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Boomers, generations X, Y, Z ... and now "millennials". Generations follow one another with different aspirations and needs in their daily work life. The business travel sector is no exception. Explanations on the expectations of this new generation of corporate travelers.
The recent surge of yellow fever cases in South America has become a headache for business travelers. Travel managers must stay well informed about new immunization requirements being imposed by certain countries in the region. Travelers may have boarding or immigration entry denied if they do not comply with these new yellow fever requirements.
With the ease of online travel services, many organizations are handling their travel needs internally. You may be asking yourself then what is the benefit of using a travel management company in today’s connected world anyway?
Last November we learned that Emirates is making some changes to their Boeing 777-200LR aircraft that services Fort Lauderdale and Orlando Airports. As part of the reconfiguration, Emirates’ 777-200LRs:
Saving money on business trips can be more complicated than it looks - especially if you have many employees in different locations at different times. However, there is always a way to keep expenses down without having to compromise on the quality of travel or the safety of your travelers.
Buzzwords such as ‘Open Booking’ and ‘Unmanaged Travel Program’ are phrases that are often debated interchangeably within the business travel world. While once synonymous, technology has made it possible to maintain both an Open Booking and managed travel program. Open booking is a travel management strategy that allows employees to book through whichever channel they prefer, whether it be directly on the airline or hotel website, an online booking site, or a travel agent. The travel industry is divided on the topic, while some view it as the future of managed travel, others see it as a logistical nightmare that will encourage non-compliance and lessen the quality of data.
Traveling for business during the holiday season, when travel is at its peak, can mean long lines and layovers at the airport, larger-than-average crowds and the increased possibility of flights delay or cancelation- turning a normal trip into a seemingly never-ending nightmare.