What to Expect When Traveling During COVID-19

  New Business Development Executive Dawn Bridges shares what to expect when traveling during COVID-19. Whether that means making different decisions for back to school this year, learning how to be a remote worker, or deciding whether to travel or not, we are all doing our best to navigate the “new normal.” While not everyone […]

The Debate: Company Group Trips

  Some people love company group trips while others dread the idea. This Wall Street Journal article examines both views and Brownell CEO & President Troy Haas stands firmly on the “Why I Love Them” side of the debate. See a few of the reasons why he sees the company group trip as a positive […]

Is Travel Good For Your Career?

The answer is a resounding YES! There are many scientific studies that show there are actual health benefits associated with traveling, but it doesn’t stop there. Many professional development consultants, recruiters, and career coaches firmly believe that traveling also makes you a better employee and job candidate. It’s easy to think of traveling as an […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

Why Use an Incentive Travel Planner

Many successful businesses understand that incentive travel is a valuable tool to motivate, engage, retain, and increase productivity in an organization’s most valuable asset- its people! In fact, non-cash rewards like travel are 2-3 times more effective than cash awards, according to the Incentive Research Foundation. Given the impact that a well-executed incentive travel program […]


The Dos and Don’ts of Planning an Incentive Trip

Do you ever wonder what the most effective way to motivate your employees is or how to retain top talent? What about ways to strengthen relationships with clients or increase productivity within your team? No need to keep wondering – incentive travel is an extremely powerful tool that can accomplish all of those goals. In […]

Blue is the New Green: The Advantages of an Incentive Cruise

So you’re a smart, savvy business person who has decided to use incentive travel as a motivational tool for employees (good on you since non-cash rewards like travel are 2-3x more effective than cash AND for every dollar spent on incentive travel, there is a $12.50 increase in revenue!).  Now you need to determine what […]