What are Incentives in tourism industry?

Incentive travel refers to travel that intends to motivate or reward company stakeholders. There are different types of incentive travel, including:

  • Familiarisation trips
  • Teambuilding trips
  • Reward trips
  • Workations

Research has demonstrated that incentive travel is an important corporate culture builder. If you are looking for a way to motivate your staff and enhance productivity, retention and output throughout your business, then incentive travel is often a worthwhile investment.

Important players in Incentives travels are:

Founded in 1973, we are a professional association of 2,500 members located in 90 countries, working in corporations, agencies, airlines, cruise companies, and across the entire destination supply chain.

We bring value to our members at both global and local chapter level by networking, online resources, education, certification, and advocacy. SITE is deeply committed to the new generation and operates a best-in-class Young Leaders program and dedicated annual conference.

Our mission – to advance the business case for incentive travel & motivational experiences through global connections, education and advocacy by building and bridging cultures through the transformative power of incentive travel & motivational experiences.

Our Vision – to build and bridge cultures through the transformative power of incentive travel & motivational experiences.

Our Strategic Pillars – Community, Education, Advocacy, Operational Excellence.

Pádraic Gilligan


Visit Malta – Incentives & Meetings within the Malta Tourism Authority is the official entity promoting conference and incentive travel to the Maltese Islands. Offering impartial expert advice and assistance to planners we work closely with our destination specialists who have successfully hosted a multitude of MICE initiatives over the years. We look forward to discussing your ideas and helping you plan your event on our shores.

Francesca Camilleri

VisitMalta Incentives & Meetings

SCIB (Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau) supports interested planners with many free services, such as finding suitable meeting rooms, restaurants for gala dinners, social programs, transportation solutions, supporting bid files or arranging a PCO. 

In Switzerland, you can easily organize any kind of meeting in a sustainable way and thus contribute to the protection of our planet – at SCIB you will find the experts.

Bernhard Rhyn

Spain is known as a perfect destination and Absolute specializes in the Balearics Islands (Mallorca, Ibiza, Menorca and Formentera) and all the mediterranean starting from Barcelona, continuing with Valencia and all Andalucia (Malaga, Sevilla, Marbella).

Absolute has the “Know How” of the business and understand the importance of exceeding the client’s expectations. More than 30 years of experience guarantees they know with whom and how to work(suppliers), what and how to organize the excellent event.

Absolute guarantees unique experiences when you visit the country, unique places, with great weather mostly all year, good flight connections and amazing gastronomy. So we invite you to discover where your next MICE event will be!

Mariadelina Zobel

Absolute Group und Incentives

Extensive meeting facilities countrywide and exciting incentive programs, along with unrivalled professional service and excellent value for money, guarantee Austria’s place among the top destinations for various meetings and incentives in Europe and worldwide.

From the snow-capped peaks of Salzburg and Tirol to the lovely banks of the river Danube in the Wachau valley near Vienna, Austria offers stunning sceneries of mountains, lakes, and rivers, that prove an ideal year-round setting for incentives and events. From snow-shoe trekking and horse sleigh riding to paragliding and river rafting, the choice of sports and outdoor activities is endless. Austria is also well known for its cultural heritage, reflected in a great variety of festivals throughout the country all year long.

Austria has a wide range of meeting and congress venues, different in size and style, professional suppliers of any kind, and a large number of well-established four- and five-star hotels and resorts.

Sabine Suchard

ORTRA is one of Israel’s leading Destination Management Companies (DMC) and Professional Conference Organizers (PCO). Ortra’s Incoming Tourism department is an integral part of the company. Since 1982 we provide visitors from all over the world with the best of Israel through personalized unforgettable experiences. We excel in building professional ongoing business relations with local and global tourism service providers: hotels, tour guides, and attractions. Our expertise enables us to provide the greatest solution even to the most challenging requests. One example of our work can be viewed with IMTM Tel Aviv, which is owned and operated by our company since its inception.

ORTRA is a proud member of ICCAINCONIAPCO , and is a licensed incoming tour operator, an expert in providing the greatest solutions for any type of group and project(pilgrimage, cultural, educational, business travel, incentives and others).

Working with a variety of clients, across a broad range of sectors, on different formats of projects, (local and international events, learning expeditions, MICE & corporate travel groups), we know how to deliver the specific solution that meets each client’s needs. Our experienced, multi-disciplinary professional team operates by the highest international standards; always making sure each captivating project runs smoothly and has the desired impact providing a genuine and unique Israel experience.

A few highlights and some of our activities include MICE, DMC, Incoming Tourism, Incentives, Top Professional service, Remarkable experiences, Sea and Sun vacations, Family, Groups, Delegations, Business travel, Pilgrimage, Religion, Culture, Leisure, Adventure, History, Desert, Special tours and projects.

