Hotel Request for Proposal

Say the words “request for proposal” and anyone familiar with the term will probably shudder. No matter the business or end goal, RFPs usually signify the initiation of a process that will take a lot of time and a lot of organization before the end goal is achieved. A hotel request for proposal is no…

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How to Optimize Your Incentive Program

When it comes to designing an incentive program, how does your company go about it? Chances are, if you’re relying on cash as your primary motivational tactic, there’s potential to do a lot better. Carrousel Travel recently hosted a Motivation Forum featuring Lantern Group president and behavioral scientist Kurt Nelson, Ph.D. As an expert in…

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Lost Luggage Business Travel

Losing luggage during business travel (well, any type of travel) is at the top of the list when it comes to inconveniences.  Watching the luggage slowly tumble down the airport conveyor belt, as piece-by-piece is claimed, without seeing yours appear? There is a very specific sinking feeling that arises in the stomach as you come…

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3 Reasons to Use a Travel Management Company (TMC) for Business Travel

When it comes to business travel, it’s tempting for organizations to find ways to do it themselves. Just a Google search reveals plenty of websites claiming to have the lowest prices for everything from hotels to flights to ground transportation. What can a travel management company (or TMC) offer that a little Googling can’t? Honestly?…

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REAL ID Travel Policy

2018 is bringing many changes in a variety of ways. Including how we travel. January saw the implementation of the final phase of the federal REAL ID Act program (established in 2005). The Homeland Security initiative established security standards for identification sources, like driver’s licenses, and gave states a timeframe in which to become compliant.…

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Bringing Efficiency to Business Travel: Hot Takes from SAP Concur Fusion

SAP Concur Fusion is a major conference in the field of business travel and corporate travel. For companies like Carrousel, it gives us the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations in travel technology and new ideas. In short, an event that gives us the tools to serve you better. One of the best parts…

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Did you know that Carrousel Travel has a full meeting and events department? Our experienced meeting professionals have special expertise to help you with sourcing, negotiation, logistics and program management. We act as an extension of your organization, so whether you just need site selection and negotiation assistance or full blown program management, we are…

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