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SHORTLISTED IV: C&IT INCENTIVE PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR

This time last year we promised you we were working on itineraries worthy of a spot on the 2017 nominees list for the C&IT Awards. We’re delighted to announce that all that hard work paid off, in the shape of two nominations for ‘Incentive Programme of the Year’. Over the past year our hard-working team […]

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REWARD TO RETAIN

In his latest think piece our very own Andrew Rae, the charismatic Head of Promotions, has some surprising new information regarding the construction of the pyramids, finally puts the mystery of the Loch Ness monster to bed and considers the value to the gaming industry of rolling out the red carpet to their VIP players […]

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SMART LUGGAGE FOR THE SAVVY TRAVELLER

We are event planners. This means we are control freaks. We spend months piecing together each aspect of an incentive trip in precise detail. We step out the entire programme on a site inspection, sample each course of a meal before it gets printed on a menu, run risk assessments on every mode of transport […]

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THE HOT LIST 2017: HOTELS

Awards season has been and gone. And we’re not talking about the Oscars. Hotel and travel awards ceremonies come thick and fast in the lead up to Christmas; the World Luxury Hotel Awards, European Hotel Design Awards and World Travel Awards all took place in December. Now we’ve had some time to digest the results […]

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IPM COGS AWARDS 2016

Cast your minds back to mid-August, the Olympics were in full flow and on a balmy Rio evening the USA’s women’s track and field team had just made history –  achieving a unique feat, picking up gold, silver and bronze in the women’s 100m hurdles – a clean sweep. Not to be outdone, our equally […]

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