Technology

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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The Latest in Technology for Business Travelers – Business Travel Article

The Latest in Technology for Business Travelers There’s so much new technology for business travelers these days, it’s making business travel both easier and more complicated. Video conferences, conference calls, uploading and downloading files, sending and receiving emails. Whatever needs to be done, has to be done by certain deadlines too. And there’s always the drive to always be working, because you can do all this with your laptop and a wifi connection, or even on your mobile phone. That’s…

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Travel Technology Trends: 2020 and beyond – Business Travel Article

Travel Technology Trends: 2020 and beyond Innovation in travel technology is changing the way we plan and experience our trips. As a business traveller, it’s important to stay up to date with the latest travel technology trends which may bring you heightened experiences in 2020 and beyond. Below we outline some of the top technology trends from 2019, and what we can expect to see more of in 2020. 1. RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION (RFID) RFID or Radio Frequency Identification is…

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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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Is your company properly protecting travelers? – Business Travel Article

Is your company properly protecting travelers? When disruption affects staff travel – be it a storm, illness, political unrest, etc. — the most important question is: “Are your prepared?” While not every contingency can be addressed in advance, it is important for travel managers to collaborate with human resources, security and any other relevant department to develop plans to ensure travelers are informed on issues affecting their journey. Professionals refer to this process as “duty of care.” Specifically, in terms…

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4 Reasons the Travel and MICE industry needs to be using LinkedIn to Sell – Business Travel Article

4 Reasons the Travel and MICE industry needs to be using LinkedIn to Sell by: Chris J Reed, CEO, Founder, Entrepreneur, 2x Bestselling Author, Black Marketing, The Dark Art of Marketing, Mohawk Marketing, Chris J Reed Mastery, Spark  Travel and MICE Executives often overlook LinkedIn as a communications platform. Partly because they themselves are not using it they misguidedly think that no one else is. Here are 5 outstanding reasons why you should consider LinkedIn for your travel and MICE marketing campaign: 1. If I Google you the…

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Are Your Travel Tools More Like a Model T than a Smart Car? – Business Travel Article

Are Your Travel Tools More Like a Model T than a Smart Car? Is your company enhancing the staff travel experience by providing self-service technology solutions? These technology advancements include allowing mobile bookings to be completed — not only in compliance with corporate travel policy –, but also aligned to travelers’ unique preferences and requirements. This is pretty amazing, considering mobile phones have essentially been in mass production for 26 years. They got smarter with the Blackberry several years later,…

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