Business travel and COVID-19: Tips for corporate travel managers
Business travel is changing. The effect of COVID-19 may impact the way we travel for years. The importance of travel risk management has never been so clear. From corporate travel policy updates to flight cancellations and business traveler tracking, Egencia has addressed every challenge to help our customers.
If you're thinking about the next steps for your corporate travel program — start here.
What will corporate travel look like and how can you prepare for it?
Things are changing due to the coronavirus pandemic, and as the travel industry, we’re still facing ongoing, unprecedented challenges and quickly learning how to approach them safely and with vigilance. Our suppliers are changing the way their organizations are addressing traveling for business in the new normal. Many corporate travel managers are also planning for how their people will travel in the safest and most protected way once business travel resumes.
Find out how other travel managers are preparing their travel programs and travelers for the future of business travel.
Ready to redesign your travel program?
Your goals and priorities have changed and so has your business travel program. It’s time to redesign your program to align with the changing corporate travel landscape. Have you thought about revising your duty of care and travel compliance policies? Is it time to lift a travel freeze? Has your company been recently acquired?
If you don’t have a business travel program, now’s the time to put one in place.
Download the toolkit help you redesign your business travel program.
Update your business travel policy
Don’t forget that you’ll need to update your business travel policy. If you're not sure where to start, we’re here to help. We’ve put together a travel policy guide that will help you create a policy that meets your needs.
Get your free business travel policy guide.
Stretch your travel program budget post COVID-19
Find out how to control travel costs, save money and stretch your budget with our business travel savings checklist. Manage your corporate travel spend to get back on the road and ensure you’re getting the savings your business deserves.
Download the business travel savings checklist.
How to show up stronger as a business travel manager
In today’s business travel environment, many travel managers are feeling the pressure to show up stronger than ever. With risk and spend management high on the business agenda, the c-suite is paying attention to travel in a new way. The spotlight is on travel managers and how they can juggle risk management and savings to create a successful, safety-conscious corporate travel program.
A pre-travel safety checklist
If you have plans to travel, use this pre-travel safety checklist to help answer any questions and provide reassurance on what travel will look like whether you take a flight, hire a car, travel by train, and what you can expect at hotels.
Download the pre-travel safety checklist.
Finding the right travel management company for your business
COVID-19 has created new challenges for nearly every organization across the globe. What’s our number one piece of advice to help businesses as they prepare to get back on the road? Talk to the travel experts. The right travel management company can help you travel strategically, prioritize traveler safety, and support your spending and sustainability goals.
Ready to launch an effective travel risk management program?
Get in touch with us.