Author Archives: John Sturm

Ways to Enhance your Corporate Travel Program in 2019

Monday, December 17, 2018   Written by:
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2018 is coming to a close and it’s time to look forward to next year. From revisiting your travel policy to looking into invisible spend, consider these adjustments in order to enhance…

Common Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Monday, October 22, 2018   Written by:
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A trip, whether for business or for pleasure, can quickly go astray when you find that you’ve been the victim of theft or fraud. Read on to discover some of the scams…

What to Pack for your Next Business Conference

Monday, August 27, 2018   Written by:
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Pack the following items for your next business conference or seminar to ensure you are prepared, comfortable and productive. Reusable water bottle Hydration is important, especially when you are sitting and/or talking…

Make Your Next Off-Site Meeting or Conference Healthy

Monday, July 16, 2018   Written by:
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Are you hosting a conference or an off-site meeting? Follow these simple tips to encourage attendees to make healthy choices during the event. Take frequent breaks Make room in your schedule for…

Now Trending: Biometric Facial Recognition

Monday, May 21, 2018   Written by:
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Airlines have recently started partnering with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to test Biometric Facial Recognition (BFR) technology at several airports across the globe. What is BFR? During a BFR screening,…

How to Encourage Employee Travel Policy Compliance

Monday, April 9, 2018   Written by:
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Your company has a travel policy in place for a reason. Among other benefits, the right guidelines will keep employees safe on the road while saving your company time and money.  Oftentimes,…

Are Your Business Travelers Happy? Managing and Maintaining Their Satisfaction

Monday, February 26, 2018   Written by:

Though traveling often may sound luxurious, those who are required to take frequent business trips may beg to differ. If you employ business travelers, ensuring their happiness is crucial to your company’s…

Five Tips to Help You Get Through Customs Faster

Monday, January 15, 2018   Written by:

If you travel frequently, you know how frustrating a long customs line can be after an even longer flight. Use these tips to ensure your customs inspection is quick and easy. Mobile…

Our Travel Gift Certificate Program Makes Incentivizing Your Employees Easier

Wednesday, December 13, 2017   Written by:
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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…

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

Wednesday, November 15, 2017   Written by:
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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…

Creating a Millennial-Friendly Travel Policy

Monday, November 6, 2017   Written by:
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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…

Frequent Business Travelers: Look for These Amenities in a Hotel

Monday, September 25, 2017   Written by:
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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…