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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

CES (formerly known as the International Consumer Electronics Show) is owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), and features hundreds of speakers, more than 200 education sessions and multiple showrooms of exhibitors. To give you an idea of just how big this show is, the Association reports that CES 2018 involved “more than 4,400 exhibiting companies and exhibit space of more than 2.7... read more

How to Become Your Executive’s Strategic Travel Partner

How can you build trust with your executive so that you’re seen more as a strategic partner, and less as a glorified travel agent? Today’s executives don’t need a simple secretary or a walking, talking Travelocity to support their travel needs; what they need is a strategic partner. According to Chief Executive, contemporary Executive Assistants are more than secretaries. They’re researchers, advisors and... read more

Help Shape the Future of Momentum

McKenna Michel

November 1, 2018

Our goal with the Momentum blog is to serve as your go-to resource for business travel management information, news, insights and trends. But we need your help to get there! That’s why we’re asking: what do you want to hear about from us? So far, we’ve been covering the following topics: Travel Safety & Security — The information you need to stay safe while on the road. Industry Insights... read more

  Planning a trip to CES this year? Read on for more information on registering for the event, as well as getting around once you’re on site.   What Is CES? CES—formerly known as The International Consumer Electronics Show—describes itself as “the world's gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and... read more