Every festive season sees many generic gifts given and received in the working world, prominent amongst them hampers and alcohol. Yet a well-chosen gift can delight and inspire a client or colleague; imperative is an element of originality and exclusivity. We’ve curated a selection of experiences and bespoke gifts to treat a loyal client, valued employee or even inspire a potential lead to do business with you in the future.
Experiential corporate gifts
For the gastronomes amongst your clients, there’s little as appealing as a Michelin-starred tasting menu for two or four, available with or without paired wines or prestige wines, at The Balmoral’s Number One restaurant. And with our new Executive Chef Gary Robinson, formerly the long-standing chef to HRH The Prince of Wales, at the helm, it’s sure to be a regal experience.
Offer sportsmen and women the opportunity to improve their swing at Verdura Resort with a one-hour lesson with a PGA professional. Held on our driving range, next to the windswept links-style course where the Rocco Forte Sicilian Open took place, they’ll pick up invaluable tips with a backdrop of the lapping Mediterranean sea – an inimitable experience and one that’ll prove you were listening to their golf stories.
If it’s relaxation they’re in need of, treat them to an Italian Affair at our newest Roman hotel’s sparkling, state-of-the-art spa. Send them to the heart of Rome’s Centro Storico where, atop the Spanish Steps, they’ll step into an aromatic world of serenity for a 60-minute personalised massage using Irene Forte Skincare. This is followed by a spell in our thermal facilities, including a hydro pool and Mediterranean salt room, and a tasty aperitivo in our Julep Herbal & Vermouth Bar – the perfect tonic to combat stress and fatigue.
Whilst it’s difficult to purchase works for art aficionados, a contemporary art weekend with Wiels caters to all fans of modern works and demonstrates a deeper understanding of a person’s interests than just a quick break. Recipients will not only enjoy two nights at Hotel Amigo and a tasty breakfast each morning of their stay, but also a guided tour of Brussels’ leading exhibition space and insight into the evolving movements of the Belgian art scene, as well as a cocktail at Bar A.
Tangible corporate gifts
When uncertain of a recipients’ availability to travel or enjoy an experience, a bespoke item can be a safer option and no less impressive. Present the appreciator of haute couture with a scarf by Emilio Pucci, created in conjunction with and available at Hotel Savoy, to evoke the bright colours of Florence and the House of Pucci. In Edinburgh, a charming pendant depicting The Balmoral’s clocktower, crafted for The Balmoral by Hamilton & Inches, makes for a meaningful memento of the capital. At Hotel Astoria, elegant cufflinks by the House of Fabergé provide an impressive souvenir of the iconic brand’s hometown.
Don’t hesitate to enquire about our bespoke gifts and experiences across our European destinations, or browse them for yourself at Rocco Forte Gifts.