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VIKTOR is committed to providing safe and healthy travel experiences for our trip participants. Our Safe Travel protocols guide every step of our travel operations to adapt to the latest COVID conditions. Pre-Travel. Travel Staff.

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Will Covid-19 kill Incentive Travel?

Pádraic Gilligan

by Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua & Chief Marketing Officer, SITE Will Covid-19 kill Incentive travel? Read more » The post Will Covid-19 kill Incentive Travel? Viewpoints Covid-19 Incentive Travel

What is Incentive Travel?

Viktor

What is Incentive Travel? Incentive travel is an important subset of the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE) industry. It is effectively a travel perk used to incentivize or motivate employees or partners. How do incentive travel programs work?

Incentive Travel – a true force for good

Pádraic Gilligan

Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua and Chief Marketing Officer, SITE “When she was bad, she was horrid” There’s a touch of the little girl with the curl in the middle of her forehead about incentive travel.

COVID-19 Travel Consumer Sentiment Study

TravelBoom and sister agency, The Brandon Agency, release new consumer sentiment study on travel amidst the COVID-19 second wave

Have Cannabis? Will Travel.

The Abbi Agency

The announcement means that California’s travel and tourism, a $144.9 The question is, are American’s willing and ready to travel? Will California feel the surge of American travelers making the most of their summer holidays as they have in years past? Will Travel.

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Fall Travel Season: 10 Tips to be an Ethical Traveler

Solimar International

As more destinations continue to open up for tourism, it is time to redefine ethical travel. After a long, chaotic year and a half of uncertainty, travelers have started to go on vacations and plan trips to get out of their home offices and enjoy something new. Choose ‘Slow Travel’ .

Supplier Highlight: October 2021 Business Travel Updates

Fox World Travel

While one update makes us feel like something has been taken away from us, the next change is for the positive, leaving us feeling reinvigorated. So as the expert in travel within your […]. Business Travel

VIKTOR Travel Pulse: When will we travel?

Viktor

The impacts of COVID-19 on incentive travel have been widespread and profound. While the situation remains dynamic and ever-changing, evidence is emerging that travel is about to rebound. The industry is still experiencing more postponements to incentive travel than cancellations.

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Canada Announces Vaccine Mandate for Air, Rail and Cruise Travelers

Travel Pulse

The country is looking to safely reopen travel. Impacting Travel

Adding Flexibility to Improve Traveler Experience

Fox World Travel

No matter how large or small your travel program is, you have travelers who are affected by your policy decisions. It’s important to think about the individual traveler and their journey to identify areas where there may be pain points. Business Travel

CDC Offers New Winter Holiday Travel Guidance After Confusion

Travel Pulse

Unvaccinated Americans are being advised to avoid travel. Impacting Travel

Border Openings Update: International Business Travel Restarts

Smart Meetings

Since June, however, borders that had closed in March of last year have begun to open back up for business travel. In the meantime, many destinations have been readying, renovating and innovating to prepare for the return of tourism and group travel.

Measuring the ROI on Incentive Travel

Viktor

When measuring the effectiveness of their incentive travel program, many company leaders struggle with how to prove they have recouped their investment. Measuring Incentive Travel ROI to Drive Engagement. Inclusive Incentive Travel Programs Boost Company Morale.

Australia Announces Plan to Reopen International Travel

Travel Pulse

The first phase allows Australian citizens and permanent residents to travel abroad. Impacting Travel

Travel Manager Considerations when Searching for a TMC

Fox World Travel

with Tam Clark, Category Manager, Travel & Expense, Sysmex America As Travel Category Manager at Motorola and now Sysmex America, Tam Clark specializes in strategic sourcing of corporate travel. Blog Business Travel

U.S. to Open to International Travel in November

Smart Meetings

Citing increasing vaccination rates around the world, the United States announced yesterday that it will lift travel restrictions for vaccinated visitors from 33 countries, including China and much of Europe, starting in early November—possibly in time for IMEX America in Las Vegas.

US Eases Restrictions on International Travelers

Business Traveler USA

The US has announced that it is easing restrictions on inbound international travel for visitors who can provide proof of vaccination. Unvaccinated Americans traveling home from abroad will face tougher rules than vaccinated citizens.

CDC Issues Updated COVID-19 Guidance for Holiday Travel

Travel Pulse

The agency continues to encourage vaccination and mask wearing ahead of the busy holiday travel period. Impacting Travel

US Travel Association Disagrees With Fauci on Air Travel Vaccine Mandate

Travel Pulse

Impacting TravelThe association said that safety measures in place already work.

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CDC Warns Americans Against Travel to Singapore

Travel Pulse

Impacting TravelLevel 4 Health Notice is issued.

Business travel continues slowed recovery while some companies consider new travel program approaches

Travel Daily News

Latest GBTA poll shows Delta variant continues to cloud business travel industry sentiment and recovery, with signs that corporate travel managers are working in news ways

What is the “Next Big Thing” in Corporate Travel?

