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3 Business Travel Trends to Watch in 2019

There is no denying that business life is changing. More people are working remotely, distributed teams are becoming the norm, and Americans are ...

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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 ...

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The Easiest Way to Set Meal Per Diem Guidelines

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 ...

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How Setting Meal Per Diems Can Improve Travel for You and Your Team

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 ...

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All Good Travel Policies Have These 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 ...

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The True Cost of Corporate 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 ...

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7 Things to Avoid Putting in Your Corporate Travel Policy

The best corporate travel policy for your organization will be unique to you because your company’s travel reality is different from other firms. ...

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What is 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 ...

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How to Make a One-Page Corporate Travel Policy

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

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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 reimbursement. You want ...

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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 ...

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How to Get Your Employees to Spend Less on Business Travel

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 ...

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4 Signs It's Time to Stop Using Excel to Manage 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 ...

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What's the Best Corporate Travel Solution For You?

  If your company is like most, your travel process is probably disorganized and complicated. Fear not! There are several corporate travel solutions ...

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Why Basic Economy is Bad for Business Travelers

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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Simplified Corporate Travel Planning for Executive Assistants

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 book ...

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How to Set Hotel Per Diems by City

Corporate travel policies are put into place to help guide employees with decisions when booking hotels and flights for business trips. These ...

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What Having No Travel Policy Really Means for Your Company

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

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5 Things to Include in Your Travel Policy

If your company doesn’t currently have a travel policy, then you know the pain of employee overspending, stressed out travelers, and wasted time ...

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Flexible Policies can Decrease Travel Expenses

Did you know that one of the highest, most controllable expenses for a company is business travel?

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From the Road: What Travelers Want in a Company Travel Policy

My first job out of college was in sales for a significant Wall Street player.  My first business trip was the inevitable – back to my alma mater to ...

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5 Ways to Make a Traveler Friendly Policy

A 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 ...

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