Lynn Pavony, director of incentive sales, Four Seasons Hotels
and Resorts, vice president of fundraising events, SITE
◗ Individualized experience. As opposed to large and mandated group tours or events, it is imperative to provide diversity of activity options, which includes the ability to have
true down time to enjoy the beaches or pools. We also see
that not all evenings are planned for group events, allowing
guests to enjoy resort and local restaurants on their own.
◗ Authentic and personally enhancing experiences. Resorts
now need to provide a diversity of experiences. Groups
want to be immersed in the destination and experiencing
it as a local.
Now more than ever, people want to be immersed in destinations and have a sense of well-being when they visit. When it comes to resort incentives,
the same holds true. Authentic experiences,
locally inspired food and design, and plenty of
wellness options are high in demand, according
to five industry experts we contacted to get
their take on 2018 market trends.
Experts share insights
on what’s driving the
market in 2018
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