We will be happy to meet / e-meet to hear about your business and discuss possible future opportunities. Being a DMC & PCO we are focused on MICE and other Incoming Tourism Projects to Israel. We can think together and find some interesting products for you.
Quality is our motto!

Yana Beliatsky

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We are focused on promoting Poland’s unique  qualities as a business tourism destination. The numerous activities,  event professionals, outstanding facilities & excellent value for money definitely make Poland a country worth considering for your next meeting, event, congress, conference or incentive trip. We are your partner when planning an event or a meeting in Poland  ranging from association congresses, and corporate meetings to incentive  travel events.

Magda Mazgaj

Looking for inspiration for your next meeting or event?  Contact us! and follow us @PolandCVB #PolandCVB

Founded in 1989, Discover India is a small and boutique family owned DMC. Over the years, we’ve built a reputation for being a trusted and respected name in the industry known for our commitment to quality, creativity and reliability. As a leading DMC, we specialize in providing high-quality incentives-meetings-conferences to our clients. Based in Delhi with offices spread throughout India, we offer tailor-made holidays and incentive travel that covers everything from golf and ayurveda to adventure and wildlife destinations. We even provide unique experiences like wine tours, luxury train rides, charters, and round-the-world flights to India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and the Maldives.

At Discover India, we understand that every traveler is unique, and we strive to create unforgettable experiences that reflect this. Whether you’re looking for a fantastic event or just want to transform your joyous moments into lifelong memories, we’re here to help. Our extensive experience combined with creative imagination, efficiency, and personalized attention-to-detail helps us unveil India and its kaleidoscopic splendor. Allow us to unravel this vibrant mosaic of color, history, art, architecture, and people that make up the Indian experience.

When it comes to experiencing India, whether it be enjoying royal treatment whilst staying in luxurious palaces of the erstwhile Maharajas or indulging and unwinding at exotic and luxurious hotels, Discover India has you covered. Our team of skilled professionals make sure that everything is tailor-made and well-thought-out to ensure a consistent and successful experience for our guests. We take care of all the details, ensuring seamless organization in this labyrinth of a destination. Our in-house operations team is overseen by top management, so you can rest easy knowing that you’re in good hands.

If you’re planning a meeting or conference, we can arrange access to state-of-the-art meeting facilities that make India a supreme destination for business events. And when it comes to events and theme parties, we’ve got you covered! Our team will provide a glimpse into the grandeur of India, its royal past, and cultural heritage, while also getting you attuned with Bollywood.

At Discover India, we take our responsibility to protect the environment and ecology very seriously. That’s why we’ve made CSR activities an integral part of our everyday operations, including incentives, meetings, and groups. By doing so, we’re creating a more sociologically-friendly environment for everyone.

Thanks to our international offices in France and England and our global client base, we’re easily reachable and highly regarded, which creates a sense of trust and reliability.

We’re thrilled to welcome you to India – a place that’s truly intoxicating, invigorating, and incredible. It’s an experience that’s beyond comparison. So why not come and discover India for yourself? We can’t wait to show you everything this incredible country has to offer.

Discover India – Discover Yourself!

f you are searching for a new, innovative, creative and stimulating destination for your business travel, you should discover Croatia – accessibility, safety and the beauty of the destination, as well as excellent conference facilities, are just some of the reasons that may inspire you to organise your conventions and incentives here. With ten sites under the protection of UNESCO, eight national parks, twelve nature parks, and many other examples of outstanding cultural and natural heritage, Croatia is in the eyes of many unique in its offering of outstanding historical venues, refurbished heritage hotels, amazing gastronomy and modern amenities all in one place. Whichever region you choose, Croatia will not disappoint. In addition to the capital city of Zagreb with its distinctive atmosphere; one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Dubrovnik; and Opatija, once a trendy Austro-Hungarian health resort, equally attractive are the cities of Rovinj, Zadar, Šibenik and Split; with a multitude of smaller cities and towns throughout the country and a thousand plus islands dotting Croatia’s Adriatic coast offering great meeting and incentive opportunities. The Croatian National Tourist Board (CNTB) Head Office is situated in Zagreb, with 19 representative and secondary offices operating across 17 markets.

To learn more about Croatia as a potential MICE destination, visit or contact

Croatia – Full of events to remember.


With its unique blend of openness, Canada offers the perfect space for growth, enrichment, and true transformation. Here, wide-open spaces inspire awe, open hearts foster a sense of belonging and open minds spark new perspectives.

The Destination Canada Business Events team is charged with growing Canada’s share of international business events by promoting its unique meeting, convention and incentive event possibilities. As the first point of contact for planners, the team provides inspiration, impartial insights, introductions and RFP assistance for global events.

