Liven up your employees’ work-life balance and encourage your people to learn new skills and get inspired with new endeavours. Here’s a round-up of popular new employee experiences this month that you can gift as a corporate reward to increase employee engagement and motivation.
Let your employees and their families step behind the scenes of The Seven Kingdoms with The Official Game of Thrones Studio Tour for Two Adults and Two Children. Located at the authentic filming location of Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, guests can immerse themselves in an expansive collection of sets, costumes and props, discovering the meticulous craftmanship and artistry that designed the Seven Kingdoms and brought the story of Game of Thrones to life on screen.
Indulge your wine connoisseurs at work with this English Wine Project Winery Tour and Tasting for Two at Darley Abbey. The two recipients will spend the day at Darley Abbey, Derby’s newest winery. They’ll learn the process of wine making, seeing how it’s made and gaining a fascinating producer insight.
Treat the petrol heads in the workplace to drive one of history’s truly great cars with this Iconic Classic Racing Experience. They’ll travel back in time to the swinging 60s for their pick of one the decade’s finest vehicles. Choosing from the incredible Jaguar E-Type and a replica AC Cobra. Each unique vehicle brings with it a tonne of heritage and plenty of performance.
Your colleagues can make some new feathered friends with this Fly The Big Four Falconry Encounter at The Hawking Centre. They’ll kick things off with a brief tour of the centre’s state-of-the-art facilities before meeting the wonderful team of feathered friends. After a small introduction and a health and safety briefing, it’s gloves on and time to get out. They’ll fly a European Eagle Owl, Chilean Blue Eagle, Bald Eagle and an African Hooded Vulture.
Treat your co-workers to a bear-tastic day out with this Paddington Afternoon Tea Bus Tour for Two Adults and Two Children. Meticulously crafted, everyone will enjoy a mouth-watering Paddington themed afternoon tea menu, featuring the best marmalade sandwich ever. Recipients will be treated to an array of sandwiches, cakes and scones with clotted cream and jam. The fantastic food will be paired with an extensive selection of drinks including hot chocolate, coffee and tea.
Help your team members to learn to cook in four weeks with this Live Online Course from Cookable. The newest and best way to learn to cook, the course is entirely flexible, effective and a load of fun. Promising to teach anyone to cook, your recipients can attend a two hour, live class each week. All the teaching is live and interactive, meaning they can ask any question at any time.
Gift your people in style with a One Hour Roller Skate Disco including Drinks for Two at Escape To Freight Island. Inspired by the new generation of roller skaters, from Berlin to Brooklyn, Good Life Skates is home to an 8000 square foot roller rink on the mezzanine level of Escape to Freight Island. Open to all ages and levels, skate hire, and protective equipment is included with every session.
Gift you employees the chance to embark on a culinary journey with this Multisensory Immersive Supper Club with Ten Course Tasting Menu for Two. Chef Jozef Youssef and his talented team have meticulously crafted a 10 course experimental tasting menu, showcasing culinary creativity inspired by art, nature and the science of multisensory flavour perception. This is one of December’s best new experiences without a doubt!
Your colleagues can discover the closely guarded secrets to Cuba’s renowned cocktails with this Cocktail Masterclass and Three Course Meal for Two at Revolución de Cuba. Hosted by an expert mixologist, the 90 minute cocktail workshop will kick off with a welcome Sangria each. It all begins by building a flavour profile tasting some of everyone’s favourite Cuban classic cocktails. When your colleagues are ready, they’ll learn the tricks of the trade shaking, muddling and stirring their way through iconic Cuban cocktails with the expert guidance of the in-house Cantineros.
Let your animal loving team members get up close to one of the most magical creatures in the animal kingdom with this Meet and Feed the Reindeer with a Hot Chocolate for Two at Somerset Reindeer Ranch. The day starts with a health and safety brief, filled with plenty of interesting reindeer facts to learn. The ranch owner will demonstrate how to care for and feed the reindeer before it’s time to spend some quality time with one of Santa’s elite sleigh pulling team.
The Virgin Experience Days Gift Card
Not sure exactly what your colleagues might like? Let them unlock the world of experiences with a Virgin Experience Days Gift Card so they can choose a gift that is truly unique and unforgettable. Your recipient will be able to choose from experiences all across the country including adventure activities, driving experiences, spa, scenic cruises and so much more! As well as being able to choose from any of December’s best new experiences. Find out more below: