The Business Traveler's Corner

The Apps You Need To Solve Common Business Travel Problems

Posted by Marwane El Mekaoui on May 25, 2018 7:03:35 PM

Modern technology, for all its controversies and misuses, has been particularly instrumental in streamlining the business travel experience. With inventive mobile travel apps, mobile technology may not solve all of your problems, but it may provide solutions to the issues business travelers can’t seem to get off their back.

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Topics: corporate travel agency, Travel Management company, business travelers, expense management, Travel Tips, Business Travel

A Comprehensive Guide To Simple, Worry-Free Business Travel

Posted by Marwane El Mekaoui on May 21, 2018 2:52:27 PM

Conventional wisdom looks at the classic business traveler with pity, as a personification of stress and sleep-deprivation, perpetually unadjusted to the revolving door of ever-changing time zones, language barriers, and dubious airplane food items. 

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Topics: Travel Management company, business class travel, Business Travel, Bleisure, Travel Tips, corporate travel agency, business travelers

Decoding the World of Airline Classes

Posted by Marwane El Mekaoui on May 11, 2018 6:57:31 PM

Basic Economy, Economy Premium, Business Class, First Class… buckle your seatbelts and enjoy the guide! 

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Topics: Travel Management company, business travelers, first class travelers, Travel Tips, corporate travel, Travel News

6 apps that simplify business travel

Posted by Ella Tabares on Mar 9, 2017 7:10:31 AM
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Topics: Business Travel, Bleisure, Travel Tips

5 Easy Fitness Tips for Business Travelers

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Jan 13, 2017 3:15:37 PM

For business travelers, staying healthy on the road is a constant struggle. Long flights, hours waiting in terminals, layovers, airport lounges and hotel rooms don’t add up to a healthy lifestyle, and it’s easy to make unhealthy choices out of convenience. Many people hit the restart button on their wellness goals at the beginning of the year, but frequent travel can take a toll on your body. Here are 5 tips to stay fit on the road and avoid your travel schedule from interfering with your health and fitness routine:

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Topics: Business Travel, Travel Tips

Jan-Apr 2017: Fly AA Business Class for Economy Fare!

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Dec 23, 2016 1:32:40 PM

American Airlines’ Business Class is currently one of Brickell Travel's top recommended business class services. Specifically, AA’s 777-300ER is among the best in the industry – unfortunately, it usually only serves long-haul international flights.  However, from January to April 2017, American Airlines will be selling this amazing Business Class seat for the price of Economy on domestic routes!

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Topics: Insider, Travel Tips, Travel News

This app is faster than Global Entry and FREE

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Dec 9, 2016 11:33:06 AM


Editor’s Note: The process of travel can be time consuming, and working at a TMC as a frequent traveler myself, there is nothing more I love than insider hacks to make my experience as quick, seamless and easy as possible. This service is such a time saver and so convenient that even I have been reluctant to share it with others – I want to keep it my little secret! Hopefully by sharing it, our readers can also enjoy its benefits, and the best part: it’s completely free!!


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Topics: Insider, Business Travel, Travel Tips

5 Expert Tips to Survive Holiday Travel

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Nov 23, 2016 12:36:13 PM

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the most travel heavy day of the year. Over Thanksgiving weekend, over 24 million people will be traveling by air, which can make it stressful for even the most seasoned traveler. Weather delays, overflowing TSA lines, first time travelers and extended families of 10 can make travel more complicated, but here are 5 tips to make your trip go more smoothly:

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8 easy steps to keep employees safe while traveling

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Sep 14, 2016 11:39:11 AM

Brussels, Paris, Istanbul, Orlando…  a duty of care program is no longer “nice to have”, but a necessity in today’s current climate. There is no denying that business travel is essential, in fact it yields an average $9.50 in increased revenue for every dollar invested. But, many companies don’t think about improving their duty of care programs until an incident takes place, and by then it’s too late.

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Topics: Duty of Care, Travel Tips, Business Travel, Travel Policy

The secret way to get upgraded when traveling

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Jul 13, 2016 1:39:38 PM

Getting upgraded to business or first class while traveling feels a bit like winning the lottery, you get to comfortably sit with extra legroom, sipping champagne away from screaming infants. These highly coveted seats are hard to come by without paying some hefty fares, but many travelers don’t know that airlines offer a way to get upgraded at bargain prices: by bidding for it. Many airlines get rid of unsold premium cabin space through a bidding process that can get travelers upgraded to premium economy, business or first class.

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Topics: Travel Tips, Business Travel, Insider

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