Travel 411

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Still Managing Business Travel In-House?

- August 13, 2018

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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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Is Your Business Travel Expense Policy Outdated?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,…

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How to Encourage Employee Travel Policy Compliance

- April 9, 2018

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,…

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

- March 26, 2018

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…

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What Travel Booking Websites Don’t Tell You

- March 12, 2018

It’s a common misconception that booking hotels, rental cars and airfare for business travel (or any type of travel!) through a travel website will save you time and money. However, that couldn’t…

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Are Your Business Travelers Happy? Managing and Maintaining Their Satisfaction

- February 26, 2018

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…

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