Today’s technology makes it easy to connect with colleagues and potential partners around the world without leaving our offices, sometimes there’s no substitute for a face-to-face meeting. Corporate travel is on the rise, with spending on sending employees to meetings and offices around the globe expected to produce a $1.6 billion travel market by 2020. While business travel promotes company growth, it also means that more people are taking more trips.
These road warriors are interested in flexible tools, the sharing economy and ways of managing their travel experience, as well as tacking on bleisure trips to make the most of their time away. Having certain key apps on your smartphone and tablet are just as necessary as your passport and universal plug adapter, especially if your company’s corporate travel desk is half a world away. Here are the best apps for business travelers to stay productive, in touch and on time while on the road.