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July 5th, 2022
New trends, great sessions, networking… The Business Travel Show Europe 2022 has come to an end, and companies (like us, TROOP) have had the opportunity to meet many people in person. Besides, during the show, TROOP’s co-CEO and co-Founder, Dennis Vilovic, was interviewed by Elisabeth West, editor-in-chief  of BTN TV. They both talked about the […]
June 29th, 2022
The dashboard brings together data that has not been possible to track before in an easy to use dashboard enabling the monitoring of cost, emissions and travel time related to Meetings and Events being planned.  TROOP, the meeting planning technology company that makes organizing in-person meetings easy for anyone, has unveiled the release of a […]
June 21st, 2022
Being a meeting or event planner can be extremely rewarding, although it can also be exhausting. These roles have been listed as some of the top five most stressful jobs, with some organizers working up to 20-hour days. This is why business meeting planning software can be essential. The importance of having the right tool […]
June 16th, 2022
Although we’ve all read news about companies that demand their employees return to the office, remote work is here to stay. That’s why it’s so important to stay connected while working remotely, so that employees can work with transparency and there are no miscommunication.  Stay tuned Working remotely has a positive impact on employees. A […]
June 14th, 2022
Sustainability is one of the most important topics nowadays. And not only because the World Environment Day has just taken place, but also because its theme, #OnlyOneEarth, portrays a reality from which we cannot escape. We need to build a sustainable future, and we have the keys to do it. The Sustainable Development Goals In […]
June 9th, 2022
Remote work compliance is a subject that we don’t talk about much, but that can have consequences for both the employee and the company if they are not dealt with properly. And there are several recommendations that may help employers tackle compliance challenges that come with remote working these days. Do you want to know […]
June 7th, 2022
Business travel doesn’t necessarily need to involve stress and burnout. There are ways to travel stress-free. Do you want to know more? Discover our 5 tips!  The best itinerary You don’t have to make a spreadsheet, but at the very least write out ar schedule for each day in your phone’s notes app or even […]
June 2nd, 2022
Saving money is one of the biggest challenges when organizing a business trip. And companies of all sizes need to be financially responsible when it comes to business travel. They need to ensure that business travel is a suitable investment and done in a fiscally conscious way.  Here are seven tips that can help you […]
May 31st, 2022
Super commuters. Before the pandemic, this was a dreaded term, but since remote working has been established, many are considering this option. You want to know why? Keep reading! Changing times It is increasingly common to find employees who work in a city, but who live outside the city or a village further away. Living […]
May 26th, 2022
Sustainable business travel has never been more pressing. However, it’s one thing to recognize the importance of eco-friendly tourism; it’s another to put principles into practice. Nobody doubts that the travel industry has played a big part in creating economic stability and driving positive growth in locations across the globe, but there is also a […]
May 24th, 2022
Working remotely can be a challenge for many people. Distractions can prevent them from achieving their goals, and that’s why sometimes they can sacrifice their work/life balance. The importance of having an schedule You are working at home. This probably means that you don’t have colleagues talking a meter away from you, or your boss […]
May 19th, 2022
Business’ carbon footprint can be dramatically reduced by using technology, and this can help both improve green credentials, but more fundamentally, cut costs.  By upgrading systems, business is more efficient and workers more productive. So why not start implementing improvements as soon as possible?  Artificial intelligence Artificial Intelligence is currently being applied to almost any […]
May 17th, 2022
Working remotely is rising in cultural popularity, and not just because people want it, but because technology allows folks to be connected all over the world.  According to an estimate in Forbes, in 2018, 50 percent of the U.S. workforce was projected to be remote; and across the pond, Europe’s remote workers have grown from […]
May 13th, 2022
In a context in which remote work and hybrid work have gained unprecedented positions, it is worth questioning how company culture can be built. The post-pandemic era has brought new challenges: adapting to distributed work, employee burnout, tight labor markets for attracting and retaining talent, and the ongoing volatility within national and global travel networks.  […]
May 10th, 2022
Carbon footprint is something that seems to be associated with the activities of large companies. Something we cannot change because we have no power over it. But what if they told you that your everyday activities have a substantial impact on your carbon footprint? Although 100 companies are responsible for 71% of global emissions, it […]
May 5th, 2022
Remote work has become completely common since the pandemic broke out a little over two years ago. And although it started as something for which we were not prepared, now it has become the preferred option for the majority of employees. Actually, some companies that hired remote workers during the pandemic say going back to […]
May 1st, 2022
Still don’t know what bleisure is? It is a term that combines business with leisure. And it’s becoming more and more common, now that we can travel with fewer restrictions. As travel returns, many employees may be tacking on a few extra days before or after business trips to enjoy leisure travel. In this way, […]
April 27th, 2022
Data speaks for itself: the San Diego State University School of Hospitality & Tourism Management on behalf of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) has revealed in a recent survey that in-person business travel and meetings have huge and undeniable advantages over virtual options. But that’s not all; the report has also revealed that […]
April 20th, 2022
Summer 2022; one of the most attractive seasons of the year is nearly there. And most of the population prepares their suitcases to travel and discover new places. In fact, 81% plan to travel this summer, of which nearly 51% intend to fly on a plane.  However, whether and how consumers will travel in the […]
April 19th, 2022
Earth Day 2022 is almost here, and the news related to sustainability seems to multiply. Companies are filled with good intentions and goals, but only that doesn’t make all happen.  As they say, we need to act (boldly), innovate (broadly), and implement (equitably), and it’s going to take all of us. It’s a partnership for […]
April 12th, 2022
Travelers increasingly give more importance to sustainable travel and the environmental impact of their trips. Something confirmed by several surveys, as for example, the recent findings of The Vacationer’s “2022 Sustainable Travel Survey.”  Why sustainability related data is important According to the stats, 78% of travelers would pay more to lower their carbon footprint. ​​Besides, […]
April 11th, 2022
Boomers (Baby boomers) are having a bigger impact on the climate than any other age group.  Or at least, this is what a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change claims. Life expectancy and sustainability Approaching Earth Day and at a time when sustainability is growing in importance, studies on carbon emissions are multiplying. […]
April 4th, 2022
Meeting planners have it increasingly complicated when organizing meetings and business travel in times of COVID, as they have to take into account the continuous changes in the COVID related restrictions policies when traveling to other countries.  If it was already difficult to take all the data into account, now there are new problems, since […]
April 4th, 2022
Taking care of your health while traveling is crucial. But now that we’ve decreased the frequency of our business travel due to the pandemic, it’s easy to ignore the risk. However, the danger is still there. If we do not take care of our health while traveling, we are exposed to more than covid. Travel […]
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