Navigator Blog

It’s time to cut through the noise. How do you rise above the competing voices, infinite information, and endless options? You need an aerial view.

Join us as we share industry insights and best practices to help travel buyers become smarter; tips and tricks to make the business travel life a little easier; and ways to make that well-earned vacation unforgettable. No matter what your goal is, we’re here to help you navigate your way.

Luxury in the Land of Fire and Ice

Written by our advisor Debra Stern at our San Jose, CA location, this blog recaps her trip aboard Ponant Le Laperouse, their newest ship in Iceland. She sailed earlier this fall from Reykjavik and... Continue reading

5 Reasons Why Travelers Book Out-of-Policy (And How to Mitigate It)

Out-of-policy booking is a nightmare for travel managers. When travelers don’t comply with their organization’s travel policy, they reduce financial transparency, diminish savings potential, damage... Continue reading

5 Tips for Traveling Light on Extended Business Trips

When you travel for work, you have to pack light. Doing so will make it easier to get through airline security, and you won't have to worry about lugging a heavy suitcase between presentations, meals... Continue reading

How to Explain Risk to Business Travelers

Educating travelers about risks on the road is an important part of duty of care. An engaged traveler is an aware traveler. It's often easy to forget that the conditions we experience in our daily... Continue reading

Updates from Virtuoso Travel Week 2018

Virtuoso Travel Week, luxury travel’s largest global event, reached a new high in 2018 with 6,071 attendees from 100 countries. This year, 125 of Direct Travel’s luxury advisors attended from across... Continue reading