7 Reasons Cambodia is the Unforgettable Choice for your Next Incentive trip
1. Incredible value
Cambodia’s number one tourist attraction Angkor Wat attracted over 2 million visitors in 2016 which means they are well accustomed to welcoming people to their country! Potential incentive trip groups will find it easy to make accommodation and transportation arrangements at very competitive rates. Cambodia has something for everyone and offers an unforgettable chance to reward and refocus your best employees.
2. Angkor Wat
Situated not far from the tourist hub of Siem Reap, Angkor Wat is a bucket list item for many people such is the majesty and wonder this temple complex inspires. It is easily possible to hire bicycles, tuk tuks, and even trek through the massive Angkor Wat National Park providing once in a life time team building opportunities. A visit to Angkor Wat is undoubtedly the highlight of most people’s visit to Cambodia.
3. Stunning locales
Do not leg Cambodia’s developing status deter you from visiting as the country has a diverse string of stunning local destinations to visit. The capital Phnom Penh is an eye opener for its history. Angkor Wat and Siem Reap are the jewels in the crown of the Cambodian tourism sector. In the south Sihanoukville is an exciting seaside resort town with some amazing beaches and incredible sunsets. There is also the unspoilt hidden island gem of Koh Rong, well worth a visit. Kep and Kampot on the eastern coast are famous for their French colonial charms. It is of course also possible to venture into the thick rainforests of Cambodia to encounter the local flora and fauna. All of these locations make Cambodia an unforgettable choice for your next team building incentive trip.
4. A growing MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Events) destination
Investments in local infrastructure and a growing number of quality conference and business centers in Cambodia have made it an emerging MICE destination for businesses looking to go on incentive trips to neighboring countries on a budget. The Cambodian Tourism Ministry is actively promoting Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and Sihanoukville as MICE host locations. Indonesia, South Korea, and China were also mentioned as countries with businesses in growing numbers turning to Cambodia for their MICE events.
5. Tropical Climate
Cambodia experiences three seasons; hot, cooler, and the rainy. Most people visit from November to March. November to February are typically the cooler, drier months with days of sunshine and very little rain, temperatures range from the mid 20s to lower 30s. March and May are the hotter months when the temperature rises from mid 30s to even 40c.
6. Unforgettable team building events
Sites such as Angkor Wat, the largest religious structure in the world, enclosing 401 acres of temples, towers, pagodas, elephants, monkeys, and jungle make Cambodia an amazing incentive trip destination. There are is also Koh Rong, an island 45 minutes by ferry from Sihanoukville on the coast. This island is almost entirely still undeveloped and covered by pristine jungle. Angkor Wat and Koh Rong are just two locations in Cambodia that are suited to the famed Survivor and The Amazing Race type team challenges. Paintball, mountain bikes, ATVs, and other extreme sports are on offer across the country.
7. Diverse local CSR projects
There is an active civil society in Cambodia that welcomes businesses visiting on incentive trips looking to commit to CSR projects in across the country. Ample opportunities to support
environmental, civic, and educational groups exist. Projects could include scuba diving and building artificial reefs off the coast of Cambodia, taking part in reforestation efforts, working to build clean water and sanitation facilities or schools, helping to build hiking paths in the northern jungles, and seminars at the conference centers promoting a greater CSR ethos in the company culture.