Ways Incentive Trip Offers Can Improve Morale

Employee morale is one of the most important indicators of the health of your organization.  High morale signals productivity and success.  Low morale signals de-motivation and an enterprise in a slump. All employees are different.  They’re on varying pay scales, doing different jobs.  So, does low morale strike even at the executive level?  At the upper end of the compensation spectrum and with plenty of opportunity on offer, you’d think executives would be satisfied. But too often, that’s not the case. When low morale strikes, the entire organization can suffer.  It has a butterfly affect that can spread like wildfire through a company, if left unchecked. This post is dedicated to sharing ways incentives trip offers can improve morale.  These days, money in employee pockets continues to be welcome, but they crave something more to stay focused and motivated.

Fire their imagination.

Your people work long hours to get you the results they want.  But how can you keep them logging those hours and returning those stellar results, if they’re questioning the value of doing so?  Most people work on a salaried basis, earning the same for herculean efforts as they do for doing the minimum required. So, what can motivate them to keep doing it?  Incentive trip offers.  Knowing that incentives are on the table and that they’re competing for them, sparks the fire and keeps it burning.

Signal your appreciation.

Long hours to achieve someone else’s goals can seem thankless, at times.  Incentive travel lets your people know that their efforts don’t go unnoticed and that they’re greatly appreciated.  All employees need to feel acknowledged and nothing can achieve that like incentive trip offers. As we’ve pointed out above, money is expected.  In addition to salaries, your top performers already expect to be financially rewarded.  A well-crafted incentive trip, however, has an entirely different way of speaking to them. Incentive trip offers are the icing on the cake of employee recognition.  Money says, “Thanks for doing your job”.  Incentives say, “We appreciate that you’re doing an awesome job”.

Team-building power.

When you take your top players on incentive travel experiences, you’re giving them an opportunity to get to know each other beyond the office environment.  While they may already interact with each other well, a shared travel experience takes them onto uncharted territory. The unique nature of being in a new place together and of sharing exceptional experiences is one of the most potent team-building tools organizations can use to create strong, cohesive teams.  Your people get to know each other on an intensely human level, reducing workplace tension.

Incentive Travel Group.

For more than 20 years, Incentive Travel Group has been supporting companies like yours with premium incentive travel expertise. We take the planning, logistics and execution off your plate and on the plates of a team of incentive travel professionals.  That means you get a winner – every time. These ways incentive trip offers can improve morale are just a taste of what trip incentives can do for your teams.  Contact us for more.

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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."

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    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."

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    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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