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SMEs and rising costs: what does it mean for business travel?

SMEs and rising costs: what does it mean for business travel?

Loadshedding, energy costs, inflation and the rising cost of living is hitting small business owners in South Africa hard. With little or no cash to spare, many SMEs are reconsidering their business travel needs, wondering whether they’ll ever be able to travel again. After all, whether you’re talking flight tickets, accommodation options or even per diem allocations, having travellers on the road is an expensive business.
Four ways business travel can protect your corporate culture

Four ways business travel can protect your corporate culture

Company culture has become a top priority for leaders across all industries. It can be difficult to maintain a healthy company culture in a workplace that’s increasingly remote or hybrid. With people spending less time in the office, opportunities to build connections have become increasingly crucial to strengthening corporate culture. This is why business travel has never been more important. In a way, travel managers are becoming the new custodians of the corporate culture.