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On the Road Again: Finding Work-Life Balance While Traveling

Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is a famously elusive concept. Some people think it’s just a mindset away. Others subscribe to a more Jack Welch-like paradigm of thought, where “…There’s no such thing as work-life balance. There are work-life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences.” For business travelers, though, it might be possible to find…


3 Easy Ways to Maximize Your Productivity During a Business Trip

Traveling is exciting and with more than 53% of travel getting booked online, it’s also incredibly convenient. You have the chance to discover new places, meet new people, and explore a culture distinctly different from your own. However, when you’re traveling for business, you have to balance work and play. For many people, this is…


How Much Value is There in Value Airlines?

Value Airlines

Talking about air travel with a grandparent can sometimes generate a classic “back in my day…” type of story. Or watch an episode of ‘Mad Men’ to get a feel for the golden age of air travel. Luxurious seating, full meals, bottomless drinks, there’s a pretty picture painted of business travel in those times. But,…


5 Ways to Save Money on Corporate Travel

Lower Air Spend

Cutting costs as an organization is a regular practice. And no area should be free from scrutiny, particularly when it comes to your air spend. Corporate travel doesn’t come cheap, and it’s worth every penny a business can invest to make sure their programs are as efficient as possible. But concerns about compromising safety or…


4 Reasons Why More Meetings Should Be Face-to-Face

Face-to-face Meetings

Fostering trust. Facilitating meaningful interactions. Driving productive collaborations. We’re willing to bet that some of your main business objectives are encapsulated in at least one or more of those sentences. One of the key modes by which these objectives happen? Face-to-face meetings. Forbes places an ‘immeasurable importance’ on in-person meetings, and we think your organization…


Is Your Travel Policy Due for a Refresher?

Travel Policy Refresher

Looking for new savings opportunities? Update your travel policy. Want to make business travel more efficient for employees? Update your travel policy. Need to review supplier contracts? Update your travel policy. If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above questions, it’s a good time to review and refresh your organization’s travel policy. Keeping a…


Take the Miles, Leave the Cannoli: Maximizing Your Reward Points

Maximize Reward Points

Using reward points seems like a no-brainer, right? So you might be surprised to find out that a majority of people actually aren’t getting the full benefit of the rewards possible to them from credit cards, workplace benefits, and more. For example, credit card rewards seem straightforward: you purchase things on the card, you accrue…


Expense Technology Helps Streamline Costs

Expense Reporting Technology

There isn’t an organization in the world that isn’t interested in saving money in some way when it comes to operations management. Expense technology tools can have a two-for-one impact in that they not only can help curb extraneous business travel charges but also save an organization money by making managers more efficient. Let’s back…


Booking Tools: The Long and Short of It

Online Travel Booking Tools

Like any software, choosing the *right* booking tool is something that depends on a lot of different variables. What do you need to accomplish? Who needs to use it? What are their needs? Sometimes it’s easier to start with a list of the must-haves, and go from there. Or, you can use our handy comparison…