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    The Ins and Outs of the Lola.com AMEX GBT Deal

    Late in 2018, Lola.com announced an industry-shaking partnership with American Express Global Business Travel (GBT). The deal marries GBT's ...

    2019 Travel Trends: Steamboat Springs

    Haven't heard about Steamboat, yet? You soon will.

    Is the Mileage Run Dead?

    It’s the end of the year. That used to mean something for business travelers anxious to preserve elite status on an airline. For many of us, it meant ...

    The Most Important Hotel Amenities for Business Travelers

    The hotel per diem allowed by your company is based on cost, but what does that cost include? No-charge extras can make a big difference in comfort ...

    Setting a Meal Per Diem Policy The Easy Way

    If you read our blog post last week, then you know that meal per diems can improve travel for you and your team. So now that you've decided a per ...

    How to Set Per Diem Rates? Ask the GSA

    Instituting a per diem allowance for meals when employees are traveling ensures your people won’t get short-changed and your travel budget won’t get ...

    On the Road

    I haven’t had a gun since 1968, when a Marine quartermaster in Vietnam (I was in the Navy, but on the ground) handed me an M14 rifle and snarled, ...

    Good Travel Policies Have 5 Things in Common

    A good travel policy is a good thing. But why not make yours great? Leaders shoot for the moon, right? And, frankly, your travel-weary employees ...

    The True Cost of Travel Policy Non-Compliance

    How much is your organization spending on corporate travel? A lot, probably. For a typical company, travel is the single-highest controllable expense ...

    Guidelines for Creating a Corporate Travel Policy

    A corporate travel policy is a tool designed to help both employees and company executives make effective decisions. It explains what you expect from ...

    The One-Pager: Corporate Travel Policy Best Practices

    Why have a corporate travel policy if your team doesn't follow the rules? Unfortunately, the problem with most travel policies is simple: they are ...

    Reducing Meal Expenses for Business Travelers

    When you take the time to write up a business travel policy, it’s often hard to figure out what parameters to set around meal expense reimbursement. ...

    Fake Reviews Are Real - Help Your Team Avoid Them

    When your employees are booking a hotel for business travel, there’s a good chance they are looking up reviews on sites like TripAdvisor. But ...

    5 Ways Employees Can Reduce Business Travel Expenses

    When you’re coming up with a business travel policy for your company, it’s hard to balance the needs of the business with the needs of your team. If ...

    4 Signs That Excel Sheets Can't Handle Your Travel Expenses

    Like so many other companies, you might still be using Excel to manage your team’s business travel expenses. While this is a good short term ...

    What's the Best Corporate Travel Solution For You?

    If your company is like most, your travel process is probably disorganized and complicated.

    Basic Economy Fare is Bad for Business Travel

    Running a travel program for your business can often feel like juggling. You have to balance your needs (like staying under budget and reporting ...

    6 Reasons Your Employees Hate Your Travel Policy

    You’ve taken the time to write up a travel policy, but your employees are not following it. We’ve put together some common mistakes companies make in ...

    A Day in the Life of Lola.com's EA

    “Wait… so what does an Executive Assistant actually do?” It’s a question I get asked. A lot. If you had asked me that exact question last year, I ...

    Simplified Corporate Travel Planning for EAs

    If you're an Executive Assistant, then you know what it’s like to be planning, booking, and changing travel plans for your boss. Most EAs manage ...

    Flying Blind Without A Corporate Travel Policy

    There comes a time when most growing businesses need to determine if they need a corporate travel policy, or if they should continue to let employees ...

    Flexible Company Travel Policies Can Reduce Expenses

    Keeping It Real: 8 Business Travel Tips That Actually Work!

    We've all read the same article, or some version of it, over the years: "Business Travel Tips and Tricks for Beating the Airlines at Their Own Game." ...

    5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Setting Up Heptio-Authenticator

    If you’re in Operations then I’m sure you’ve already felt the pain of having to manage permissions on dozens of third party applications. When we ...

    Every business traveler needs a 24/7 travel assistant

    Winter travel can be unpredictable and unpleasant. For frequent business travelers, the winter is even more taxing with flight delays, cancellations, ...

    How to Make Your Corporate Travel Policy Employee-Friendly

    Traditional corporate travel policy is many things, but traveler friendly is not one of them. More and more companies are learning that in order to ...

    Business travel sucks. Luckily, Lola is here to make it all better.

    Launching today, Lola is a tool that makes every facet of business travel easier, with a model and services no one in the travel industry has offered ...

    GV and Tenaya Ventures Join Lola’s Series B Financing

    I am pleased to share that GV and Tenaya Ventures have added an additional $5M each to our Series B financing. This brings our Series B round to a ...

    Charles River Ventures Leads $15M Lola Series B Funding

    I’m excited to share that we’ve secured $15M in Series B funding led by Charles River Ventures (CRV) along with additional investments from our ...

    AI: What Happened and What’s Next

    We just finished a banner year for practical machine learning and artificial intelligence. And as we start a new calendar, it seems an opportune time ...

    Lola to Acquire Hotel Search Site Room 77

    We’re creating a better way for people to find and book the right hotel, flight and other travel. I’ve long admired the Room 77 team for their ...

    Lola.com: Longitude & Latitude

    We’re launching the Lola brand on the Lola website and in our private beta iOS app this week.

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