Fox World Travel

As GBTA 2021 approaches, we are looking forward to the fresh ideas, exciting innovation and unrelenting passion that the largest annual business travel convention brings. George Kalka – Vice President of Business Travel […]. appeared first on Fox World Travel.

Travel Photography: National Camera Day

Solimar International

But have you ever thought about how cameras got invented and the stories behind travel photography? Let us take you on a journey to get an insight into the invention that sparked the world of travel photography. . Modern Cameras and Travel Photography.

The Hottest Fall Travel Trends

Fox World Travel

The post The Hottest Fall Travel Trends appeared first on Fox World Travel. Blog Travel Tips Vacation Travel travel Travel Trends vacationAs we sail into summer, it is never too early to start thinking about a fall vacation.

US Announces Reopening Date for Vaccinated International Travelers

Travel Pulse

Impacting TravelAmerica is ready to embrace international tourism again.

Fear of Delta Variant Impacting Travel Plans

Travel Pulse

Research shows some travelers are postponing trips. Impacting Travel

Canada Announces Vaccine Passport for International Travelers

Travel Pulse

Impacting TravelProof of vaccination will be in digital and paper format.

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Insurance Data Reveals Changing Travel Patterns

Business Traveler USA

The world is still in a state of flux due to COVID-19, and patterns of both domestic and international travel – who is currently traveling and where – are markedly different compared to pre-pandemic years. A travel start date is the day a traveler physically leaves for a trip.

Kayak Launches Free Corporate Travel Solution

Smart Meetings

With business travel slowly making its way to pre-pandemic levels, Kayak is aiming to make the return to travel booking easier. According to a survey by Kayak, 58 percent of Americans believe business travel is back or will be by the end of 2021.

Re-igniting the Travel Bug with One10 Travel and Events

One10 Marketing

While the pandemic drones on, some brave individual travelers have decided to remove the cobwebs from their passport and take to the skies. travelers back. And, recognize restrictions on travel can change at any time. The dish on group incentive travel programs.

Incentive Travel is alive and well … in 2021

SITE

We’ve been following up with some of the corporations on our panel and received this wonderfully inspiring email from one of them highlight how incentive travel is alive and well … “Just completed the survey and thank you for resending and allowing me to include my input. We are already booked for incentive travel for 2022 (Palm Beach Florida for 3 large conferences) and Bermuda in 2024 for the same three conferences.

Delta Variant Changing How Americans View Travel

Travel Pulse

The coronavirus outbreak continues to impact the travel industry. Impacting Travel

Why You Need to Hear the Silent Traveler

Fox World Travel

Silent travelers can be found in every organization’s travel program. How are you listening? “Silent Travelers”?are are our most challenging travelers to hear. The post Why You Need to Hear the Silent Traveler appeared first on Fox World Travel.

WTTC Aims to Aid Travel Recovery with ‘Inclusive & Accessible Guidelines’

Smart Meetings

It is therefore imperative that we are inclusive ,” says Gloria Guevara, president and CEO of London-based World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). Helping travel become more welcoming and available to people with disabilities will aid the sector’s recovery from pandemic losses, she notes.

The Tipping Point for the Return of Incentive Travel

Smart Meetings

In 2020, Covid-19 was the chubby kid that sat on our seesaw, ruined our fun and crashed incentive travel into the ground. Question: When will be the magical moment that sparks the tipping point for the return of incentive travel ? Individual Travel Rebounds Faster.

Remaking the Travel Experience

Carrousel Travel

A letter from Carrousel Travel's President. At that time, we also had national unity in remaking the travel experience to ensure our own and fellow travelers’ safety. Not really a huge burden to make sure our flights are safe, and we have the freedom to travel.

Flight Cancellations by the Thousands—Does Your Travel Insurance Cover the Cost?

Smart Meetings

Though the return to travel continues to ramp up for planners and other business travelers, all is not back to normal, at least not yet. Travel insurance may be the answer. Some unexpected expenses may be covered by your travel delay benefits.

France Bans Nonessential Travel for Unvaccinated Americans

Travel Pulse

travelers. Impacting TravelThe country is the latest European nation to ban unvaccinated U.S.

Fox World Travel expands global services with BCD Travel partnership

Travel Daily News

This partnership allows for travel management support on an international level with the backing of the global scale BCD Travel brings; providing companies the best of both worlds as they look to resurrect their travel programs

Air Canada Expands Travel Ready Tool

Business Traveler USA

Air Canada Travel Ready hub is expanding to give travelers the information they need on travel documentation, Covid-19 test requirements and country travel restrictions for destinations across the airline’s network.

Canada Eases International Travel Restrictions

Business Traveler USA

9, its borders are re-opening to non-essential travel from the US for American citizens and permanent residents currently residing in the United States who have been fully vaccinated. Mandatory testing requirements are still in effect for unvaccinated travelers.

Hawaii Facing Pressure to Increase COVID Testing for Travelers

Travel Pulse

Impacting TravelState leaders reluctant to implement two-test policy.