Do you need any corporate trip ideas?
If you are looking for bespoke corporate team building activities in a quiet, natural and sophisticated environment, then you will not be disappointed with fresh Start’s corporate trip ideas. Read on to find out what the Fresh Start Fitness retreat Boot Camp has to offer your company.
We have experience in dealing with large corporations and high-end business team building and wellness retreats. Whether you want to mix business with fitness and wellness or just experience corporate team building at its very best, then look no further.
Our Corporate Team Building programmes will equip your staff, employees, management team and Board members with the skills to work together confidently and efficiently which in turn will increase staff bonding, company productivity and work satisfaction. We can custom make your programme with your specific needs in mind and use our expertise to make your experience with us a memorable one.
We can structure your corporate team building programme to suit junior staff members, new members of staff who have not worked together before, as well as senior members of your work force and your senior management team.
Based in the Cultural and vibrant city of Chiang Mai , Northern Thailand, you can experience Lanna style art, amazing shopping opportunities, sightseeing, business meeting and seminar venues and a whole lot more.
Our previous corporate retreats have included in their programme.
.Golf at one of the best golf courses in Thailand, Green Valley Golf course, Chiang Mai.
.Shopping at one of many state of the art shopping malls, which include all the big named stores such as Gucci, Apple, H and M, Super dry, Billabong, Burberry, Jagger and many more
.Yoga, with our qualified British wheel of Yoga instructors, which will aid body, Soul and mind.
.Pilates with our fully qualified Pilates teacher to help realign your body and spirit.
.Massages at our Bamboo spa where you can choose between reflexology foot
massage, Thai massage, oil massage, head, back and shoulder massages and Swedish massage.
.Farr Saunas, which are a state of the art Infa red sauna which breaks down fat and improves skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis and other skin related ailments.
.Turkish steam bath with herbal remedies which can help aid breathing problems and skin conditions.
.Mindfulness and Meditation which will alleviate the stresses and strains of the corporate work environment.
.Power walking through lush Northern Thailand bringing you at one with nature
and your natural surroundings.
. Muay Thai kick boxing classes with professional Thai and Western fighters and instructors, which is great for cardio and strength training and will teach you a little about Thailand’s National sport and culture.
.Kettle bell classes with our qualified ‘Warrior Fit’ Fitness instructors
.Fitness testing using our state of the art fat, muscle and weight measuring equipment, as well as VO2 max and strength tests.
.Circuit training in our amazing Sala with breath-taking views across the Thai country side which will tone and strengthen your whole body.
.Swimming, relaxing and sunbathing in one of our fresh water Spa swimming pools.
.Kayaking and long tail boat trips on the Ping River in down town Chiang Mai
.Nutritional health lectures and talks from our select team of guest speakers and experts on the benefits of juicing, eating healthily and raw food cooking.
.Low rope course, which will test your team’s problem solving skills and team work. All equipment and training will be given at our professionally run venues.
.High ropes course, set 30 feet up in the jungle canopy, test your nerve on commando bridges, zip lines and crawler rails!
.High Wall challenge, a great way of gelling teams together and testing their metal.
.Climbing wall and abseiling, led by our team of professional instructors. Pit your wits against some seriously testing climbs or just have some fun learning the basics!
.Crazy race clue finding challenges, using maps and team knowledge, navigate your team and colleagues around the streets of Chiang Mai using Bicycles, Tuk Tuks, Songteaus and other local transport to find clues whilst having a load of fun.
.Team cooking school; learn how to cook authentic Thai cuisine and raw food at our world renowned cooking classes.
Charming and colourful Chiang Mai, the perfect location for your corporate retreat.
We also offer great sight-seeing opportunities in and around Chiang Mai which include visits to amazing temples, lakes, water falls, Tiger kingdoms, Elephant parks, Hill tribes, night bizarre, walking street markets and areas of natural beauty.
For the more adventurous we offer adrenaline filled corporate activities such as cycle tours through the amazing Thai country side, visiting temples, waterfalls and sampling the Thai culture.
For the adrenalin junkies we have –
Bungee jumping at the extreme sports centre run by qualified bungee jumping experts from New Zealand
Quad biking though the Northern Thai jungle and surrounding area on state of the art ATV’s 4 wheel motorised buggies.
Paint balling at the purpose-built paint ball zone which has buildings, walls and all the fun and excitement of the paintball ‘war zone’
Off road motorcycling on high-powered trials motorcycles through the amazing Thai wilderness, some motor cycle experience will be needed for this activity.
Motorised go – carting on a state of the art drift race track which will defiantly get the adrenalin pumping as you race your team mates, work colleagues and bosses!
James Bond Style spy Corporate events.
Ever wondered what it would be like to rescue hostages from a darkened building, use un – armed combat skills used by the Police and Special forces, shoot pistols and rifles on a state of the art shooting range, learn surveillance skills to follow undetected in a team, learn Police style driving techniques such as ‘J’ turns and shooting from a moving vehicle. This great fun package is run by British ex-Military and Police experts who will teach you their skills and techniques in a fun and adrenaline fuelled way.
These well thought out activities are great fun and really help to gel a new team together or seriously test an
already good working relationship. First of all the team or teams will receive training and advice on the techniques required, then they will be given scenarios to work on as a team, which will include briefing team members, executing a plan of action, reconnaissance, observations skills, team leading and building and finally putting the plan into action.
We start with team training with some fun and energetic Fitness training, team building, Muay Thai kick boxing, Commando hand to hand combat or Police defensive tactics. Then some skill based training such as shooting, off-road driving, surveillance training and building assault drills. Then you can choose from 3 main scenarios which could include – 1. Hostage rescue and capture 2. Surveillance and capture 3. Drive and shoot. All three scenarios are great fun and will test your team to the maximum in all areas of management, leadership, problem solving and thinking outside of the box. Of course, you can pick and mix and try the areas you think will suit, anything is possible here!
