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.
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.
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.
The very first issue of Airplane Mode by Shep, our monthly newsletter geared towards savvy, tech-forward business travelers. Each month Airplane Mode will deliver the latest in travel technology, corporate travel innovation, and travel trends.
There are many travel myths currently flying around. To distinguish the truth from the myths, Shep investigated popular travel myths to find out the truth behind them.