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BizTripz Magazine is our take on the various news, updates and trends in the Business Travel sector as well as the Travel & Hospitality Industry in general.

Stay tuned for tips, tricks, hacks and more for everyone who’s in to business travel. Corporate travel managers and decision makers will definitely find these articles interesting.

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Latest Articles from BT-Mag

Automating Travel Related Expenses for Reimbursements

Automating Travel Related Expenses for Reimbursements

In the pre-covid days Travel & Expense Management was seen as the second highest operational cost to an organization after employee payroll. With the corporate travel sector rebounding back despite the rise in travel cost after the pandemic, it slated to take back...

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Choosing the Best Travel Agent / TMC for Your Business

Choosing the Best Travel Agent / TMC for Your Business

The last few years preceding the Covid-19 pandemic, corporate companies were increasingly excited about online booking tools are ready to give technology a chance at arranging their travel requirements. That trend has now changed. With the wildly fluctuating cost of...

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How to Deal with Expected Travel Price Increase in 2023

How to Deal with Expected Travel Price Increase in 2023

Boarders have reopened and travel is back. But ever since its restart post the pandemic lock-downs this year, we have seen air fares, hotel rates, car rentals and almost every other travel related service go up. Reasons range from rising fuel costs to sudden increase...

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Business Travel is Back, But It Looks A Little Different

Business Travel is Back, But It Looks A Little Different

As countries around the world began to drop their entry requirements and Covid-19 related restrictions towards the last quarter of last year, the business trips made by companies in almost all sectors rose by over 17 percent. The first quarter of 2022 saw a further...

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Seven Sure Ways For Businesses to Control Travel Spend

Seven Sure Ways For Businesses to Control Travel Spend

Taking control of your travel and related expenses can be quite challenging for travel management and key decision makers in an organization. In today’s post-covid scenario every business is looking at ways to make travel savings. This is  especially if you have lots...

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How to Better Manage Business Travel to Reduce Costs

How to Better Manage Business Travel to Reduce Costs

Controlling business travel spend is a challenge most organizations face. Travel budgets almost always ends up with additional allocations. With travel making a comeback after almost two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, experts already expect increases in the cost of...

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Tips for Travelers Flying Long Haul During the Pandemic

Tips for Travelers Flying Long Haul During the Pandemic

As the pandemic restricts around the works are being eased and the 2022 travel season takes off after the holiday break, people are getting back on the flight more often. With the news that the now dominant omicron variant being reported of much less worry, people are...

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A Short Guide to Preparing a Pandemic Response Plan

A Short Guide to Preparing a Pandemic Response Plan

With Covid-19 we have witnessed the degree of impact that a pandemic can have for our communities and businesses. The consequence of such pandemic diseases hitting organizations require us to be prepared for emergencies and as such warrants detailed planning for...

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Corporate Travel Trend Predictions for 2022 and Beyond

Corporate Travel Trend Predictions for 2022 and Beyond

We’re almost past the pandemic and all forms of travel are bouncing back. Despite the many predictions of virtual communication technologies and work-from-home models becoming new standard, corporate travel has remained as relevant as ever. Despite the many...

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Dubai Expo 2020: Connecting Minds, Creating the Future

Dubai Expo 2020: Connecting Minds, Creating the Future

It was over 7 years ago that the city of Dubai won the bid to host World Expo 2020. It was for the first time in the 170 year history of the World Expo events that a city from the Middle East and Africa region would arrange the stage. The Expo was initially scheduled...

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Rebuilding Employee Confidence for Business Travel

Rebuilding Employee Confidence for Business Travel

Business travel continued to thrive despite the digital era taking off in the last decade and it’s expected to continue its growth post the pandemic recovery, and find more targeted strategic importance to the growth of organizations across almost every sector. While...

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Travel Restart: Where Does the World Stand Today?

Travel Restart: Where Does the World Stand Today?

Travel is restarting and people are eager to go more so than ever, whether for business or a break. However, not all destinations would be serving the same travel experience anymore. The new normals in travel now revolve around many factors such as the vaccines...

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How the Events Sector is Planning on Recovering

How the Events Sector is Planning on Recovering

As the travel industry waits for business to return to pre-pandemic levels, here is a sector that's taken a very realistic approach and planning its return in a more accommodating way. The MICE sector is betting on new opportunities including the advances in virtual...

