Why the Travel Industry Needs More People Like This

LinkedIn -- September 25, 2015 -- Technological advances are changing the way modern businesses operate, and business travel is no exception. Rather than deteriorating the offline travel industry, new technologies are pushing it forward. From booking through to reporting and expense management, there is an exciting opportunity to create new industry standards and best practices. This process ... Read More

Why Everyone Should Care About Infrastructure

Inc. -- June 26, 2015 -- A month after the Amtrak Northeast Regional train derailed in Philadelphia, PA, many aspects of the accident remain a mystery. There is one aspect to the incident that seems to be clear. Technological safeguards designed to prevent train derailment during extreme speeding are a crucial element of railway safety. In 2008, Congress mandated the technology be installed on ... Read More

Keeping Up With the Modern Road Warrior

LinkedIn -- June 25, 2015 -- Modern life is very busy and complex, and the travel industry must match this frenetic pace. The current state of the business travel industry is one of change, and, as a whole, the industry has been slow to respond to the needs of the new, mobile Road Warrior. It is the primary responsibility of a travel management company to make the lives of travelers easier, so ... Read More

4 Ways Room Service is a Thing of the Past

Inc. -- Mar 11, 2015 -- In 2013, the New York Hilton Midtown announced it was discontinuing traditional room service. This has led to an industry-wide discussion on the needs and wants of in-room dining for today’s business traveler. Since 2013, topics such as personalized food and ordering options, technology offerings, and a general dissatisfaction with outrageous service charges have all led ... Read More

4 Reasons to Stop Worrying and Love Airline Prices

Inc. -- Feb 6, 2015 -- According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the cost of aviation jet fuel is over 40% cheaper than a year ago. Yet, the price drop of jet fuel has not corresponded with a drop in airline ticket prices. This has left many people angered at the airline industry for the apparent discord, including New York’s U.S. senator Chuck Schumer, who has called for a ... Read More

Business Travel Will Never Be the Same After 2015

Inc. -- Jan 22, 2015 -- 2015 will be the year big data revolutionizes the way we conduct business. The increasing use of smartphones and widespread availability of Wi-Fi has brought with it an avalanche of data in many different forms. Furthermore, traveler needs and expectations continue to expand as technological horizons widen. Read More

5 Tips to Stay Healthy While Flying

Inc. -- Dec 23, 2014 -- One of the biggest issues affecting global travel today is the transfer of communicable disease. For many travelers, the fear of catching a sickness or disease leaves them reconsidering their travel plans. It is important to understand the facts of catching a disease or sickness and utilizing simple precautionary measures during air travel. Read More

7 Airplane Etiquette Rules Everyone Should Follow

Inc. -- Oct 6, 2014 -- There has been a new trend causing quite a stir among many travelers. More and more passengers are taking up more than their fair share of space on flights, spreading out into aisles or giving themselves pedicures on cross country flights. This type of behavior makes flying an annoyance for everyone else, and it is time we put an end to such obnoxious acts. Read More