At some point, every frequent business traveler will feel a bit of envy for friends whose jobs allow them to return home to their families each and every evening. They sometimes feel like they’re the only one whose job takes them here, there and everywhere on a regular basis.
If you’ve felt this way before, rest assured that you aren’t the only one hopping on a plane for work — far from it. In fact, professionals take roughly 488 million business trips in the U.S. each year. That’s an average of nearly 1.9 million business trips every weekday. While we’re at it, let’s take a look at some other business travel statistics so you can see how you fit in with the larger picture. Continue reading “Better Understand the Travel Industry With These Business Travel Statistics”
For those of us who travel by air often, we have no choice but to be subject to the will of whatever airline we’re flying. We all know that in-flight magazines only tell us the good stuff. It’s in our best interest, then, to stay up on the goings-on in the airline industry. So here’s a round-up of recent airline industry news to keep you up on your game.
Airline Glitches Are in the News
We’re hearing more and more about airline computer glitches throwing a wrench in travelers’ plans. But they aren’t necessarily happening more often. Continue reading “A Roundup of Recent Airline Industry News”
If you’re reading this, you probably travel a lot, which means you’re no stranger to airports. For many business travelers, the airport experience is just a part of the job. But that doesn’t mean it’s always fun. While you won’t find an airport anywhere without a security line, you can find airports with amenities and attractions more akin to a nightclub or a country club than an airport. Here are some airports that are frequently named among the best airports in the world. Continue reading “Exploring the Best Airports in the World”
No one wants to pay more for a flight than necessary, but most of us also don’t want to spend hours searching every possible departure date, airport and airline on every corner of the internet until we find the best price. Follow these tips for finding cheap flights and you won’t have to. Continue reading “Five Simple Tips For Booking Cheap Flights”
If you’re flying somewhere, you’re going to go through a security check. For some reason, the vast majority of people seem to deny this fact until the last moment—it’s baffling why so few plan accordingly. Here are a few quick and easy tips to help you breeze through your next encounter with the TSA (or whichever international equivalent you’re to be scrutinized by).
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As the Great Recession becomes less a reality and more a distant memory, more and more business travelers are poised to take to the skies in 2016. The growth in the number of business travelers isn’t the only trend ready to shake up business travel in 2016 either. From advances in technology to declines in traditional business travel options, here are the 2016 business travel trends to prepare for in the new year.
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Business travel with coworkers can be a really fun experience. Seriously, if done right, going on a business trip with colleagues can actually be a good time to bond with people you’ve only seen in an office setting. However, if done poorly, traveling with coworkers can lead to friction that ruins your trip and can easily find its way back into the office long after the trip ends. But don’t worry about that happening once you’ve read this article, here are 5 easy tips on how to stay sane when you travel with coworkers.
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Two of the worst things about travel are lugging around heavy bags and airline baggage fees. Well, it’s time to kill two birds with one stone simply by learning to pack a little lighter so you can make travelling so much better. Here are our 5 easy tips for lightning the load and packing lighter on your next vacation.
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If you’re a corporate traveller and you’re not on a rewards program, you need to fix that ASAP. And if you are on a rewards program, it’s time to rethink your choice of program to make sure that you’re on the right one.
Travel rewards programs are a great way for corporate travelers to earn points that they can use to treat themselves to upgrades and other travel amenities that help take some of the sting out of your business trip. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the best rewards programs for corporate travelers out there today.
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Does just thinking about flying give you a lump in your throat or make you break out in a sweat? This post is for you then. Flying is becoming more and more common for business and for pleasure, but people are just as afraid of flying as ever. That’s why we’ve put together a collection of the best tips for getting over your fear of flying. While we don’t promise that this will totally cure your fear, it will help make flying at least a little bit more manageable.
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