by Andrea Doyle | April 04, 2019

Watches make popular gifts for myriad reasons: They come in every size, color and material imaginable, appeal to any gender or age, and are a constant and welcome reminder of success and appreciation. Following are four distinctive watches to consider for your next incentive program (manufacturers' suggested retail prices are included; contact company for reward-program pricing):

• The new entrant in Bulova's Marine Star Collection features a three-hand automatic movement presented in an open aperture. The timepiece is also water-resistant. $595; bulova.com

Tense Watches' unisex Hampton II
• Handcrafted in Canada of 100 percent recycled or reclaimed wood, Tense Watches -- like this unisex Hampton II -- prove the time is right for sustainability. $200; tensewatch.com

• The new Citizen Ladies' World Time -- fashioned with two-tone stainless steel and a mother-of-pearl dial - is water-resistant and is powered by "eco-drive" technology that runs on light from any source (no battery required). $395; citizenpremium.com 

• A  quartz chronograph, part of Seiko's Men's Essential Collection, is crafted of stainless steel, with a black ion-finish bezel, crown and secure screw-down case back. The dial features a date calendar and LumiBrite hands. $315; seikousa.com