The Best Hotels For Business Travelers

; Traveling for business can often be tiring and stressful, but staying at the right hotel can help ensure a better experience. Our corporate travel agents have put their heads together to create a list of our favorite places for business travelers to stay around...

Why Don’t We Use Our Paid Vacation Days?

Why Don’t We Use Our Paid Vacation Days? ; Are you tired? Stressed from work? Want to take a vacation but feel like no one else can do your job or that you’ll return to an avalanche of unanswered e-mails and Excel spreadsheets? You are not alone – using paid time...

Let’s Chat About: Company Retreats

Without corporate retreats, your company is like a football team that never huddles, never practices, never plans and doesn’t hold training camps.   How cohesive and harmonious is your workplace culture? Does your staff share a unified vision? Are your...

Staff Retreats: What to Cover

Initial Retreats Focus on the following: fun celebration of successes social cohesion stage setters: trust and disclosure corporate culture company vision core values team objectives mission statement goal setting business plans leadership training customer service...

3 Essentials of Effective Teamwork

When your staff works together as a team, co-workers see the team’s game plan as a vehicle for everyone’s individual success. Employees are united socially as friends; united with buy-in to your minute-by-minute systems and processes; and united in feeling connected...

Top 10 Checklist for Retreat Planning

When you are considering a staff retreat, here is the top 10 list of key planning determinants: 1. Purpose and Themes Understand the purpose of your retreat. Knowing why you want a retreat will moderate all other planning decisions. List everything you need to achieve...

Why Use a Business Travel Management Company?

According to the Global Business Travel Association, U.S. business travel spend is expected to rise 6.6% in 2016 taking it to $289.8 billion for the year. International travel spend is expected to rise 12.5% to $36.7 billion. Will your company be contributing to this...

Incentive Travel Programs: Get in the Game

Mark Twain once said that “golf is a good walk spoiled.”   For many companies, nothing could be further from the truth. We’ve all heard about lucrative business deals being secured while playing 18 holes of golf, but the game of golf can be more than just a...

A Simple Idea Every CEO Should Consider to Boost Sales

Experienced CEOs know that business productivity is inevitably tied to how well employees are compensated, especially when it comes to sales. Companies naturally seek out the best talent for their sales teams, but having all the talent in the world means nothing...