Entries by Hillary

Why Everyone Should Have a Frequent Flyer Number

(September, 2019) What are the benefits of having a Frequent Flyer number? While the perks of joining a frequent flyer program vary from carrier to carrier, all programs offer benefits to travelers, and most are completely free – so there’s no reason not to sign up! Once you are enrolled in a program, you can […]

Why Technology is Needed to Manage Risk

(August, 2019) According to the latest U.S. Corporate Travel Report, managed travel is booming as it represents 1/3 of the total travel market and is expected to reach nearly $140 billion by year 2022. The broadest spend in travel right now is the online segment with funds being generated from online booking tools, virtual assistants […]

Four Things You Need to Know About Biometric Airport Screening

(August, 2019) Get ready to smile. Facial recognition machines are slowly popping up at local airports across the country and many travelers may be uninformed about this new security measure. Thoughts and questions about privacy come to mind leaving some fearing the face scanning machines. Here are four things you need to know about the […]

Environmentally Sustainable Travel Tips

(July, 2019) Practicing environmental sustainability helps to ensure that our communities are healthy and clean for both ourselves and future generations. While we cannot individually control the carbon emissions from our flights, the chemicals that hotels use, or the plastics and non-recyclable materials used by vendors in the locations that we visit, making simple choices […]

The New Technology of Car Rental Companies

(June, 2019) The car rental experience for the business traveler can be long and stressful. After arriving from a flight, the last thing someone wants to encounter is a lengthy line, an incorrect reservation, or lack of transparency throughout the rental process. Fortunately, car rental providers have noticed the unnecessary pressure that customers feel and […]

Free Wi-Fi on Planes May Become the Norm

(June, 2019) Whether flying domestically or internationally, staying connected is the expectation of most business travelers. The thought of flying without Wi-Fi is unbearable and it does make you wonder why airlines are still charging for what seems to be a necessity.  Delta may have just turned free internet in the sky into a reality […]

NDC – SAP Concur Fusion 2019 Industry Panel

(March, 2019) Panelists: Linwood Hayes, Chief Information Officer, Travel Incorporated Erika Moore, VP & GM U.S. Sales, Travelport Anthony Toth, Managing Director – Digital Sales, United Airlines As a follow up to our TI Insights article of May 17, 2018, which outlined the basics of NDC, this year’s SAP Concur Fusion industry panel outlined what […]

Getting the Most out of Your TSA Benefits

(March, 2019) TSA PreCheck is a well-known, fairly inexpensive option for frequent travelers to get through preliminary security screening faster, allowing you to get to your gate on time. Some benefits of TSA PreCheck include getting an exclusive security lane, not having to remove items from your carry-on bag, and not having to remove shoes […]