Hot Destinations for Sales Incentives in 2024

It’s the time of year, time to get ahead of the game and evaluate options for 2025 incentive trips. Or maybe you’re just kicking off a new initiative and last-minute planning for your 2024 Sales Incentive Trip or President’s Club? Either way, keeping up on what’s hot is essential. We’re seeing some fun trends in the market. Check out what’s hot and let’s get planning! Need help sourcing and planning an inventive incentive trip? Let’s chat and find your dream destination!
Incentive Trips

It’s the time of year, time to get ahead of the game and evaluate options for 2025 incentive trips.  Or maybe you’re just kicking off a new initiative and last-minute planning for your 2024 Sales Incentive Trip or President’s Club?  Either way, keeping up on what’s hot is essential.  We’re seeing some fun trends in the market. Check out what’s hot and let’s get planning!

MEXICO

Mexico is a dreamy destination for corporate incentive trips, offering a perfect mix of luxury and adventure. Let's dive into the top three luxury destinations in Mexico that will leave your team in awe.

Riviera Maya.  Picture your team basking in the golden sun on pristine beaches, indulging in gourmet cuisine, and exploring ancient Mayan ruins. This coastal paradise offers a plethora of luxurious resorts, spas, and golf courses, ensuring a relaxing and rejuvenating experience for all.

Mexico City.  For more urban-leaning teams, this bustling metropolis boasts a rich cultural heritage and offers an exciting blend of historical landmarks, contemporary art scenes, and mouthwatering, world-class food scene. Treat your team to exclusive art gallery tours, guided visits to iconic sites like Teotihuacan, and authentic culinary experiences that will ignite their senses.  People inevitably leave talking about the food and friendly people.

Puerto Escondido.  This is Mexico’s new hot spot.  Puerto Escondido is a hidden gem on Mexico’s Pacific coast in the state of Oaxaca. The small beach town is surrounded by natural landscape, hills that plunge into the Pacific, and beaches lined with palm trees and thatch-roofed bars.  There is a buzzing nightlife and Zicatela Beach is renowned for its Mexican Pipeline surf break.  This location is great for intimate, all-resort buy-outs or smaller resort incentives.  

With easy proximity to the US, Mexico is a fantastic option with a wide variety of options for your guests. So, pack your bags, gather your team, and get ready for a truly unforgettable adventure south of the border. Vamonos!

CORSICA

Corsica, the jewel of the Mediterranean, is a dreamy destination for sales incentive trips. This stunning island, located in France, offers a perfect blend of luxury and adventure for your team to enjoy. 

Porto-Vecchio makes a fabulous home base for your Corsica adventure.  A picturesque coastal town, it’s known for its turquoise waters and white sandy beaches. Your team can unwind in luxurious beachfront resorts, enjoy water sports like snorkeling and boating, or simply relax under the Mediterranean sun. Enjoy the vibrant nightlife, delicious seafood cuisine, and shopping.  It’s easy to plan day trips from Porto-Vecchio, you won’t want to miss our favorite hot spots on the island.  

Bonifacio.  A historic town perched on towering cliffs overlooking the sea. Your team can explore the ancient citadel, take boat tours to hidden coves, and indulge in the mouthwatering local cuisine. The breathtaking views and charming ambiance of Bonifacio will create lasting memories for your employees.

Calvi.  A lively beach town nestled between mountains and the sea. Your team can enjoy luxury beach get-aways, explore the historic citadel, and experience the vibrant nightlife. With its crystal-clear waters and scenic hiking trails, Calvi offers the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure.

GR20.  For the more adventurous, athletic team members, the GR20 hiking trail is a must.  We recommend a guide to lead you on the best portion of the trail, where you can take in the stunning vistas and heart-pumping trails.  Bring plenty of water and snacks and prepare for winding roads to and from the trailheads.

Corsica is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. With its luxurious destinations and stunning natural beauty, it is the perfect choice for sales incentive trips in 2024 and beyond. Reward your employees with an unforgettable, luxe European get-away in Corsica, and watch as their motivation and productivity soar to new heights.

CROATIA

Croatia, the not-so-hidden gem of the Adriatic, is a must-visit destination for sales incentive trips in 2024 and beyond. This stunning country offers a perfect blend of old-world charm and modern luxury that will leave your team in awe. From Dubrovnik, the jewel of the Adriatic to Hvar, the ultimate Mediterranean paradise, there is something for everyone. 

The medieval city of Dubrovnik will transport your team back in time with its impressive city walls and charming cobblestone streets. Treat your employees to exclusive private tours of the historic sites, indulge in local delicacies at the renowned restaurants, and soak up the sun at the stunning nearby beaches.  Take in the crystal-clear waters, luxurious resorts, and vibrant nightlife of Hvar.  Enjoy from a private yacht, explore the picturesque vineyards, and dance the night away at the trendiest clubs.

