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Three Keys to a Successful Travel and Expense Management Program

A comprehensive travel and expense management program is critical to containing indirect business expenses. Creating a company-wide travel policy can be challenging in and of itself, but enacting the plan and ensuring compliance across the board can be seemingly impossible. Fortunately, with the proper preparation and execution, businesses can successfully implement travel and expense management…


10 Secrets Airlines Don’t Want You to Know

Air Travel is becoming as ubiquitous as taking a bus or train — which means it no longer has its traditional mystique. But some mysteries still persist 35,000 feet in the air. There are plenty of things airlines don’t want you to know about flying. Are nonrefundable tickets really nonrefundable? What should you do if…


Keeping Your Corporate Travelers Healthy

Are your road warriors slowly falling off the map with illness? It could be a telltale sign that they’re not taking care of themselves when they’re away from home. They may be facing sleep deficiencies, jet lag, poor food choices, and a change in exercise routine. These lifestyle changes are a recipe for feeling under…


ASTA: Travel Agents Save Consumers An Average Of $452 Per Trip

Note: The study detailed in this article is for Vacation & Leisure Travel, NOT Corporate Travel. The statistics from that sector are different than those presented below… Consumers report that travel agents save them an average $452 per trip plus four hours in travel planning, and help them avoid costly mistakes, according to new research about…


How a Business Travel Agency Can Make Online Booking Even Easier

Online booking systems have become an integral component of the travel industry, creating efficiency and reducing costs in terms of time and money spent booking business travel. In spite of its benefits, there are still many business travelers who are hesitant to use online booking programs. Working with an experienced business travel agency helps companies…


Building a Business Travel Risk Strategy

Nothing trumps security, and both Travel Management Companies (TMC’s) and their clients bear serious legal and ethical responsibilities for managing travel risk. We could include endless examples for you to identify with when it comes to global travel threats. The key point is, every company should be taking steps NOW to up their game and…