Articles tagged “policy”

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Five Ways Companies Can Motivate Travelers to Stay In-Policy

Five Ways Companies Can Motivate Travelers to Stay In-Policy

Booking.com for Business + Skift

After all of the time and effort it takes to create an engaging travel policy, having it be ignored by travelers can be frustrating. These five steps can help make your policy the best it can be and encourage travelers to engage with it.

1 week ago

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How Great Visual Design Can Reshape Your Corporate Travel Policy

How Great Visual Design Can Reshape Your Corporate Travel Policy

Booking.com for Business + Skift

It’s time to move beyond the boring, dry traditional travel policy. Creating an updated, modern policy that incorporates visual, engaging content can help engage employees and therefore, drive compliance.

2 weeks ago

Hotels.com Takes Up the Fight for Guaranteed Vacation Days in the U.S.

Hotels.com Takes Up the Fight for Guaranteed Vacation Days in the U.S.

Samantha Shankman, Skift

There are commercial motives behind Hotels.com employee-friendly campaign, but that doesn't mean its goals aren't worthwhile. Even if progress can't be made on the federal level, individual employers should take a look at their policies to make sure they're getting the best of their workforce.

3 years ago

Airlines For America Hits Roadblock on National Airline Policy

Centre For Aviation

Airlines for America confronts obstinance in Congress, which continues to view airlines and passengers as tax revenue.

4 years ago

Airline Emissions Rules Dealt Another Blow in Europe

Airline Emissions Rules Dealt Another Blow in Europe

Reuters

When greener policies were the rage, the EU found backing. But as China and the U.S. pushed back on the standards support began to wane.

4 years ago

The 1995 Clinton speech that should have changed the U.S. travel industry, but didn’t

The 1995 Clinton speech that should have changed the U.S. travel industry, but didn’t

Rafat Ali, Skift

History matters, and context matters, especially when it comes to understanding why U.S. lost out on the global tourism front, and what policies (or lack of them) led to it. A speech that could have been seminal would be a good place to start understanding this.

4 years ago

U.S. bills would allow older Canadians to stay for eight months in a year

This would be a big boost to U.S. tourism and local economies where older Canadians come and stay, and likely one of these bills will pass and become the law soon.

4 years ago

The big three legislative issues affecting travel in U.S.

The big three legislative issues affecting travel in U.S.

Rafat Ali, Skift

Continued funding for BrandUSA, easing up of visa policies, and keeping federal travel spending strong so the industry can benefit, these are the three big lobbying worrying for U.S. travel industry.

4 years ago

Why travel needs to have a bigger seat at the table in U.S. immigration debate

Why travel needs to have a bigger seat at the table in U.S. immigration debate

Skift

Making it easier to travel U.S. is tied to the visa regime and border security, which in turn is heavily influenced by immigration reforms. Also U.S. travel orgs need more manpower to help grow them, and in turn grow jobs all around. All of this should be on the table in immigration reform debates.

4 years ago

Obama launches ocean and coastal protection plan, will help boost tourism

Obama launches ocean and coastal protection plan, will help boost tourism

Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters

Tourism and recreational activities are a big part of coastal economy, and measures like these should help creteclong-term sustainable solutions as climate change becomes an increasing reality.

5 years ago