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​Travel Toolbox – 3 ways to keep your people informed

​Travel Toolbox – 3 ways to keep your people informed

Blog posts   •   Nov 27, 2020 13:09 GMT

Recent vaccine news – though being a cause for great optimism- may be making some people complacent, some scientific advisors have stated. Where there’s complacency for some, there’s anxiety for others.

 Covid-19: 5 steps to prep for another wave

Covid-19: 5 steps to prep for another wave

Blog posts   •   Nov 26, 2020 10:07 GMT

In many countries globally, we are seeing second waves and there may be more to follow. We are beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel with the highly-promising emergence of vaccines with but there may be insufficient supply, at least initially, of a single vaccine.

​Out of Isolation: 3 rules for employee mental health

​Out of Isolation: 3 rules for employee mental health

Blog posts   •   Nov 20, 2020 09:19 GMT

Duty of care for companies is typically focused on protocol and practicalities such as travel alerts and tracking. But there’s no doubt that the link between mental health, lockdowns, and the associated uncertainties of the pandemic is real.

​Tearing up the BCP rulebook: 3 ways to approach business continuity during a time of uncertainty

​Tearing up the BCP rulebook: 3 ways to approach business continuity during a time of uncertainty

Blog posts   •   Oct 23, 2020 08:21 GMT

The phrase ‘BCP’(Business continuity planning) borders on a misnomer as companies around the world continue to navigate and plan around the impact of Covid-19.

Embrace Your Inner Yogi: Meetings & Events in a Post-Covid-19 World

Embrace Your Inner Yogi: Meetings & Events in a Post-Covid-19 World

Blog posts   •   Oct 22, 2020 08:36 GMT

In this new and somewhat unfamiliar landscape, if the Meetings & Events industry is to successfully re-build itself and emerge stronger from the crisis, we need to think and act differently. We need to have more flexibility, more patience and more wisdom.

Ties that Bind: How to build professional relationships when travel is restricted

Ties that Bind: How to build professional relationships when travel is restricted

Blog posts   •   Oct 16, 2020 12:56 GMT

Whether it’s for work, leisure, or both, traveling to new places and meeting with other people is essential for connection and motivation.

Saving Face: 7 steps to a safe small meeting

Saving Face: 7 steps to a safe small meeting

Blog posts   •   Oct 14, 2020 09:47 GMT

We all know of somebody who has started a complex new role but is yet to meet their colleagues in person, or hosted a creative virtual team brainstorm that started off fizzing with ideas until audio and visual connectivity gave out.

 Stronger Together: A simple step for better mental health

Stronger Together: A simple step for better mental health

Blog posts   •   Oct 09, 2020 09:36 GMT

​The World Health Organization estimates that around one in four of us will be affected by a mental health disorder at some stage of our lives, while the World Economic Forum has noted that mental health disorders are on the rise in every country in the world.

 Ready for Take-off: 2 mindset shifts for modern travel

Ready for Take-off: 2 mindset shifts for modern travel

Blog posts   •   Oct 08, 2020 13:41 GMT

The internet is awash with travel tips - roll your clothes to save space, change your money before you depart, and pack extra socks. Travel hacks published last year now read like old books found in a charity shop. Now, we’re hot washing clothes, using cards instead of cash, and packing extra face masks.

​Going the Distance: 3 tips for essential travel

​Going the Distance: 3 tips for essential travel

Blog posts   •   Oct 02, 2020 09:23 GMT

Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, coined the term ‘Reiseangst’ (from the German, ‘fear of travel’). While we’ve seen a raft of new phrases in the last six months, this one’s ripe for a revival. Even the most seasoned travelers find themselves weighed down with concerns that didn’t exist previously.

The Fabric of Business Travel - A message from Kurt Ekert, President & CEO

The Fabric of Business Travel - A message from Kurt Ekert, President & CEO

Blog posts   •   Sep 30, 2020 12:59 GMT

​Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in the moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Well, we are certainly in such times.

​Keep The Change: Will business travel evolve for the better?

​Keep The Change: Will business travel evolve for the better?

Blog posts   •   Sep 23, 2020 10:31 GMT

The question facing many global businesses now is how travel will change. 9/11 changed the airline industry, the 2008 recession changed spending mindsets. Change is inevitable, of course.

​Armchair Traveler: 3 ways to reap the benefits of travel, from home

​Armchair Traveler: 3 ways to reap the benefits of travel, from home

Blog posts   •   Sep 18, 2020 13:24 GMT

When you have a busy travel schedule, you never know who you might meet, what connections you might make, or what new opportunities await. There’s a reason why a study by Oxford Economics reveals that for every dollar invested in business travel, companies realize $12.50 in incremental value.

Meeting Expectations: 5 things Australian planners should consider as meetings & events resume

Meeting Expectations: 5 things Australian planners should consider as meetings & events resume

Blog posts   •   Sep 08, 2020 12:31 GMT

Between the devastating bushfires and the coronavirus pandemic, it has been a difficult year for meetings and events in Australia so far. Companies have had to adapt by moving some meetings online – but virtual interactions aren’t a perfect substitute for face-to-face meetings.

​3 ways to help boost the confidence of your traveling employees

​3 ways to help boost the confidence of your traveling employees

Blog posts   •   Sep 04, 2020 14:08 GMT

Leading a team – especially during a crisis – takes patience and fortitude. When your direct reports express confusion, it’s important to support them. Since the start of the pandemic, we’ve navigated the changes in our industry by engaging with experts within CWT and the wider business travel and meetings & events industries.

​Home Sweet Home: A WFH Charter to boost well-being

​Home Sweet Home: A WFH Charter to boost well-being

Blog posts   •   Aug 27, 2020 14:13 GMT

If you’re more productive working alone than in an open-plan office, you wish that you didn’t have to spend time and money on long commutes, you’re a carer or the parent of a school-age child, you probably groaned as companies that were once staunchly anti-remote working moved their employees home overnight.

​Ready to Fly: What to expect at the airport

​Ready to Fly: What to expect at the airport

Blog posts   •   Aug 21, 2020 11:23 GMT

If you haven’t stepped foot in an airport since before Covid-19 restrictions were introduced, it can be hard to know what to expect, especially as measures change constantly, such as the increasing adoption of ​test-on-arrival facilities.

Post-Lockdown Lingo: 7 words for a return to travel

Post-Lockdown Lingo: 7 words for a return to travel

Blog posts   •   Aug 20, 2020 09:15 GMT

​We’ve learned a lot in recent months. We’ve discovered that we’ll never take hairdressers for granted, that teachers should probably be paid more than top-tier athletes and that we’ll never bake our own bread again now that shops are open. We’ve also discovered that humor is healing.

Into the Unknown: Weighing up the risks of travel

Into the Unknown: Weighing up the risks of travel

Blog posts   •   Aug 14, 2020 11:06 GMT

​I wasn’t able to say goodbye to my wife and young daughters inside the airport terminal recently, as I normally do at this time of year, as they head off to spend their summer in France.

​How to turn travel trepidation into creative rocket fuel

​How to turn travel trepidation into creative rocket fuel

Blog posts   •   Jul 24, 2020 10:41 GMT

As many countries emerge out of lockdown, business travel is beginning to resume. It should come as no surprise. An Oxford Economics study found that each dollar invested in business travel can result in as much as $12.50 in revenue.