This webinar is designed as a comprehensive guide to the key areas of a managed travel and the benefits of such a program. The curriculum includes a full range of topics including best practices on policies, procedures, preferred supplier strategies, safety, technology tools, trends, performance and more.
1. Discover how travel and expense, the second largest controllable cost, should be managed, not purchased
2. Acquire insight on best practices to manage travel and expense budgets
3. Uncover technology tools of the trade to ease supervision of travel and expenses for your events
1.0 Clock Hour
Domain A: Strategic Planning
Online Booking Finally Becoming Reality for Meeting Planners
New Research Reveals Flexibility and Quality of Life Are Critical to Business Traveler Satisfaction
Presenter: Mike MacNair
Mike is the Senior Vice President of the Mid Atlantic for Direct Travel, Inc., the fastest growing TMC in the country and leading provider of corporate travel management services, meeting and event management, and vacation travel planning services. Mike previously owned and operated MacNair Travel Management. MacNair was established in 1989 and was acquired by Direct Travel in 2016. MacNair Travel now operates as Direct Travel’s DC Area Operation serving some of the best customers on the planet (federal government contractors, trade associations and non-profits, PR/law firms, entrepreneurs, and even Political organizations and Presidential campaigns) with the best team in the business. Mike is the author of the books “Secrets of Successful Travel Management” and “The Interval Lifestyle”. He is a frequent speaker and trainer, and news contributor on the topics of travel management, dreams trips by design, and entrepreneurial topics. He has developed travel management programs for hundreds of organizations of all sizes.