business travel

Business Travel Program Adjust for a New Era

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AMC Institute annual meeting, photo by Epnac Photography

AMC Institute courtesy Epnac Photography

The Global Business Travel Association and Uber for Business teamed up to conduct ground transportation research and and shared the results in a report titled The Corporate Travel Comeback: The Evolution of Ground Transportation and Other Trending Business Travel Topics. GBTA members and industry stakeholders in the U.S.

Business Travel Moving Forward at Healthy Pace

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Denver International Airport

The latest Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Business Travel Recovery Poll revealed that business travel is surging forward and international travel is returning alongside the challenges of rising fuel prices, inflation, supply chain disruption, and the war in Ukraine. In addition, corporate travel policies are undergoing a revamp, and a large majority of employees indicate they are willing to travel for business. 

Rising Gas Prices Fueling a Desire to Stay Local

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If you’re considering a number of venues for a spring or summer drive-to meeting, you might want to make proximity one of the key elements you assess. The latest tracking study of American travelers by the market research firm Longwoods International suggests that the higher cost of filling their gas tank might lead some would-be attendees to put their travel plans on hold. 

Bluesmart Suitcases Make High-Tech, High-End Holiday Gifts

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Looking for the perfect holiday gift for a VIP? A Bluesmart carry-on suitcase will surely impress. Created by and for tech-savvy travelers, these “smart bags” do everything but propel themselves down the airport concourse. Download the companion smartphone app to lock or unlock the bag via a remote Bluetooth connection (the lock is TSA approved, and you also get a physical key) and track its whereabouts in more than 100 countries via a GPS application.

Take Meetings on the Road with Bearing

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Trekking from Newark to Boston is typically lost time, but not when you’re traveling with Bearing. Complete with boardrooms, meeting space, a front cabin, Wi-Fi and seating for up to 14, Bearing vehicles offer a way to make the most of travel hours. “Bearing is doing to in-region travel what the private jet did to continental travel,” says John McDermott, managing partner and CEO. Each vehicle comes fully prepped for each unique client and there is only one customer per vehicle, per day.

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