6 Reasons Indonesia is the Exotic Incentive Trip Destination
Indonesia had 11.5 million tourists in 2016 and that makes it a serious player in the Southeast tourism market, and the government plans to boost this number to 20 million by 2019. Indonesia is an exotic and emerging incentive trip destination that is sure to please your staff and deliver the desired productivity results once back at work. While Bali is well developed, much of the rest of the country isn’t which means it is quite affordable and has options for all types of travelers.
Here are 6 reasons Indonesia is the exotic choice for your next incentive trip or team building event:
Quite simply, Bali has a similar appeal to people who enjoy Koh Samui in Thailand, or Langkawi in Malaysia. Bali is the type of incentive trip or team building experience location that has the
required hospitality, business, and conference facilities and X-factor to inspire staff to new levels of positive growth and productivity. Beyond the MICE requirements, Bali is famous for its beaches, Balinese massages, jungle, and surfing. Bali has the potential to be an incredible next corporate retreat.
2. Easy Access
Budget airlines and the national airline Garuda Indonesia have made travel to and within Indonesia by air increasingly affordable. Bali itself has daily direct flights from many top business destinations in Asia and this saves both time and money. Networks of van and buses also exist to take visitors to locations in the Javanese rainforest.
Top destinations in Indonesia, besides beaches and islands, include the many temples scattered throughout the country and including in Bali. However, the most awe inspiring temples are outside of Yogyakarta the Buddhist Borobudur and Hindu Prambanam temples. Not only are they fascinating to visit, they make excellent places to have Amazing Race or treasure hunt type team building games.
4. Amazing Races
Indonesia has innumerable paths and trails through the jungle and highlands all way up to volcanic peaks like Mount. Bromo. There is also the potential to swim in the largest volcanic lake in the world, Lake Toba, which makes a rewarding finish for attendees to a race after trekking for miles and working hard as a team to accomplish daily goals. Side treks can be made to visit wild orangutans in their natural habitat.
5. Natural Beauty
Indonesia is one of the most ecologically diverse and countries in the world and has world class potential to view fauna and flora up close. From hiking up to see wild orangutans in the jungle, to getting PADI certified as a group at Raja Ampat, described as the best diving locations in the world, or visiting the Komodo Dragon National Park and witnessing a relic from the age of the dinosaurs. These are just a few of the many adventure elements that are on offer to those on inceptive or team building trips. Indonesia has all kind of beauty and wonder to explore.
6. MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibits) Hotels
Bali is superbly qualified to host MICE and team building events. There are plenty of mid range to luxury hotels, conference centers, and business communication facilities. The neighboring island of Lombok also has similar ability to host such events and has fewer distractions. Simply put, Indonesia has the facilities and expertise to make your next incentive or team building trip a major success.