Business Travel Surging
Post by : Admin on Feb 10,2022
Worldwide business travel spending is expected to jump more than 37% this year to more than $1 trillion. While this sounds great, it will only get better from here. According to the Global Business Travel Association’s new forecast, business travel will not fully recover until 2024. Surges in the Omicron variant, combined with slow vaccination rates and supply chain problems have continued to hamper the full recovery. The pace of business travel recovery is crucial for airlines, hotels,...
Be Business Ready When You Land
Post by : Admin on Feb 03,2022
Consider Carry-On Only If you don’t have to check a bag – don’t do it! Did you know that checking a bag can add up to an hour of wasted time? You must arrive at the airport with enough time to stand in line to check your bag in. When you arrive at your destination, you will wait in the baggage claim area to retrieve your luggage. If your luggage is lost, you will spend another hour dealing with the claim form. Awaytravel.com makes a perfect size carry-on with a side compartm...
Getting On the Road Again
Post by : Admin on Jan 28,2022
While corporate travel has resumed since the arrival of the Covid pandemic, it has not returned to previous levels. In recent surveys of corporate travelers, personal health safety was the biggest concern of travelers. The ground transportation industry is working tirelessly to take the steps necessary to protect our passengers. In surveying our customers, we have identified several key concerns and share with you the efforts we are making to instill confidence while traveling with us. One a...
Why You Should Hire an Airport Car Service
Post by : Admin on Jan 19,2022
For most people, traveling is stressful. The uncertainty of flight delays, cancellations and long TSA lines are all top concerns of air travelers. Adding to that stress is the need to find a parking spot that won’t cost an arm and a leg and getting to the terminal from the parking lot. The cost and hassle of parking a car at the airport makes an airport car service a logical choice. If you are going to spend $100 on airport parking, you might as well spend it on a car service and reap t...
Business Travel on Course for Corporate Travelers
Post by : Admin on Jan 14,2022
The rapid spread of the new COVID-19 variant is the latest wrinkle in the road to recovery for the business travel industry. For those who serve the corporate traveler such as hotels and meeting space facilities, they aren’t so quick to introduce new restrictions or requirements this time around. The Global Business Travel Association Survey GBTA is the world’s largest business travel association. In a membership survey of global travel buyers, suppliers, and industry stakehol...
Legislators Call for Mandatory Vaccines for Plane Travelers
Post by : Admin on Jan 07,2022
Could the day come where people traveling on airplanes must be vaccinated or be denied boarding? It is possible after a U.S. Senator and three members of Congress published a letter urging the Centers for Disease Control and the Federal Aviation Administration to make vaccines mandatory for domestic travel or show proof of a recent COVID test with a negative result. The letter was authored by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Representatives Eric Swalwell (D-CA), Ritchie Torres (D-NY), and Don...
Pro Tips for Mastering TSA Security Checkpoints
Post by : Admin on Dec 30,2021
The biggest delays at the airport happen in the TSA Security Checkpoint area. This is a combination of inconsistent TSA policies that vary from airport to airport to the occasional traveler who has no idea what to expect and bogs down the screening process, causing delays for everyone behind them. We’ve put together some useful tips that will guide you through a speedy screening process. While our tips will help speed you along, knowing the TSA rules about liquids, food products and oth...
Getting Stuck in the Airport
Post by : Admin on Dec 21,2021
Most of us have experienced an unexpected delay or worse, the cancellation of a flight. You can choose to spend the time being miserable and complaining, or you can make the most of the delay by being productive during this dreadful time. Getting Business Done For a fee, many airlines offer one-day passes to their business lounges. If you don’t already have access through one of your credit cards or airline loyalty programs, a one-day pass is a great option. Business lounges provide ...
Introducing Bleisure Travel
Post by : Admin on Dec 15,2021
You might have recently heard the term, “bleisure travel”. The word bleisure was coined to combine business travel with leisure travel. Bleisure travel is an emerging trend in business travel that extends the business visit and allows employees to spend time exploring or relaxing in the destination city. Bleisure commonly includes taking friends or family along for the business journey, and provides a memorable experience for employees who must travel for business. Benefits Whe...