The pandemic has highlighted the potential duty of care gaps that out of policy bookings can cause. Having a clear picture of where your employees are, what potential risks they may face, and being able to easily coordinate their safe return proved challenging in cases where travel bookings were not centralized.
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.
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.
For corporate managers, understanding the notion of duty of care in the context of corporate travel is essential for ensuring compliance and establishing a sufficient business travel safety policy for company employees. So, before sending them off to their next corporate adventure with a carry-on bag in hand, set aside the time necessary to comprehend the big picture around duty of care and what it means for employers.
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?