Never Stop Traveling, Report Says

SmartMeetings

Travel is good for you, and good for the USA. Travel Association, Travel: America’s Unsung Hero of Job Creation , uses data from the U.S. Nearly 40 percent of workers who begin their career in travel reach an annual career salary of more than $100,000. Travel Association.

The Ultimate Mobile Travel Itinerary: “My Travel”

doubledutch

When one of our amazing customers asked if we could deliver a feature that would allow event attendees to easily reference individual travel information right from the mobile app, most companies would have balked due to the rapidly approaching event date.

Most-Used Travel Apps by Business Travelers

PCMA Convene

According to Okta’s new “Business @ Work” report, the Southwest Airlines and Starwood Hotels travel apps were the most popular among business travelers in 2018. travelpulse.com.

2017 Travel Predictions Unveiled

SmartMeetings

An uncertain upcoming presidential election , sluggish global expansion, low inflation, weak investment and choppy geopolitical conditions continue to shackle business travel volume and spending growth, according to the GBTA Foundation’s latest business travel forecast for the United States.

Planning The Perfect Incentive Travel Event: Learnings from APSC 2018

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By definition , an incentive travel event is meant for businesspeople to motivate their employees and help them reach a specific goal. The Incentive Travel Event App: Engagement, Fun, Work & More.

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Stay Sniffle-Free During the Holiday Traveling Season

Smart Meetings

Whether you’re traveling, filling out reports in the office or working hard at an event, it’s easy to catch something if you’re not being careful. Related: Getting Sick While Traveling No Longer Has to Be a Nightmare.

The Conference Big Idea Road Less Traveled That Harvests Success

Velvet Chainsaw

They are the conference planning road less traveled that harvests success! Big Conference Ideas On The Road Less Traveled Part 1. The post The Conference Big Idea Road Less Traveled That Harvests Success appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw. Most conferences are stuck in a rut!

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7 Trendsetting Travel Apps

SmartMeetings

These seven new travel apps stand out because they cater to a modern audience. Travelers are paid once the package is picked up at the destination airport. Travelers can earn up to $300 per flight. The post 7 Trendsetting Travel Apps appeared first on Smart Meetings.

8 Top Travel Predictions for 2018

SmartMeetings

Travelers in 2018 will rely more on artificial intelligence and digital technology before booking a trip, and will increasingly emphasize health and wellness during their stay, according to a study by Booking.com. The predictions pertain to many types of travelers, including groups.

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6 Tips to Packing Your Bags for Lightweight Travel

Smart Meetings

When packing a bag, even the most experienced travelers sometimes give into the innate urge to pack until their bag is about to burst. Water, detergent and plenty of shaking in one of the ziplock bags will get your travel wardrobe back in meeting-ready shape.

How Much Will the Travel Ban Really Affect Business Travel?

PCMA Convene

When you look at the data, international travel to the U.S. ” TravelWhen it comes to the U.S.

13 Travel Refreshers Every Woman Needs

SmartMeetings

However, when your profession involves business travel , long hours and schedules packed with events , sometimes there are only a few minutes to freshen up before heading to a meeting. These keep you safe and are much better for travel—and security screenings—than mace or pepper spray.

How Air Travel Will Change in 2019

PCMA Convene

Condé Nast Traveler. With 2019 just weeks away, the new year looks to be full of its own surprises, bringing new elements like biometrics and more bag fees to the travel experience. Condé Nast Traveler ).

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Top Travel Trends for 2019

PCMA Convene

Travel in 2019 is shaping up to be all about tailored experiences. forbes.com. Forbes ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

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Top Travel Ideas for 2018, Survey Says

SmartMeetings

To that end, global luxury travel network Virtuoso has issued its annual trend-spotting report. According to Virtuoso’s “comprehensive survey of the network’s travel advisors worldwide,” top travel trends for 2018 will be: Multigenerational travel. Food and wine travel.

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7 Ways that Travel Changed in 2017

SmartMeetings

But 2017 saw a definite shift to groups and individuals wanting to unplug by traveling to more remote or unfamiliar locations, including small islands and rural areas. Some cruise companies made a big effort to lure younger travelers by offering more adventurous and innovative choices.

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How Hotels Are Appealing to Business Travelers

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In a world where they are continually competing with the shared economy , more hotels are forgoing the traditional small business centers and basic conference rooms, in favor of large, vibrant WeWork-style co-working spaces to meet the needs of business travelers better. Travel & Hospitality featured

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Trump Travel Slump Is Here, Numbers Say

SmartMeetings

Travel Association has warned of “major storm clouds for the inbound international travel market.”. Through March 2017, the agency said, total overseas travel to the U.S. The Global Business Travel Association in May projected a $1.3

Bleisure Travel Raises Travel Policy Questions

SmartMeetings

Over the past year, more than a third of North American business travelers mixed work with play by extending a work trip for leisure. According to a new study by GBTA Foundation (the research arm of Global Business Travel Association), millennials led the way in so-called bleisure travel.

2018’s Top Business Travel Destinations

PCMA Convene

After a worldwide study, Egencia flight data confirmed that this American city is the most popular business travel destination globally. travelpulse.com. TravelPulse ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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Avoiding Tainted Alcohol While Traveling

SmartMeetings

It’s not a pretty travel story. These troubling, even tragic, events prompted the State Department this week to post to its health and safety page about travel to Mexico: “There have been allegations that consumption of tainted or substandard alcohol has resulted in illness or blacking out.

10 Fun Facts About Incentive Travel

SmartMeetings

In celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day on April 6, Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) compiled 10 incentive travel facts to help planners orchestrate their next incentive excursion. Incentive travel is used to motivate employees and partners at 38 percent of U.S.

