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2016 MeetingsNet IRF Annual Incentive Travel Trends Survey
Budgets for incentive travel spending climb toward pre-recession levels.
Last year’s results could havebeen an anomaly, but with the latest data just in from the annual incentive travel survey by MeetingsNet and the Incentive Research Foundation, it looks like we’ve got a trend on ourhands: Budgets are coming back! “Overall this year’s survey again shows a banner year for incentivetravel, with budgets expanding and programs growing,” says IRF President Melissa Van Dyke.“Planners continue to find ways to meet attendee demands for authentic, unique, personalized experiences by targeting new destinations, expanding their use of mobile, highlighting merchandise experiences, and helping attendees give back.”