executive travel hotel advice

A bad flight may be frustrating, but it’s over and done once your executive lands. A bad hotel room, on the other hand, can ruin their entire trip, making hotel selection a crucial part of the travel planning process. Your executive may already have a preferred hotel in the area where they’re traveling, whether that’s a luxury hotel chain like the Four Seasons, Ritz-Carlton, or Mandarin Oriental (or even a... read more

Savoya Event Brief: Super Bowl LIII 2019

Nathanial Sullivan

January 25, 2019

Super Bowl LIII 2019 Event Brief

Date: Super Bowl LIII will take place on Sunday, February 3rd, 2019, with ancillary events occurring from January 31st through February 4th. Location: This Super Bowl will be hosted by the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. Check out the Stadium’s website for its helpful Q&A section for attendees. Logistics: More information about Super Bowl LIII can be found on the Super Bowl page of the NFL’s... read more

Sink or Swim: How to Stay Afloat (and Save Your Sanity) in Complex, Challenging Jobs

Run an internet search looking for productivity advice for those who juggle multiple demands in fast-paced work environments, and the common refrain you’ll see is this: stop trying to multitask. That’s great in theory — and indeed, the research that’s been done on our tendency to juggle multiple tasks suggests we’re better off handling one task at a time. But for many people, focusing on one single... read more


Since 1981, Corporate Angel Network (CAN) — to which Savoya donates ground travel services — has placed nearly 60,000 cancer patients on private planes to travel to and from treatment. If that sounds like a simple thing to do, it is anything but. Every single flight represents hours of work and planning on the part of at least two business aviation schedulers. It begins with CAN executive director Gina... read more

Mexico City Travel Safety

An economic powerhouse, Mexico City produces just over 20% of the country’s total GDP and ranks as the eighth-richest urban agglomeration in the world behind Tokyo, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Paris, London and Osaka/Kobe. Given the vast number of industries represented in the city — from banking to manufacturing and more — travel to the city is a regular requirement for many executives. But it isn’t... read more

The energy of the new year is a great time to reflect, set goals and think about how we can do what we do even better next year. For some members of Savoya’s team, that means being more empathetic, becoming a better coach, being a better problem-solver or finding new ways to sustain excellence. And since our team is a big bunch of readers who love to learn, we invited them to share the books that have had the... read more

The start of the new year is a great time to reflect on new opportunities and new directions in every aspect of your life — including your career. But don’t let yourself be swept away by the excitement of New Year’s Resolutions. More than 80% of them fail by February, according to some estimates. To find out how to set work goals you’ll really be able to meet, set aside time to examine your career from... read more

Originally Posted August 1, 2018 Update: January 4, 2019 — Business travelers heading to China should be aware that the U.S. State Department has issued new warnings regarding travel within the country, as part of its regular annual review process. Though the country’s assessed threat level remains at Level 2, the advisory calls out the country’s arbitrary enforcement of local laws and use of exit bans as a... read more

Update: January 14, 2019 — Marriott has revised the number of guests it believes were impacted by the November 2018 breach from approximately 500 million to 383 million, including 5.25 million guests whose unencrypted passport numbers were stolen. A class action lawsuit has been filed by more than 150 former Marriott guests in Maryland’s federal district court.     On September 8, 2018, Marriott... read more

If you want to get The Wall Street Journal’s readership riled up, attempt to rank the nation’s 20 busiest airports from best to worst. That’s what travel editor Scott McCartney discovered after publishing the results of the paper’s first annual survey and becoming the focus of heated discussion — receiving reader comments such as “I think there must have been a misprint. These are the 10 worst... read more