Focus areas for your corporate travel comeback
Four important areas of focus for travel managers right now
We might not have a crystal ball to predict how business travel will look in the coming months and years but there is a general consensus that corporate travel will return - it will just look slightly different to how it has done in the past. Now, is therefore the perfect time to get prepared and make some much needed adaptations to your corporate travel programme.
Where should you be focusing your time and effort?
Your duty of care provisions
One of the first steps in preparing for your organisation’s corporate travel comeback is to assess whether your duty of care solution is fit for purpose.
Your corporate travel policy
Regardless of whether your organisation is travelling or still faces a complete travel ban, updating your travel policy or understanding how your peers have adapted their policies is crucial.
Your corporate travel data
Whatever challenges you’re facing as a travel manager right now, they’re sure to feature a common theme – uncertainty. By using your travel data proactively you will make more informed decisions.
Your communication strategy
Continuous change and uncertainty means communication with your travellers needs to be crystal clear to ensure they, as well as your organisation, feel confident about any upcoming trips.
Why data is key to tackling travel managers’ latest challenges
Getting to grips with your organisation’s travel data is one of the most important things you can do as a travel manager operating in the middle of a global pandemic. Data is the key to unlocking a more robust duty of care programme, reducing travel costs and making difficult decisions with more certainty.Find out whether you're using your travel data proactively
The four main areas travel policies have changed since the coronavirus pandemic
It’s well known that travel policies should never be a static document and despite the fact your organisation’s travel most likely plummeted due to the pandemic the trope still rings true. Within this article we share the four main ways in which we have seen travel policies change.Discover the most common adaptations
Duty of care: an important area of focus for travel managers right now
Whilst the coronavirus pandemic has made many things uncertain, one definite is that duty of care is now top of the priority list for most corporate travel programmes. In order for your organisation and travellers to feel comfortable with the prospect of travelling, provisions will need to be more comprehensive than just providing support and assistance before, during and after their trip.Do your duty of care provisions need updating?
Is your travel communication strategy fit for purpose?
Building a communication strategy around corporate travel has traditionally been used as a way of boosting engagement and improving compliance. However, like many things this year, this too has changed and organisations are now needing to communicate with their travellers to ensure they are safe and secure, as well as feeling confident about any upcoming trips.Check whether your communication strategy is fit for purpose