Why I Think Anyone Who Believes They Have “Made It” Is in Danger of Failure

LinkedIn - May 12, 2016 – Overconfidence, or thinking that you “know it all,” has killed many successful businesses. No matter how much “success” is achieved, you must constantly learn, grow and evolve. It’s imperative to maintain a healthy perspective and utilize the practice of goal-setting, which places the focus more on the journey and not the destination. To read more, click here. Read More

6 Essential Apps Every Business Traveler Needs

Inc. - May 9, 2016 - For many Road Warriors, their office has become an airplane, a hotel room, a taxi and an airport-anywhere with a data connection/Wi-Fi. Mobile devices have become a traveler's personal assistant, helping her to not only plan and book travel, but change a booking and manage expenses while connecting with colleagues and getting work done. Here are 6 tools that can help ... Read More

Ovation Releases Quarterly Business Travel Analysis

For Immediate Release - May 11, 2016 - Ovation Corporate Travel, the 5th largest travel management agency in the U.S. by volume, according to Business Travel News, has published its Quarterly Business Travel, Financial Services Firm Travel and Law Firm Travel Indexes. Read More

Ovation Publishes 6-Step Overview to Create and Enhance a Corporate Risk Management Plan

For Immediate Release - April 19, 2016 - Ovation Corporate Travel, the 5th largest travel management agency in the U.S. by volume, according to Business Travel News, has published a complimentary, high-level guide to best practices in a travel risk management program. Read More

The Smartest Travelers Know How to Navigate the Online and Offline World of Travel

LinkedIn - April 16, 2016 - As technology changes the travel industry, travel management companies must evolve in conjunction with these changes. The challenge is maintaining the optimum “handshake” between the online and offline worlds. While tech-savvy travel consultants are always essential, career growth opportunities are also developing in such areas as data analytics, travel ... Read More

Starwood & Marriott’s Merger: Why You Should Pay Attention to the Creation of the World’s Largest Hotel Company

LinkedIn - March 23, 2016 - Starwood's impending merger with Marriott is significant within the industry for a multitude of reasons. Areas of possible change include hotel rates, rewards programs, management, and relationships to online travel agencies. Due to the size of the merger, any future decisions can both shape trends and affect the industry as a whole. To read more, click here. Read More

Do You Ever Feel Guilty About Needing "Me" Time?

LinkedIn – February 15, 2016 – In order to be present for others, you need to take care of yourself first. Take the time to prioritize things that allow you to de-stress and reflect. Look at your time as a series of investments and say “no” to that which does not provide value to your life. To read more, click here. Read More