Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: Holiday Business Travel Survival Guide

Holiday Business Travel

It’s hard to believe that the holidays are just around the corner – and, with that, some of the busiest travel days of the year. If you have personal or business travel planned during this hectic season,  check out these helpful hints for surviving the holiday travel rush with your sanity—and holiday spirit—intact (our gift…

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Domestic Assistance: A Key Component of Your Travel Risk Management Strategy

Business Travel Airport Run

Do you ever think about what your staff would do—and the resources that are available to them—in the event of a domestic travel emergency? When companies think of travel risk, they often think of the issues that could creep up when employees are traveling abroad. But the truth is, emergencies can happen anywhere and it’s…

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Ebola & Business Travel: What You Need to Know

ebola

Ongoing news reports surrounding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and its implications for international travelers have led to some uncertainty about the current state of business travel. In fact, a recent online survey taken by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) reported that 80 percent of respondents said that the Ebola crisis had little…

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3 Critical Questions about Travel Risk Management

OnCall Risk vs Crisis Management

Recently we hosted the webinar, Protecting Your People Abroad Protects Your People at Home. During this webinar, we shared an insider perspective on business travel risks that underscore the need for a proactive traveler protection strategy. At the end of the session, three critical questions about travel risk management came up, and now we’re sharing…

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Webinar Recap: Protecting Your People Abroad Protects Your Business at Home

Proactive travel risk

Recently we teamed up with Professor Daniel Diermeier, PhD., Reputation and Crisis Management expert, to give you an insider perspective on how to proactively protect your employees—and your company—from business travel risks. During this webinar, Dr. Diermeier discusses the rising urgency for enhanced traveler protection and the four main types of travel risks that could expose your…

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On Call in Action: Expatriate Faces Trauma in Afghanistan

Evac

Whether you’re traveling for business, school, or pleasure, it’s safe to say that things don’t always go as planned. (Good thing you always remember to pack your On Call card!) But here’s the thing: unless you’ve actually experienced a travel emergency (a broken leg, lost prescription, stolen passport, or even a legal mix-up), it’s hard to imagine how travel assistance…

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Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: Post-Business Travel Checklist

Checklist

When we think of travel checklists, we often think of things that need to get done before a trip. After all, aside from unpacking, there isn’t much to do when you get home anyways. Right? Wrong! In fact, neglect to take care of certain things when you get back, and you’re just asking for more…

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5 Great International Hotel Ideas for Your Next Business Event

Emirates Palace business event

If you’ve already read our post highlighting the Top 10 Trends for Corporate Meeting Planning, you know that choosing a great location and venue has become a top priority for meeting planners. In fact, a survey conducted by hospitality management company, Destination Hotels & Resorts, found that venue rates alone are no longer the clear-cut…

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13 Dining Etiquette Tips for Your Next Business Meal

dining business etiquette

Whether you’re grabbing a quick lunch with colleagues or need to impress a client at a formal dinner, maintaining a professional image is important. However, dining in a business setting can sometimes be tricky. Never fear!  Here’s a refresher of business dining etiquette tips to help you mind your manners and make a good impression…

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Business Travel Risks: What Companies Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]

Business travel risks

Health scares. Natural disasters. Political unrest. Unfortunately, unpredictable events like these are a reality in today’s global environment, and recent headlines have many businesses taking a good, hard look at business travel risks and how to protect their people abroad. In fact, 80% of travelers believe their companies have a legal obligation to protect them abroad. [1]…

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