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Think Outside the Box: Create VIP Experiences for Your Corporate Event

By: Margarida CunhaDecember 04, 2018

Think Outside the Box: Create VIP Experiences for Your Corporate Event

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Corporate Events and Incentive Travel Trips are evolving, becoming unique and memorable experiences. Mixing work, leisure and luxury, these events are the soul of motivation and progress. But making people feel special during a Corporate Event isn’t always easy. Join us and discover how to create happier, healthier and smarter teams with a single Event!

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Why is Douro Valley the Key for Your Staff Motivation?

By: Margarida CunhaNovember 26, 2018

Why is Douro Valley the Key for Your Staff Motivation?

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Do you need to find a perfect destination to inspire teams? The Douro Valley offers interesting Team Building activities in the perfect setting: enjoy a region of beautiful landscape, intense flavours and amazing Traditions and let your team immerse in a memorable Incentive Travel trip that will boost their motivation!

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From a Citizen To an Explorer: The Best Team Building Activities in Azores

By: Margarida CunhaNovember 19, 2018

From a Citizen To an Explorer: The Best Team Building Activities in Azores

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With their mild climate and their world-known tranquility, the Azores Islands are incredible destinations for inspiring Team Building Activities. Through diverse and thrilling challenges, mixing the robust green of the mountains and the deep blue of the sea, let’s work together to plan a memorable Corporate Event!

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Success Key: 5 Curious Tips for a Greener Event in Portugal

By: Margarida CunhaNovember 14, 2018

Success Key: 5 Curious Tips for a Greener Event in Portugal

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If you want to organize a Corporate Event, it’s important to keep in mind the impact it has on your attendees and the environment. For this reason, businesses are now hosting eco-friendly events that reduce their impact on Earth, while making positive difference in teams. Check now our suggestion to organize a greener event!

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Choose Algarve to Add That Mediterranean Flavour to Your MICE Events

By: Margarida CunhaNovember 05, 2018

Choose Algarve to Add That Mediterranean Flavour to Your MICE Events

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From beaches, to weather, mountainous landscapes, food, concerts, sporting events, popular festivities or themed festivals, something is always going on in the Algarve. Inspire you team in an incredible region and make your Corporate Event even more memorable. We give your all the tips that you will need!

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8 Powerful Reasons to Choose Portugal for Your Next Corporate Event

By: Margarida CunhaOctober 29, 2018

8 Powerful Reasons to Choose Portugal for Your Next Corporate Event

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Everyone seems to be going to Portugal. And it’s so easy to understand why: from natural beauty, to traditions, Gastronomy and accessibility, this sunny and warm country attracts tourists all over the world. And now companies are bringing theirs teams to enjoy incredible corporate events with typical experiences!

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Awaken Your Senses: Team Building Activities to Taste the Port Wine

By: Margarida CunhaOctober 22, 2018

Awaken Your Senses: Team Building Activities to Taste the Port Wine

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Is your company planning a Team Building event, a corporate gathering or a conference in Porto? In fact, the second largest city in Portugal and the entire North of this country are always a great choice. Choose the delicious Port Wine as a main character of your program and surprise your team!

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Games to Play as a Team: Team Building in Portugal from North to South

By: Margarida CunhaOctober 15, 2018

Games to Play as a Team: Team Building in Portugal from North to South

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Portugal is a great choice for inspiring teams. With a wide variety of indoor and outdoor Team Building activities, your Corporate Event or Incentive Travel Program will be memorable. From activities related to Nature to motor experiences or adventurous events, we’ll help you find the best challenge for your team!

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8 Powerful Reasons to Choose Portugal for Your Corporate Event

By: Margarida CunhaOctober 09, 2018

8 Powerful Reasons to Choose Portugal for Your Corporate Event

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Whether you are planning an annual meeting, an incentive program or a big corporate event, Portugal is the ideal destination. Currently Portugal is at the top of the destination list to be considered, either to visit or to live. Discover 8 of the reasons why Portugal has everything you need to make your corporate event a success.

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Build a Strong Team with an Incredible Golf Event

By: Margarida CunhaSeptember 05, 2018

Build a Strong Team with an Incredible Golf Event

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Strong organizations are the result of strong teams and one great idea is through an original Golf experience event. With an ideal climate, sunny green fields, beautiful landscape and award-winning golf camps, Portugal is considered one the best World’s Golf Destination in the world. And this is only one reason why you should choose this country for Golf activities. Discover more!

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Sustainable Tourism and Aventure in the North of Portugal

By: Margarida CunhaAugust 22, 2018

Sustainable Tourism and Aventure in the North of Portugal

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If you’re planning an incentive program to boost your staff’s motivation and team cohesion, an outdoor adventure program can be a great option! Ecotourism in Portugal may have been slow in coming, but it is beginning to take hold in this beautiful land. Discover our suggestions for memorable team building activities in the North of Portugal.

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Think you have seen it all in Lisbon? Think again!

By: Margarida CunhaAugust 08, 2018

Think you have seen it all in Lisbon? Think again!

