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Our Travel Gift Certificate Program Makes Incentivizing your Employees Easier

Wednesday, December 13, 2017   Written by:

Looking for a unique way to incentivize your employees, reward top performers or celebrate a special occasion in the workplace? Give the gift of travel! Professional Travel’s new travel gift certificate program just made professional gifting a whole lot easier. With our unique program, you can easily purchase travel certificates in custom amounts that your […]

Gift Certificate Ideas for Frequent Travelers

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Monday, December 11, 2017   Written by:

Do you have a frequent traveler in your life? Surprise him or her with a unique and thoughtful gift this holiday season. Travel-related gift certificates are simple to buy, fun to give and extremely useful for the recipient! eBook gift certificate No one goes through more books than an avid reader who is also a […]

How to Plan an Offsite Meeting that Works

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Monday, December 4, 2017   Written by:

Whether you love them or hate them, the truth of the matter is that offsite meetings are becoming more and more common in the workplace – and for good reason. Nearly two-thirds of appointment setters and decision makers say that offsite meetings are more productive than those held inside the office, and planning one that […]

Internet Security Tips for Frequent Business Travelers

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Monday, November 20, 2017   Written by:

As a frequent business traveler, you should take extra precautions in order to prevent hackers from accessing personal information via your electronic devices. See our helpful tips below! Before your Trip Clean up Before you depart, remove any important documents from your devices including confidential presentations, financial statements and photos. In the event that your […]

Professional Travel Earns Ensemble’s President’s Gold Circle Award

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017   Written by:

We are proud to share that we have been awarded the “President’s Gold Circle Award” from Ensemble Travel Group for leading sales performance with Ensemble’s preferred suppliers in 2016. This includes cruise lines, hotels, airlines, tour operators, travel insurance companies and rental car companies. This award is bestowed upon only 10 of Ensemble’s 850 top-tier […]

Creating a Millennial-Friendly Travel Policy

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Monday, November 6, 2017   Written by:

By 2020, millennials will account for 50% of all business travel spending. There are many misconceptions about millennials but when it comes down to it, they are creative and driven employees who also like options and flexibility. By observing the characteristics, habits and needs of your younger employees, you can adjust your travel policy to […]

Long Layover? Get Moving! Workout While You Wait at These Airports

Monday, October 23, 2017   Written by:

Airports are no longer famous for just plate-sized cinnamon rolls and sitting in the same chair for hours on end. Many are on a major health kick, offering nutritional food choices and ways to stay fit and active while waiting for a flight. Check out these 7 airports leading the way in travel fitness: Baltimore/Washington […]

There and Back: Tips for a One-Day Business Trip

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Monday, October 9, 2017   Written by:

First flight out. Last flight back. That’s usually how the single-day business trip goes. Because limiting your travel to less than 24 hours saves your company money, in addition to allowing you to sleep in your own bed at the end of the day, more and more business travelers are opting for single-day trips. While […]

Frequent Business Travelers: Look for These Amenities in a Hotel

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Monday, September 25, 2017   Written by:

When it comes to frequent business travel, certain things can make your life a little bit easier. When choosing a hotel, look for these must-have amenities to ensure you have a convenient and comfortable work trip. A business center A well-equipped business center with a computer, access to the internet and a printer can help […]

Business Travel Safety: Rental Cars

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Monday, September 11, 2017   Written by:

Renting a car on your next business trip? Keep these helpful tips in mind to ensure your safety on the road! Check your insurance policy Before you rent a car, check and see if your current auto insurance covers rentals. Your credit card may also cover the vehicle if you use it to pay for […]