 By driving awareness of Canada’s leading economic strengths, we also help decision-makers and meeting planners leverage Canada’s intellectual capital to connect with local innovators and thought-leaders across the economic sectors in which Canada excels. Helping facilitate content-related site inspections, B-to-B exchanges and access to subject matter experts, the Destination Canada Business Events team helps international organizations meet with purpose across its diverse destinations.

Discover how Canada’s vibrant cities, industry leadership, sustainable meeting options, and legendary incentive experiences will enhance your next business event.

Sarah Tammemagi

VisitScotland Business Events is your partner in Scotland for conferences, conventions, meetings, incentives and more!

With our commitment to sustainability, pioneering spirit, and welcoming attitude, we aim to make the world a better place through business events. We offer personalised services to associations, corporate and incentive groups by connecting them with regional partners who possess in-depth sector knowledge and strong industry relationships.

Scotland boasts a range of sustainable, purpose-built conference centres and venues, making it an ideal location for collaborative meetings and impactful conferences.

Scotland invests in key sectors including sustainable energy, marine, technology, life science, and creative, attracting investment and opportunities whilst looking to a more sustainable and equitable future for Scotland.

Let us help you begin your journey to change today.

Marios Koutentakis, Rebecca Bower

EXPERIENCE the Washington, DC difference!

Host your next meeting or incentive in the U.S. capital city to wow guests with not only iconic monuments, memorials and museums, but also unique venues, vibrant neighborhoods and rewarding experiences. With the sum of major development projects reaching $10.3 billion and over 5,700 new hotel rooms in the pipeline, there is always something new and notable in the nation’s capital. Washington, DC’s Michelin-starred restaurant scene will fuel your gatherings, and the local, national and international cultures of the city will inspire. 

CONNECTED for Conferences/Congresses:

As an emerging knowledge hub, the greater Washington region will help you connect with thought leaders; grow your delegate base, sponsorship dollars and exhibitor footprints; and gain a competitive advantage for your organization. DC’s assets have helped establish the city as a leader in key industries such as tech, biotech/pharma, sustainability, education and medical.

MONUMENTAL MOMENTS for Incentive Travel & Retreats:

Create lasting connections in a city that inspires, where history is made and monumental moments abound. With a plethora of distinguished hotels, unique venues and exciting things to do, Washington, DC can deliver a presidential experience for discerning guests.

Melissa Riley, Elliot Ferguson

Meet In Wales is part of Welsh Government’s Event Wales team, promoting Wales as a destination for meetings, incentives, team building, events and conferences. We provide free and impartial advice on a range of products and venues.

Wales, inspired by the past but looking to the future. A place that combines generations of knowledge, expertise and welcome with globally recognised brands and a hard-earned reputation for innovation. As a growing destination for business events, with a focus on the future, here you will find the latest and most up to date venues, a wide selection of hotels and hospitality with a sense of place. Whether you are planning a small private corporate meeting, an incentive or team building event with a difference, a thrilling product launch or major international conference, our dedicated support service and make it happen attitude are here to deliver you a truly distinctive experience.

Croeso i Gymru / Welcome to Wales

“Where the little things matter”.

Wales, a country known for its history and legends, distinctive culture and heartfelt welcome. St David, the Patron Saint of Wales, was heard to say the phrase ‘Gwnewch y pethau bychain’ – “Do the little things”. 1500 years later, we continue to focus on the little things that matter. “Addo” a promise to care for each other, our communities and to protect our beautiful land.

One of Britain’s most pristine and greenest stretches of land, with three National Parks, five Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, four UNESCO World Heritage Sites, over 200 golf courses, over 600 castles, seven National Museums of Wales all free to visit and 870 miles/1,400km of majestic coast path.

A country of great places and great minds, where some of the world’s best and brightest come to share, learn, innovate and do their best work. With a knowledge hub of world class research, foremost academic communities and leading scientific innovation across a range of sectors.

Young and modern, classic yet traditional. A country full of contrasts, rounded off by a warm welcome and a deep-rooted passion – Welsh, the oldest living language in Europe.

With a team Wales approach you can be certain, that when you are ready to choose Wales for your next event, we will be here, ready and waiting to welcome you.

Heledd Williams, Julie Perkins

Seoul Convention Bureau (SCB) is a division at Seoul Tourism Organization, an official organization fully funded by metropolitan government, representing the city Seoul in MICE industry to boost business and association events in Seoul.

SCB is dedicated to promote Seoul as a complete convention city using various means of content to show the world-class venues and services, participating in international conferences and exhibitions and organizing its own sessions. Preparation for the future MICE industry is also important that we provide education and experiences to trainees.

Kyunghun Choi

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