5 Irresistible Perks for Your Frequent Business Travelers

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Employee benefits are critical for finding and retaining top talent. But if your company expects workers to travel on a regular basis, the promise of health insurance coverage and generous time off might not be enough to entice them to come on board. Consider implementing one or more of these employee perks to keep your frequent travelers happy. Pay employees to save Business travelers aren’t always sensitive to spending when they’re on the road, and why would they be? Folks who travel for work often have someone else book their flights and charge their expenses to a company account. They … Continued

Must-Have Apps for Business Travelers

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When scooting through the airport with a suitcase handle in one hand and phone in the other is your every day, you probably actively seek out ways to make traveling easier. So don’t forget to use the power of your phone! Whether you’re looking for real-time updates on flights, need to make last-minute lodging arrangements, or even want help packing, there’s an app for you. Use these apps to experience even smoother sailing. Planning your trip Hopper Love keeping an eye out for the best deals on flights? Hopper needs to have a home on your phone or tablet. If … Continued

5 Ways for Business Travelers to Keep Health and Fitness Goals on Track

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It’s easy to neglect your health and fitness goals on business trips. Between sitting for hours on a plane, attending endless client dinners, and checking in and out of hotels, it can be hard to stay healthy. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With planning and discipline, you can keep your health goals on track — even if you’re on the road more than you’re at home.   Avoid changing your eating habits Suddenly changing your diet can have a huge impact on the way you feel, so try to stick to your normal eating habits when you’re … Continued

Quick Tips for Saving Money on Your Corporate Travel Program

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Business travel spending has steadily increased over the past couple of years. And it’s projected to keep growing. Corporate travel managers should be on the lookout for ways to save money without skimping on perks and amenities employees are accustomed to. Check these things off your list and start saving money on your corporate travel program. Encourage virtual meetings instead A foolproof way to save money on your corporate travel program is by encouraging employees to host virtual meetings instead. Skype, Slack video calls, and Google Hangouts are great options for more casual business conversations. WebEx, GoToMeeting, and Uberconference are … Continued

8 Guaranteed Ways to Make your Next Business Trip More Fun

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A business trip looms on your calendar. You pack the same clothes into the same suitcase. You board the “same” plane and drink the same ginger ale with ice. You go to the same meetings with the same clients. You sleep in the same mediocre hotel room. Rinse and repeat. Sound familiar? If so, you’re missing out on one very important part of business trips: the fun! Contrary to popular belief, business trips don’t have to be monotonous and boring. There are plenty of ways to inject a little fun into your next business trip — don’t hesitate to try … Continued

Work-Life Balance Tips for Frequent Business Travelers

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Working 80-some-odd hour weeks isn’t just a warning sign you could be at risk for serious health issues. It’s a strong indicator that you lack work-life balance. Cutting back on hours when you work in a traditional office might be challenging, but it’s a whole different story for business travelers. If you fall into the latter category, use these tips to turn off “work mode” during your trips. Use video chat to connect with loved ones Technology is a wonderful thing — embrace it! Rather than calling home daily, use video chat to see your family’s faces. This will help … Continued

Relaxing Places to Get Some Work Done at DIA

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Imagine this: you’ve arrived at the gate just in the nick of time, when an announcement comes over the intercom that your flight’s been delayed. So you figure you might as well pull out your computer and see what’s new on Slack. Or how about this: you’ve arrived at the airport early, excited to sneak in an episode of your favorite Netflix show, when you get a call from work with a fire to put out. Whatever the case, you’ve got some time to kill and some work to do. Fortunately, at Denver International Airport, there’s no need to fight … Continued

Business Travel Trends to Watch in 2018

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Corporate travel is constantly changing, and 2018 will be no exception. With the technology industry booming, the economy becoming increasingly global, and Millennials entering their traveling years, the business travel industry will have to adapt. Here are the business travel trends to watch this year. Live chats on travel sites While the days of driving down to the local travel agency to book a trip might be long gone, many people still want the support of a real human when making travel arrangements. The solution in today’s digital marketplace? Live chat. Shifting back to human-centric communications might prove to be … Continued

ParkDIA’s Top 5 Articles of 2017

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From family travel tips to bleisure travel and airport parking, it’s been a blast sharing our travel insights with you this year. So as 2017 comes to a close, we want to share our most popular posts from this past year. The winners are… 1. 7 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Get for Free at Your Hotel Everyone knows you can get a free toothbrush at the hotel if you leave yours behind. But did you know some hotels offer free Happy Hour? How about transportation around town? Check out this post for the complete list of (free) surprises your … Continued

Bleisure Travel: 7 Great Reasons to Mix Business and Leisure

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Bleisure: It’s part business, part leisure, and one of today’s hottest travel trends. Penciling in “leisure time” on your business trip itinerary might seem like an odd concept, but travelers are beginning to realize the benefits of doing just that. Here are some reasons to switch up your business travel routine to mix work and play.   You’ll have something to look forward to The highlight of your trip doesn’t have to be the dessert menu at a client dinner. Once you’ve made the decision to extend your stay, you can look forward to that hike you’re taking in the … Continued

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