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The Pandemic Sees the Return of Travel Agents

The Pandemic Sees the Return of Travel Agents

Before the pandemic, most people had got accustomed to the idea of booking their vacation and quick trips home online themselves. Even businesses saw a rise in the use of online booking tools. Instant results and booking features coupled with digital marketing tactics...

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How the Travel Industry is Preparing for its Return

How the Travel Industry is Preparing for its Return

Travel managers and decision makers in organizations often come across this question of investing in travel management - be it in setting processes, buying technology or other tools. People are often unaware of the many benefits in getting their business travel...

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As Travel Restarts: 12 Quotes on Travel and Life

As Travel Restarts: 12 Quotes on Travel and Life

Twelve interesting quotes that show how our lives are indispensably connected to travel and adventure. These quotes were posted on our social media handles over the last few months. As travel restarts we hope they will help us reconnect with travel and all the...

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Why Travel Approvals and How Corporates Can Perfect Them

Why Travel Approvals and How Corporates Can Perfect Them

Business Travel is getting back on track. Encouraged by quick vaccine roll-outs by governments and news of possible drugs by end of the year (2021), experts are predicting a quicker recovery. In countries like the US that have been able to continue their vaccination...

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Duty of Care in Corporate Travel Management

Duty of Care in Corporate Travel Management

Does your company keep good surveillance of its employees who travel at the risk of bad weather or civil unrest? Does your company follow a copacetic technique to contact employees in case of an emergency? Does your company have an appropriate plan to reinstate...

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Controlling Travel and Related Expenses Post-Pandemic

Controlling Travel and Related Expenses Post-Pandemic

Travel expenses are the second-highest business expense in most firms, and it’s often considered as one of the hardest to control. The industry is expected to bounce back to the pre-pandemic level soon and businesses are considering ways to ensure compliance to travel...

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Why Recovery Might Take Longer Without Travel

Why Recovery Might Take Longer Without Travel

There’s been a lot of talk about the post-pandemic recovery of travel and related sectors. One can find dozens of articles every day discussing the probabilities of business travel getting back to normal in 2021. Hotels, events, ground transport, tours, and a whole...

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Choosing Between Travel Agents and Online Booking Tools

Choosing Between Travel Agents and Online Booking Tools

Rapid growth in technology has brought about major changes and even disruptions to every sector and industry in the last few decades. The travel industry was one of the earliest adopters, though it hasn’t had many disruptions as most other sectors. For airlines,...

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All That You Need to Know About Digital Health Passports

All That You Need to Know About Digital Health Passports

As more and more governments are mulling the idea of trialing the possibility of providing people with health passports to enable them to travel again, we thought it would be helpful to do this short article that explains what they are. We will see how they work, who...

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Resources for Travel Managers Planning Return to Travel

Resources for Travel Managers Planning Return to Travel

Business travel is returning - perhaps slowly but surely. Careful planning is essential for ensuring traveler safety and compliance to government regulations more than ever. The second wave of covid-19 with newer strains and uncertainty about the path the outbreak...

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Can Virtual Meetings Replace Business Travel?

Can Virtual Meetings Replace Business Travel?

The Covid–19 induced lull is seen everywhere today, travelers are grounded and the businesses are battling hard to survive. Whereas Zoom and GoToMeeting are among the very few companies to have expanded since the pandemic began. The video conferencing solutions like...

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7 Apps Every Business Traveler Should Have

7 Apps Every Business Traveler Should Have

Technology has definitely made the world a more connected place. Traveling for business can be exciting and stressful at the same time, and there are hundreds of apps out that try to make it easier for the travelers. A good travel app can make your journey to and from...

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What’s Travel Going To Be Like Post Covid-19?

What’s Travel Going To Be Like Post Covid-19?

As the travel and tourism industry faces it's largest crisis ever known, new normals, trends and practices are being formed that are changing the way we travel. Airlines, hotels, travel companies and the tourism sector as a whole face an unprecedented challenge from...

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Why Corporates Should Invest in Travel Management

Why Corporates Should Invest in Travel Management

Travel managers and decision makers in organizations often come across this question of investing in travel management - be it in setting processes, buying technology or other tools. People are often unaware of the many benefits in getting their business travel...

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5 Reasons Why Businesses Still Prefer Travel Agents

5 Reasons Why Businesses Still Prefer Travel Agents

Despite the rapid developments in technology and introduction of online booking tools and mobile apps, the business travelers still prefer booking with travel companies. You might not be surprised at that, but will find some of the reasons why they do so very...

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