Author Archives: Bob Sturm

Are you Safeguarding Female Business Travelers?

Monday, December 3, 2018   Written by:
female business traveler

According to Skift, 47% of females who travel do so for business, making women one of the fastest growing groups of business travelers. As this number continues to rise, it’s becoming more…

Invisible Travel Spend: What is it and how you can Combat it

Monday, October 8, 2018   Written by:
expense report

What is invisible travel spend? Invisible spend is defined as any travel expenditures that take place outside of an approved channel and thus, do not appear in official reports provided by a…

Still Managing Business Travel In-House?

Monday, August 13, 2018   Written by:
stressed traveler

If you or someone at your company is managing your business travel program in-house, you may want to think again. Your company could be at a disadvantage and face unnecessary challenges when…

How Technology has Changed Business Travel

Monday, July 2, 2018   Written by:
iPad and iPhone

Technology is changing the face of business travel. With this shift, there is an increased demand from business travelers for customized and immediate information, seamless booking and expense reporting and above all,…

The Airline Broke my Luggage: Now What?

Monday, June 18, 2018   Written by:
broken luggage

Frequent business travelers have probably been there before – you go to get your luggage off the conveyer belt and you notice that your bag has seen better days. It got smashed,…

The Best Luggage for Every Type of Traveler

Monday, May 7, 2018   Written by:

Your travel needs should typically dictate the luggage you choose to buy. Which type of luggage suits your lifestyle the best? Whether you’re a frequent business traveler or the sporadic road tripping…

Duty of Care and Travel Risk Management: What’s the Difference?

Monday, March 26, 2018   Written by:

Duty of care and travel risk management are two terms that are often used interchangeably. While they are related, and rely on each other to function, they mean different things. As an…

Allowing Business Travelers to Book with Airbnb? You Could Be Breaking the Law!

Monday, February 12, 2018   Written by:

As an employer, it’s not only your duty to keep your employees safe, it’s the law. While Airbnb may seem like a reliable accommodation, we’re here to deliver some news . ….

Ensuring Your Corporate Travel Program Thrives in 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018   Written by:

Happy New Year! Follow these simple steps to ensure that your company’s travel program remains healthy and successful in 2018. Review the last year First things first, you’ll want to take a…

Gift Certificate Ideas for Frequent Travelers

Monday, December 11, 2017   Written by:
protrav gift giving

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…

How to Plan an Offsite Meeting That Works

Monday, December 4, 2017   Written by:
offsite meeting

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…

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

Monday, October 23, 2017   Written by:
zero fitness

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…