Management

The future of incentive travel rewards

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | November 29, 2019
NEW YORK – Budgets are expanding for incentive programmes, and companies are appreciating the "soft-power" objectives programmes deliver -- aiming, for instance, to build engagement and retain employees -- as well as the traditional goal of meeting and exceeding sales targets. Those positive findings are among the key takeaways from the 2019 Incentive Travel Industry Index, a collaboration between Society of Incentive Travel Experts, the Incentive Research Foundation, and Financial and Insurance Conference Professionals.

One size doesn’t fit all

by Esther Faith Lew | May 28, 2018
Long seen as a role for generalists, event planners are gaining recognition as specialists with unique skill sets. Meetings & Conventions Asia takes a look at talent development and evolving industry requirements.

Ideas and Planning

Maximum mind-body energy in minimum break time

Tea breaks have evolved, offering inspiring journeys of taste, culture and wellness.

How to Prepare Your Meeting Staff for an Emergency

Learn how to help your team plan for potential emergencies at your next meeting.

TOP 10 Incentive Travel Ideas

Meetings & Conventions Asia rounds up a hit list of novel  ideas, spaces and action activities to excite delegates on your next big trip. Let the planning...

The Top 10 Incentive Travel Trends to Watch

All indicators point toward a continuing industry rebound in 2016.

Technology

App, App, and Away

With smartphone usage taking off like a rocket, mobile capabilities have taken on phenomenal possibilities, with none as versatile as that for apps. In the...

The Truth About Hotel Wi-Fi Pricing

How and why hotels charge for bandwidth and access, and what planners can do to negotiate for this indispensable service.

Robots Are Coming!

How a new breed of electronic entities are invading the world of meetings