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What tools can businesses use to help protect their travelling employees? – Business Travel Article

What tools can businesses use to help protect their travelling employees? With many organisation’s now implementing travel risk management programmes to support their “duty of care” requirements from a moral and legal perspective, a key question when reviewing this is, how can a travel management company deliver services directly and immediately to employees in an emergency wherever in the world?  Developments in technology have allowed businesses to track their employees through employee location management tools also known as Traveller Tracking software (GPS-enabled tracking and smartphone apps). These travel technology advances provide security,…

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3 options under $100: rolling briefcase for business travel – Business Travel Article

3 options under $100: rolling briefcase for business travel Is it possible to find a quality rolling briefcase for business travel under $100? Reader L asks… Hi Road Warriorette! I have been traveling regularly for work for years and am usually gone for 3 days. I found out that over the next year I’ll be doing a lot of one day trips and I think I need a rolling briefcase. I’ve had shoulder issues over the years and don’t want…

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“Runway Chalet” now at JFK’s TWA Hotel – Business Travel Article

“Runway Chalet” now at JFK’s TWA Hotel The 512-room TWA Hotel across the street from the JetBlue terminal at JFK Airport tempts travelers with a retro lobby complete with clacking flight board and the Sunken Lounge lobby bar. Through February, the hotel has an ice-skating rink set up out back, right next to the 1958 Lockheed Constellation Connie airport-turned-cocktail lounge. (Skating fee: $15/adults; $10 kids under 12; skate rental: $10 adults/$8/kids; two free ice-skating shows each evening). Now there’s another…

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Powerful Winter Storms Wreak Travel Chaos in Much of the U.S. – Business Travel Article

Powerful Winter Storms Wreak Travel Chaos in Much of the U.S. An American Airlines plane Tens of thousands of travelers are stranded with nowhere to go after a series of winter storms swept through much of the country. Over 900 flights in and out of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport had to be cancelled after freezing rain and high winds left slick and hazardous travel conditions in the Chicagoland area.  The wintry mix is expected to transition to snow by mid…

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Bank of America Travel Rewards Review for Business Travelers – Business Travel Article

Bank of America Travel Rewards Review for Business Travelers What are the benefits of a Bank of America travel rewards credit card, and is it the right credit card for you?When I studied abroad in London for a semester in college, I opened an account with Bank of America and, naturally, got suckered into obtaining their travel rewards credit card during the process. Why did studying in London prompt me to get a BOA account? Because the bank is a…

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Ahead of Super Bowl, Hospitality Industry Summit Targets Human Trafficking: Business Travel News – Business Travel Article

Ahead of Super Bowl, Hospitality Industry Summit Targets Human Trafficking: Business Travel News Before last year’s Super Bowl in Atlanta, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation made 169 arrests related to human trafficking, and it made more than 110 arrests in 2018 before the game in Minneapolis. This year’s game will be held at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens on Feb. 2, and to prepare for the potential increase of traffickers and their victims, the local hospitality community…

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British Airways to deploy A350 with Club Suite on Bengaluru sector – Business Traveller – Business Travel Article

British Airways to deploy A350 with Club Suite on Bengaluru sector – Business Traveller Known as the “Hushliner”, the A350 is more environmentally friendly than its predecessors and is the quietest twin-aisle aircraft. With lower noise and CO2 emissions, the aircraft’s environment benefits include 40 per cent noise footprint reduction and 25 per cent reduction in fuel burn. Along with the new 56-seat Club World cabin, the three-cabin A350 features the latest World Traveller Plus (premium economy) cabin, new amenity…

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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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Travel Product Review – Sennheiser Noise-Cancelling Headphones – Mark’s Travel Journal – Business Travel Article

Travel Product Review – Sennheiser Noise-Cancelling Headphones – Mark’s Travel Journal Photo by C. Cagnin on Pexels.comYou’ll usually recognize the road warriors as you board the plane as they fiddle with their noise-cancelling headphones. And I can finally say that after many years as a frequent traveller, I have finally joined up with the road warriors and invested in a good pair of wireless, noise-cancelling headphones. I wish I had them on my trip to Dubai! Rather than review 5…

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Review: IMEX America 2017 | Business Travel Destinations – Business Travel Article

Review: IMEX America 2017 | Business Travel Destinations More than 12,000 international meetings industry professionals from 150 countries gathered in Las Vegas from October 1-12, 2017 for IMEX America. This is the seventh edition for the program in Las Vegas. Ray Bloom, Chairman, IMEX Group. Courtesy image And while the focus of the program is to give exhibitors and attendees an opportunity to discuss future events, the timing of IMEX America was overshadowed by the tragic news of a gunman…

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Meet ACTE Global Summit & Corporate Lodging Forum Closing Keynote Speaker, Anne Loehr – Business Travel Article

Meet ACTE Global Summit & Corporate Lodging Forum Closing Keynote Speaker, Anne Loehr Join Anne Loehr at our closing session ‘Create Your Own Journey’ on Tuesday May 1 addressing the unique challenges, cultures and demands, and four universal lessons that can be adapted to support any situation. Be inspired to discover the “sparks” that you can use on your own journey, propelling you towards future success and evolve into the Travel Programme CEO. Anne Loehr thrives at the intersection of leadership, relationships,…

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