When Good Trips Go Bad (& How We Fix It!)

Planning the perfect incentive trip comes naturally to Brownell’s experienced team of program managers. But what happens when there’s a bump in the road during your hard-earned getaway? Take a look at some real-life examples of how our team can ensure that your trip remains smooth, even when unexpected issues arise. Rain, rain, go AWAY! […]


The Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Incentive Groups

It’s easy to think that all-inclusive resorts are created equal. And while some aspects of all-inclusive hotels and resorts are the same, there are so many types of all-inclusive resorts that work for different groups. When you work with Brownell Incentive Travel, we help you find the best property that fits your organization’s unique wants […]

How to Motivate and Recognize Employees in 2019

It is no secret that employees want some type of recognition to stay motivated for their hard work and company contributions. According to this Harvard Business Review article, 82% of Americans don’t feel that their supervisors recognize them enough for their contributions. The article went on to say that “40% of employed Americans say they […]

Why You Should Consider an Incentive Trip to Peru

New Business Development Executive Dawn Bridges explored Peru during a trip with Belmond and ESA Latin America. Learn more about her experience in this diverse, friendly country and why you should consider an incentive trip to Peru below. Do you want a destination that will take your organization’s incentive trip to the next level? Look […]


How to Plan an Incentive Trip: Finding a Location

In the first installment of our “How to Plan an Incentive Trip” series, we shared how to know your audience a little better, determine qualifications event timing, and design an outline to create your budget. Next it’s time to find a location. Select Locations Finding the right location that fits within your budget and will […]

How to Plan an Incentive Trip: The Beginning Stages

You’re ready to reward your employees with an unforgettable incentive trip. Now you’re probably wondering how to plan an incentive trip. Before you start thinking about where you should go, there are three important steps in the beginning stages that we outline below. Step 1 – Know Your Audience Your trip is most likely to […]

Seven Ways Incentive Travel Improves Morale

Many organizations know that incentive travel can be used to motivate employees, but it is also a powerful tool for morale. Here are seven ways that an incentive trip improves morale in the workplace. 1. Anticipation Incentive travel programs can build excitement for weeks and even months before the event. 2. Healthy Competition Incentives instill […]

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Top Hotels in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Costa Rica for Incentive Travel

If you want to motivate and reward your team with an incentive trip to a tropical destination, but you don’t know where to go, we’ve got it covered. Whether you have a large group with diverse interests or a small group, these are the top hotels in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Costa Rica for incentive […]

How to Retain Millennial Employees

You’ve hired someone who is a good fit for your organization, they excel in their role, and they fit in with the company culture. So what can you do to keep that employee? When it comes down to how to retain millennial employees, it is not always what you think. Millennials, a term that typically […]

Together is Better

Brownell CEO & President Troy Haas gives insight on the importance of spending time together as an organization. In this age of all things digital, relationships are crucial. As Simon Sinek put it, “Joy and fulfillment come from human interaction.” Spending time face-to-face with your team in your office and, perhaps even more importantly, outside […]