InFocus Q+A

Posted on March 28th, 2014

Q & A: Ocean Reef’s Jeff Homad Talks Incentive Trends

The concept of the luxury destination is steadily moving toward a quality scope that includes wellness, more attendee control and family incentives.



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Posted on March 26th, 2014

Karina Jajan of Fiesta Americana Talks About Creating Value in Incentive Programs

“We offer a spectacular destination at a fabulous luxury, all-inclusive hotel, where everything is included for guests. The value will far exceed the cost permitting a clear ROI.”



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Posted on March 20th, 2014

Kathy Roche on Luxury, Value and Other Incentive Trends

“We are trending toward cash or credit card stipends to manage incentive program budgets. This way, attendees can enjoy a unique and memorable lunch or dinner in the destination, but a per person stipend helps to control spending.”



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Posted on January 31st, 2014

Pamela Johnson of Lee County Talks Value in InFocus Q&A

“After breathing in the salt air and seeing dolphin, bird life, sailboats or someone pulling in a fish for dinner– friends/family and meeting attendees all experience the same thing: rejuvenation and relaxation.”



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Posted on January 31st, 2014

Visit Florida’s Cheryl Hatcher Dishes Value in InFocus Q&A

“Business may come before pleasure, but once the business of meeting in Florida is over, why not give attendees the pleasure of another day or two in the sun?”



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Posted on January 31st, 2014

Paul Astleford of Visit Jacksonville Talks Value in InFocus Q&A

“We provide a customized and creative welcome throughout the city during site selection and carry it through to when the group arrives for their convention.”



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Posted on January 17th, 2014

John Cruz of Blue Cross & Blue Shield Talks Value

“I strongly believe that inclusion in a group experience is the most important element of getting ROE. Once participants feel included in the process, collaboration is generated resultiing in a shared journey.”



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Posted on January 9th, 2014

Prevue Talks Value in Q&A with VisitMonaco’s Cindy Hoddeson

Customized and personalized possibilities include cooking lessons, wine tastings, tennis, sailing, Formula 3 driving experiences and painting classes.



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Posted on January 3rd, 2014

Fiesta Americana’s Casimiro Ramirez Talks Value in InFocus Q&A

“We include Mexican gourmet dishes at our exclusive banquets and can teach participants how to prepare ancient and traditional Mexican and international recipes.”



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Posted on November 26th, 2013

Culture & Creativity Q&A: Grand Lucayan

We spoke with David Margolis of Grand Lucayan to learn how he combines culture & creativity into group programs.



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