Savoya Perspectives

Business travel can be a massively complex undertaking, both for travelers themselves and for the support teams managing it. If you’re responsible for another person’s travel, no one expects you to keep every detail straight in your head - especially if you’re juggling multiple travelers and multiple trips. But if you want to be seen as an all-star travel planner,  you do to have a firm grasp on the... read more

With the dramatic rise in well-publicized terrorist attacks over the past several years, it’s no surprise that the issue of travel safety is top-of-mind for companies with traveling executives. But are we really less safe than we used to be? And if we are, how should security teams respond to the threats posed by travel in the modern era? To explore these and other important executive protection questions,... read more

corporate travel management program visibility

Greater visibility into the operations of the vendors that make up your corporate travel management program often means the ability to make better, more informed and more data-driven decisions. It may mean cost-savings, and - as we’ll get into later in this article - it can mean greater security for your travelers. Yet, despite these obvious advantages, visibility isn’t something that’s questioned... 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

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