When it comes to travel incentives, it's key that you can find something that meets the expectations of each employee. With the help of Dovetail, we h
When it comes to travel incentives, it’s key that you can find something that meets the expectations of each employee. With the help of Dovetail, we have compiled a list from a range of experiences to cheer up every traveller and have them longing meet their targets – ready for their incentive travel adventure.
The Gourmet Traveller: ‘Chefs at New Heights’ Experience, Leo Trippi
Leo Trippi, offers a bespoke Michelin star dining experience combined with exhilarating high-altitude skiing across Switzerland, Italy and France. Ahead of departure, an expert client manager will travel to meet guests in the location of their choice to plan their bespoke itinerary. This includes deciding the destination, the specific chalet and the Michelin-starred chef they would like to accompany them to ensure both on and off-piste exertions are delightfully fuelled, chefs include Jason Atherton, Atul Kochhar, Simon Rogan, Phil Howard, Ollie Dabbous, Tom Kitchin, Eric Chavot and Adam Handling.
Not only will the quality of each of the guests’ meals will be unsurpassable (imagine, for example, being whisked by helicopter up to a mountain top to watch sunrise, while Phil Howard creates an indulgent breakfast to power your run back down), but these completely unique experiences will be heightened by skiing time on the mountain with the chef, whose own piste ability is exceptional. Guests may choose to have meals prepared and served to them in their chalet, while those wishing to develop their cooking skills may enjoy a private cooking lesson with their chef, learning how to recreate some of those Michelin-worthy dishes at home.
Leo Trippi, KSH Management and Kando Events offer the ‘Chefs at New Heights’ experience from £15,000 in addition to the chalet hire cost. Leo Trippi’s incredible chalets start from £5,000 per week and range to £300,000+ per week. For further information on this experience or KSH Management’s brigade of chefs, please contact the Leo Trippi team on +41 81 385 1882 or visit www.leotrippi.com.
The Water Sport Traveller: Meridian Adventure SAIL, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Located in Raja Ampat for 2020, Meridian Adventure SAILis a fleet of sleek catamarans to explore remote and unspoilt ocean locations while treading lightly and encouraging a passion for the environment and conservation. A wide range of activities are included in the voyage, from top-of-the range diving equipmentand custom Gemini dive-boats, PADI qualifications, paddle boards and rocket wake surf boards to Seabobs and fishing gear. Daily menus and an impressive wine list reflect the food available locally and in a sustainable manner.
Leaving a limited footprint is critical to each voyage. The environmentally friendly ethos means sailing from place to place pushed by Mother Nature. Semi-custom built, the Meridian Adventure 62’ Catamaran delivers a smooth sailing experience from the stability of its two hulls. Low-emissions allow low-impact navigation of hidden coves and sails are raised at every possible opportunity to allow the catamaran to glide with silent ease thanks to the equatorial winds.
Meridian Adventure Sail – Private Club Rates | Starting from USD1,500 pp/pd, all inclusive (1 vessel minimum, 3 or 4 cabin)
The Healthy Traveller: Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne
Just one hour from Zurich Airport and located 500m above the shores of Lake Lucerne in the pristine Alpine Forest, the 5* Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence at Bürgenstock Resort is a revolutionary medical wellness centre offering physical and mental well-being through a ‘Healthy by Nature’ concept. It features an elite team of multidisciplinary physicians, ranging from cardiology, internal medicine, dermatology, orthopaedics, psychosomatics, dentists to nutrition and gastroenterology, all with a depth of expertise to treat and prevent health concerns using treatments at the highest level.
All 160 terrace rooms and suites boast magnificent south-facing views of the Alps. Whilst there, take time to relax in The Waldhotel Spa, with its breath-taking view of the Alps. The spa’s incredible facilities include; an indoor and outdoor pool, a sole grotto, hot and cold kneipp bath, Finnish sauna heated to 80°C, aroma sauna at 60°C, hammam with wellness guarantee, ice room, relaxation area indoors and outdoors, water beds for pure relaxation and secluded massage cabins.
