Raise Your Glass If #IOnlyTravelWithCIRE

As we mark our 5th anniversary, thank you for helping us check off our 2013 business goals. On our 5th anniversary and every day… Thank you, valued clients, for trusting the CIRE team with your travel planning. To our industry connections and partners, …

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Marge in HR Shouldn’t be Your Corporate Travel Planner

Marge in HR is about to come unhinged. Corporate travel planning has fallen on her shoulders, and she doesn’t have time to browse hundreds of travel sites to compare prices, book and manage reservations, much less track and report travel expenses. The internet …

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Protecting Traveling Employees in a Time of “Permanxiety”

The global travel industry news platform, Skift, coined the term “permanxiety” to describe travelers’ current state of mind in light of natural disasters, mass shootings, passengers removed from flights and general unrest. At a global forum, industry thought leaders discussed how permanxiety was …

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Now, This is What We Call Corporate Wellness

Day spas outnumber Starbucks in the U.S. Apps like Soothe and Zeel deliver, on demand, a licensed massage therapist to a home, office or hotel room within an hour. A growing number of spas and hotels focus on “silence.” Wellness isn’t just for …

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Where Can You Find the Best Hotel Rates?

We’ll give you a hint. It’s not with an online booking site. And it’s not booking directly through the hotel’s website. You can get the best hotel rate through your corporate or personal travel agency. Not only will you receive the best rate, …

50 Shades of Savings

Spreadsheets aren’t sexy. However, CIRE’s travel reports contain some pretty intriguing, juicy details for our corporate travel clients. Depending on your preferences and needs, our travel reports are delivered on a monthly or quarterly basis. They are tailored to each client and provide …

Global Entry? TSA Precheck? Both or Neither?

The long, winding lines themselves are testament to airport security’s screening increasing and changing processes. While air travel will never return to the shoes-on, stroll through times of the past, there are programs aimed at quickly and efficiently getting you through the lines: …

How Many Airline Agents Does it Take to Change a Ticket?

None. Just CIRE Travel. Changing an airline ticket can be a hassle, and expensive too. Something came up. A storm is coming. The system goes down. Millions of travelers are changing their flights. All of them going online or calling airline reservations lines …