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September 8th, 2022
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the opportunity of hosting a meeting online served as a lifeline for businesses. This allowed teams to stay connected and to keep working on projects from a distance, something that years ago would have seemed impossible. Virtual meetings are essential in today’s world, but the technology comes with some disadvantages. […]
September 1st, 2022
We are lucky that the travel business offers a wide range of conferences and events so that we can keep up with the most recent advancements and hear from thought leaders in the field about how to best deal with the ongoing changes that affect us. These events provide you with the chance to learn, […]
August 16th, 2022
The development accelerates TROOP’s pivot to become an end-to-end solution for planning meetings and booking travel Meetings management platform TROOP today announced it will begin offering travel and meetings booking capabilities through an integration with Spotnana, a leading provider of cloud-based travel technology. Through this new capability, customers will be able to plan meetings and […]
July 27th, 2022
Many of us have seen those digital nomad images of a laptop next to a coconut, a gorgeous ocean in the background and the hashtag #officeoftheday.  The thought of working from the beach or a hammock in a tropical location can easily induce envy, especially if you’re sitting in a cubicle or working from home […]
July 27th, 2022
The company retreat meeting is slowly getting a much-needed makeover. There’s a special magic that happens when we get the entire team together in a room, on a ski slope, or in a bowling alley on our retreats. Figuring out each other’s personalities face to face offers helpful information to take back when we resume […]
July 27th, 2022
By 2020, global business travel spending was expected to reach 1.1 trillion euros. However, pre-pandemic, business travel was in the top 5 highest expenses faced by organizations of varying sizes.  In a post-COVID world, this trend is likely to continue as the pandemic has only highlighted the importance of business travel. That’s why it’s so […]
July 27th, 2022
To find the best meeting cities for event planners, we focused on the availability of event industry amenities and services, and quality of life attributes. And here are our top picks and what they have to offer. Keep reading! Tokyo Voted the best experience for tourists and as the country with the most helpful locals, […]
July 19th, 2022
Meeting and event planning has been ranked as one of the most stressful jobs for consecutive years. And it makes sense, as there are a lot of factors that play into this scenario, one of the major reasons being the hassle of multi-tasking. They need to deal with different tasks at the same time, and […]
July 11th, 2022
Travel brings us up close to some of our planet’s most stunning natural wonders and connects us with cultures around the globe. But It also has the power to change places and the lives of the people who live there – for better or worse. We need to become a sustainable traveler!  That’s why as […]
July 7th, 2022
Now that employees are working as part of a hybrid workforce, their face-to-face interactions are more valuable than ever, and companies have to be more purposeful in the ways they promote company culture.  And one of the most important ways in which a company can reinforce and build company culture is precisely through team meetings. […]
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.  […]
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