We're looking back at the best Navigator blog posts of the year that cover a range of topics such as tips for packing light, what to do about travelers that book out-of-policy, staying healthy on the road, what millennials are looking for in travel policies, and whether you should include Airbnb in your travel program. As you settle into the new year, take a break from catching up on email to check out some of the top business travel blog posts. Wishing you a great start to 2019!
5 Tips for Traveling Light on Extended Business Trips
Traveling light isn't always easy, but with these tips, your travelers will be less stressed and can save the company money in the process. This is a great post to share with your road warriors who are looking for ways to optimize their business travel routine this year, or less frequent travelers and don't have their routine down yet. Read more.
5 Reasons Why Travelers Book Out-of-Policy (And How to Mitigate It)
We know that addressing out-of-policy booking is probably one of the top priorities for your organization this year. In this blog post, we examine the reasons why employees don't use the proper channels to book their travel and the steps you can take to increase travel policy compliance. Read more.
Wellness on the Road: Staying Healthy When Traveling for Business
New Year's resolutions typically include wellness-related goals like exercising and eating healthier foods. However, it's harder to keep those resolutions on the road when new, healthy habits are interrupted. The best way to stay on track is to have a plan for business trips. In this post, we cover our top travel wellness tips. Read more.
What Do Millennials Want from a Travel Policy?
Over the next few years, millennials will become the majority in the workforce and they have different expectations from previous generations. Here, we talk about what millennials expect from employers when it comes to business travel and how to modify your travel policy so it's a win-win for your organization and all your travelers. Read more.
Corporate Travel: To Airbnb or Not to Airbnb?
As Airbnb continues to rise as a lodging option for business travelers, now is the time to figure out how you will address it into your travel policy if you haven't done so already. Whether or not you decide to include Airbnb as an option in your policy, this blog posts will help you figure out what you need to know to make a decision and clearly communicate it to your employees. Read more.
The beginning of the year can be filled with high expectations to lay out a thorough business plan to advance your travel program goals for the next 12 months. While you craft your strategy to meet (or exceed) those goals for 2019, know that Direct Travel is here to assist you with that process and make those plans happen. Connect with a DT expert to get a jumpstart on the new year.