Mitigating the Risks of Returning to In-Person Meetings

by Jillian Fehrenbach on September 29, 2021 in Articles, Communication, Group Travel, Incentive Travel, Meetings

The old saying goes, “The Only Constant in Life Is Change.” [Heraclitus] That certainly has been true of late in the travel and hospitality industry. On a daily basis, we account for all types of uncertainty in the planning of all of our incentive travel programs, meetings and events. In a recent article about returning … Continue reading “Mitigating the Risks of Returning to In-Person Meetings”

Safe Travel During Pandemic Delta Variant

Tips for Traveling Amid the Delta Variant Restrictions

by Jillian Fehrenbach on August 12, 2021 in Articles, Individual Travel

Though travel has been rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Delta variant threatens to rewind some of that progress. Increased restrictions, such as indoor mask mandates, vaccination proof, and negative test results, are being re-implemented by destinations, hotels and restaurants both at home and abroad. Despite new complications, the travel industry has awakened and many … Continue reading “Tips for Traveling Amid the Delta Variant Restrictions”

Michigan Corners Podcast: An Interview with Mark Bondy

by Jillian Fehrenbach on July 20, 2021 in Articles

Michigan Corners is the new Michigan Business Network show dedicated to helping you find your way around all of the meetings, travel, events and incentives in the great state of Michigan. In the June 29 episode entitled “Adding Value To Meetings & Events,” host Vic Verchereau interviews our very own Mark Bondy for a leadership … Continue reading “Michigan Corners Podcast: An Interview with Mark Bondy”

Safe Travel

by Jillian Fehrenbach on March 31, 2021 in Articles, Group Travel, Incentive Travel

VIKTOR is committed to providing safe and healthy travel experiences for our trip participants. Our Safe Travel protocols guide every step of our travel operations to adapt to the latest COVID conditions. By working together with each partner involved in the trip, VIKTOR will continue to deliver inspiring experiences that mitigate health risks for our … Continue reading “Safe Travel”

Top 10 Employee Recognition Software Tools

by Ty Collins on July 6, 2020 in Employee Engagement, Employee Loyalty

Is employee recognition software good for your business? Unquestionably, but you have to ask yourself the following questions first: You can answer these questions when you have employee recognition tools. We are aware that you work very hard to make sure that your employees know that you value them and the work that they do, … Continue reading “Top 10 Employee Recognition Software Tools”

Guide for a Great July 4th Weekend

by Jillian Fehrenbach on July 2, 2020 in Articles

The upcoming holiday is typically a time of great fun with family and friends, and it’s especially nice when it falls over the weekend. Things may be a little different this year, but we have a few tips for making July 4th festive despite closures and social distancing restrictions. Make Use of Patriotic Décor Even … Continue reading “Guide for a Great July 4th Weekend”

Setting Up an Employee of the Month Program

by Ty Collins on June 24, 2020 in Employee Engagement, Employee Loyalty

Businesses face high levels of employment competition both locally and globally. For long-term success, business leaders must foster a team environment that regularly inspires peak performance levels. Otherwise, star talent will leave for greener pastures. According to statistics gathered by Deloitte, companies that have highly effective employee recognition programs have 31 percent less turnover than … Continue reading “Setting Up an Employee of the Month Program”

VIKTOR Travel Pulse: When will we travel?

by Jillian Fehrenbach on June 18, 2020 in Articles

The impacts of COVID-19 on incentive travel have been widespread and profound. While the situation remains dynamic and ever-changing, evidence is emerging that travel is about to rebound. Here are a few recent news items that reflect growing confidence in travel:  Incentive Research Foundation’s recent survey, COVID-19 and Disruption in the Incentive Travel, Meetings and … Continue reading “VIKTOR Travel Pulse: When will we travel?”

Remote World Recognition

by Ty Collins on June 3, 2020 in Employee Engagement, Team Engagement

Workplace culture is constantly evolving. With the influx of Millennials and Gen Zers into the workforce, workplace behaviors have experienced some distinct changes. One major shift is a growing emphasis on engaging employees recognizing their contributions to the company. Today’s employees grew up in a fast-paced world. They want to work quickly and efficiently. They … Continue reading “Remote World Recognition”

5 Ways You Can Adapt to post-COVID-19 Loyalty Marketing

by Ty Collins on May 28, 2020 in Articles, Employee Loyalty, Group Travel, Team Engagement

2020 began like every other year with experts making predictions about how the year ahead would play out. Experts looked into their crystal ball to explain how retail, tech, education, and other major economic areas would change because of disruptive transformations in the marketplace. Nobody, however, foresaw how COVID-19 would bring about unprecedented changes almost … Continue reading “5 Ways You Can Adapt to post-COVID-19 Loyalty Marketing”