Momentum

In our recent response to a Wall Street Journal article on the growing interest in corporate duty of care, Savoya’s president Robert Dobrient pointed out that the tracking of business travelers can be useful in responding to crisis. But, he notes, our real objective should be proactive - keeping people out of those situations in the first place. A more proactive approach requires many things. First, as Robert... read more

One of our goals in launching Momentum, the new Savoya blog, was to keep our travelers and those who support them up-to-date on trends and changes within the travel industry. Part of that commitment means finding new research, sharing it with you and offering our perspective on why it’s important. Recently, Aon, a leading global professional services and insurance firm, in partnership with The Risk Advisory... read more

HOW TO STAY SAFE AT THE 2018 WORLD CUP

Nathanial Sullivan

June 11, 2018

Attending the World Cup is a bucket list item for any true soccer fan. But traveling to Russia and being a part of an event that’s expected to have a $31 billion impact on the local economy carries inherent risks. This is especially true for visitors from Western countries and for high-profile travelers. If you or your travelers plan to attend this year’s World Cup, you need to be proactive about safety.... read more

Recently, Wall Street Journal contributor Scott McCartney published an article titled, “A New Level of Security on Your Business Trip.” In it, McCartney introduced the concept of duty of care to his “The Middle Seat” travel column, focusing primarily on the need to be able to track business travelers, wherever they are in the world. But while traveler tracking is important, it is a reactive tactic.... read more

Selecting the right ground transportation provider isn’t easy. Whether you’re planning travel for yourself or on behalf of someone else, ground is often the last thing on your mind. That’s understandable, given the complexity of choosing between different vendors, in different markets, with wildly different standards of service. But just because ground is challenging doesn’t mean you can let it to fall... read more

Today’s executives have never had more options when it comes to ground transportation. Arrive at their destinations, and your travelers will find themselves confronted with everything from traditional taxis and standard black car limo services to Lyft, UberX, UberXL, UberSelect and UberBLACK. In light of all this choice, how do you make the right decision for your executive travelers’ transportation... read more

In the fourth quarter of 2016, Aon, a global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, surveyed 1,843 organizations - representing 33 industry sectors in 64 countries and regions - on the biggest risks facing their companies. The results of this survey were compiled and published in the company’s 2017 Global Risk Management Survey, where the top three... read more

If you’ve noticed an increase in the number of emails coming through recently about companies updating their terms of service or privacy policies - especially those changes that are going into effect on May 25, 2018 - that’s not a coincidence. These companies, Savoya included, are getting ready for the implementation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). But what is the GDPR,... read more

Welcome to the new Savoya blog, Momentum! Every day, our team works with the world’s most discerning travelers and their support teams, providing not just secure ground travel, but effortless experiences as well. Discretion is an expectation for these travelers, and we’re honored to create sanctuaries for them on the road through the efforts of our Certified Drivers. But while we’re committed to... read more