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Brian Robertson

COO, Vision Travel Solutions

As COO of Vision Travel Solutions, Brian Robertson is responsible for driving the largest travel management company in Canada. Under his leadership, Vision Travel has a carved a niche as the industry leader in corporate and luxury travel, through the marriage of good old-fashioned high-touch customer service, and ground-breaking high-tech solutions never before seen in Canada. Brian is a global travel industry insider, with a unique view on the trends and issues that shape the industry. He has contributed thought leadership pieces to various publications and regularly offers his perspective at industry conferences.
Local's Guide To The Best Adventurous Weekend In

Local's Guide To The Best Adventurous Weekend In L.A.

Los Angeles is an adventurer's paradise. Home to more than just tanned celebrities, the sprawling metropolis offers everything from modern rock climbing to incredible trails ideal for mountain biking and of course amazing surf spots.
11/23/2016 14:31 EST
You Should Use A Travel Advisor When Travelling For

You Should Use A Travel Advisor When Travelling For Business

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.
06/27/2016 05:20 EDT
What Drives Millennials In The

What Drives Millennials In The Workforce?

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.
02/23/2016 05:25 EST
Top Canadian Business Travel Trends To Expect In

Top Canadian Business Travel Trends To Expect In 2016

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.
12/18/2015 03:46 EST
5 Ways Road Warriors Sabotage Their

5 Ways Road Warriors Sabotage Their Productivity

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.
11/11/2015 01:02 EST
5 Luxury Travel Trends To

5 Luxury Travel Trends To Watch

In the past, luxury just meant expensive. But as travellers become more savvy and more tourism options become available, the focus has firmly shifted towards experiences. A five star hotel is no longer enough, it has to have a unique history that differentiates it from the next luxury accommodation.
09/04/2015 08:11 EDT
Slash Business Travel Costs with These Five

Slash Business Travel Costs with These Five Tips

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.
07/24/2015 11:34 EDT