At Safe Harbors Business Travel we want to help prepare you for every aspect of your trip, including your experience on the plane. If you find yourself on a bumpy ride keep a few of these tips in mind: Follow the instructions of flight attendants and/or the pilots. The best thing you can do on a flight that is experiencing severe turbulence is to follow the instructions of experienced professionals. Both the pilots and flight attendants are professionally trained to … Continued

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With the rapid growth of technology a lot of information is now accessible at the touch of a button. We’ve researched some of the best apps to help make your next business trip a smooth one. Uber Avoid the hassle of looking for local cabs during your travel. Now available in 81 countries and more than 500 cities, Uber can get you from one meeting to the next fast and with the click of a button. Tripit Keeping track of … Continued

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In a study conducted by travel and hospitality marketing firm MMGY, business travelers surveyed provided some interesting insight into how travel, and their companies’ travel policies, could affect their future employment decisions.   A summary of the study here in Business Travel News reveals insights into the importance of how a better travel policy often trumps pay and responsibilities, travel burnout and some of what it would take to keep key employees with a company. It’s worth a read.

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We have previously covered the issue of Duty of Care and the responsibility of employers with respect to their traveling employees. Providing substantial protection for your employees who travel is a multi-pronged but far from insurmountable task. Key to an effective strategy is information. This recent article in HR Dive effectively illustrates how “the more information a business traveler has about their destination, the better the odds of them staying out of harm’s way.” This domain awareness can be cultivated … Continued

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