By: Tracey Bockhop, CMP If you have been in the meeting industry for longer than a year you have probably heard about all the hype on Istanbul, Turkey. But have you ever considered if for an incentive destination? While perceptions of Istanbul vary from person to person, it's now on my list of the top cities for international incentive travel.
After spending four amazing days there on my latest site visit, it is hard to know where to begin to explain why this is the ideal
This month's issue of MPI's The Meeting Professional focuses on something we're really passionate about: incentive travel.
According to the article, incentive travel is making a comeback. Yes, the demand for incentive travel is there, including a bounce-back in budgets, the interest in international sites and content-rich programming. However, there are still many challenges, including rising travel costs and limited availability when booking less than 18 months out. We cou