The Advantages Of Rewarding Your Team With Travel Incentive Certificates

In motivating a business organization's sales force, it can utilize various tools including rewarding top performers with cash, gadgets or even travel incentive certificates. Each of these can prove to be valuable in motivating employees and increasing a business's bottom line. But what sets the latter apart? Here's a brief glimpse of the advantages of offering travel incentives. One of the obvious advantages of rewarding top performers with travel certificates is that the reward is memorable. You can offer gadgets or other material things to your key players but more often than not, they can buy these by themselves. With cash, it’s easy to forget how one spends it. But if you reward top performers with a vacation to a desirable location, positive buzz will circulate around the office floor. On top of that, travel incentives can be cost-efficient as compared with their other counterparts. By setting the program parameters correctly, the participants in the incentive scheme will practically pay for their prize in the form of increased sales. Travel incentives are versatile in terms of helping an organization achieve its various goals like increasing its profits, motivating employees, boosting employee retention and more. With travel incentives, employees feel that the organization is going out of its way to make them feel valued and appreciated. In turn, this creates a positive environment which translates to creativity and productivity. Satisfied employees can then act as ambassadors for your organization, attracting other top performers from the outside to join you. As for your employees, they will welcome a break from their routines and the demands of their work. On top of that, vacations, no matter how short, can provide numerous benefits to employees including improved health and motivation while keeping boredom at bay. That is not to say that all incentive programs will prosper. Some, in particular, are doomed from the start. In order to bolster success, organizations should pay attention to three particular areas: objective, funding and performance tracking. Before designing an incentive program, the organization must first clarify its objectives, be they to foster team unity or to increase sales. Next, the organization must determine the best funding platform for the incentive scheme. Again, the organization can build the program in such a way that additional income is generated, which in turn can be used to pay for it. If the organization has a surplus of funds, it can completely or partially fund for the incentive scheme. Finally, careful attention should be paid to tracking employee performance. Objective metrics should be put into place so that participants can know where they stand against the others as well as create an impression of impartiality.

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  • Evan Polin
    Sandler Training

    "I've been working with Bruce and his team on two projects and they've been great to work with. Bruce has helped us set up a referral/incentive program for us to roll out with our clients and strategic partners. Bruce was great to work with. He's set up a 7 tier program that allows for flexibility and he's also helped us to market the program."

  • Kevin O'Keefe
    Vice President World Wide Sales, Maginatics, Inc.

    "Beverly arranged and managed the early Envivio Sales incentive trips for us. Each of our events was an outstanding and motivating experience Our Sales team appreciated the attention to detail and to fun. Qualifying for the "trip" was a motivating factor behind many end of year sales pushes. I will use Beverly again in the future."

  • Mickey Poorman
    Laird Technologies

    "Peak Performance’s attention to detail and personal service made me feel like I had a true corporate meeting planning partner that I could rely on throughout the planning process right up until I was on site. I look forward to doing more meetings with them."

  • Marco Lopez
    C& J Energy Services, Inc

    "I have used your services two years in a row and you all have made my vacation a great one. You have the most helpful and considerate employees. Always very friendly, respectful and willing to make my travel experience a good one. Thank you and keep up the great job."

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