Business Travel Organisers: Here’s Your Guide to a More Effective 2018
Now that 2017 is behind us, it’s a great time to reflect on how we might have done things more effectively as business travel organisers. With industry insiders predicting that 2018 will largely be a continuation of last year’s business travel trends, here’s our chance for a do-over! Why not take advantage of 2018’s stable […]
How to Survive a Business Trip with a Colleague You Don’t Know
Does it ever occur to you that as a travel manager you can be a real force for good in society? People with a disability continue to experience a lack of opportunities in a number of areas. Business travel is often one of those areas. Travellers with special requirements The travel policies and programmes you […]
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 […]
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 […]
6 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 […]
9 Travel Quotes to Reignite Your Passion for Business Travel
When you’re facing a 4 am start, any sense of adventure can seem distant.
4 Must-Follow Business Travel Blogs Every Travel Manager Needs to Know
These are the top 6 business travel resources that we consider most valuable for any travel manager or procurement manager.
Your Out of Office Is a Security Threat. Here’s What to Do About It
When you’re heading away, for work or leisure, writing an out of office is one of the last things on your to-do list. Before you head out the office, you’ll go to your email settings and write something like: I will be out of the office at the ABC conference in London from 1st April […]
Want Happier Travellers? Focus on These Four Areas
Studies suggest that half of business travellers find being away from their family stressful. While it’s probably impossible to ease every element of business travel stress, there are a number of things every travel manager can do to avoid having unhappy travellers among the ranks. #1 Don’t be a stranger – check travellers have access to […]