Two Reasons Modern Travel Managers Also Need to be Data Analysts
The skills required by modern travel managers are changing. In particular, a report by Radius Travel uncovered that 51% of surveyed travel managers believe data analytics skills will become more important in the future. What is changing in the world of business travel that means data analysis is becoming more important? And what can travel managers […]
3 Challenges Facing Travel Managers … And How to Overcome Them
Travel managers all face different hurdles at work. Although we often have similar goals and objectives, our specific challenges can be very different – covering everything from increasing policy compliance and streamlining the reporting to engaging employees and building relationships with key stakeholders. The challenges facing travel managers stem from the different numbers of travellers […]
Essential Travel Management Hacks for Busy Travel Managers
You can’t get into work any earlier or stay even later. Your only option is to get more efficient with the time you have. To reclaim time in your schedule and get more done in the day, here are four time-saving travel management hacks that will leave you free to focus on the important stuff. […]
How a Leisure Booking Site Shook Up the World of Business Travel
Business travel is no holiday. Time, budget and all the comforts of a home away from home are top priorities. You need to ensure the happiness of all your stakeholders and make the right call, every time. You go where business takes you – and Booking.com’s mission is to help you every step of the […]
How Successful Travel Managers Cope with Chaos
4 key actions for less stress and an optimised process. For travel managers, dealing with pressure isn’t an option. It’s an expected part of the job. And, while chaos hopefully isn’t part of your everyday work schedule, it’s likely there are days that could be better. So what can you do to cope with chaos […]
How to Map Your Travel Policy to Your Cultural Values
When it comes to cultural values, there’s no such thing as right or wrong. Each company is different. The same is true for your travel policy – as much as each company is different, so each company’s travel policy needs to be different. So, by aligning your travel policy with these cultural values, it ensures […]
Travel Management Programme: How to Satisfy Key Stakeholder Needs
Senior Leadership, Finance, HR and Business Travellers will all have opinions, views and ideas on your travel management programme. But, while input from colleagues can be helpful, it’s not always easy to keep everyone happy about the way travel is managed. After all, for any travel management programme to be a success, it needs to […]
When Business Travel Goes Wrong: 5 Tips to Prepare Colleagues
It’s impossible to mitigate all risk from business travel. And, as companies expand to new markets, the risks for business travellers will only increase. Threats to travellers come in different shapes and sizes, from political unrest and terrorism through to car accidents and health scares. The challenge for travel managers is to be prepared and […]