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’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 […]
How to Improve Travel Policy Compliance and Keep Budgets in Check
Working out how and where to allocate travel budget can be tricky. Under-allocate and you’ll either have grumpy travellers staying in substandard accommodation or travellers going rogue and breaking the budget. Over-allocate and you’ll find yourself facing some tough questions around cost controls. If you find getting travellers to stay within budget difficult, you’re not […]
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 […]
Business Travel Market: 3 Ways Our Inner Consumer is Creating Change
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The Checklist That Will Leave Every Business Traveller Satisfied
5 key requirements for happy business travellers. There’s nothing more satisfying than ticking off the last item on a checklist – particularly when that checklist relates to business travel. Any form of travel – be it for business or pleasure – relies on a significant number of constituent elements if it is to be successful. […]