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If you have already been in Lisbon and have seen all the most emblematic monuments, streets and experiences; now is the time to find a more authentic side of the city in a unique incentive trip, packed with alternative experiences. Regatta in Tagus River, incredible city challenges, discover the city trough its flavours, amazing nightlife. We give you some ideas to inspire your next incentive in Lisbon. Ready?

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Stand Up Paddle – a Team Building  to Connect Body and Soul

By: Margarida CunhaAugust 01, 2018

Stand Up Paddle – a Team Building to Connect Body and Soul

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Paddle surfing develops balance, strength and flexibility, while promoting relaxation in a beautiful landscape. Besides its relatively easy for anyone to do, and the health benefits gained from Stand Up Paddle are tremendous! Being out on the water is calming and engaging with nature can have a positive effect on your mental health and attitude.

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Olive Oil Experience, a Delightful Aromatic Adventure

By: Margarida CunhaJuly 25, 2018

Olive Oil Experience, a Delightful Aromatic Adventure

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If you are looking for a unique way of rewarding your team by doing an incentive travel, embark on an exclusive experience of gastronomy, relaxation and team building. Discover our suggestions for a fun-packed, and original incentive program in Portugal. A delightful aromatic adventure:

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A Delicious New Trend in Travel Programs

By: Margarida CunhaJuly 16, 2018

A Delicious New Trend in Travel Programs

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Gastronomic tourism is one of the trends that have been increasing recently. This kind of tourism refers to trips made to destinations where the local food and beverage attractions are the main motivating factors for travel, and it is a great way of experiencing a different culture. Why not an incentive travel program based on gastronomic team building activities?

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Learn How your Company can Give back and make a Difference

By: Margarida CunhaJuly 09, 2018

Learn How your Company can Give back and make a Difference

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Doing corporate volunteer programs with your team can increase motivation, sense of community while contributing for your company’s social responsibility. Find some of our suggestions for memorable incentives travel programs and team building activities that will make a difference.

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Incentive Travel Programs : Best 5 Spas in Portugal

By: Margarida CunhaJune 27, 2018

Incentive Travel Programs : Best 5 Spas in Portugal

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If you want to reward your team for their great work during the year with an incentive travel, a spa retreat is a great option to promote unique moments of relaxation and increase overall motivation amongst your staff. Discover the 5 best spas in Portugal for your next incentive travel program.

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Incentive travel ideas – 3 Best Rooftop Bars in Portugal

By: Margarida CunhaJune 21, 2018

Incentive travel ideas – 3 Best Rooftop Bars in Portugal

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If you want to proportionate your team an excellent experience and promote greater atmosphere within your organization, an incentive travel is a wonderful way of achieving that. Discover our suggestions for a memorable team building event by night in some of the most incredible rooftops in the area.

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Promotion and Incentive Ideas: top 3 Incredible Experiences

By: Margarida CunhaJune 13, 2018

Promotion and Incentive Ideas: top 3 Incredible Experiences

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If you’re looking for unique incentive travel experiences for you and your team to enjoy, Porto and the North region in Portugal offers great options for successful team building events. Discover 3 team incredible building activities to increase motivation, team development and staff cohesion.

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Top 5 Beach Resorts in Portugal for Incentive Travel Programs

By: Margarida CunhaJune 06, 2018

Top 5 Beach Resorts in Portugal for Incentive Travel Programs

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Portugal has you covered when it comes to beaches and beach resorts, and with so much activities to do, that you may have to go home to rest up from your vacation! Discover the top 5 beach resorts for a memorable corporate event.

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Incentive Travel Programs : Unusual Team Building Ideas

By: Margarida CunhaMay 24, 2018

Incentive Travel Programs : Unusual Team Building Ideas

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Incentive travel is an excellent way of rewarding your staff for their good work, motivating them and promoting a better work atmosphere. if you don’t give your staff a variety of new challenges, they won’t grow professionally. Inspire yourself in some unusual ideas of activities for a unique and original corporate event or in Portugal.

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Planning a Corporate Event or Incentive Travel Program in Lisbon

By: Margarida CunhaMay 21, 2018

Planning a Corporate Event or Incentive Travel Program in Lisbon

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Cheerful, calm, and vibrant, Lisbon is a capital like no other. It has everything within easy reach, from galleries and museums to the seaside and charming nearby villages. In this vibrating and creative city, you will find astonishing options. A living museum on every street, inspiring Mediterranean cuisine, and the best sandy beaches in Europe.

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Planning a Corporate Event or Incentive Travel Program in Porto

By: Margarida CunhaMay 14, 2018

Planning a Corporate Event or Incentive Travel Program in Porto

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A charming scenery by Douro River, fabulous heritage to discover, great weather and direct access, delicious gastronomy and secular wine making traditions. Porto is one of the most charismatic cities in Europe and we share with you just a few reasons why Porto should be the destination for your next corporate event.

