When the sharing economy was first starting to take off a few years ago, corporate travel managers were suspicious. According to a white paper released in 2015 by the Association of Corporate Travel Executives, the majority of travel managers didn’t have plans to introduce sharing services. The concept was unfamiliar to them, so they weren’t quick to adopt it.
Customization in corporate travel will be an important factor in the industry in 2018. This trend allows for each corporate traveler to have an experience that is unique to them. Many corporate travel management companies are putting the focus on the travelers themselves.
Traveling with a group can improve the travel experience, no matter what the group is and why they are traveling together. You could be traveling with a group of friends, or with family members or colleagues for a business-related trip. Whatever the purpose of the trip, the saying “the more the merrier” really applies.
Last month we chatted about the top five wedding destinations in the new year. This month is a bit of a departure as we return our focus to one of the most timeless, and most continually popular, destination weddings locations – Italy!
Business travel is more than just an extraneous perk – it can actually be a powerful source of growth for your organization. Let’s look at some of the ways that travel can transform your business.
Unless everyone you know and love lives in your hometown (which is unlikely), you’ll probably have several guests attending the wedding from out of town. Whether they are coming from overseas or the next town over, transport and accommodation will need to be coordinated for them.
Business travel is an explosive market. The Concur State of Business Travel Report recently showed that the busiest 1 percent of business travelers in 2015 boarded an average of 146 flights annually. This means they were taking off every 2.5 days!
Congratulations, you’re engaged! In the coming months you’ll be preparing for one of the biggest milestones of your life, and with that comes a lot of decision-making. Today we’re here to help make one of those decisions a bit easier—picking the dream wedding destination.
In order to stay ahead of the curve, one must stay up to date on the corporate travel trends that will be making an impact on the industry. How will corporate travel change in 2018, and what new trends can we expect to see?