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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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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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.

Podcast: Universal Live & Capita Travel and Events

Event Industry News

Alongside him was Jason Cardy, the event director at Capita Travel and Events. Universal Live is a technical event production company while Capita Travel and Events is a travel management company. Reviewing the long-standing partnership that Universal Live and Capita Travel and Events have had, the two event professionals explore the supplier chain when planning events. “It’s

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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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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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.

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

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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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.

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7 Simple Tips for Tackling Unhealthy Travel Habits

Nth Degree

Throw long travel days and multiple days on the road into the mix, and any health routine goes out the window. Trade Shows Events Trade Show TravelWe all know how hard maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be (Hello, UberEats!).

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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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.

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 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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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.

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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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

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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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.

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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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 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.

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

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

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

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.

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.