When you book with us we will tailor all of your requirements and business needs into a slick and easy to understand programme. Our experience in this field will guarantee your corporate retreat will be run in a smooth and professional manner by our corporate minded team of experts.
Bespoke accommodation choices.
Our accommodation choices are bespoke from a rural retreat to city chic. Enjoy the best of Chiang Mai, just let us do all the leg work for you. As we live in Chiang Mai we have sampled many of the finest hotels and have hand-picked the best one’s for all our corporate clients. Rooms are all well furnished, spacious and have super comfy beds!
Bespoke food choices.
Let us take the burden of what to eat away from you. We can put together a healthy, clean and nutritious diet which will get your team members on track with their wellness goals. It has been proven that healthy staff take less time off work and are more productive.
Our latest corporate retreat group from Malaysia.
Our Malaysian group included 50 personnel from senior management to members of the board of directors from the award-winning NAIM HOLDINGS BERHAD. They wanted a health retreat style package and also meeting and conference rooms to conduct their own in-house management training and lectures.
We liaised with Caroline, their head of corporate communications, to build a programme which suited their needs and requirements. Firstly, we assured them that we could cater for their Muslim HALAL diet requests at our award-winning ‘radiance’ restaurant and that we could take care of all their accommodation, travel and corporate team building needs.
Over a period of just over three weeks we had booked their board of directors into our luxury five bedroom villa and all of their management staff and special guests into pool deluxe hotel rooms and villas. We arranged an action packed programme for both the senior and junior members of their team which included Golf, shopping, massages, saunas, Fitness and health testing, Yoga, Pilates, trekking, sight-seeing tours, kick boxing classes, weight training classes, health and nutritional lectures, transport to and from venues including airport pickups. We also arranged corporate conference meeting rooms for their own management training, which included meals, snacks, tea and coffee, stationary. Projectors and a team of serving staff and an outside point of contact.
Day 1 – AM – Guests arrived and were greeted by staff with a flowered garland and refreshing fruit drink. They were shown to their rooms and orientated around the resort. Some of the Board members were given massages and saunas whilst some were taxied in to Chiang Mai for a local shopping experience.
Day 1 – PM – Guests were shown to the restaurant where they received an introduction and welcome talk by the Co-Director of Fresh Start, Richard Thomas and then given a lecture on the benefits of Juicing by Co-directors, Louise and Christian, then given some super food complimentary drinks which were made from beetroot, passion fruit, apples and kale.
A presentation was then given on the benefits of eating raw food by our raw food expert, Sunny Griffin, who was once a super model and USA TV presenter, who also gave out some tasty samples of raw cheese cake and chocolate made from Avocado and nuts before breaking for a delicious buffet dinner.
Day 2 – AM- Wonderful power walk past ancient temples and
rice paddy fields before a delicious buffet breakfast. After which the board of directors and spouses were taken by luxury van to Huay Tung Tao Lake for an invigorating power walk around one of Chiang Mai’s most picturesque tourist attractions. After this the men were taken to Green Valley Golf course for an 18 hole game of’ the sport of kings’ whilst the spouses were taken to an amazing gold covered temple high in the Chiangmai mountains, commanding spectacular views over the province and of course some shopping.
Day 2 – PM – Managers spent the morning attending work based lectures at our corporate conference hall, but were ready for a heart pounding Muay Thai kick boxing session with our professional fight trainers, using strike pads and boxing gloves to vent some corporate aggression! After a short break they were onto their next fitness class of ‘Kettle bell’ with our qualified’ warrior fit’ instructor to tone and build some serious muscle and strength.
While the managers were working hard in our fitness Sala the board members were relaxing with some Yoga in our Mala Sala and then onto the pool form some Aqua aerobics.
Once everyone had finished their activities they were escorted to the Bamboo Spa for a relaxing massage, sauna or Turkish bath then a buffet dinner at the Radiance restaurant.
Day 3 – AM – The morning started with a Yoga and meditation session for managers and Board members before a fabulous buffet breakfast. The board members were then driven in luxury mini vans for another round of Golf while the managers were driven to our corporate seminar meeting rooms for work based lectures.
Day 3 –PM – After lunch the managers were driven into Chiang Mai for some sight-seeing and a visit to a magnificent mountain temple and shopping at the famous night bizarre. The board members meanwhile were being driven to one of the many brand new air conditioned shopping malls where every shoppers dream can come true.
Day 4 – Our corporate seminar and meeting rooms were utilised all day for work related lectures and training. Our serving staff were at hand with free flowing tea and coffee as well as snacks and sundries. We also arranged a prayer room for their religious needs.
Day 5 – A magical power walk to our fitness test venue for a VO2 Max test, which measures your lungs oxygen capacity and cardiovascular strength.
Our corporate group were then free to have a buffet breakfast, shower, pack and get their pre booked airport transfers to Chiang Mai International airport.
Although plans and programmes were changed regularly by board members during their stay our staff remained flexible and professional throughout making sure everyone’s needs were met at all times.
Fresh Start offer bespoke unique corporate retreats in magical Thailand, the land of smiles. If you want an unforgettable group journey then take a fresh approach with Fresh Start.
Richard and Louise Thomas run the Fresh Start Fitness Holiday boot camp wellness retreat in Chiang Mai Thailand. Louise has been in the health and fitness industry for 28 years and Richard was a Physical Training Instructor in the Royal Marines for 12 years , followed by 18 years as a tactical firearms officer in the UK police force. They are a winning team who want to help your TEAM get fitter and healthier. If you are interested in a corporate retreat with Fresh Start please use our contact page.
Richard and Louise at Fresh Start Fitness Holiday Thailand