Be sure to take time at the Plitvice Lakes National Park. This UNESCO World Heritage site boasts a series of cascading lakes and waterfalls that will leave your team in awe. Take your team on a guided hike through the park's trails, and let them experience the tranquility and natural wonders that Plitvice Lakes has to offer.

Croatia is a great option for a private yacht experience.  With its top luxury destinations, your sales incentive trip in 2024 will be an unforgettable experience that your team will cherish forever. So, grab your swimsuits, pack your bags, and get ready for an incentive trip like no other in the beautiful country of Croatia.

PANAMA

When people think of tropical travel destinations, Panama may not be the first place that comes to mind. But let me tell you, this vibrant country is experiencing a renaissance that makes it a hidden gem for unique incentive trips for employees. From its stunning beaches to its bustling city life, Panama has something for everyone. So what are the top three things you absolutely can't miss?  

1.  Panama Canal. Take a journey through the Panama Canal, a marvel of engineering that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. 

2.  Casco Viejo.  Explore the enchanting colonial charm of Casco Viejo, the historic district of Panama City, where you can wander through cobblestone streets and admire beautifully restored buildings. The restorations have creatively paired the old with the new in exciting, inspiring ways.

3.  San Blas Islands.  Indulge in the breathtaking natural beauty of the San Blas Islands, where you can relax on pristine beaches and snorkel among vibrant coral reefs. 

Panama may not be the first place that comes to mind, but trust me, it's a destination you won't want to miss.

NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand, the land of adventure and natural beauty, is an incredible destination for sales incentive trips in 2024. With its breathtaking landscapes and unique experiences, your team will be in for the trip of a lifetime. Check out our recent destination spotlight on New Zealand.

New Zealand is calling, that bucket list needs checking, it's time to head down under. Your team will never forget it!

CURACAO

Curacao, the Caribbean gem, is a paradise waiting to be explored on your 2024 sales incentive trip. This vibrant island offers a unique blend of luxury, culture, and natural beauty that will leave your team in awe. 

Willemstad is the colorful capital city with historic streets lined with brightly painted Dutch colonial buildings. Explore the vibrant markets, dine on mouthwatering local cuisine, and dance the night away at lively clubs. Enjoy a mix of old-world charm and modern luxuries that will delight your team.

Jan Thiel Beach is a paradise for beach lovers where your team can relax on pristine white sands, swim in crystal-clear turquoise waters, and indulge in beachfront massages. With plenty of water sports like snorkeling, paddleboarding, and kayaking, Jan Thiel Beach is the perfect destination to reward your hardworking employees with some well-deserved relaxation.

Take a day trip to Playa Porto Mari’s secluded beach, nestled in a natural bay with breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. Soak up the sun on the golden sand, snorkel in the vibrant coral reef, and enjoy delicious cocktails at the beachside bar. Playa Porto Mari is a slice of paradise that will create lasting memories for your team.

PARIS 

With the Paris Olympics coming in 2024, you can’t ignore this oldie but goodie.  For the sports-centric among us, a trip to the Olympics would be a dream come true.  Round out the Paris experience with luxury accommodation, museum tours, fine dining, city walking tours and amazing day trips to the Loire Valley or Giverny.  A visit to Paris never disappoints and never gets old!

SUSTAINABILITY-FOCUSED DESTINATIONS 

Looking to plan a sustainable and eco-friendly corporate incentive trip in 2024? We've got you covered with the top three luxury destinations that are leading the way in sustainability. These destinations offer a perfect blend of luxury, adventure, and environmental consciousness, making them the perfect choice for your incentive trip.

1.  Costa Rica.  This is a true eco-paradise. This Central American gem is known for its lush rainforests, breathtaking biodiversity, and commitment to sustainable tourism. Your team can explore national parks, zip line through the treetops, and even participate in community conservation projects. Costa Rica is a shining example of how corporate incentive trips can be both luxurious and environmentally responsible.

2.  Iceland.  The land of fire and ice, this Nordic island nation is a hot spot for eco-tourism, offering stunning landscapes, geothermal wonders, and a commitment to renewable energy. Your team can soak in natural hot springs, hike across volcanic landscapes, and witness the awe-inspiring beauty of glaciers. Iceland proves that sustainability and luxury can go hand in hand.

3.  Bhutan. This small Himalayan kingdom is known for its commitment to Gross National Happiness and sustainable development. Your team can explore ancient monasteries, hike through pristine mountain ranges, and immerse themselves in the rich culture and traditions of Bhutan. It's a destination that will leave a lasting impact on both your team and the environment.

These sustainability-focused destinations are perfect choices for your corporate incentive trips in 2024. They offer unforgettable experiences while promoting responsible travel and environmental conservation. So, let's make a difference and reward your team with a trip that aligns with your company's values. Together, we can create a more sustainable future while enjoying all the luxuries these destinations have to offer.

Need a unique US-based destination for your incentive travel?  Come back next month for our blog on the most unique US destination that will leave your team feeling motivated and inspired.  

Need help sourcing and planning an inventive incentive trip?  Let’s chat and find your dream destination!