If you are currently the acting travel manager for your company, your job consists of more than just booking business trip flights and hotel rooms. You’re not just pre-arranging a place for a traveling team member to sit and sleep, you’re crafting an experience. An experience that must not only be productive but also somewhat enjoyable for your employees and their work team.
Traveling for business; you either love it or you hate it. Much of that depends on your life’s circumstances… whether or not you have a family, and whether or not you can get over tight airplanes and strange hotels and still explore new locations. Put differently, a new parent of two probably won’t enjoy having to leave them behind nearly as much as a middle-aged professional whose kids have moved out...
One of the great frustrations of modern life is that no matter how advanced our medicine and planning capabilities become, people still can’t control when they get sick. Every now and then, the stars will align against you or one of your employees and they’ll have to travel for business when they are sick.
You might think that your business travel expenses are straightforward, especially if you’re not involved in the day-to-day management of your company’s expense policy. Unfortunately, the reality tends to look quite different. Travel expenses can add up quickly and the value of sending your employees on business trips may start to come into question.
Imagine being in the Star Trek transporter room. Wouldn’t it be a dream come true to conduct business travel by simply “beaming” yourself to a meeting? We’re not there yet but technology is rapidly changing and is making its way into corporate travel. I’m proud to say Safe Harbors is a leader in travel technology development and will be making many announcements this year. Just to give you a sneak peak...
We’re just a few days away from 2018, and businesses across industries are looking to plan their corporate travel schedule for the new year. As a result, now is the perfect time to look at some current travel trends, and how they might shape corporate travel in the upcoming months.
Even in everyday corporate travel, a centralized system and unit that can help to manage every trip can be immensely beneficial. Better scheduling, monetary benefits, and other advantages become evident when compared to the individualized, non-linear system many businesses use in managing their travel.
For tourists, travel is exciting. They get to explore new corners of the world, unwind from their stressful day-to-day life, and make memories that last a lifetime. Unfortunately, the same thing does not apply to many business travelers.
Frequent travelers know the plight: between airports and ever-changing hotels, it’s difficult to stay strong and live a healthy lifestyle. Of course, difficult does not mean impossible. In fact, here are ten tips for frequent business travelers to stay healthy and take care of your body in the air, in the hotel, and in-between.