Portugal: The Right Place for a Company Retreat
By: Margarida CunhaFebruary 19, 2018
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. Here, you will find the main reasons why this country is perfect for MICE events.
Time, money and connectivity
If you are planning a corporate event, practicality is key. Choosing a destination that is convenient and accessible can be decisive for the success of your incentive. Portugal has great air routes from all the main destinations. If you are travelling to Porto or Lisboa you will be only 4 to 5 hours away from your dream destination, and the prices can be quite competitive when comparing with other world cities.
Team Building activities
For the success of any incentive program, it is very important to keep all the team engaged. Whether looking for cultural events, relaxing days or adventure team building activities, there is plenty of choice in the various regions of Portugal. The country has exquisite beaches, great heritage to visit, fabulous mountains and nature landscapes: there is really something for everyone, and every budget! It is also quite advantageous that, as a small country, you will be able to find a variety of landscapes and experiences, at a manageable distance, that will allow the opportunity to explore.
If you are checking everything before booking a corporate event, safety is obviously a priority. Portugal was considered the third safest country in the world, and increased two levels since 2016, according to the Global Peace Index. You and your Team will feel very safe in here!
Whether you are planning a conference, arranging a retreat for your team or planning a big corporate event, Portugal offers a great value for money in some of the best hotels and facilities, all prepared to receive any sorts of events. Also, thanks to its great history and heritage, there are wonderful Venues such as incredible country houses or old palaces, where you can have a memorable event.
Portugal is also listed for its wonderful weather. Often stated as one of the countries with the best climate, Lisbon is one of the sunniest cities of the world with an average of 2799 hour of sun per year. So, if you are looking to book some team building activities outdoors, you will probably have pleasant weather.
From north to south, in Portugal you will always be delighted by great food. The Mediterranean diet, combined with fresh produce and welcoming people that loves to cook well and to please its visitors are the right ingredients for a memorable experience. All this packed with world renowned wines, and you will certainly have a very pleasant gastronomic experience in Portugal. Why not challenging your team with a Portuguese cooking experience?
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. Also, you can rest reassured because the country is one of the safest in the world and it is easy to travel from almost every corner of the world, offering great value for money in terms of travel and accommodation. Get in touch to know more about Incentive travel programs in Portugal?
Margarida Cunha is Copywriter at Incentives Portugal.
She loves to travel and writing about her adventures. She's focused and she wants to share with you her passion about Corporate Events and Team Building Activities.
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