The newly incorporated design team planned a special
trip to enable this new group to get to know each other
away from all office distractions and to have time to
discuss future planning and strategy during a memorable
The team met at the Waterloo International Station
for the journey to Paris, which gave the team a chance
to talk and relax and get to know each other. Just over
two hours later they arrived in Central Paris and were
taken to their hotel to check in before heading to a
classic French café near the magnificent Museé
du Louvre for a light lunch.
After lunch the teams were given a briefing for the
treasure hunt, which started by the spectacular glass
pyramid at the entrance to the museum and led them through
splendid surroundings including the Tuileries Gardens
and Place de la Concorde. The teams saw much of the
splendour of historical Paris, the style of the modern
city and its good-looking residents, which caught many
a roving eye! All this took place in an atmosphere of
There were a number of challenges that produced some
surprising and at times hilarious results, which would
give the group much to talk about over the coming months.
The event concluded at a stylish restaurant where,
after a fun packed prize giving, the team enjoyed some
great French cuisine.
The following morning the team had time for a meeting
to share experiences and then to discuss forward planning
and strategies before the return journey to London by
Eurostar. All agreed that this had given a huge boost
to the new team.