Correction Policy Under this new policy, name correction is only permitted before ticket is issued. Reissuing of ticket against a different name is not allowed after the ticket has been issued by the travel agent.
Malaysian airline Firefly announced today that it will suspend all flights into Singapore effective 1 December 2018, the day it was scheduled to transfer its operations from Changi International to Seletar.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has always had extremely strict drug laws and maintains a zero tolerance policy for the sale and recreational use of drugs.
On Monday 01 October 2018 the New Zealand Customs and Excise Act of 2018 came into effect. The Act empowers New Zealand Border Security staff to demand that travellers provide the password or passcode to their personal electronic devices and/or unlock them for inspection.
Ask any travel buyer about RFPs and they’ll probably shudder and change the subject. For many, the tendering of travel management contracts, or the Request for Proposal (RFP) process, is time-consuming, cumbersome and usually unsatisfactory.
The ‘rise of the traveller’ has procurement managers looking at more innovative technology to make the booking and payment of travel easier for their staff. Nationally, organisations across sectors are looking at ways to ‘decentralise’ travel programs and empower travellers to make decisions about their own travel.hands typing on computer keyboard with overlay of connected technology dots
It’s not only about BitCoin and cryptocurrencies. Linda Fox highlights some potential ways that blockchain may transform business travel. 'Blockchain - hype or reality?' - that is often the question you hear when approaching what is one of the experimental technologies in travel for 2018.
The GBTA report seems to indicate that a more flexible travel policy and delegating some of the decision making can make a huge impact on traveller satisfaction and therefore well-being...
As per the U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS), effective 30 June 2018, passengers traveling on flights bound for the United States may be subjected to additional security measures to prohibit powder-based substances greater than 12oz/350ml in carry-on baggage. Powder substance that is in excess of the allowed amount will not be allowed in the cabin of the aircraft.
The Global Business Travel Association had predicted a 3.8 percent increase in costs for 2017, so with the perceived rise in cost of business travel, should companies now focus on introducing more effective methods to reduce the challenges that come with travel expense management?
Michael Payne is an ASIS International, Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and DRI International, Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP) leading iJET’s Organizational Resilience Department within the Global Operations Division. In this position, he is responsible for organizational planning/ readiness, security operations, strategy, assessments, evaluations, resiliency systems design and emergency assistance.
Let’s face it, business travel can sometimes be a painful experience - even for the most seasoned traveller. However often you travel, delays, cancellations, lost luggage and poor preparation are still frustrating and costly.