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Making time for ‘Bleisure’

Business travel has long been seen as a necessary but burdensome task. We associate it with long security lines. endless meetings, and weary travelers – but it doesn’t have to be that way. Technology has transformed nearly every aspect of taking a trip, from driving across the country to taking a red-eye flight. The way we travel is changing for the better, and business trips…   Continue Reading »

Don’t miss these Fusion sessions!

Our annual Concur Fusion event is a little over one month away and we couldn’t be more excited to see you, connect and collaborate with you. We hope you’ll be one of the over 2500 attendees we’re expecting for our 12th annual Fusion event. Since the session catalog was released this month, we can tell you that this year’s event will be our most interactive…   Continue Reading »

Uncommon Points of Interest – Orlando, FL

Orlando, Florida   Last fall, we worked our way through some of the U.S.’s most common business travel destinations to share uncommon points of interest for you to enjoy. We’ve already passed through Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Nashville. We’re still bouncing around the South for this week’s featured city:  Orlando, Florida.   Orlando is home to one of the world’s most famous attractions like Disney World, but there are places off…   Continue Reading »

Travel Apps Going Mobile

Mobile Travel Sales: $16B and Growing Today and tomorrow’s travelers are increasingly going to their devices to research, plan, book and optimize their trips. According to a 2014 report from eMarketer, U.S. mobile travel sales (including travel purchases on tablets and smartphones) totaled $16.36B in 2013, and is expected to jump to $64.69B by 2018. In addition, Skift’s State of the Traveler Report finds that…   Continue Reading »

Mastering Business and Leisure Pet Travel

Whether for business or pleasure, if you’ve ever wondered about the reality of driving cross-country, checking in and out of hotels, and going to meetings with your pet in tow, the next 800 words of your life will help set the record straight.   I have a three-year-old, 63 lb German Shepherd dog that I’ve raised and trained since she was a pup. I can’t…   Continue Reading »

The Future of Wearables in Business Travel

We’ve been hearing a lot about wearables lately, and it got the social media team thinking about the many ways that business travelers might use wearables to make their lives easier between point A and point B. After doing a little research and talking to our own developers and designers at Concur, we put together this slideshow to share what we found. Enjoy!   The…   Continue Reading »

GBTA 2014 Business Travel Facts

In review of traveler behavior and spend data from 2014, the Global Business Travel Association published a summary of the year-end takeaways. Some key points include the rise in outbound, international business travel, up from 2013, as well as the increase in group spend per trip despite the reduction in volume from 2013’s massive growth. Read on to discover the published insights and learn about…   Continue Reading »

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