Under Attack: What to Do When a Business Trip Becomes Dangerous

February 12th, 2019 by Holly Godbey | Comments Off on Under Attack: What to Do When a Business Trip Becomes Dangerous

Travel disasters can happen. Though the odds of you or someone working for you encountering a natural catastrophe or terrorist attack are small-to-miniscule, it’s still worth considering when planning business travel in today’s world.  “Your safety and the safety of those around you should come first when you’re traveling, regardless of whether or not you’re […]

How to Target Business Travelers with Your Home Rental

February 3rd, 2019 by Holly Godbey | Comments Off on How to Target Business Travelers with Your Home Rental

Business travel is a big market. Studies show that business travelers are increasingly looking to home shares and vacation rentals for accommodations, versus your typical hotel. As business travelers age up and more millennials take to the road for work, they’re demanding their business-travel experience be more similar to a leisure-travel experience. So why not […]

How to Manage Your Business Travel to Fly First Class for Free

January 29th, 2019 by Holly Godbey | Comments Off on How to Manage Your Business Travel to Fly First Class for Free

First-class upgrades are hardly available on the scale they once were. In fact, they’re rarely given out for free as a nice little surprise at airport check-in. First-class seats come with a big price tag these days, into the tens of thousands of dollars, and upgrading from business class to first class can cost you […]

How New Technology is Changing Business Travel

January 25th, 2019 by Holly Godbey | Comments Off on How New Technology is Changing Business Travel

Business travel is part of every single industry. The World Travel and Tourism Council shows that business travel accounts for $1.3 trillion of global travel spending annually, and that amount is projected to rise nearly 4 percent per year over the next decade. More businesspeople are jetting across the globe to get things done, and […]

How the New Changes to United and Delta’s Corporate Travel Programs Could Affect You

January 12th, 2019 by Holly Godbey | Comments Off on How the New Changes to United and Delta’s Corporate Travel Programs Could Affect You

If you’re a corporate or business traveler, you probably use a corporate travel program. Many business leaders spend hundreds of hours in the air each year. Airlines recognize this and want to make sure they earn your loyalty by offering certain perks, amenities and benefits. Jason Hartman, frequent business traveler and founder of Hartman Media, […]

The Business Travel Generational Gap: How are Millennials Changing the Landscape?

January 5th, 2019 by Holly Godbey | Comments Off on The Business Travel Generational Gap: How are Millennials Changing the Landscape?

It’s a hot topic you regularly see in business publications. Millennial are flooding into the market and changing the way business gets done. For the most part, it’s a good thing; studies show millennials are more in tune with their soft skills, and see the value in team diversity, which leads to increased profits.  Still […]

The “Bleisure” Trend: How Both Employees and the Boss Can Benefit

December 20th, 2018 by Holly Godbey | Comments Off on The “Bleisure” Trend: How Both Employees and the Boss Can Benefit

In the past year, bleisure travel — mixing business with pleasure — became a trend among corporate travel planners, business travelers and travel providers. On one hand, MICE planners look to destinations that can offer meeting and conference attendees a desirable stay following an event; on the other, employees struggle to find a way to […]

How to Be Great at Business Travel

September 9th, 2014 by Jason Hartman | Comments Off on How to Be Great at Business Travel

Thanks to the internet, conducting business abroad has become pretty simple. Virtual assistants, Skype, and instant messenger services make it easy to connect with someone across the office or across the world. But there’s still something infinitely valuable about a face to face meeting. In the corporate world, these in person discussions might be the […]

News: American Express Sells Half Business Travel Division

April 8th, 2014 by The JetSetter Team | 1 Comment »

In 2014, Americans are going to be spending more on business travel than ever before, industry experts predict. Business travel is expected to rise 6.6% and $289.8 billion, with the largest jump coming from international travel (despite mediocre jumps in past years). And American Express is responding by selling one half of its business travel […]

Business Travel and Asset Protection

August 8th, 2010 by The JetSetter Team | Comments Off on Business Travel and Asset Protection
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Whether you’re a budding jetsetter or have been one for a while, the trick of the game is to protect the assets you earn from greedy Uncle Sam. Luckily, there are a number of completely legal ways to insure that the long fingers of the government don’t succeed in their quest to remove half (or […]