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COVID-19 Travel Resources

We remain committed to providing excellent service to our valued clients throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic. The below information, pages, and resources address important considerations for organizations as they look to get their travelers back on the road safely. This includes risk management/duty of care, travel and approval policies, spend management, and travel communications. These resources and information will be updated on an ongoing basis, throughout this fluid situation.

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2020 Annual Index

2020 Annual Business Travel Index

Get five years of Quarter-Over-Quarter data broken down by industry. Compare Multi-Industry-Mix, Financial Services Firm and Law Firm averages including air and hotel prices paid, domestic vs. international trends and class of service breakdowns.

Download the 2020 Annual Index


Ovation Q4 2019 Index

Q4 2019 Business Travel Indexes

The quarterly Business Travel, Financial Services Firm, Law Firm, Technology Industry and Biotech & Healthcare Industry Travel Indexes contain three years of data findings, listed quarterly. Each index illustrates the following statistics:

  • Average airfare price paid Domestically, Internationally and Overall
  • Average hotel rate paid Domestically, Internationally and Overall
  • Percentage breakdown of Domestic and International tickets
  • Percentage breakdown of Domestic and International hotel room nights

Download the Q4 Indexes


Benefits of a TMC

Benefits of a Managed Travel Program

This paper highlights the many benefits of consolidating and fully managing a travel program. Achieve your goals by reducing costs, managing enterprise risk and providing exceptional service for business travelers.

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Travel Policy Benchmarking Scorecard

Gain insight into the overall effectiveness of your current travel policy. Your answers to the worksheet line items can be used to identify areas where your travel policy is likely already working effectively as well as areas where there is opportunity to strengthen your policy.

Download the Scorecard



Create a Custom Travel Policy Document

Our automated Sample Travel Policy generator is an easy-to-use form which will create a custom, editable Sample Travel Policy document for your organization.

Create a Sample Policy



Introductory Guide to Travel Risk Management

Your travelers are an extension of your organization, and anything that affects them also affects your business. Creating an effective Travel Risk Management Program will help your company protect travelers and prevent business disruptions.

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Dos and Don'ts of Data Security for Road Warriors

Intended to serve as a supplement to any cyber security practices recommended or mandated by your company, the Dos and Don’ts of Data Security for Road Warriors is a list of 9 best practices to follow, both prior to and during a business trip.

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Trusted Traveler Programs

There are many Trusted Traveler programs which provide both an enhanced traveler experience and increased safety and security. These programs offer various benefits for frequent flyers. Please see our comparison chart for information on which program may be best for you.

Download our Trusted Traveler Program Chart

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Informed Traveler Blog

Articles, event updates, press releases, industry insights and opinions from Ovation's travel management experts.

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