The Waldhotel Better Health package starts from 348CHF per night for a two-night minimum stay. This includes one Waldhotel Colour Cuisine dinner, breakfast, one ice lab session, one cooking class and free access to The Elements activity plan as well as access to the Waldhotel Spa and boat and funicular access. For more information and to book, please visit https://buergenstock-waldhotel.ch/en/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Wine Traveller: Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa
Experience the little-known secret of Swiss wine with a stay at the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa in Lausanne. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lavaux and enjoy wine tasting with panoramic views over Lake Geneva, the mountains and the vineyard. Covering 800 hectares, Lavaux’s daringly constructed hillside terraces is the largest contiguous vineyard region in Switzerland. The vineyards are sun-soaked from three directions creating different soils and microclimates which produces varied wines of diverse flavour just metres away. Alternatively explore the tiered vineyards on a wine train. Stay at the 5* Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa, a heritage Art Nouveau property which has recently completed an extensive renovation to create a contemporary and luxurious destination in the heart of Lausanne.
Stay at the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa from CHF 350 per night in a deluxe room, including breakfast and spa access. For more information or to book, please call +41 21 614 88 88 or email email@example.com.
The Culture Traveller: Hotel Schweizerhof Bern & The Spa
5* Superior Hotel Schweizerhof Bern & The Spa is located in the undiscovered Swiss capital of Bern. The perfect destination for a short break, the hotel is centrally located opposite the main railway station and just a short walk away from the UNESCO World Heritage picturesque old-town and Bern’s historic monuments, buildings and museums. Explore the many fountains, sandstone facades, narrow streets and historic towers of this fascinating medieval city. The old town boasts one of the longest weather-sheltered shopping promenades in Europe, a must-see along with the Clock Tower (Zytglogge), Parliament Building and BearPark.An elevated Rose Garden above the Bear Park and Hotel Schweizerhof’s own elegant Sky Terrace also offer some of the best panoramic views over the city and old town, around which the River Aare flows. For dinner, the city’s most famous Wiener Schnitzel is a must in Jack’s Brasserie, a culinary legend in Bern with 14 Gault Millau Points. The restaurant combines traditional fare with modern culinary art and offers classic market-fresh, French Brasserie cuisine as well as Schweizerhof classics.
Rates at the Hotel Schweizerhof Bern start from CHF 439 per night in a deluxe room. For more information and to book, please visit www.schweizerhof-bern.ch/en or call +41 31 326 80 80.
The Active Traveller: The Atlantic Hotel, Jersey
Jersey offers an enticing mix of unspoilt beaches and coves, boutique shopping, and restaurants celebrating local produce. With the warmest and sunniest climate in Britain, it makes for a wonderful year-round visit. The Atlantic Hotel is one of Jersey’s finest hotels. In longstanding family ownership and this year celebrating its 50th anniversary, this world class small luxury hotel is set in extensive grounds adjoining La Moye golf course and enjoys dramatic views over St Ouen’s Bay – a conservation area of outstanding natural beauty. For outdoor interests, the hotel has the best in surfing and hiking, beachside dining and stunning coastal walk routes(including 48 miles of leafy green lanes where pedestrians and cyclists have priority over cars).
An Atlantic Break starts from £115 per person per night based on two sharing.
The Remote Traveller: Laucala Island, Fiji
Set in the South Pacific’s Fijian archipelago, Laucala Island is a private tropical paradise and ecological Garden of Eden. Combining a unique commitment to the environment with unparalleled levels of luxury, true indulgence is appreciated in the privacy of the resort’s 25 villas as well as the freedom to experience a variety of activities. From the wide variety of watersports and boat trips to playing golf on the 18-hole championship golf course, rainforest walking tours and farm visits to horseback riding on one of the resort’s eight Fijian horses, there really is something for every couple. Laucala Island is 85% self-sustainableand prides itself on an integral philosophy, incorporating elements of the entire island into each guest’s experience, from island-made spa products to cuisine derived from indigenous plants, fruit and aquatic life. Organic fruits, vegetables and dairy are collected each morning for guests. Free-range poultry, cattle including Wagyu cows, pigs, quails, ducks and goats are reared and allowed to roam free on the island. Fish is caught daily from the island’s shore and the bakery produces freshly baked delicacies for guests. Hemmed by lagoons and coral reefs, the island of Laucala epitomises the peaceful serenity for which the Fijian archipelago is famed. The island has its own private air strip and offers a level of seclusion and security unmatched in the South Sea Islands.
