Executive Group Travel Blog

Patrick Longo

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Videography on your next corporate trip

When thinking about investing in videography/photography for your next corporate event there are 3 main factors we look at:

  1. Return on Investment - There are two main usages of these videos to help measure the return on investment.  Clients need to spend time to promote them externally using company social media in order to see the direct ROI.
    1. HR Recruiting tool
    2. Internal promotional piece

Great Gifts for the Modern Traveler

Quality mobile technology is useful for personal and professional use, and we thought we would show off some of our favorite gadgets of 2016. The products we selected had to be useful, practical and portable to be considered. The modern business traveler should be well-equipped to be able to work and play hard and smart, and deserve tech that does the same. Here are our 5 favorite gadgets of 2016

Event Planning Options

Event and trip planning can often be a long, tedious and complicated process that causes a great deal of stress. With so many variables, from managing flights and hotels to keeping track of RSVPs, staying on top of responsibilities can be a challenge. Planning for a large group only makes this even more complicated. Fortunately, there has never been more thorough event management systems than there are available today. Here is a quick breakdown of a few of the most popular options!

New England Company Retreat Options

New England Resorts :

For companies that are looking to hold corporate events, events in off season months at New England resorts are a tremendous opportunity for a top flight corporate event at a bargain rate. Events booked in either the fall or spring benefit from the drop in occupancy in the form of reduced block room rates, the full attention of a recreation department to plan activities and still pleasantly warm temperatures of the late spring or early fall season. For those looking for a little more than a company picnic at Thompson Island, here are four impressive options within two hours of the Boston area.

Value of Group Activities


Group activities can be the ultimate way for your incentive travelers to network on their trip. A competitive game of volleyball can serve as a great way to relax, while also allowing competitive juices fly. Seeing co-workers in a different light outside of the office is sure to promote inclusive conversation that will eventually lead to improved communication inside the office. 

Group Travel - Event Prep & How to best prepare

Unexpected Disruptions:

Crucial to any group trip, planning for the unexpected can make or break the experience. Due to a large number of variables, even the best laid plans can go astray.  Most incentive trips organize/plan for the best case scenario, while the exceptional trips plan ahead for the worst case scenario, allowing trip coordinators to seamlessly adapt the plan in such a manner that trip participants may not even be aware in the deviation from the scheduled itinerary.  

Here are three factors to plan ahead for:

  • Dietary Restrictions & Allergies
  • Mosquito/Sun Prep
  • Back-Up Space