Archives for August 2015

On Call in Action: Zip Lining Accident…

Whether you’re traveling for business, school, or pleasure, it’s safe to say that things don’t always go as planned. (Good thing you always remember to pack your On Call card!) But here’s the thing: unless you’ve actually experienced a travel emergency (a broken leg, lost prescription, stolen passport, or even a legal mix-up), it’s hard to imagine how travel assistance…

Adventures in Packing: Preventing the Stress from Weighing You Down

Figuring out what to pack can be an adventure in itself.  Figuring out how to pack is an art form. Get it right and you won’t be scrambling to find a toothbrush or washing socks in the hotel sink at 3am after realizing you forgot to pack extras. Get it wrong and you’ll catch yourself cursing…

The Millennial Business Traveler: 5 Tips for Employers

Millennials (anyone born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s) are taking the corporate world by storm. According to Hartford Business, Millennials will comprise 75% of the workforce by 2025. As Millennials become the next generation of business travelers, it’s important to remember that this generation is the most hyper connected yet via their smartphones —which can…

When Labor Strikes Disrupt Business Travel: 5 Tips for Coping

When Emerson said it’s the “journey not the destination,” he probably wasn’t referring to a metro station or international airport during a labor strike. Strikes can affect public transportation, air travel and even taxis—and the delays they can create for travelers can be time consuming, costly and just downright annoying. We’re sharing our top tips…

Duty of Loyalty: What is it and Why Does it Matter?

Post updated on 1/12/17. We’ve all heard the term ‘duty of care’ – a popular industry term that refers an employer’s legal and moral obligation to mitigate risks for its traveling employees. If your organization were to experience legal woes due to a duty of care oversight, a court would consider the types of measures…