The newly released 2022 Incentive Travel Index (ITI) reports that, overall, the incentive travel industry is strong....
This study examines how ready the industry is to meet the strong demand for incentive travel given challenges posed by the broader market, including inflation and workforce issues.
Attendee Preferences for Incentive Travel explores the impact of destinations on motivation and value perception among the participants themselves.
This study explores the need for new, next generation talent in the incentives and meetings industries, and the challenges in attracting and retaining that talent in a post-pandemic world.
The latest views on the future of incentive travel from over 580 professional incentive travel buyers – 71% represented incentive travel agencies and 29% were end-users.
The latest views on the future of incentive travel from over 350 supplier participants, including hotels, cruise lines, AV & production, gifting, technology, food & beverage, transportation, group activities and visitor attractions.
The latest views on the future of incentive travel from over 270 professionals representing destination management companies (coordinating local on-site implementation) and destination marketing organizations (national tourist offices, convention and visitors bureaus).
As we enter 2023, COVID concerns have subsided, while workforce issues take on increased urgency. Given one of the most challenging labor markets in history, incentives are an increasingly critical business strategy to help organizations attract, retain, and build culture.
The 2023 industry outlook is positive for north America and Europe. With a critical focus on attracting and retaining talent, businesses consider non-cash incentive programs to be a valuable tool to motivate a changing workforce.
IRF’s new study examines ways large and small that businesses are employing sustainable practices to differentiate themselves, align with corporate goals, reduce costs, and generate competitive advantage.
The newly released 2022 Incentive Travel Index (ITI) reports that, overall, the incentive travel industry is strong. Recovery is progressing, program design is evolving and there is increased interest in new destinations. While industry-wide trends emerged, the study reflects variation by geography as well as by sector. The ITI enables incentive industry professionals to target the data…
This study explores the fundamental drivers of employee performance in the current work environment and the impact of hybrid workforces on culture. Based on in-depth interviews with incentive industry professionals, the study provides recommendations on using incentives, recognition and engagement programs as drivers of employee experience.
In a challenging labor market, experiences take on an elevated level of importance for organizations working to retain top performers, attract new talent, and motivate middle performers to achieve new levels of success. Incentive travel is the tool of choice for many organizations. However, significant challenges — including competing leisure travel, industry-wide staffing issues, and…