Scotland has a rich and vibrant ‘royal’ culture that gives incentive groups with a notion of high society the opportunity to get a little bit closer to royal life. St Andrews is great place to base a royal themed incentive from – after all, it’s where Kate and Wills met! Here are a few ideas on how we could create a ‘Royal Incentive’ for your next corporate incentive travel group.
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2017 is Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage & Archaeology, but what does that actually mean for incentive groups who are travelling to, or considering Scotland for a sales incentive trip?
Well, we’ve asked some of the team for their thoughts on their favourite historic / heritage experience for incentive groups.
Autumn in Scotland is all about getting out of the city and enjoying the wonders of our beautiful countryside. We love building programmes for this time of year (September-November) as there are some awesome experiences to be had and usually great hotel availability! Here are just some of our favourites activities for an autumn incentive trip in Scotland...
Bill Thomson, Ambassador for Hello Scotland, explains the purpose and emotional connection behind his new corporate incentive & team building concept, 'Taking the Hill'.
The penultimate part of our blog series shows Bill, in full highlander costume and character, describing the 'Taking the Hill' concept and the real benefit it can have for a corporate group.
Not only is the concept fun, exciting and entertaining, but as you'll hear from participants in tomorrow video blog, it really does bring teams closer together, uniting them towards a common purpose, which lasts long after the group have travelled to Scotland.
John from Adrenalin Compagniet (Hello Scotland's client) is at the Battle scene! Watch the video where he tells us about the background of the incentive, the choice of location and introduces 'The General - McGregor McGroen'.
You'll also get your first glimpse of the participants crazy creative battle costumes as they prepare for their Highland Clan Games Challenge.
Will they win the battle and claim victory over their enemy? Find out what happened after the battle tomorrow!
We’ve just seen the first edit of the videos from the ‘Taking of the Hill’ – which are fantastic! Whilst our great video guy puts the final touches to them here’s a quick run down of the rest of the incentive program that took place during the groups’ trip to Edinburgh…
Deep in underground Edinburgh, Bill & Claire are with the group of 230 ladies as they prepare for the battle of the 'Taking of the Hill'. Listen to the electrifying build up to an event this group have been waiting for and planning for 2 years...!
Coming up next....
The 'Taking of the Hill' Battle
It’s the time of year when Edinburgh welcomes thousands of performers and visitors to the city for the world largest arts festival. Love it or hate it, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is a hot topic for visitors and locals alike. Here’s out pet hates, things we love about this year’s festival, our tips for getting organised to visiting in 2011 and on why you should make it part of an excitingcorporate incentive package for your team.
Here’s our love / hate relationship with the theatrical hijack if Edinburgh for the Festival Fringe: