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Business Travel Insights from Travel Management Experts

travel policy Administrative Professionals

How To Create the Best Travel Policies for Your Company

Creating a successful travel and expense policy for your company is important since it’s likely where a large portion of your company’s budgetary funds are allocated. Having a fully functioning...

business travelers Administrative Professionals

Business Travel Insurance: Who Needs It? You Might

Travel insurance: otherwise known as the little box at the bottom of a booking page that you usually check to opt out of. When you’re traveling, particularly for business, you probably think...

Travel Tips business travelers

Airport Yoga Trend: What You Need to Know

In 2012, San Francisco International Airport kicked off a popular new trend: airport yoga rooms. The airport has two, both open 24 hours, free mats provided. Yoga rooms have since expanded into...

account management Administrative Professionals

Business Travel Management Reporting: Best Practices You Need to Know Now

If you’ve recently been placed in charge of your company’s travel management, you know instinctively that the expense reporting data is what drives everything. But how do you know if you’re doing...

business travelers Procurement Administrative Professionals

5 Advantages of Using An Agency To Book Your Air Travel

It may be tempting to book your company’s travel on your own – without the services of a business travel agency. Given that the extra assistance can cost you additional expense, we get it. But...

Travel Tips business travelers

Flight Attendant Confidential: What They Wish You Knew About Flying First Class

There’s First Class, and then there’s FIRST CLASS. There’s a huge disparity between First Class on United Airlines versus First Class on Emirates. And there might be a huge income disparity...

Procurement travel policy Administrative Professionals

Is Your Current Travel Policy Really Working?

Simply put, you need to have solid data in order to properly manage and evaluate the success — or lack thereof — of your company’s travel policy. This is true of any aspect of your business....

Travel Tips business travelers Procurement Administrative Professionals

What You Don’t Know – But Should – About Unused Airline Tickets

When you book a business flight — whether individually or through a business travel agency — the assumption is you’ll use the ticket. Unfortunately, life happens. Emergencies arise. Plans change....

implementation Administrative Professionals

Implementing a New Travel Solution? Avoid These 5 Major Mistakes

You’re tasked with the responsibility of overseeing company travel, knowing there may come a time when company-wide change is necessary. Making that change — especially when it comes to working...

TMC Selection Procurement Administrative Professionals

Do I Need to Hire a Consultant to Help Select a Travel Management Company?

Hiring a travel management company (TMC) is an important decision because who you choose can have a major impact on your company’s travel costs. Choose the wrong one, and it may cost you. Choose a...

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