Eliminate Packing from Travel

SmartMeetings

It is the bane of many travelers’ existence. Packing is very time consuming , and can cause some travelers to feel stressed or anxious. Even if you travel often for meetings and conferences, you may still not have perfected the art of packing. Westin Hotels & Resorts encourages guests to stop making excuses to avoid exercising while traveling. The company says this concierge service saves travelers an estimated three to five hours per round-trip.

Spirited Travel: Pernod Ricard Launches Partnership With JetSmarter

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With JetSmarter, travel is no longer just about getting from point A to point B. It's a luxury affair from

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5 Most Popular Travel Emojis

SmartMeetings

Whether hitting the road for meetings or pleasure, many travelers share their adventures and whereabouts on social media and through text messages within 24 hours of arriving. The post 5 Most Popular Travel Emojis appeared first on Smart Meetings.

Travel bans hurt meetings & progress

Plan Your Meetings

Supreme Court last week upheld President Trump’s travel ban on travelers from several Muslim-majority nations as constitutional. As such, it’s an important time to explore a prior travel ban for travelers to the U.S. Lest you think travel bans upending U.S.-based

5 Ways to Get Attendees to Travel to Your Festival

Eventbrite

On top of ticket costs, they need to pay for travel and hotels, which can add up quickly to a figure that not everyone is willing to pay (at least, at first glance). The post 5 Ways to Get Attendees to Travel to Your Festival appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

How Changes in Business Travel are Affecting Event Professionals

EventMB

How different is the world travel map in 2017? Recent changes to immigration policies and international relations have left many people wondering where, when or even if they can travel at […].

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5 Smart Celebrity Travel Tips

SmartMeetings

Just like meeting and event planners , celebrities constantly travel , and during the course of their journeys, pearls of wisdom sometimes emerge. Here are a few travel tips from A-listers. "When If there was a single cure for jet lag, we’d all have it stashed in our travel bags. Planners are faced with a specific obstacle while traveling—being presentable just moments after stepping off the plane. Tips & Tools tips and tools Travel travel tips

10 Reasons Why Travelling is Hurting your Eventprof Career

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Taking time out to travel is what many people dream of but travelling could in fact, be hurting your eventprof career. The post 10 Reasons Why Travelling is Hurting your Eventprof Career by Editorial Team appeared first on [link].

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10 Futuristic Travel Tech Products

SmartMeetings

Meeting and event planners are all too familiar with travel. Aware of how unpleasant long hours of travel can be, tech companies are working to alleviate the discomfort, inconvenience and general frustration. SF-717 Travel Steam Iron by Steamfast.

New travel advisory system launched for U.S. travelers

Plan Your Meetings

travelers have become accustomed to hearing scary travel advisories for other countries when those locales have experienced natural disasters, terrorist attacks, potential government disruption, increases in crime and/or disease, etc. There is some risk in any international travel.

Business Travel Trends: The Keys to Keeping Travelers Happy

SmartMeetings

According to a new survey, most business travelers are upbeat about work trips. The Index is a data-centered barometer based on business travelers’ attitudes toward seven key components of business-related travel. Company Travel Policies Are Evolving. News Travel Trends

Luxury Travel Keeps on Rising

SmartMeetings

Luxury travel has been doing quite well in recent years. Travel Experts Inc., a host agency for independent luxury travel agents , now predicts a continuing climb throughout 2017. Corporate Travel a Key Driver. Millennials prefer to experience adventure in their travels.

Dining Gets More Expensive for Business Travelers

PCMA Convene

Dining is not only the most common expense for travelers, but one that is eating into a larger chunk of corporate budgets. skift.com. Skift ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

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Top 100 Corporate Hotels for Business Travelers

PCMA Convene

Egencia, Expedia’s business travel division, has announced the winners of its annual awards program, revealing the top 100 preferred hotels around the globe. travelpulse.com.

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5 Travel Trends that Will Impact Meetings in 2017

SmartMeetings

The travel industry is always on the cutting edge of technology , discovering new ways to predict and adapt to consumers’ ever-changing preferences. Booking.com analyzed data, user reviews and other information to make 8 major travel predictions for the coming year. News Travel Trends

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3 Major Challenges Facing Travel and Tourism

PCMA Convene

Guevara Manzo highlighted WTTC members’ greatest concerns for the travel and tourism sector, based on a recent survey: 1. The increasing and widespread occurrence of a range of crises is a critical inhibitor of travel,” notes the report.

8 Tips for Getting Work Done While Traveling

PCMA Convene

Because checking out while you’re traveling is no longer an option. ( CNN.com. CNN ). Read More. Career News Junkie

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Trump Travel Ban Gets More Specific

SmartMeetings

Meeting planners looking for solid ground regarding the Trump administration travel ban may be disheartened to know it has been revised—again. But it does stipulate specific types of travelers banned from the eight nations that are included.

Message of Travel’s Economic Power Delivered to White House

Smart Meetings

The $22 billion contributed by the meetings industry to local, state and federal taxes each year is dependent on the free flow of travel. Travel Association and the CEOs of 13 hospitality companies met Tuesday at the White House with President Donald Trump and senior administration officials.

10 Best U.S. Cities for Business Travel

SmartMeetings

This short list of places, spaces and notations compiled by the travel risk management company On Call International can help narrow down the options. Cities for Business Travel appeared first on Smart Meetings. George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas.

2017 Incentive Travel Trends

SmartMeetings

Businesses are using incentive travel to award their top-performing employees. businesses now use incentive travel to reward and recognize their top performing employees, salespeople, and channel partners. The post 2017 Incentive Travel Trends appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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