Bleisure Travel: The New Key to Employee Engagement
Research suggests that 30% of employees would accept a lower paying position if it meant travelling more for work – proving that business travel is a highly valued perk of the job. It’s safe to assume that this trend is in part linked to the rise of the ‘bleisure’ trip, where travelling workers mix business […]
How Automation is Changing the Business Travel Landscape
Since 2014, there are more mobile devices in the world than people. Based on this, it’s no wonder that modern business travel relies so heavily on technology when planning, organising and managing work trips. In particular, a whitepaper by Euromonitor International offers two telling statistics about smartphone dependency amongst business travellers: 64% of global business […]
How to Protect Your Travellers from Cyber Attacks
6 Actions To Increase Cyber Security Did you know that an estimated 40% of data breaches are caused by external intrusions? As cyber attacks are being more sophisticated, the responsibility is on businesses to protect important data – without making it harder to do business. Business travellers, in particular, are at risk from data breaches […]
Cultural Experiences: What Activities Help Us Feel More Connected?
The stereotype of a business traveller is someone focused purely on work. They don’t have time to explore new places or enjoy local culture. They just want to get the job done and get back home. But, perhaps this isn’t the case. When it comes to experiencing other cultures, business travellers find engaging in activities […]
3 Emerging Destinations Rewriting the Business Travel Rulebook
Modern business travel provides the opportunity to explore. Gone are the days when you’d travel for work, only to find you never leave your hotel room, except for meetings. There’s a new generation of business traveller, who knows the importance of mixing business and leisure when travelling. This trend, combined with the rise of business […]
7 Podcasts Every Travel Manager Needs to Listen to Right Now
Squeezing in time for research and self-development isn’t always easy. With all the best intentions, you’re already trying to get ten things done at once – and don’t necessarily want to add more to your to-do list. It’s why podcasts can be a great way for busy travel managers to digest new information, as easy […]