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Keeping a Pulse on your Travel Policy: 4 Areas to Revisit in 2019

- April 22, 2019

Even the most foolproof travel management plans need to be reviewed from time to time. A quick check-in helps you avoid the need for a major overhaul in the future, and can…


Is Last Minute Travel Hurting your Bottom Line?

- March 25, 2019

Whether there’s an emergency at a client site or you have to hold an in-person meeting to close a big deal, at some point, you’ll most likely need to book a trip…


Using Outdated Travel Management Technology? It’s Time for a Change

- March 13, 2019

Are you using outdated travel management technology? You may think you are cutting costs but chances are that you’re doing it at the expense of employee satisfaction, safety and more. Some of…


Ways to Enhance your Corporate Travel Program in 2019

- December 17, 2018

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…


Are you Safeguarding Female Business Travelers?

- December 3, 2018

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

- October 8, 2018

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…


What to Pack for your Next Business Conference

- August 27, 2018

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…


Still Managing Business Travel Completely In-House?

- August 13, 2018

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


Is your Business Travel Program Successful? Ask Yourself these Questions

- July 30, 2018

Is your corporate travel program yielding the results you want? Ask yourself these questions to find out. Financial savings Are your corporate travel expenditures where they should be? Is there an opportunity…


Make Your Next Off-Site Meeting or Conference Healthy

- July 16, 2018

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…


How Technology has Changed Business Travel

- July 2, 2018

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,…


Is Your Business Travel Expense Policy Outdated? It Could Be Costing You

- June 4, 2018

Managing business travel expenses is no easy task, especially if you have dozens or even hundreds of travelers on the road at any given moment. Your expense management procedures should be clear,…