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*GUEST BLOG* What is the Government’s approach to sustainability and what impact can it have on travel management? – Business Travel Article

*GUEST BLOG* What is the Government’s approach to sustainability and what impact can it have on travel management? There has been much written about national and global targets to manage carbon emissions and the best route forward to support a more sustainable future. So what is the current situation and how can businesses and travel management professionals work with TMC’s to apply these directives to achieve a more sustainable approach to travel? Currently the UK has a target to reduce…

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*GUEST BLOG* Planning for a short business trip – Business Travel Article

*GUEST BLOG* Planning for a short business trip As the world becomes ever “flatter” and globalization determines more aspects of our lives, business travel becomes ever more prevalent. Travel is getting cheaper and easier, and now it costs almost nothing to send an employee over to some foreign locale for a day or three, get work done, and bring them back home without losing any of their productivity.  Is it That Easy? No, it really isn’t. There are obviously a…

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*GUEST BLOG* The fastest and slowest airports to exit worldwide – Business Travel Article

*GUEST BLOG* The fastest and slowest airports to exit worldwide Time is a precious commodity for travellers, especially at airports. From immigration lines in unfamiliar terminals to queues at baggage collection, it can be difficult to guess how long it will take to get out of the airport. Until now. Blacklane analysed thousands of its airport pickups around the world to take the guesswork out of your airport experience. Worldwide, travellers’ median time from a plane’s arrival until they are…

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*GUEST BLOG* How to Create a Digital Persona to Protect Your Online Presence – Business Travel Article

*GUEST BLOG* How to Create a Digital Persona to Protect Your Online Presence By Bruce McIndoe, President and Founder of WorldAware With great frequency these days, we hear about a major data breach of a popular online merchant or corporate behemoth such as Marriott, Macy’s, Delta, or Best Buy, and cringe. We wonder if we will get the dreaded “Sorry for the break-in, but we are offering you free credit monitoring for a year” email. Then, we wait to see…

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*GUEST BLOG* How Carbon Offsetting Can Work for Business Travellers – Business Travel Article

*GUEST BLOG* How Carbon Offsetting Can Work for Business Travellers When work calls for employees to travel to places unreachable by the more carbon-friendly options of train, bus or car — they fly. However, flights are a huge contributor to the amount of carbon dioxide (CO₂) in the atmosphere, a greenhouse gas that leads to global warming. Carbon offsetting of flights is becoming a popular way to understand emissions as travellers look to take action for a better future. Several…

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Effective Business Travel Management in an Age of Uncertainty – Business Travel Article

Effective Business Travel Management in an Age of Uncertainty If the past few years have taught us anything, it is that in managing international travel, we need to expect the unexpected.  The shifting of political tides, increasingly common natural disasters and quickly implemented travel bans have certainly kept us on our toes.    Immigration and travel have moved up the political agenda.  Protectionism in in vogue and politicians the world over are driving huge changes in policy which are impacting…

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Can you get more value from your travel spend by putting employees first? – Business Travel Article

Can you get more value from your travel spend by putting employees first? The Japan office of a global technology company recently tested a four-day working week and found it led to happier workers and a big jump in productivity of 40 percent. They’re not the first company to trial new ways to retain a largely-Millennial workforce, who identify flexibility and well-being as top priorities when job hunting. A move away from seeing return-on-investment from a savings and compliance perspective, to understanding the…

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*GUEST BLOG* Best business podcasts for on the road – Business Travel Article

*GUEST BLOG* Best business podcasts for on the road Travelling for business is a necessary part of lots of people’s roles. When you’re on the road the days can sometimes be long and tiring but inevitably, often very productive. In those windows of calm where your eyes can no longer look at your laptop, when you have hit the hotel gym for a morning workout or you’re on that long flight and need to keep your mind active, podcasts can…

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*GUEST BLOG* 3 ways to jump-start travel programme sustainability – Business Travel Article

*GUEST BLOG* 3 ways to jump-start travel programme sustainability Business Travel Show, 26-27 February 2020: *GUEST BLOG* 3 ways to jump-start travel programme sustainability *GUEST BLOG* 3 ways to jump-start travel programme sustainability Managing corporate travel to increase sustainability has rapidly morphed from a feel-good nicety to an absolute necessity. Seven in 10 travel managers in Europe now think it’s important to give travellers sustainable choices, according to recent research from the Global Business Travel Association and SAP Concur. At…

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*GUEST BLOG* Here’s why we need to use travel risk technology intelligently – Business Travel Article

*GUEST BLOG* Here’s why we need to use travel risk technology intelligently Just how addicted are we to our mobile technology? Today, around 4 billion of us are estimated to have mobile devices; over half of which are smartphones. 67% of the global population is expected to have a mobile phone by 2020. And global mobile data traffic is expected to increase nearly sevenfold by 2022, from a 2017 starting point.Mobile tools and travel risk management go hand-in-handNo surprise then…

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How Business Travel Show’s Launchpad helped to launch Taptrip – Business Travel Article

How Business Travel Show’s Launchpad helped to launch Taptrip Taptrip exhibited in the 2019 Business Travel Show Launchpad and is returning as an exhibitor in 2020 with a stand on the main showfloor. Co-founder Neil Ruth tells us more about the decision behind exhibiting, and how the company has enjoyed meteoric success since. Why did you apply for a Launchpad stand at Business Travel Show 2019? Launchpad offers a unique platform for disruptive start-ups to showcase their products, directly to…

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