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Hotel tech trends to watch

7 hotel tech trends on the rise From facial recognition to virtual reality, the unending advancements in technology continue to close the gap between science fiction and reality. For better or worse, the constant stream of new tech tools impacts all sorts of industries, including meeting and hospitality. Meeting planners, hoteliers, and industry experts agree: Technology will enhance but never replace the way hotels cater to guests. The world’s leading expert, Jim Carroll, helps us understand […]

12 useful tools you should be using in Google Maps

Google Maps is great for getting around, but the app is  much more than a glorified map. Take a look at these useful tools: Go Completely Hands-Free More traffic accidents are caused by phone distractions than ever before, but Android users can go completely hands-free with Google Maps. Just say “Okay, Google” and speak your command. Some examples include: “What road is this?” “What’s my next turn?” “What’s my ETA?” “How’s traffic ahead?” “How’s traffic […]

TSA Pre-Check now available on Porter Airlines

Expedited screening on Porter Airlines with TSA-Pre Check   Few things are more stressful than going through security lines at the airport. The lines seem endless and the travelers unprepared, rushing to remove their belts and shoes to scramble for their bin. TSA Pre-Check can eliminate the stress. Expedited screening allows passengers to keep on shoes, belts, and jackets, and leave laptops in carry-on baggage. In March 2018, 93 percent of TSA Pre-Check passengers were […]

Top 10 reasons to use a travel agent

Why should you use a travel agent? In celebrating National Travel Agent Day (May 2), Tangerine is shining a spotlight on our dedicated travel professionals who connect travelers to the world by releasing our top 10 reasons to use a travel agent.   You’ve Googled “Mexico vacation,” and come up with 17.8 million responses. Need a little help editing those choices? Remember when you used that obscure website to book your hotel, and when you got there you spent […]

Upcoming Travel Management Seminar 6/21/18 – Reporting – What should I be reviewing?

Please join us to learn how to best utilize and access your travel spend reports and for an introduction to our new reporting tool, the Flight Deck Dashboard – cost savings, goal setting, benchmarking and ROI! Upcoming topics for the series are: September – Waivers and Favors & Exchanges October – Hotel Negotiations November – International Travel The complimentary seminar will run for approximately one and a half hours including a continental breakfast. Please click on […]