Business Traveller

*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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2017’s Best Travel Management Software for Corporate Travel Managers – Business Travel Article

2017’s Best Travel Management Software for Corporate Travel Managers by: Jon Falker, Director of Marketing, 2nd Address Corporate travel management is a challenging field. Business travel is becoming a source of anxiety for many mid-level managers and executives. In fact, it was the primary theme of this year’s Skift Forum. See Cheddar’s interview with Skift CEO Rafat Ali. While we’re seeing increasing traveler anxiety, we’re also seeing an increased focus on the Duty of Care that requires companies to adequately care for…

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5 + a few more tips for Around the World – Business Travel Article

5 + a few more tips for Around the World by: Anna Lindberg, 2016 Around the World Intern  Be open-minded and stay curious. Always ask questions – don’t hesitate, just ask! You will get so much more out of your trip Around the World if you ask about the things you are wondering about. The people you will meet are more than happy to explain you everything about the industry and ACTE’s representatives is also eager to tell you more about the…

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Travel Managers Have Complex, Complicated Relationships with Airline Partners – Business Travel Article

Travel Managers Have Complex, Complicated Relationships with Airline Partners by: Jen Bankard, Education Specialist, ACTE Global In Fall 2017, ACTE hosted a series of sessions for travel managers at local education events in Chicago,  Washington D.C. and Santa Clara. Titled Corporate Air Travel: The Love/Breakup Letter Exercise, the sessions gave travel managers an opportunity to move beyond traditional roundtable discussions and emerge from the experience with tangible, creative lessons and takeaways. Considering BTN’s Corporate Travel Top 100 companies for 2017 spent…

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Traveller Wellbeing – Who owns the travel time? – Business Travel Article

Traveller Wellbeing – Who owns the travel time? By Matthew Holman, Head of Traveller Wellbeing at Capita Travel and Events. It’s 03:00, I am in bed at home and my alarm goes off. It is time to get up.  This is not a ‘normal’ day.  It is a business travel day and I need to fly to Amsterdam for a meeting.  I have to catch the 06:40 flight from Heathrow to arrive in Amsterdam at 09:05.  My meeting is in…

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