding a place that has the conference rooms and space you need to conduct successful meetings. But there are so many other things to consider. It’s why companies turn to organizations like HPM Associates for help when trying to select the right site. They know how… Read more »

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 »