What Not To Do When Traveling

We often hear the “dos” for traveling: pack lightly, keep liquids to 3.4 ounces, wear comfortable clothes and bring a jacket or keep snacks handy, to name just a few. Shared below is what we consider four travel “don’ts” to give you a more pleasant travel experience. 1. Don’t Buy $1,000 Worth of Wi-Fi Checking the Wi-Fi in-flight plan appears straightforward. However, making sure you stick to...
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Managing The Maverick Traveler

INFORMATION: An Important Key to Program Compliance A recent survey conducted by Rockbridge Associates showed that out-of-policy travelers spent an average of $2,881 more per year than “in-policy” travelers. Multiply that across your enterprise, and those maverick buys can increase your travel costs by as much as 15% annually. Travel professionals have a host of answers for this problem, from...
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Meeting the Challenge of Tracking your Travelers

According to the GBTA, 80% of business travelers believe that their company has a legal obligation to ensure their safety while traveling abroad on business – and 52% would consider legal action if they were not supported properly. An important part of that support is tracking travelers’ locations to offer support in an emergency – this infographic shows how ineffective traveler tracking can be....
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Top 5 Concerns for Global Travel Buyers in 2015

What keeps a travel manager up at night? According to a survey by the Business Travel Show, here are the top 5 things that travel managers are worrying about in...
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Don’t Let Jet Lag Drag You Down

We’ve all been there. After 6 hours on a plane, you arrive at a conference or event with a million things to do – and all you want to do is SLEEP. Traveling across times zones often causes these irritating and inconvenient symptoms of fatigue or insomnia we call jet lag. Jet lag is a circadian rhythm sleep disorder, or a disruption of the internal body clock, that can affect young and old – and...
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