It can be difficult to keep up with the latest corporate travel news and stay informed in today's fast-paced business environment. But keeping up with business travel blogs and news sources saves time and money when booking business travel, and makes you more comfortable and efficient while on a business trip.
With so many websites and resources out there, it’s easy to get lost. Whether you’re a travel manager, business travel booker or a frequent business traveller yourself, we’ve curated a list of resources with the most valuable content.
1. Booking.com for Business
We couldn’t start this list without giving our own blog an honourable mention. Booking.com for Business is a blog for business travel managers, decision makers and business travellers. Regardless of your role or the size of your business, you can find helpful information on everything from tips for business travellers to deep-dive guides on business travel management, duty of care, travel policy compliance and more.
Ideal for: Anyone that wants to plan, book and travel better for business.
2. Business Travel News
Business Travel News (BTN) is a must-read for travel managers or anyone in the corporate travel industry. BTN has been publishing industry news, thoughtful op-eds and proprietary research for nearly 40 years now, and they’re an unparalleled source for the industry’s breaking news. If you’re short on reading time, check out their podcast, The Biz by BTN, or peruse their calendar of webinars and events.
Ideal for: Decision makers and anyone managing business travel policy at their organisation.
Skift is one of the must-follow online resources for business travellers. This informative platform was created to decipher global travel trends, with a view towards the future of the travel industry. One thing that sets Skift apart is their selection of free newsletters. Beyond their daily newsletter covering the latest from the global travel industry, you can also sign up for a more tailored round-up of weekly news including a dedicated business travel newsletter, a newsletter about climate change in the travel industry, travel loyalty programmes and more.
Ideal for: Travel strategists and future-thinkers with an eye on the trends shaping the travel space.
4. The Business Travel Magazine
The Business Travel Magazine shares reviews, travel industry news and business destination insight guides. They share industry news from the most important players, but the platform is also filled with helpful tips, tricks and advice for anyone planning business travel. Check out their informative ‘How to…’ guides covering topics like ‘How to…cut your travel carbon footprint’ and ‘How to…rejuvenate your travel programme’. For business travellers, there’re also helpful reviews so you can pick the best airlines and accommodation for your journey.
Ideal for: Anyone involved in booking, buying or managing business travel – and business travellers looking to optimise their trips.
5. The Points Guy
The Points Guy is the ultimate source for everything you want to know about travel points, loyalty programmes and credit card rewards – or, as they put it, “maximising travel experiences while minimising spending”. The content isn’t exclusively for business travel, but the tips and strategies they share are an invaluable business travel planning resource for making your corporate travel budget go further. In particular, their monthly ‘TPG points valuation’ post is a great tool for anyone looking to directly compare different points and loyalty programmes.
Ideal for: Small businesses aiming to stretch their corporate travel budget and travellers who appreciate the thrill of a free upgrade.
6. Business Traveller
Business Traveller is a magazine written by travel experts for anyone making frequent business trips. They aim to inform and entertain with topics such as travel trends, reviews and strategies for maximising productivity while on the road. Business Traveller publishes digital and print magazines – perfect for reading while on a flight – in the UK, US, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, China, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland and India.
Ideal for: Business travellers on the go who want to catch up on the latest in business travel, no matter what the wifi connection is like.
7. Road Warriorette
Road Warriorette’s casual, yet informative business travel blog proves that experience is the best teacher. As a seasoned business traveller, she covers everything from packing tips to navigating airports and hotels. Pick up practical tips from someone who’s done it all, including advice ranging from how to survive one-day business trips to tips for keeping in touch with your loved ones while on the road. While the blog hasn’t been as active in recent years, it’s still a goldmine of evergreen advice for business travellers.
Ideal for: Frequent flyers and burnt-out business travellers that want to level up their next business trip.
For a more interactive experience than your typical corporate travel blog, check out FlyerTalk – a forum for travellers to share tips and advice on everything related to air travel. With a dedicated section for business travellers, you can engage with other users and discuss topics such as airport lounges, airline status and travel policies. It’s the perfect spot to trade tips and share knowledge from other business travellers and experts in the business travel industry.
Ideal for: Thought leaders who go beyond the headlines and join the conversation.