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By: Sean Kelly, President – Key Travel US
Every year, Key Travel distributes an annual survey to travelers and travel organizers at over 350 organizations across the NGO, academic, and faith sectors. This survey helps us capture valuable insight into the policies, attitudes, and preferences of our unique client base. This year’s results gave us a better understanding of our clients’ booking preferences, safety and risk management strategies, and travel trends.
Some interesting findings include: an increase in travel being booked by email or online, often outside of normal business hours, and at the last minute. We also observed an increase in the use of sharing platforms when traveling for work, such as booking accommodations through Airbnb. While the survey results saw a decrease in security felt by travelers, there was a positive uptick in management strategies to mitigate risk to the traveler. Read More
By Ulrike Hoessle
What if you could engage people around the globe to generate ideas and solutions for the challenges you are trying to solve?
As Managing Director of OpenIDEO—IDEO’s open innovation practice— Jason Rissman is collaborating with a worldwide community to tackle societal and environmental challenges. In a workshop at Global Washington on April 2, Jason presented IDEO’s human-centered design methodology. Read More
By Carina Weyer
In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly designated March 22 as World Water Day. Now, more than twenty years later, World Water Day continues to be recognized as part of the effort to focus attention on the importance of clean water, improved sanitation, and the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Read More