The Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) has recognized seven outstanding incentive programs as part of its annual Crystal Awards recognition program, it announced yesterday.
Awarded for "the design of unique, memorable group travel experiences that deliver measurable benefits," this year's Crystal Awards go to:
Excellence in Incentive Travel - Africa/Middle East:
Dragonfly South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
Excellence in Incentive Travel - Asia/Pacific:
Creative Travel Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, and Travelieer SA de CV, Estado de Mexico, Mexico
Excellence in Incentive Travel - Europe:
Iceland Congress, Reykjavik, Iceland
Excellence in Incentive Travel - North America:
USMotivation, Atlanta, GA, USA
Most Impactful Effort Toward Corporate Social Responsibility in an Incentive Program:
Walthers DBS, Douglasdale, South Africa
Most Effective Incentive Marketing Campaign:
MEET TAIWAN, Taipei, Taiwan
Best Destination-Based Experiential Incentive Travel Program:
Inspiration India, a brand of Incentive Destinations, Gurgaon, India
"The Crystal Award is the most prestigious form of recognition in the global incentive travel industry," said SITE President Rhonda Brewer. "It not only recognizes the outstanding organizations that win them, but also showcases the innovative ways planners can create extraordinary motivational experiences to maximize human potential and achieve tangible business results for their companies. This year, 40 programs were submitted for consideration from companies in 18 countries -- the largest number of submissions in the past 10 years. This is a great indication of the strength of the incentive travel industry worldwide."
For more information, including case studies showcasing all seven 2015 Crystal Award-winning programs, visit www.SITEglobal.com/crystals2015.
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