Conference Innovation While Traveling at Warp Speed

Velvet Chainsaw

The post Conference Innovation While Traveling at Warp Speed appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw. Navigating change during a crisis is not for the faint of heart.

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Time Travel For Events

Endless Events

If you read time travel for events, and your mind immediately went to Back To The Future… not quite. How many times in your life have you wondered what you would do if time travel was possible? What would happen if time travel for events existed?

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How Likely Are Attendees to Travel to Your Next Event?

EventMB

When you are finally able to plan an event, will people be willing to travel to it? The post How Likely Are Attendees to Travel to Your Next Event?

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How Travel Changes Us

SmartMeetings

A newly released Incentive Research Foundation 2019 Trends Study showed that incentive travel is an increasing priority in a world where acquisitions are creating bigger companies, and getting teams producing together quickly is essential to making the deal pencil out.

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.

How can blockchain technology improve the travel and tourism industry?

Oveit

According to robust data, the travel and tourism industry is the second-fastest-growing sector in the world, after manufacturing. The World Travel and Tourism […]. The post How can blockchain technology improve the travel and tourism industry?

Hotels Using Virtual Tours to Woo Corp Travel Managers

Skift

Matterport Skift Take: Whether it's Zoom, FaceTime or VR, it's essential that hotels continue offering site visits to travel managers and meetings planners to plan for growth in the coming months. Corporate Travel Meetings & Events choice hotels

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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.

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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10 Reasons Why Travelling is Hurting your Eventprof Career

EventMB

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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Wellness for Business Travel Is an Uphill Slog

Skift

Hilton Skift Take: It only makes sense that business travel — including meetings and conventions — would incorporate more aspects of the wellness movement. While industrywide changes are happening, it’s debatable whether they’ve made a real impact on the lives of business travelers yet.

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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.

Spirited Travel: Pernod Ricard Launches Partnership With JetSmarter

BizBash

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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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.

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.

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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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.

6 Helpful Travel Apps Worth Downloading

SmartMeetings

More sophisticated apps are also in the marketplace, and can help solve travel woes and unlock a world of special experiences. Service, which is available to individuals and businesses, handles tens of thousands of claims monthly and saves the average traveler $300 annually.

Niche Luxury Travel Boom Creates Demand for Exclusive Trade Shows

Skift

The Duco Travel Summit marketplace takes place in grand surroundings, like the St. Duco Travel Summit Skift Take: Luxury travel during the past decade has taken off exponentially, driven by growing wealth around the world.

Planning The Perfect Incentive Travel Event: Learnings from APSC 2018

Hubilo Blog

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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Business Travel Sector to Take a $820 Billion Virus-Related Revenue Hit: Survey

Skift

The coronavirus outbreak has caused a sharp slowdown in global business travel as more companies suspend or cancel travel due to Covid-19 concerns. and Europe nix travel in the days ahead.

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Tech Tuesday: 13 Travel Gadgets Under $50 You Need in 2019

Aventri

Whether you’re a meeting or event professional , a business professional, or someone who just likes to travels a lot, you know traveling can be messy and unpredictable. But, with the help of some innovative technology gadgets , traveling doesn’t have to be so hard.

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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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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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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.

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.

Power Up Meeting & Travel Policy Compliance with These 5 Strategies

Aventri

It’s so frustrating - you oversee travel management at your company, but you can’t answer even the most basic questions when it comes to meetings and events. For example: Travel & Hospitality featured

Large Middle East Travel Fair Postponed Until Late June

Skift

An image from Arabian Travel Market. Arabian Travel Market Skift Take: Unlike ITB Berlin, Arabian Travel Market is at least giving attendees enough time to make alternative arrangements. Meetings & Events Travel Services arabian travel market coronavirus dubai

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.

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.

A Look Inside the Largest U.S Travel Conference to Date

BizBash

The 49th annual IPW travel conference headed to Washington, D.C. June 3 to 7 for the first time in its

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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.

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 Gear to Make Your Trip Smoother

Connect Your Meetings

Check out this list of travel gear to ensure your next vacation or business trip is smooth sailing. Traveling with multiple bags? If you travel a lot for business, this smart, stylish carry-on suitcase is what laptop dreams are made of.

Time Travel: See How Six Wedding Designers Recreated Six Distinct Decades

BizBash

The Southern California chapter of Wedding International Professionals Association hosted a design challenge that evoked the 1920s, 1940s, 1950s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s

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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.

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

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

How The New Travel Ban Will Affect Meetings And Events

EventMB

We take a look at the new travel ban, what’s changed, what hasn’t and how it will affect meetings and events. The latest iteration of the travel ban, signed by the president yesterday, removes Iraq from the ban and drops a provision that protected religious minorities.

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