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Dangers of Third-Party Travel Websites

Posted by Steve Johnston on Fri, Oct 28, 2016

7 Potential Risks of Indirect Booking

When you’re booking a flight for your next business meeting, you have two options: The first is to use a third-party website to book your flight and hotel within a matter of minutes. The second is to book your accommodations and your travel separately, which may take a little more time and research.

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Tags: Third-Party Travel Sites, Car Service to John Wayne Airport, Corporate Travel

The 5 Best Books for Corporate Travel Managers

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Jun 13, 2016

This blog was originally published in 2013; we have since updated it to reflect the most current and accurate information possible. 

Corporate travel managers are experts in many areas.

From accounting to negotiation and technology, their daily tasks encompass a variety of disciplines. Continuing their education, through webinars, trainings and literature, is a vital part of staying ahead of the curve. 

If you're a corporate travel manager who is looking to excel this year, consider this outstanding reading list, full of books vital to your profession:

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Tags: Executive Travel, Corporate Travel

4 Amazing San Diego Hotels for Business Travelers

Posted by Steve Johnston on Tue, Mar 22, 2016

Not everyone has the luxury to visit sunny Southern California for pleasure. 

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Tags: Corporate Travel

Are You New to Corporate Travel? 3 Tips to Make It Easier

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Aug 17, 2015

How to Travel Like a Boss!

Up until now you’ve probably been content to drive into the office every day. You go through the motions of sitting at your desk every morning, maybe with a cup of coffee, maybe after chit chatting with your co-workers. It’s possible that the only time you’ve ever left the city is to take a vacation. Because of this, you may find yourself a little stressed out about taking your first business trip. The travel manager has given you the schedule you’ll need to keep and at first glance it may seem impossible to follow. We’re here to tell you that corporate travel doesn’t have to be as daunting or confusing as it may first seem.

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Tags: Corporate Travel

3 Most Useful Travel Perks to Take Advantage Of

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Corporate Travel Benefits You Might Not Be Utilizing

When you spend more time on the road traveling for work than you do at home with your family or friends, it can be a bit difficult to look on the bright side. By now, we’re sure you’re aware of how important those business trips are to your success as well as the success of your company. You know that it’s a necessary evil and just have to figure out a way to deal with the distance as best you can.

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Tags: Corporate Travel

Hot New Trends in Corporate Travel

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, May 18, 2015

How to Streamline Your Business Trips

Considering the fact that companies tend to spend in the trillions of dollars to send executives and employees around the world, it’s safe to say that the chances of traveling for work are pretty high. Just because you may have a large company behind you that will be doing the majority of your trip planning doesn’t mean it will be all smooth sailing. Sometimes it will even fall upon your shoulders to do much of the hard work yourself. This doesn’t necessarily need to be cause for unneeded stress, as there have been advancements and trends in the world of corporate travel that can help you streamline your business trips.

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Tags: Corporate Travel

Using Travel Quotes to Better your Business Trip

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Sep 09, 2013

Negotiate Like a Pro with Travel Quotes

Corporate travel is often an excessive stress on people who are already juggling plenty of responsibilities. From navigating unfamiliar airports to dealing with time issues posed by delayed flights, not being able to find a cab to discovering that your hotel is completely unsuitable, the opportunities for your business trip to go terribly wrong are endless.

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Tags: advice business travelers, travel executives, Corporate Travel

Fight for Your Right to Air Miles

Posted by Steve Johnston on Fri, Aug 09, 2013

Get the Most Mileage Out of Rewards Programs

With high ticket prices, baggage fees, and other hidden costs, air travel is nothing to sneeze at. Corporate travel means you may have to face these prices on a frequent basis, though, so the problem for you is avoiding spending too much money while you’re traveling for your job. The following tips will help you get the most out of your miles, so that you can save your money in the process.

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Tags: corporate travelers, Corporate Travel

The Danger of Energy Drinks During Travel

Posted by Steve Johnston on Fri, May 10, 2013

Is Your Energy Drink Poisoning You?

When you’re constantly on the road, finding ways to boost your energy is critical. Of course, there are the always-advised methods of getting more sleep and eating healthy, but it’s hard to eat according to the food pyramid when you’re constantly traveling. And sleep? Well, you do it out of necessity. So given the inconveniences of both these healthy habits, you may think that energy drinks are your magic elixir.

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Tags: boost energy, Chauffeured Car Service, Corporate Travel

Avoiding the Most Horrifying Travel Disasters

Posted by Steve Johnston on Tue, Mar 26, 2013

Travel Catastrophes You Simply Must Avoid

When it comes to travel, most people know that there are a slew of things that can go wrong. From getting lost in a new city to failing to get tickets to a show you desperately wanted to see, there are plenty of opportunities for your trip to sour before you even check in to your hotel. But when it comes to travel catastrophes that have the potential to ruin your entire trip, there are a few that certainly stand out above the rest. So if you’re planning a trip for the near future, take a look at our list of the worst travel catastrophes and how to avoid them.

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Tags: Chauffeured Car Service, Travel Disasters, Corporate Travel