The all-inclusive travel market is positively booming. More and more hotel groups are investing in the sector while existing players are expanding into new and emerging destinations as consumer demand continues to grow.
In the leisure sector, British travellers are turning to all-inclusive resorts to help manage their budgets in light of the continuing uncertainty around Brexit and a volatile GBP. But it’s not just consumers that are realising the benefits of going all-inclusive. Savvy event planners are also cottoning on to the advantages it has to offer, so we’ve teamed up with all-inclusive experts Club Med, to highlight five reasons to consider an all-inclusive property for your next meeting or incentive…
1. One point of contact
One of the biggest advantages of going all-inclusive as a planner is that you have one team in charge of the entire event organisation from start to finish. The team is fully briefed on the expectations of your delegates, has an overall vision of the event and therefore a better understanding of what is expected. By only having to deal with one rather than multiple suppliers, it saves you time and effort, so you can concentrate on other things.
2. Controlled budget
Managing budgets often tops the list of challenges for both corporate and event agency planners, especially in times of economic uncertainty. The most obvious benefit of choosing an all-inclusive resort is that everything is included in the package, which makes budgeting the entire event much easier. Club Med offers an all-inclusive package with one single upfront cost covering transport and transfers, premium rooms, meeting facilities, on-site teams, gourmet cuisine, open bar, sports and activities & Wi-Fi, so you don’t have to worry about hidden extras or nasty surprise bills when the event is over.
3. One-stop shop
Club Med’s resorts offer all you need for your event in one single location. With everything on one site, from multiple food and beverage options to meeting spaces, activities and spa, the group doesn’t have to leave the property, which saves on time, money and transfers. There’s no need to worry about sourcing external venues for dinners or activities, or how to get your group from A to B, as the Club Med team organises everything in-house and takes care of all aspects of the event for you.
Choosing all-inclusive let you fully explore the possibilities of personalisation, anything is possible in terms of facilities specifications, activities, logistics and much more! No need to limit yourself, just ask. If you want to step up personalisation to the next level – why not consider exclusive hire of one of our resorts? Club Med is the specialist in exclusive use, meaning we give you the keys and you run the resort as you wish! We are even able to completely rebrand their resorts to create “pop-up” venues aligned with your guidelines – just make it as private as you want!
5. New exclusive activities and entertainment
Thanks to the team expertise and our experience in the MICE industry, we can offer you a unique programme with activities or opportunities that you might not have thought about before in your plan. It is a good opportunity to let your delegates discover and try out new things to do – from Thai Chi on the beach in Mauritius to dinner in a yurt in the Alps. Club Med is able to offer you a programme with activities, sports, team-building activities or excursions according to your needs, event type and guests.
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Here are some Club Med profiles worth checking out:
- Club Med Da Balaia, Portugal