Entries by Dashia

What You Need to Know About Airlines and the Health of Your Travelers

Due to the COVID-19 or what is commonly known as the coronavirus, airlines are taking extra precautions to keep passengers healthy in the midst of travel restrictions. Aircrafts Airline carriers are doing a great job at making sure passengers are comfortable when traveling domestically. Airlines such Delta, American, JetBlue, Southwest and United, are in frequent […]

Managing Travel During a Pandemic

Managing travel in the best of times can be a challenge, but during a pandemic can by its very nature create an abundance of situations that previously were never imagined. TI has put together a few best practices for your consideration. Duty of Care Traveler tracking and communication is essential. You need the ability to […]

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Balancing Culture and Cost Savings – Interview with SAP Concur’s Ralph Colunga

[Transcript from Interview with SAP Concur’s Ralph Colunga] One of the most topical components for procurement management and Travel Managers is finding the right balance between culture and cost savings.  How do you see technology playing a part in this balance and how can our clients appreciate the need to provide more flexibility for their […]

Brexit and the Impact on Business Travel

On Friday, January 31, 2020, the U.K. officially left the European Union and will no longer have any representation in the system, leaving business travelers wondering what this means for company travel throughout Europe. For U.K. and U.S. citizens, very little should immediately change. After the exit, the U.K. will enter a transition period until […]

Update: Latest News about the COVID-19 Coronavirus

*Updated March 19, 2020* The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a public health emergency. It’s essential for travelers to take steps to protect their health, and for travel managers to be aware of health risks that may arise due to this virus. What is COVID-19, and Who is Affected? Coronaviruses are […]

Top Three Trends for Business Travel in 2020

2020 brings a new decade focused on the changing dynamics and expectations of business travelers across the world. This years’ trends are about balance. This means balancing your corporate culture with company cost recovery initiatives, encouraging a healthy work-life balance, and balancing an efficient yet sustainable environment. TI digs into each of these trends as […]

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Facial Recognition is Not Expanding in the U.S.

Biometric screening for international flights was expected to take off across airports around the country, but The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had other things in mind. Earlier last year the facial recognition systems were already being used at nearly 20 top airports around the country and DHS revealed that implementation of biometric screenings was […]

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Mobile Passport Scanning with American Airlines

American Airlines has become a trail-blazer in the airline industry when it comes to passport scanning.  Recently, the airline announced a new mobile app passport feature that gives international travelers a more convenient travel experience. American Airlines’ app allows travelers to enter their passport information and scan their passport with an Android or iOS mobile […]