Price available upon application.
The Beachside Traveller: Jumeirah Vittaveli, Maldives
A 20-minute boat ride from Male International Airport brings you to Jumeirah Vittaveli. Whether for an intimate escape or an indulgent family retreat, Jumeirah Vittaveli offers unmatched diversity, subtle luxury and personalised exploration. Impeccable choice and seamless service shape the character of this resort paradise, where every detail has been meticulously crafted to inspire journeys of discovery and enjoyment. Whether beach-side or over-water, all villas feature stunning interiors with private pools and access to the sandy shores or glistening waters. The sprawling 5-bedroom Royal Residence comes with private beach, spa, gym, two swimming pools, and its own dedicated restaurant. An inspirational Spa, a well-equipped overwater gymnasium, a children’s club and 5-star PADI dive centre mean guests are always able to try something new. The country’s first ice rink invites guests for a world first – ice skating on an eco-friendly synthetic ice rink, overlooking the powder soft beaches and crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean.
The Heart of the Action Traveller: Roving Bushtops, Tanzania
Roving Bushtops was created to capture the pioneering spirit of early explorers, adapted. Designed by boat-builder and owner Andy Stuart, he applied the concept of a ‘superyacht on land’, for an efficient, 21st century luxury safari experience with the highest-spec. It follows the migration, providing a year-round seat in the heart of the Serengeti action, and with no fences around the camp, no wildlife spotting opportunity is missed.
Sustainability is at the heart, with each tent fully solar panelled with state-of-the-art solar panels derived from yacht technology. Fresh water is stored in pressurised aluminium tanks and heated using a solar heat exchanger. Also, wherever possible, ingredients are sourced from local farmers and communities to minimise the carbon footprint. The raised camp leaves no ground-trace when it moves on.
A stay at Roving Bushtops starts from $990 per person per night based on two sharing.
The Wildlife Traveller: Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, this year celebrating 40 years at the forefront of sustainable eco-tourism, is world renowned for its luxurious lodges, service and unique safari experience. Sabi Sabi has four beautiful 5-Star lodges set in various locations within the 6000-hectare unfenced Sabi Sabi Game Reserve. All offerunparalleled game viewing, incomparable luxury accommodation and twice daily game drives provide fantastic holistic safari experience, with opportunity to sight all of the big five – the lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and Cape buffalo – and beyond. Sabi Sabi also enjoys a plentiful leopard population, with the area world-famous for its leopard sightings. No fences around the camp also mean that every moment at Sabi Sabi is an opportunity to sight one of the big five and beyond.
Sabi Sabi’s Earth Lodge is recognised by National Geographic as a Unique Lodge of The World for its luxury accommodation, exceptional service, eco-sensitivity and unparalleled access to wildlife.
Stay at Sabi Sabi’s Earth Lodge from ZAR 21900 per person based on two people sharing.
The Yacht Traveller: SeaDream Yacht Club
SeaDream Yacht Club’s casually elegant mega-yachts, SeaDream I and SeaDream II, have a maximum of only 56 couples and a 95-person award-winning crew, “It’s yachting, not cruising,” defines not only the size of the vessels, but the onboard lifestyle and anticipatory service. SeaDream Yacht Club provides a yachting experience visiting small harbours and ports around the world, many inaccessible by larger ships, on 7 to 15-day voyages sailing around the Mediterranean in summer and Caribbean in winter. An incredible array of services, activities, water toys, dining, wine, premium drinks and gratuities are available through SeaDream’s inclusive fare.
SeaDream’s wine voyages are designed to enhance both the culinary and yachting experience. Guests will explore the flavours and history from some of the world’s most renowned wineries. This voyage offersexclusive wine tastings and experiences, complemented by two Winemaker’s Dinners, where a special menu complemented with top cuvees from the visiting wine makers which is Chateau de Berne and K. F. Groebe. SeaDream is the only the ship that offers such an intimate experience, the wine makers are always different, allowing for a new experience on every sailing.
Departing on the 9th May from Malaga to Nice, this 7-day all-inclusive SeaDream Wine Voyage starts from £3,712 per person, excluding flights, transfers and land adventures. For further information or bookings please visit www.seadream.com or call 0800 783 1373.