Responding to an International Pandemic: Global Travel Management During COVID-19

AN INTERVIEW WITH TEPLIS TRAVEL CHAIRMAN MONICA TEPLIS Hardly any industry was left untouched by the pandemic. However, the travel industry was one of the very first to take a devastating blow. For corporate travel management and consulting company, Teplis Travel, as the first wave of the pandemic occurred outside the United States, a plan…

Does Your Corporate Travel Program Match Your Travelers?

One of the challenges facing corporate travel managers today is keeping up with changing demographics among your firm’s employees. As more millennials take over positions of power within corporations the end result can be a wave of out-of-date assumptions about what’s important to your travelers. But the disconnect between a travel program and the corporate…

A Guide to Lifestyle Hotel Brands for Business Travelers

Last week Hilton announced it was unveiling it’s 18th brand. This makes for the sixth new brand announced by Hilton in the last three years. Dubbed Tempo by Hilton, the “approachable lifestyle brand” is targeted at the “modern achiever.” Heavy-duty marketing lingo to be sure, but in an interview with Skift, the chain’s Senior Vice…

Are You Getting the Best Corporate Travel Service?

When you interviewed your current travel management company, you likely had a great experience. They were quick to respond, answered all your questions, had all the features you were looking for, and came at an affordable price. But now that you’re a few months (or years) into your relationship, you’re not sure if you’re getting…