Entries by Ila Awasthi

4 Tips for Improving your Corporate Travel Program

It’s not uncommon for businesses to struggle with corporate travel program compliance. However, business travel management companies know corporate travel program policies are essential, safeguarding your employees and helping you maintain your bottom line. What if with a few tweaks, you could improve your travel program and compliance? Skeptical? It may be easier than you think. 4 […]

Top E-Travel Technology Trends to Watch in 2019

In today’s digital era, business travel planners are increasingly turning to technology to gain an advantage, whether in price, commute speed, convenience, or securing unique accommodations. Forty-one-percent of business and 60% of leisure travel arrangements are made in the digital travel ecosystem. Top travel management companies know how to use this technology to their advantage, […]

Airlines are Quietly Changing Standards for Elite Status. Does that Affect You?

For those frequently traveling for work, ‘elite’ business class status is a welcomed perk. This perk, however, may be short-lived. Earlier this fall, airline programs began to quietly change the way customer loyalty programs awarded elite status, leaving some flyers by the wayside, and travel planners scrambling for business travel solutions to keep frequent travelers […]

How Does Duty of Care Fit Into Your Travel Risk Management Plan?

Both corporate and leisure travel can be unpredictable–inclement weather, canceled flights and hotel reservations, and serious events like terror attacks, natural disasters and civil unrest may all throw a wrench in the most carefully-laid plans. Being unprepared for unexpected events can pose avoidable risks to your employees and your business, and expose your organization to […]

5 Airline Perks Business Travelers Love!

Whether you’re heading to the airport for business, pleasure or bleisure travel, being a frequent flyer is often time-consuming and stressful. But hey, don’t despair—there are quite a few perks that are offered by airlines these days, especially if you are part of a travel rewards program or have elite status. These five perks business […]

The Changing face of Business Travel (and How your Company needs to Keep Up)

The world of business travel is always evolving—technology and the sharing economy have changed the way companies do business and the world of corporate travel as well. Business travelers’ preferences vary, and companies providing corporate travel services must adapt to accommodate employees’ needs and expectations. There are a few ways to ensure that your company is […]

How Companies can Help their Employees Combat Frequent Flier Stress

Business travel seems exciting—after all, who wouldn’t want to jet-set and see the sights all over the world on the company’s dime? Although, traveling for business may appear glamorous; frequent flying and other aspects of corporate travel can have negative physical and psychological effects. There are ways to mitigate the ill effects frequent travel can […]

Common Event Travel Nightmares (and How to Avoid Them!)

Planning and managing a corporate event takes a lot of time, money and effort. Event travel management can be particularly challenging, and being aware of potential issues and how to avoid them can prevent problems before they start.  These common corporate event travel nightmares don’t have to ruin your event; with a little help you […]