What B2B Marketers Can Learn from the 2020 Wedding Season

For most couples, there’s no more golden, fun, or exhilarating time in life than approaching your wedding date. As a newly engaged sales operations professional here at HMI, working on a fixer-upper, trying to plan a wedding during a global pandemic, however, this wedding season has brought a mixed bag of anxiety, wonder, and tough […]

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In the Eye of a Storm – Navigating Group Incentive Travel

The annual group incentive travel program for an automotive client held at Meliá Nassau Beach Resort in early November 2019 was a great success despite the obstacles presented during the planning process. Originally slated for Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana, the travel plans were abruptly halted when news regarding deaths of U.S. citizens in the […]

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Murphy’s Law, or Why You Should Outsource Your Trip Planning

You’re familiar with Murphy’s Law, right? The idea that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong? That adage might be feeling particularly true right now, especially if you run a group incentive travel program. But just because things go wrong doesn’t mean your program is ruined. HMI is here to make sure that doesn’t […]

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3 Important Questions You Should Be Asking Your Travel Vendor

Hiring a third-party travel vendor can be a daunting task. It requires placing trust, money, and the most important producers or customers—in the hands of someone you likely don’t know very well. In a perfect world, these vendors would have your best interests at heart and would operate as if the program were their own. […]

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Travel Reward Alternatives: Points-Based Shopping Experiences

In a recent article, we talked about 3 Alternatives to Travel Rewards. We spoke on the importance of maintaining a level of engagement and experience with your audience, offering up some brief descriptions to what those alternatives might look like. But how do they play out when you get down to brass tacks? We’ve written […]

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3 Alternatives to Travel Rewards

Our mission here at HMI is to help our readers and clients achieve their business goals by adapting to new market conditions or objectives. If you’ve had to cancel or postpone your group incentive trip, we share in your disappointment – we love travel, and it’s one of the core attributes of our business. Without […]

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Repost: Ten Reasons to Put Your Incentive Travel Program On a Cruise Ship

Wondering where your next incentive travel destination should be? An incentive cruise could be your best bet. They’re one of the most popular “destinations” in the industry and for a wealth of reasons. From entertainment value to saving yourself some time and headache, take a look at 10 Reasons to Put Your Incentive Travel Program […]

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Case Study: Building Relationships Abroad

How maintaining dealer relationships and implementing strategic incentive plans lead to 100% overall satisfaction for a financing company Interested in finding out more about group incentive travel? We have a library of articles that can help you get started. Check them out here!

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Case Study: Flawless Execution

A long-term annual sales incentive travel program delivers engagement after 15+ years using on-site excellence Interested in what it takes to run a group incentive travel program like this? Download our Group Travel Solution Guide! Want a deep dive into sales incentives and how you can make them achieve your goals? Check out our ebook, Sales […]

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