13 packing tips

13 Packing Tips to Make Your Next Trip a Breeze

1. Invest in packing cubes Packing cubes will keep you organized during your travels by allowing you to: Pack more efficiently – It’s easy to pack when you know what goes in each cube and how each cube fits in your luggage. Rearrange the cubes and other items until they fit perfectly into your bag, and...
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Duty of Care

Could you track down your travellers in the event of a crisis?

Unfortunately, due to events such terror attacks, natural disasters and virus outbreaks etc. it’s more important than ever to ensure your company has duty of care procedures in place for travelling employees.  To begin managing travel related risks, employers need to create a travel risk plan. This structured analysis will help to identify where the...
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vegan-friendly travel destinations

8 Vegan-Friendly Travel Destinations

Love to travel and eat vegan food? We’ve compiled a list of 8 vegan-friendly travel destinations to check out in 2019!  Bali Vegan dishes in Bali are like works of art – tons of vibrant pinks, purples, greens and oranges, it’s almost too pretty to eat. Some serious creativity goes into making the tropical veg...
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Hotel vs Airbnb

6 Reasons To Choose A Hotel Over Airbnb

Believe it or not, Airbnb has been around for over 10 years. It was started to allow homeowners and tenants to make extra money by renting a room or a whole apartment when they were away. It still fits well with some types of leisure travel like renting a cottage or a large city apartment...
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Best Travel Destinations

Best Travel Destinations For The Canadian Dollar

After the holidays come to an end, there isn’t much to look forward to until spring. That is, unless you know the best places to go to treat yourself to a midwinter escape! But where are the best places to go with the Canadian dollar steadily declining in comparison to the American dollar? Not to...
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Canadian Travel Company

Proudly Canadian, EH!

In recent years, a movement has begun. It’s a movement that takes consumers away from large, impersonal companies and introduces them to the people doing business in their very own cities. PLUS Travel Group is 100% Canadian owned and operated. They are very proud to be one of the only fully Canadian Travel Management Companies...
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Road Warrirors

Road Warriors Stats and Insights

Cost savings has long been the focus of many corporate travel policies.  The only reason businesses spend money on travel is because they expect positive outcomes from those trips. Travel programs should be designed to maximize those outcomes rather than to minimize travel costs. Senior management should prioritize trip success rates as well as road...
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family vacation

Happy Holidays – It’s Family Travel Time!

With the help of Air Canada, we’ve compiled a list for smoother family travel this holiday season. Find out what’s available before you start your trip, at the airport and when you fly. Before Your Trip Our travel experts will book your entire family. We’ll make sure to book infant and children fares where applicable....
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Bleisure Travel

Do You Bleisure?

Who says you can’t combine business with pleasure? There’s an increasing trend emerging which breaks out of the confines of the typical business trip. In fact, “bleisure” trips, are where a traveller combines business travel and leisure travel into one trip.  In the past year more than 2.2   million bleisure trips were taken by business...
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Travel Tech Trends

Travel Tech Trends To Watch For

Today’s traveller has high expectations – they want it now, they expect speed, authenticity, security and above all else, a seamless experience.  To deliver on these expectations’ technology is a requirement for all travel companies. Travel no longer only begins with a trip down to their local travel agency, as bookings are now also carried...
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Dirtiest Spots On An Airplane

If traveling for business or pleasure this holiday season, consider making room in your carry-on bag for antibacterial wipes.  A team of investigators were sent out on 18 Canadian flights scheduled at various times of the day.  They swabbed multiple surfaces from tray tables, to bathroom door handles, seat pockets – collecting over 100 samples....
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ski vacation in Canada

Plan Your Next Ski Vacation!

  Dreaming of your next ski vacation? The ski season is almost here! The first snow of the season has already landed in the Canadian Rockies! Hit the slopes this winter with Air Canada Vacations and leave your worries behind on the chair lift! Canada has an incredible range of ski destinations and terrain. Take...
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airline seats

Getting The Best Airline Seat When You Travel

Airline seats are shrinking and are being squeezed closer together. Airlines are packing more of us into the same plane. So what’s the solution? Get the best seat! Here are just a few tips to help maximize your comfort when flying economy: Airline Seats – Do your research If you’re making your own seat selection,...
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high tech hotel

High-Tech Hotel Trends

Technological advances moving at record speed are not only elevating expectations of the travel industry’s patrons but also those of the hospitality industry.   With the rise of AI and voice-activated devices, hotels are moving into a hospitality era which offers its guests more luxury and convenience than ever before.   Hotels such as the...
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BUSINESS TRAVEL

Could Your Company Benefit from A Managed Travel Program?

A managed travel program saves time and money. Could your company benefit? Business travel plays a major role in the functionality of your company as well as the lives of your employees. If you are not working with a corporate travel management company (TMC), you may be missing out on valuable resources, services, and savings....
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