Cultural experiences in Hawaii revolve around values of aloha spirit, or connecting with and manifesting the highest aspects of mind, body and spirit.
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“If you look at the demographics going forward, you see that the Millennials want to make a difference. They’re looking for authenticity and they want to get involved in efforts like this.”
The Foundation draws the designs in advance and the client simply follows the color dots, almost like painting by the numbers. No artistic talent is required.
At the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, attendees can participate in the Hui Ho’ala, a Hawaiian ceremony dedicated to the renewal of the mind, body and spirit.
As one of the fastest growing trends in travel, voluntourism, or social impact travel, has become a viable option for groups seeking immersive, hyperlocal experiences in exotic destinations.
DMCs and event planning companies are the ones responsible for transforming an incentive trip into an experience that attendees could never duplicate on their own.
Today’s youngest meeting attendees are not interested in token efforts; they want to be a part of an activity or fundraising event that truly makes a difference and is aligned with their values.
CSR incentive trips are truly “win-win,” especially when the company demonstrates a long-term commitment to the project.
A new CSR concept co-founded by one of Prevue’s editors and aptly named the Empty Suitcase Campaign has attendees fill their duffle bags with needed items and go—it’s that simple!
The more you can quantify your results—as in the number of trees saved—the more committed your stakeholders will be toward green meetings.
Despite making up roughly 60 percent of the hospitality workforce, inequality still runs rampant for many women in travel and tourism. Although easily claiming roles as travel agents, tour operators and meeting and event planners, the glass ceiling becomes increasingly visible at the managerial level, a statistic that Accor is doing its part to change.
The hotel introduces a new restaurant concept — Station Kitchen & Cocktails — which is created to offer attendees and locals an engaging social experience.
Groups visiting Naples, Marco Island & the Everglades looking beyond the beach to incorporate educational activities and eco experiences.
David Beam, CEO of Insulate America, wanted his group to experience New Orleans the way the locals do.
220 preschoolers now have brand new running shoes as the result of a CSR program by Genband and its DMC, Dragonfly Africa, during the company’s incentive trip to South Africa.
Announcing Site’s 2014 Crystal Award winners, from the UAE’s biggest incentive trip ever to a CSR program that delivered running shoes to preschoolers in South Africa.
An incentive program for a financial company supported wounded warriors through the Military Warriors Support Foundation.
While previous generations collected labels and badges, Gen Y collects experiences.
“Just because you’re eating doesn’t mean it has to be within four walls.”
We’re getting hip to the environmental impact of our meetings and events and have turned the ‘take, make and waste’ production process on its head.
“Meeting planners and management demand productive, relevant and innovative teambuilding platforms.”
At the 2014 Invitational, IRF attendees donated more than 1,200 cans of food and hundreds of school supplies, toys and children’s clothing for a local shelter.
Employing neighborhood residents instead of relying on volunteers has set a standard throughout the community that is widely embraced by other local businesses.
“Industry veterans can give perspective to visitors by sharing information and tips that newcomers to the tourism industry may not be aware of when talking about our destination.”
“When an employee works like this at a packaging event for the hungry, they feel better about the company, so there’s company loyalty and there’s employee retention.”