Don’t forget to fall back one hour on Sunday

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a small retro clockAs a reminder, this Saturday night/Sunday morning, those in North America (other than Saskatchewan, Arizona and Hawaii) need to set clocks back one hour as we revert from Daylight Time to Standard Time.

As we noted earlier in the week, Europe changed time this past Sunday, so your offset with European counterparts may Read more…

Posted by CWT Savvy Traveler at 12:54pm in Americas, CWT Traveler

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How to survive an international flight in economy

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With tight travel budgets, not every business traveler can enjoy the comfort of a lie-flat bed or endless entertainment and food options like first class travelers do on long international flights. Airlines continue to ramp up their economy and premium economy class offerings to make flying in coach a more comfortable long haul experience, but no one can deny the value of a first class ticket when flying over the water.

Photo courtesy of Flickr user "Caribb".

Photo courtesy of Flickr user Caribb.

If you do find yourself in the sea of economy class seats for your next international flight, here are five ways that you can survive (and possibly enjoy) your more economical experience: Read more…

Posted by Jessica Weinberger at 12:41pm in Air Travel, Business Travel, CWT Traveler, Travel Tips

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Eight steps to a successful mobile policy

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eight-steps-to-a-successful-mobile-policyTravelers and travel managers expect corporate travel bookings made via mobile to double in the next two years. In response to this trend, 80 percent of travel managers are expected to implement a mobile policy by 2016, compared with only 29 percent today.

To support organizations in the creation of their mobile policy, CWT’s Travel Management Institute recently published Tap into mobile service: Managed travel in the digital economy. We surveyed more than 160 travel managers globally and conducted traveler surveys and in-depth interviews with industry experts to explore how quickly travelers are adopting mobile travel apps, and how their expectations are being met.

Based on those results, here are the eight key steps to follow to successfully manage mobile in your travel program.  Read more…

Posted by CWT Savvy Traveler at 1:30pm in CWT Savvy, Mobility

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Summer time ending in Europe, most of Mexico

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Map of European time zones from timeanddate.com.

Map of European time zones from timeanddate.com.

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Clocks in Europe and most of Mexico will fall back one hour on Sunday morning, Oct. 26, meaning that for one week, the time difference between those countries and the U.S. and Canada will be offset by one less hour.

This potentially makes it easier for everyone to get together on the phone, but we recommend you double-check the times of your cross-continent conference calls for next week. For large, multi-national corporations, the time of the call may have shifted depending on Read more…

Posted by CWT Savvy Traveler at 1:04pm in Americas, CWT Traveler, EMEA

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