On Call in Action: Family Emergency During Conference

On Call International helps organizations and their travelers take a proactive and holistic approach to not only managing emergencies when they arise—but also planning for and even preventing them before they happen. Tune in each month to see how On Call International helps with travel problems, big and small, every day: This Month: Benjamin*, a…

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 Unrealistic and out-of-date policies are more likely to be ignored by employees, which not only puts them at risk, but your company as well.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…

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…

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…

Mixing Business With Pleasure: Today’s Business Travelers Are No Strangers to Bad Behavior [INFOGRAPHIC]

America’s business travelers are mixing business with pleasure—and it’s happening more often than you may think.  According to a national survey* we conducted, more than a quarter (27%) of business travelers admit to binge drinking while on business trips, and more than one in ten (11%) told us they’ve “picked up” a stranger at a…

Business Etiquette Around the World: France

When traveling to an international city for business, there are several things to consider. Perhaps the most important are the culture and customs of each country. We’ve taken you around the world to places like the United Arab Emirates, Japan and Russia for an in-depth look on etiquette and traditions. Now let’s take a look at…

Be Prepared, Not Scared: The Modern Business Woman’s Guide to Traveling Alone

“Wow, that is very brave of you!” “Aren’t you scared?” “Don’t you watch the news?” Women account for nearly half of all business travelers, yet those who travel alone for work have probably heard at least one of these reactions before. Women certainly face some unique obstacles and vulnerabilities when they travel—but with a little…

Summer Travel Advice Round-Up

The kids are out of school, work has slowed down, and the weather couldn’t be better…ah, summer is finally upon us! Have fun and don’t forget to check out our advice for staying safe, healthy (and sane!) this summer travel season:   Your Guide to Hassle-Free Summer Business Travel Don’t Let Summer Weather Delay Your…