On Call in Action: Family Emergency During Conference

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…

Three Emerging Trends That Could Affect Your Company’s Travel Policy

Is your company’s travel policy collecting dust? Staying on top of current cultural and business realities is crucial for any well-managed TRM program. Unrealistic and out-of-date policies are more likely to be ignored by employees, which not only puts them at risk, but your company as well. Check out some of these emerging industry trends…

LGBT Safety Advice for International Business Travelers

Post last updated on 8/22/2016. Attitudes and laws toward the LGBT community around the world can be very different from those in the United States. And while most LGBT travelers won’t experience any issues abroad, without proactive planning your LGBT travelers—and your organization—could be at risk. Share this information with your LGBT travelers to help them prepare…

7 (Accidental) Offensive Mistakes Americans Make Overseas

Proud to be an American? We are too. But when you’re on foreign soil, it’s much better—and safer—to blend in. Aside from offending the locals, not being mindful of the nuances of the local culture can make you a target to criminals… and even get you in trouble with the law. But have no fear;…

Adapting and Aligning Your Company’s TRM Strategy to the New Sharing Economy

With sharing economy services like Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb gaining popularity, it’s no surprise that these companies are beginning to cater to business travelers. Yet, according to our latest national survey* only 12% of business travelers have used a ride sharing service, and only 4% have stayed in accommodations booked through Airbnb. When asked what…

Top International Destinations for Corporate Meeting Planners

It’s that time of year again! Summer is on its way out and we’re headed into the busy conference season. We’ve talked about health and safety planning for your meetings as well as some top planning trends, but how do you know where to hold your next, big meeting? Check out these great international destinations…