Italy has been a major travel destination starting from the 1800’s when the Grand Tour visiting Venice, Florence , Rome, Naples and Sicily, was already very popular with wealthy families from Germany, France and England. Just think how many books were written about our country about the famous travellers and writers at that time, such as Montaigne, Stendhal and Goethe. The very first travel company in the world, Thomas Cook in Great Britain, organised its first travel group with a trip to Italy, ending all the way down to Taormina, Sicily.
Considering Incentive Travel and Mice business Italy now ranks 6th in the world as a destination and 5th considering just the European Market. Our country has so many different Incentive Travel Destinations that you could come back 10 times and still have a totally different experience in every region a program would take place.
Starting from the Alps, all the way down to Sicily, we can offer such a wealth of landscapes and city of Arts that could host an Incentive and make it an unforgettable experience. Having to choose the best incentive travel destinations for 2022 we would try to make a mix of evergreen locations such as Venice, Rome and the Amalfi Coast but also some new locations such Apulia and Piedmont which are getting a lot of good press lately.
Here is a list of some of the best incentive travel destinations in Italy for 2022.
Incentive trip in Venice
Venice, a town like no other in the world, founded over 1000 years ago, on 117 small islands, spanned by more than 150 canals and 400 bridges. At the cross-roads between East and West, enchanting Venice preserves the mystic atmosphere of her Byzantine past. Shakespeare, Byron, Goethe, Hemingway and countless others have loved and praised the fair “Serenissima”. Glamorous resorts such as The Danieli Hotel or the Belmond Cipriani Hotel, delicious restaurants and luxurious shopping make this incredible town on the water one of the best places in the world to have a spectacular incentive program.
Incentive trip in Apulia
Puglia, as we call it in Italian, is becoming one of the best incentive travel destinations in our country. For centuries this beautiful region has been a crossroad of civilisations with people moving from Europe to the Middle-east . They all left traces going back to prehistoric times that can still be fully enjoyed now. Dotted with charming villages like Alberobello and its Trulli houses or the white town of Ostuni with its valley full of ancient olive tree grooves.
All completed by a fantastic coastline with sandy and rocky beaches and crystal clear water. Settle in the beautiful 5 star boutique resorts such as The Borgo Egnazia Resort or The Rocco Forte Masseria Torre Maizza and then travel to Lecce to admire its lace-like baroque architecture and to the Castellana Caves , a nature’s marvel. Join us on this exciting adventure to one of Italy’s little-known regions and discover why this area has been settled and contended for centuries with its incredible nature, history and food and wines traditions. That is why this part of Italy has been defined the “Tuscany of the South”. A brand new place for your incentive event with great new resort hotels, restaurants and exciting activities.
Incentive trip in Sardinia
Sardinia is the second largest island on the Mediterranean sea and the one with the most beautiful and exclusive beaches and coast line. Settled since prehistoric times by the Nuragic Civilisation now Unesco protected sites, Sardinia still preserves the beauty of the past with its luxuriant woods and inner land rocky and wild mountains. The north-east part of the island with the Emerald Coast offers an incredible array of deluxe resorts, ideal locations for exclusive incentive travel programs and meetings. Porto Cervo is the main village, with its glamorous atmosphere, wonderful restaurants and high fashion boutiques. Its piers host the most luxurious yachts you will ever see and all the best resorts are located in the surroundings.
Plan a program of a life-time staying at the Cala Di Volpe Hotel and the nearby Pevero Golf Club or enjoy the exclusivity of the Romazzino Hotel or the Pitrizza Hotel and the incredible beaches around them. Nature, history, great food and wine traditions, wonderful resorts and beaches make Sardinia the ideal destination for the best incentive travel program in Italy to astonish your guests.