People now spend more than five hours a day on their smartphones. And with 70% of web traffic now happening on mobile, it’s safe to say it’s not just tech-savvy millennials either. But what does this mean for your employees’ hotel booking experience?
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Most travel managers across the globe face similar challenges – lost visibility, needless overspend, inaccurate reports and that’s not even mentioning out-of-policy hotel bookings.
Life would be so much simpler if your travelers followed your travel policy when booking but why don’t they?
The rapid rise of the millennial business traveler has led to a shift in priorities and habits in the corporate travel world. Like leisure travelers, the newest generation of business travelers crave options. And, when it comes to lodging, they want to book into hotels that match their preferences. Whether they travel for work or … Continue reading How hotels are adapting to the new habits of corporate travelers
No matter what profession you are in, you can’t avoid networking. It’s key to professional success, but it often pushes past our comfort zone. Making connections at conferences and business events can be daunting and nerve-wracking. What are good conversations starters for networking? Some people are born networkers, but for the majority of the world, … Continue reading 9 bulletproof conversation starters to break the ice at your next networking event
In the movie Up in the Air, we see George Clooney play a seasoned business traveler who spends more than 250 days a year on the road, collecting miles and miles until he reaches the exclusive 10-million miles club. In one sequence, we see him prepare and pack his bag in a quick, efficient manner. … Continue reading How to pack for business trips?
You’ve landed your first big corporate job and now your boss is sending you out on your first business trip abroad. Hooray! After all, traveling is one of the perks of the business world. Get ready to visit a new city, enjoy overstuffed pillows at a five-star hotel and mingle over cocktails until the wee … Continue reading A beginner’s guide to business travel
Business travelers go where they are told, but often they don’t travel how they are told. They plan their own travel, according to their preferences, using the booking sites and apps of their choice. In the corporate travel world, this behavior is known as going rogue. Rogue travelers are not rare. In fact, more than … Continue reading Why do business travelers go rogue?
A business trip is no longer just about going where the boss says. Instead, personalization is the latest buzzword in corporate travel. Business travelers are increasingly seeking a more customized travel experience that takes into account their unique preferences and lifestyles. Driven by technology, there has been a deep shift happening in the world of … Continue reading Beyond personalization: letting your employees choose how they travel
Do you remember the Nokia Communicator? It was the ultimate mobile phone for business travelers. With a full keyboard and large size screen, it was a solid device to reply to work emails and stay connected on the road before the arrival of the smartphone. Many business travelers loved the Nokia Communicator, and the way … Continue reading Business travelers’ fascination with technology