Program Spotlight: Turks & Caicos

Picture yourself standing on a white, powdery sand beach. The sun is beaming down and warming your face while the ocean waves, beautifully turquoise, are lapping at the shore. It is peace unlike anything you can experience at home.

This is Turks & Caicos.

Recently, our team sent not one, but two groups to this gorgeous Caribbean island. The experience was exceptional, allowing both groups to immerse themselves in the island’s beautiful landscapes and warm hospitality.

Our clients came to us with the goal in mind to increase sales in their market and to build stronger connections with their top clients. We always say “a business relationship is easy to break, but a personal relationship is hard to break”. Keeping this in mind, our team developed a customized travel incentive program that addressed our clients’ specific desires and requirements, while also motivating their target audience (their top clients) to get involved. Designing a program itinerary that included VIP service, unique group experiences, great bonding opportunities, and, of course, free time was top of mind to produce the ultimate reward. It involved a lot of research, coordination with various service providers, and careful consideration of the group’s preferences and needs, all the while remembering the clients’ goals and vision.

Two media groups within the same corporate umbrella went to Turks & Caicos. While there were technically two separate groups on this trip, we worked to make it feel seamless and integrated for every attendee. Both groups were kept separate in terms of program marketing, each one receiving its own website, email campaign, and trip logo. The groups also sailed on separate catamarans, although they did ride in tandem and snorkeled together. In fact, nearly everything else was combined. Joint airport transfers made arrivals smooth and hassle-free. Additionally, both programs shared a welcome reception, a farewell reception, and an exhilarating group excursion. So, while these were technically two different programs, our team was able to design an experience that fostered bonding and networking among both groups, creating camaraderie.

Each program we design is assigned at least two onsite managers. It is the manager’s responsibility to serve as a point of contact between the guests and everyone else so that our clients can focus solely on having a great time. The presence of onsite managers is essential for the success of the program. For instance, there was a slight change of plans with our farewell dinner location. Our onsite team helped with securing the new location and made sure to notify everyone about the change from an ocean-view patio to dinner on the beach. It turned out to be a beautiful and enjoyable option for everyone. The original location would have been lovely, but being on the beach with a tent, sunset, and even a rainbow turned out to be a fantastic final farewell for the group.

Why is Turks & Caicos Perfect for Incentives?

Turks & Caicos is a wonderful location for any travel incentive or corporate retreat with its luxurious style, perfect beaches, and convenient location. The island specializes in luxury tourism and excels at it. With its warm and sunny weather, a variety of outdoor and water activities, and ample beach space for relaxation, it offers a perfect setting for group activities and excursions. Its fresh, local cuisine, especially the seafood, and well-equipped resorts with meeting spaces make it an ideal choice for corporate events.

There are many resorts and hotels on the island that are perfect choices for any group incentive or corporate retreat, each one offering its own unique atmosphere and set of amenities.

  • Grace Bay Club – Grace Bay Club is situated on the world-famous Grace Bay Beach. It offers diverse options, including an exclusive section, fine dining, and a chic beachfront bar. The resort features multiple distinct pool areas and provides a luxurious and diverse atmosphere. It is a great choice for those seeking diverse luxury experiences.
  • The Palms – Our clients chose to stay at this beautiful resort. It features classic and elegant suites, Caribbean fusion cuisine, and casual beachfront dining. The resort also offers an infinity pool with a swim-up bar, an award-winning spa with a garden sanctuary, and a sophisticated and elegant atmosphere. It’s ideal for those seeking classic, sophisticated luxury with exciting and memorable amenities.
  • The Ritz-Carlton – The Ritz-Carlton offers modern and luxurious rooms and suites, multiple gourmet dining options, an infinity pool, and an ultra-luxurious and exclusive atmosphere. This venue is perfect for ultra-luxurious and high-end experiences with renowned Ritz-Carlton service.
  • The Shore Club – The Shore Club offers elegant suites and villas with a focus on tranquility, featuring Asian-Peruvian fusion and diverse dining options. The resort provides family-friendly and adults-only pools, creating an elegant and tranquil atmosphere, perfect for wellness-focused stays.
  • Wymara Resort & Villas – Wymara Resort & Villas offers contemporary and sleek design, modern cuisine, and beachfront dining. It has an infinity pool with ocean views and prioritizes holistic wellness treatments. It has a modern and chic atmosphere perfect for guests wanting a contemporary luxury vibe.

Turks & Caicos offers many exciting experiences and activities that highlight the island’s unique culture and landscape. While visiting the island, our guests and the travel team participated in many of Turks & Caicos’ unforgettable experiences. Here are just a few activities our group experienced:


  • Hoverboard Surfing – an exciting water sport in which the person is suspended on a surfboard over the water
  • Catamaran Sailing – some couples opted for a more private excursion and sailed together on a catamaran cruise of their own
  • Town Exploration – many people chose to tour the town, shop in the boutiques, and dine on local cuisine
  • Grace Bay Beach – one of the worlds most gorgeous swimmable beaches
  • Iguana Island – see the native and endangered Rock Iguana up close and personal
  • Snorkeling – the best way to experience reefs and marine life such as native fish, sea turtles, and rays in their natural habitat
  • The Palms Spa – renowned for being one of the best spas on the entire island, this spa offers massages, facials, and other relaxing therapies

Are you ready to elevate your next travel incentive program? Explore Turks & Caicos the Sutton Planning Way. Contact us today to start planning your next travel incentive, destination meeting, or corporate retreat.

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