While it’s easy to have a clear-cut travel policy to manage the large expenses, such as airfares and accommodation, a travel programme must also clearly spell out your organisation’s policy when it comes to other costs.
Maintain your sense of adventure and curiosity the next time you travel for work with our top tips
From December to February airports and hotels are bustling with holidaymakers and families, but for corporate travellers it’s business as usual. We have the ultimate survival guide to get you through the holiday season!
Our Account Managers are dedicated to helping clients navigate the ever-changing world of corporate travel with crafted, strategic and proactive corporate travel programmes. We are shining a light on the value of Account Management, with experienced people at the forefront of a flexible and customised approach.
What are the technology trends to look forward to in 2020? Chief Experience Officer John Morhous has the insight into what is coming our way.
With the rise in digital technology, it seems the number of meetings held digitally or via a call has increased but the quality hasn’t improved. With over 80% of kiwis struggling to hear the majority (if not all) of a conference call discussion.
Organisations with a travel risk management plan that is communicated and reviewed regularly are in a better position to meet their duty of care obligations.
Most travel managers wouldn’t have needed 2018’s survey by Association of the Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) to tell them that mid travellers want more control of their travel experiences, with greater emphasis placed on work/life balance and empowerment to make their own decisions.
As business travel represents a significant cost for companies, making sure it’s effective and productive increasingly means investing in your traveller’s wellbeing. Booking the overnight redeye flight, or a hotel in a noisy location, might deliver cost savings but ultimately impact on the traveller’s ability to perform.
We know that searching for the best travel management company can be a very challenging and time-consuming process. The right outcome is crucial for tackling your second-largest controllable expense and ensuring the welfare, well-being, safety, security and comfort of your employees when travelling for business. Think of it like picking a diamond: they may come in many shapes and sizes, but under the surface, they aren't always the same quality. That's just like TMCs.
Every time you take a business trip, artificial intelligence (AI) is working to make your travel safer and more comfortable. And, according to Oversight Systems, when companies use AI to arrange travel they can expect a 70% improvement in travel and expense compliance.
More data has been created in the past two years than in the entire history of the world. By 2020, our data universe will explode to 44 trillion gigabytes - the majority of it completely unusable.