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Planning a Corporate Event in the Sunny Algarve

By: Margarida CunhaMay 07, 2018

Planning a Corporate Event in the Sunny Algarve

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Algarve is a very well-known and an established touristic destination for its climate, sandy beaches, unspoiled sea coast, cultural attractions, cultural heritage, the fabulous gastronomy and fantastic venues. These are some of the reasons why Algarve should be the destination for your next corporate event.

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Promotion and Incentive Ideas: Top 5 Most Stylish Hotels in Portugal

By: Margarida CunhaApril 30, 2018

Promotion and Incentive Ideas: Top 5 Most Stylish Hotels in Portugal

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Preparing a trip as a reward for your team is one of the most effective ways of increasing productivity amongst your staff. If you are looking for ideas for a memorable incentive, discover some of the best hotels in Portugal to do so. What you'll find here is an independent hotel selection regarding the service, decoration, and comfort.

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The Art of Boosting Employee Retention

By: Margarida CunhaApril 23, 2018

The Art of Boosting Employee Retention

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One of the greatest challenges for most companies is staff retention. Employee turn-over has a very negative impact on your business, strategically and financially. The costs for hiring a new employee are very high, so why don’t we put more effort into keeping the right people around? Discover some leadership techniques.

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Ideas for Incentive Travel: Descovering Sintra´s Mysteries

By: Margarida CunhaApril 16, 2018

Ideas for Incentive Travel: Descovering Sintra´s Mysteries

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If you are on the lookout for a destination for your next incentive travel, and you want exotic and mysterious places, we challenge you to discover Sintra. With its rippling mountains, deep forests and exotic gardens, Sintra is like a page from a fairy tale. Recognized as Unesco World Heritage listed center.

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Portugal: A Safe Destination to Travel in 2018

By: Margarida CunhaApril 09, 2018

Portugal: A Safe Destination to Travel in 2018

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If you’re planning an incentive travel, the safety of your team is probably a big concern. Portugal, with its rich history and gorgeous coastline, is a popular and beautiful place to visit. And it is considered the 3rd safest country in Europe for travelling. Discover 4 main reasons why Portugal is one the best destinations to travel safely.

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Why Outsource your Incentive Travel Program?

By: Margarida CunhaApril 04, 2018

Why Outsource your Incentive Travel Program?

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Organizing an incentive travel program can be time-consuming and demands great experience and knowledge about the destination and all the logistic process. Would you be prepared if something unexpected happened on your group incentive travel program? At one point you will probably face the question, “Should I outsource?”

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Shared Experiences and High-Performing Teams.

By: Margarida CunhaMarch 26, 2018

Shared Experiences and High-Performing Teams.

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Shared experiences are a powerful tool for managers to build high-performing teams. They help to define company’s values, norms, and behaviours that allow people to get work done more efficiently and effectively. An incentive travel is an investment that will create strong bonds amongst your staff.

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Experiential Travel and Wellness Travel

By: Margarida CunhaMarch 19, 2018

Experiential Travel and Wellness Travel

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Business has changed a lot in the past years, a great percentage of the jobs are now service-focused, and with the raise of service jobs, has come the rise of incentive programs. Experiences are being more valued than cash rewards. Discover more about 2 raising trends for incentive travel: Experiential travel and wellness travel.

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Get More From Porto!            Best European Destination 2017

By: Margarida CunhaMarch 12, 2018

Get More From Porto! Best European Destination 2017

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Porto was elected best European destination in 2012, 2014 and now again for 2017. What makes this city so appealing? With its old riverside center designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, full of colourful buildings, delightful streets, great food and wine, and its chefs picking up a growing constellation of Michelin stars.

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How Incentive Travel Motivates Millennials

By: Margarida CunhaMarch 05, 2018

How Incentive Travel Motivates Millennials

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We can risk saying that different generations are almost like different species. The tastes, values and preferences that differentiate millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers are more apparent than ever. Let’s focus on the most recent generation: Millennials.

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Time to Set Sail With Your Team in Portugal

By: Margarida CunhaFebruary 26, 2018

Time to Set Sail With Your Team in Portugal

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Sailing can be an excellent team building activity as it implies great communication, fast decision making and effective team behaviours. Sailing facilitates strategic planning and enhances problem solving skills. Maximizing a sailboat's performance is remarkably similar to maximizing a company's performance.

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Portugal: The Right Place for a Company Retreat

By: Margarida CunhaFebruary 19, 2018

Portugal: The Right Place for a Company Retreat

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Recognized as the best tourism destination in 2017 tourism Oscars, it is by no chance that Portugal could be the ideal place for your next company retreat. In Portugal you will find nice and welcoming people, fabulous weather, a variety of engaging activities and all that you need to host a memorable incentive program for you and all your team.

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3 Leadership Behaviors That Built Team Trust

By: Margarida CunhaFebruary 12, 2018

3 Leadership Behaviors That Built Team Trust

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Trust is crucial for any organization. It is what creates a bond between you and your team, leading to higher motivation levels and better results. If you want your team to feel confident about you as a leader, you need to create opportunities for your team to be autonomous and trust that they will find the best solution.

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