Author: Jacqueline Coffin

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… Read more »

How to Keep Your Passport Safe When Traveling

Keeping your passport protected should be a top priority no matter where you’re headed. A lost or stolen passport can not only lead to delays in travel, but more importantly, it can put you at risk for identity theft. In fact, if a criminal were to obtain a US passport, they could use it to… Read more »

Proactive Crisis Response Planning: Why it Matters During a Natural Disaster

On April 25th, 2015, Nepal was struck by a devastating earthquake, followed by another quake on May 12th. The disaster killed more than 8,000 people, destroyed villages and left thousands stranded without access to basic necessities. This initial quake was the deadliest earthquake to strike the region since 1934. Many organizations found themselves struggling to… Read more »

How to Plan a Business Trip…With Your Kids

As business and personal life become more blended for the modern worker, taking family on a “bleisure” trip is becoming more popular for working parents. This can be a great way to spend time with the kids and explore new destinations with them – as long as you can also get your work done. If… Read more »

Holidays Around the World Part 5: Spain

We’ve taken you around the world to places like China and Brazil as well as Russia and Japan to educate you on some of the holidays celebrated in these regions. Our latest post in this series focused on Germany and Australia. Now let’s travel to Spain so you can prepare yourself for wherever your business… Read more »

Business Etiquette Around the World: Japan

With business travel expected to grow more than 3% in the next year, you may find yourself traveling more frequently. As the market continues to improve, don’t be surprised if your next trip is to Japan. The country is home to the third-largest economy and has seen steady growth since the end of the recession…. Read more »

7 Great Apps for International Business Travelers

Business travel is not always as glamorous as it may seem. In a recent survey, business travelers were found to experience as much as 6.9 hours of stress per trip! That’s valuable time that could be better spent resting or working. With our list of some of the best apps for international business travel, your… Read more »

Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: A Pre-Travel Emergency Checklist for Employers

When your employees travel for work, there’s a lot to think about. And while many small to medium sized businesses may find it a challenge to meet their travel risk management (TRM) goals due to limited resources, the truth is, SMBs have the same duty of care responsibilities as larger firms. And neglecting these responsibilities… Read more »

Measles and Travel: Should You Be Worried?

With all of the media coverage regarding measles, it’s not a surprise that the CDC recently issued a health advisory on the outbreak. Although the measles virus was eliminated from the United States in 2000, it’s now making quite a comeback. Measles is brought to the country by travelers who have not received proper vaccinations;… Read more »