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Pineapples & Pinecones meetings and incentives experts understand that events are an important part of your strategy to achieve a variety of business goals. We bring our knowledge, experience, passion and industry buying power to the table to get you the results you seek. From the moment you meet your highly qualified team of meetings and incentives specialists, you’ll know that every aspect of your conference, meeting, event or trade show is in the hands of experts.
Whether you dream to motivate your sales force, strengthen your client relations, encourage employee loyalty, or showcase your capabilities and services, we’ll execute your vision flawlessly. Whether in the Islands or the Mountains, we can an create and unforgettable experience that will be remembered for a lifetime.
Pineapples & Pinecones is a unique Destination Management Company offering guests and corporations the option between land and sea vacations in Hawaii or Bend, Oregon. As a full-service travel company, we can organize your vacation, wedding, reunion, or meeting and incentive program and custom tailor it specifically to your needs or wants.
Our experienced staff will ensure a smoothly run program with consistent communication in all the planning stages. This insures that your journey will be remembered by all. To make your stay as comfortable as possible, we offer a wide range of services specifically tailored to either Central Oregon or Hawaii. Once your program is created, a Travel Director is assigned to cater to all your needs. They are responsible for day-to-day operations, and maintain constant contact with your airline, hotel, transportation service and activities to keep everyone up-to-date. Our experienced Travel Coordinators have lived and worked in each destination and are familiar with every aspect of the destination and your trip.
Cruise Ships, Hotels and Resorts
Whether you choose a cruise ship in the islands, a private island, oceanfront resort, boutique hotel or ranch resort, Pineapples & Pinecones gives you access to the best room blocks for the best possible price. We have worked in the cruise industry for over 40 years, in executive positions, and now bring our expertise to Pineapples & Pinecones. We have accomplished full ship charters and large groups, or have worked with individuals preparing for their dream trip. With our sister company, Elegant Harbors and Havens, we are known in the industry for creating ship christenings, galas and events for the cruise industry at large. We can offer unique shore excursions in 560 ports in 93 countries around the world. What this mean for you…is the most expertise in finding the right ship experience for you.
Themed Events, Weddings, Special Occasions, Sporting Events
Whether you dream of a Hawaiian event with beautiful Polynesian touches, or a Native American Indian experience, each of our cultural events are memorable to create an impression of the destination. We present all that the destination has to offer you and your attending guests…authentic with a touch of class. You will have a wide range of spectacular events to choose from, including Polynesian shows, ranch outings, team building or sporting events that will be the highlight of your guest’s stay. We have an experienced production team that can create a production show, specifically catering to your company’s theme. The idea is to give the “WOW” factor that expresses your individuality, and return with a lasting memorable experience. Our company specializes in variety of Sporting Events. From a company run incentive challenge, to a PGA sponsored Golf Classic…we have the experience, the know how and the professionalism to work with television, radio and all communications with the media to create an event of a lifetime! We have formulated a team of experts on both sides of the Pacific to facilitate larger than life sporting events. Ask how we can put your company or organization on the map.
We draw from the best activities within each destination and have researched each activity company for its safety record and experienced guides. All are drawn from our own personal experiences and customized to fit your guest’s bucket list. Whether biking down a volcano in Hawaii or peddling on one of the many Bend brewery tours, kayaking or snowshoeing at moonlight, enjoying a schnapps on a wintery night, or hiking thru a bamboo forest, all can be enjoyed at a group level, or individualized for your VIP guests.
We greet you with our Aloha Spirit. Have you heard of a “pinecone lei”? In ancient times it was known as a “pinecone garland” and a symbol of gratitude. Polynesians greeted their guests with a flower lei. This small gesture will welcome your guests with a spirit of “Aloha and Gratitude” from our company to yours.
It’s easy to upgrade any of our services to pay special attention to VIP’s on your program. From private luxury sedans and special dignitary meet and greet services, gifts or special amenities, each is well thought out and reflects your distinctive branding.
Private Group Check-in’s and Hospitality Desks
There’s nothing like knowing where to go to obtain an answer or advice from a local’s perspective. So, we will staff a hospitality desk at your hotel to answer any questions your guests may have. The desk will have your company’s branding and identity, making a seamless way of giving your organization full credit for a personalized program.
There are a multitude of things to see and do in each destination we represent. Pineapples and Pinecones can offer orientation briefings to inform your guests of the most popular tours and attractions available. Whether it is a local show or dinner reservation…it is our pleasure to help with these private arrangements. It’s important to keep your wedding guests, family or children active during their stay. Therefore, we offer destination friendly activities for all ages that are a must on any holiday.
We maintain several sources that give us wholesale pricing. With advance notice, many of these gifts can be personalized with your company logo and branding needs. Locally-sourced gifts make great mementos of the stay in your choice location.
Pineapples & Pinecones has a trusted rapport with a diverse group of restaurants in each destination. From Ale Trails to Luaus, we pay special attention to the level of service, ambiance and unique cuisine to the area…experience the unique flavors of the destination.
Whatever your event calls for, we have a wealth of resources for finding the appropriate entertainment for all your group needs. From a special stringed quartet, a hula dancer or private rodeo, we can provide music, dance floors, and local entertainment to fit all your needs.
Documenting your wedding or program’s stay in Central Oregon or in Hawaii is a great way to provide memories of your special occasion. We can provide photographers or videographers for individual or group shots, team building events, candids, slide shows or creative photo gifts. Or, the newest way to record your active sporting activity is utilizing “GoPro” – mounting cameras on kayaks, snowboards, bikes…all you need is a helmet!