Staff Incentive Schemes are a fantastic way to reward your team for their hard work.

Staff recognition schemes are a great way to reward your employees and show them that their over and above contribution is extremely valued. Perk boxes, discounts, and vouchers are great for the everyday rewards, but what about when your employees do more? 

Incentive travel is a great staff reward that really shows your employees how valued they are. Whether it’s for exceeding their annual targets, bringing in valuable new business, or going beyond the call of duty, rewarding individuals or teams with travel-based incentives is a great way to boost morale.

You’ll want to choose destinations that offer memorable experiences and excursions. Destinations that act as a real incentive for your team to work as hard as they can for you. If you’re thinking of using incentive travel as part of your staff recognition scheme, here are our top five destinations:


New York:

New York, New York. The city that never sleeps and is so good they named it twice. Anyone who’s been to NYC will tell you, it’s one of the most exciting cities in the world which makes a short stay here one of the top destinations for employee incentive travel.

A perfectly tailored itinerary to suit your requirements, could include visiting iconic landmarks such as the Empire State Building and Statue of Liberty, shopping on Times Square, a bike ride through Central Park, and an evening on Broadway.

Why not let your team take a bite of the Big Apple, and choose this for your incentive travel destination?



If action-packed adventure is more what you’re looking for, our Icelandic Adventure Experience is the perfect trip for your best team players. Over the course of a long-weekend, you can enjoy a first-class dinner cruise in search of the Northern Lights, trips to the Golden Glacier or Blue Lagoon, beach safaris, jeep excursions, hiking and more.



Your most valued employees deserve the best, and nothing could be more relaxing and rewarding than a 10-night break on the beautiful island of Mauritius.

This long-haul trip to a tropical paradise is tailored to your needs and offers plenty of ways to say thank you to those employees who’ve gone above and beyond. They can go on hikes through lush rainforests or over mountainous landscapes, explore authentic fishing villages and snorkel over coral reefs. Of course, there’s plenty of sunbathing on sandy beaches to do too!


Ski Weekender: 

Want to reward your whole team, without taking too much time out of work? Our Ski Weekender trips depart on Thursdays or Fridays and return on a Sunday.

As well as taking to the slopes in resorts like Chamonix, Ischgl and Lech, this travel incentive trip can include private balloon festivals, heli-skiing, bobsledding, paragliding and snow scooter experiences. And, not forgetting, the après-ski party!

Booked through CT Group Travel, this travel incentive includes ski hire, lift passes, insurance and lessons if required. Perfect then, for first-time as well as seasoned skiers.


Cape Town: 

Exceptional performance calls for an exceptional employee reward, so look no further than this amazing trip to Cape Town, South Africa. A tailor-made, six-night break is certainly an unforgettable way to reward your team.

From luxe hotels in the city to beautiful beach-side breaks, there’s so much to see and do on a trip to Cape Town. Excursions can include helicopter tours of Table Mountain, cable car trips and mountain hikes.

Prefer to plan something less strenuous? There are cruises to visit Camps Bay and wine tasting in the Stellenbosch vineyards. What’s more, Cape Town is on the same time zone as the UK which means you can avoid jet-lag. 


At CT Group Travel, we're experts in incentive travel. We create and deliver unforgettable corporate experiences – from city breaks to long-haul adventures – that are flexible, dynamic, and tailored to your needs. What’s more, all of our trips and excursions are ATOL and IATA accredited.

If you’re thinking of incentive travel as a staff recognition scheme for your business, contact us today to see what we can do for you.


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