15 travel hacks every business traveller needs to know

| July 10, 2019

article image
Travelling on business; you either love it or you hate it. Theres no denying that the majority of business trips are non-stop days of meetings, conferences or both but that doesn’t mean they have to be stressful.

Spotlight

Ships and Trips Travel

We are a Northern California-based host travel agency. Our Independent Contractors are dedicated Travel Professionals who love to see and experience the world, and love to help our clients do the same! The Specialists at Ships and Trips Travel have a passion for exploring the world around us that we combine with a dedication to superior customer service to deliver premium travel experiences. We're confident that our prices, our personal service, and our exclusive vacation values regularly wow our clients and we welcome the opportunity to prove our value to you!

OTHER ARTICLES

Digital marketing in the age of coronavirus - what travel brands need to know

Article | March 12, 2020

As markets around the world reel from the turmoil of the COVID-19 coronavirus, companies of all sizes are feeling the effects - perhaps none more so than those in and adjacent to the travel industry. The crisis is forcing companies to reevaluate many aspects of their financial plans for the foreseeable future and - particularly for those operating in the B2C space - to reassess their digital marketing strategies such as paid search. After all, does it make sense to pay for traffic if consumers aren’t buying travel?

Read More
AIRLINES AND AIRPORTS

How Amadeus and PayPal are collaborating to support airlines

Article | March 12, 2020

We know from Amadeus’ recent Travel Payments Guide study that increasingly travelers are moving to new, contactless, payment methods. In fact, 37% of travelers told Amadeus that paying with a non-card method or digital wallet was a top priority. This is good news for the industry as e-wallet payment methods can help play an important role in helping to manage the complexity resulting from the crisis in several ways. PayPal has been working closely with Amadeus for quite some time, offering an alternative payment method to airlines as part of Amadeus’ Payment Platform. This means airlines can decide to offer PayPal to travelers through their websites across global markets with transaction references, helping to ease reconciliation. Thanks to Amadeus’ Agent Pay innovation travelers can also choose to pay with PayPal at the call center or even in face-to-face environments, with a secure link to make payment provided by the agent. But the onset of the pandemic brought new challenges, for which PayPal‘s service is uniquely suited.

Read More

How will travel loyalty programs respond to coronavirus?

Article | March 12, 2020

During Q4 2019 I had multiple conversations with companies from the hospitality, retail and banking sectors that were either launching or redefining their loyalty programs. In all cases, companies were looking to provide greater value to their members and to stand out from the crowd of meaningless programs. As we all know, things have changed, and plans have been by more urgent matters.There is, however, a tremendous opportunity right now for loyalty programs to step up during the ongoing coronavirus crisis and show why being a member makes a difference.

Read More

What positive travel trends could come from coronavirus?

Article | March 12, 2020

Who’s ready for some good news? Well, we’re probably not going to hear any truly good news, especially in the travel world, for some time. But that doesn’t mean we can’t speculate about positive developments in the post-COVID world. From better environmental protections to more flexible booking options, here are some ways travel could improve in the long run.

Read More

Spotlight

Ships and Trips Travel

We are a Northern California-based host travel agency. Our Independent Contractors are dedicated Travel Professionals who love to see and experience the world, and love to help our clients do the same! The Specialists at Ships and Trips Travel have a passion for exploring the world around us that we combine with a dedication to superior customer service to deliver premium travel experiences. We're confident that our prices, our personal service, and our exclusive vacation values regularly wow our clients and we welcome the opportunity to prove our value to you!

Events