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
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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?
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
How often do you travel for work? If you happen to work for an organization like The Rolling Stones, you’ve put down enough miles of flights and bus rides to go to the moon and back. However, ordinary people do not play in a five-decade old rock and roll band, so your mileage is likely … Continue reading Who is the modern road warrior?
With multiple stages, countless keynotes, all-star speaker line-ups and thousands of delegates, massive international conferences are the music festivals of the business world. In fact, events like Slush in Helsinki or Web Summit in Lisbon have become must-attend events for professionals of all kinds. These events are tremendous opportunities to learn, share experiences and make … Continue reading The best tips to survive a big conference
Not long ago biometric technology was something of sci-fi movies and novels. In Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Captain Kirk gains access to top secret files with a retinal scan used for verifying his identity. Today, biometrics are part of everyday life. We use this technology constantly to unlock our mobile devices multiple … Continue reading Your face is your boarding pass
As you’re packing for your next business trip, stop for a moment and ask yourself this question. What if you would need to be evacuated during a tsunami or fire? As a business traveler, do you know what to do in an emergency? Whom to contact? What number to dial? Of course, most people will … Continue reading What business travelers need to do in an emergency
A few months ago, my company sent me to an international conference in Berlin. I hit the jackpot, I thought. The German capital is one of my favorite cities in the world, and even before I’d booked the flight, I was imagining myself taking an afternoon stroll in Tiergarten. Wait a sec! A business trip … Continue reading The bleisure challenge