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Duty of Care: Solo Female Business Travelers

For women, the fastest-growing group of business travelers, the usual fatigue and frustrating logistics of visiting a foreign country may be the least of their problems. There’s personal safety to be considered as well. And how companies are dealing with this Duty of Care issue is a mixed bag, at best. Sixty-nine per cent of…

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Congress Mandates Airline Seat Regulation in Revised FAA Bill

The Department of Transportation would be required to set minimum standards for seat widths and the space between rows on commercial aircraft as part of the latest version of a five-year FAA funding reauthorization bill agreed upon by bipartisan leadership in House and Senate. The good news? The 1,204-page bill, which still must be win…

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The Benefits of an Advance Purchase Policy in Air Travel

We all instinctively know advance booking is cheaper, and you probably have some data in your own organization that shows this. But what is the true potential of buying in advance, and how do you take advantage of it to lower the total cost of your travel program? Today we have new insights from a…

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The Importance Of Corporate Travel Policies

Does your company have a written, cohesive travel policy? Is the policy up to date? Does it address the needs of contemporary corporate travelers? These are key questions to answer if you’re a business owner or manager. Good travel policy makes travel cheaper for your company and easier for you. The Purpose of a Corporate…

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Common Business Travel Mistakes

With the introduction of new technology, apps and travel habits, business travel has changed to meet the needs and interests of jet setters today. As habits and trends evolve, travelers make mistakes and thus learn how to be more efficient and cost effective. Not buying that business travel has changed? Consider this. A Hipmunk Survey…

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Delta Winning the War for Business Travelers

Delta Air Lines is reaping the benefits from major investments in the business travel experience, according to new data crunched by Bloomberg. The improvements are centered around lavish new perks in premium cabins such as improved catering and bedding as well as global cabin upgrades including business class suites. It also doesn’t hurt that Delta’s…

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Review Wars in the Sharing Economy

Consumer advocate Christopher Elliott recently posted the following article on USA Today… In a sharing economy, many of the big players, including Airbnb and Uber, allow drivers and hosts to review their guests. A negative rating can affect your ability to hire another car or rent an apartment. “It’s always been a two-way street,” relationship…

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7 Essential Meetings Negotiation Considerations

Getting the best value for your dollar is job No. 1 for most meeting and event planners, and arming yourself with some basic knowledge about hotel and facility profit centers is key to striking a favorable deal for your organization or client. Following are some factors that influence hotel pricing and availability, as presented by…

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Special Report: Premium Air Travel

Premium cabins are undergoing a transformation as new types of long-haul aircraft enter service There has been much talk (at least in aviation circles) about the questionable future of one of the industry’s most heralded – and still relatively young – aircraft, the Airbus A380, colloquially known as the superjumbo. After several years of dwindling…

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Considering Travel Insurance

Trip cancellation insurance coverage can be a lifesaver when your trip is cancelled for reasons outside your control, like injury, illness or death. Or when it comes to situations like your property being burnt down, or you don’t have the ability to reach the flight destination due to unexpected conditions or airline workers are on…

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