"Leakage" from your travel management program negatively impacts your company’s control over travel costs, savings and supplier discounts, as well as your ability to ensure traveler safety and security. We dive into why this is such a common occurrence and what you can do about it.
Overbooking is a serious concern for business travelers operating with little margin for error. Knowing why overbooking happens and how you can reduce your risk of being bumped can save you both anxiety and the headache of having to rearrange your business travel plans on the fly.
Taking care of your body should be as much of a priority as the objective of your business trip. By taking care of your well-being, you can stay healthy while traveling, and avoid the germs that are making the rounds.
Trying to work at an airport can be a hassle for business travelers due to the loud noise, slow Wi-Fi service, and lack of seating. Instead of dealing with the commotion of the airport environment, Shep’s Chief Technology Officer, Rafael Torres, will tell you why you should use an airport departure lounge to have a productive work session.
Duty of care is likely to play a significant role in how your company drafts and enforces its travel policy, however lenient or strict that policy is. Grasping the reasoning behind these policy decisions can help you understand company requirements regarding business travel and work with your employers for your own benefit.
With the right business travel apps, your smartphone can be a powerful tool to make your travel experience as smooth as possible. Here’s a list of the best business travel apps we’ve found for keeping you organized, connected, and at the top of your game, no matter where on the globe your travels take you.
Are you the Nervous Traveler? The Tech Enthusiast? The seasoned and experienced Road Warrior? Shep put together a list of the most common types of business travelers. Which one are you?
Shep CEO and Co-founder Daniel Senyard was honored among 15 other leaders in the corporate travel space for his contributions to the evolution of modern business travel through Shep, an employee-focused open booking tool for business travel. Shep's mission is to bring low touch travel management to the unmanaged.
We know—there’s more to business travel than just packing luggage and planning a trip to a set destination. There’s a sense of excitement, efficient execution of company policies, and also a lingering fear of flying. So, how safe is flying? Shep researched and compiled flight safety stats for the 2018 business traveler that may help settle the concerns of that fearful traveler.
If there’s one niche group that has paved the way to a new type of corporate culture, it is the Millennial generation. Whether they are traveling overseas or trekking through sought-after destinations, Millennials born between the years 1980 and 2000 have become today’s movers-and-shakers in the business world. For employers, understanding the needs, expectations, and habits of this unique generation is essential to establishing a sufficient company travel policy.