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With many functions to attend and restaurant options during business travel, I need to be wary of over-consuming. If I'm at a hotel for more than two nights, I ensure there is an in-room fridge or mini-kitchen so I don't have to rely on restaurant food and large portion sizes. This works well for me.
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In today's ever-changing economic landscape, the concept of business travel has surpassed the standard man-in-a-suit-and-briefcase stereotype. Business travelling has increased tremendously due to our...
For our COO Erik Church, it's a five-hour flight. He lives in Toronto and works in Vancouver, putting 2,000 miles between home and the office. From his perspective, his flights offer him a rare luxury he'd never find at the office: 10 hours a week of focused work, free from interruption. He believes anyone can do the same.
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The meeting has ended and it's time to relax a little. The last thing you want to do now is lose the admiration of colleagues with inappropriate behaviour. Some social downtime to experience new cultures is one of the things business travellers enjoy most -- but the wrong behaviour can make or break a deal.
Corporate security and travel professionals are expected to continuously learn, adapt to new technologies and find best practices that safeguard the security and privacy of employee travellers. Companies can follow five best practices to effectively keep monitor, assist and protect personnel and their data while travelling.
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With so many rewards programs available to Canadians these days, it can leave your head spinning trying to navigate which will reap the best rewards for your travel lifestyle. Vision Travel, the large...
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Travelling for business presents an opportunity to expand your network, discover new destinations and of course, escape the daily grind. It also means spending an extended amount of time with a colleague or boss. And while this is an ideal scenario to strengthen your working relationship, it also poses the risk of making an accidental business blunder.
For many of today's road warriors, that means going beyond the traditional executive crash-pad of the past. While business travel can be exciting and full of opportunities, it can also at times feel lonely. All the more reason to make sure your accommodation ticks all the right boxes.
While more and more leisure travellers are booking vacations with travel advisors, knowing this will save them time, effort and money; corporate travellers are also taking advantage of the expertise a travel advisor and travel management companies can provide.
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Beating the crowds when travelling for business doesn't have to mean taking a 4am flight or flying on Christmas Day, as many business hub destinations are also easily accessible from alternative, quie...
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When it comes to the question of planes, trains or automobiles, the selection of your favourite mode of transportation obviously has to be trains.
Three companies that put Canada's Silicon Valley North on the map, one innovation at a time.
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With millennials expected to take over 75 per cent of the workforce by 2025, they bring with them new ideas and principles replacing the workhorse mentality that marked the professional generation before them. One of the biggest motivators for this "experiential generation" is travel. No longer seen as an exclusive domain of the C-suite, travel has become a regular fixture in job descriptions and perks catered towards this younger cohort of executives.
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At Vision Travel, we manage an average of over 100,000 individual business travellers every year allowing us to draw key insights on upcoming business travel trends. Based upon feedback from many of them, we've put together five key trends road warriors may expect to see this year.
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Our always-on world means we face ever increasing pressure to tackle on more work than we ever have before. People who travel for business are particularly impacted by this shift, having to juggle doubled workloads, business meetings, travel time and personal commitments.
With a job that has me travelling between Toronto and Silicon Valley fairly frequently, I've come to rely on a few choice apps that save me time, money, give me peace of mind and increase my productivity regardless of where I am. Who'd want to leave these behind?
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Often SMEs organize their travel on an ad hoc basis, only to find out at the end of their fiscal year that their travel expenses have ballooned. To manage your business travel costs, planning is key. Here are our top five industry tips to help slash your costs.
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NEW YORK -- Business travellers are bypassing the taxi queue with greater frequency, choosing instead ride-hailing services like Uber Technologies. A new report by expense management system provider C...
You walk into the office and your boss stops you in your tracks: "Go home and pack your bag. Our European client needs you. You are booked on the 17h05 flight." Are you thinking "Yeah!" or "Yuck!"? Here are 10 guidelines to make sure that you broadcast positively as yourself but also as an ambassador for your company and our country.
(Relaxnews) - Hotel guests have given top marks to the Marriott chain for its loyalty program, which was ranked the top in overall customer satisfaction. After polling 3,800 consumers in March, consul...
(Relaxnews) - For stress-free travel, take cues from frequent flyers like business travelers who combat jet lag and fatigue by drinking plenty of water, stretching on the plane and taking advantage of...
There's a certain glamour associated with business travel. Not everyone can say that they get to see the world on a weekly or even daily basis, let alone getting paid to do so. But such perks don't co...
An Embassy Suites' survey of business travellers published this spring revealed that travel is up and fear of an economic downturn has fallen. It also showed that the expectations and demands of business travellers are changing. As one hotel guru put it, "road warriors need to feel that they're getting more out of their hotel stay." Here are some tips for the weary traveller.
OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says overnight business travel to and from Canada increased at a faster pace than pleasure travel in the first quarter this year.Canadian travellers made 673,000 overnight b...