Ever heard of the word “Bleisure”?
It’s a trend in which business and leisure travel delve into the mix, to have the employee enjoy both the experience of travel and the tasks at hand.
The present era has evolved to embrace employee’s feelings towards corporate travel, as keeping them happy while they are working is the key to companies development. Bleisure traveling is a tendency every organization should consider implementing to comply with the younger generations.
With corporate travelers spending more time interacting in the destination where they’ve been assigned, they’ll be more experienced about the local culture and language of native people, which can lead to better business relations and more opportunities.
In this article, there will be valuable tips on how to adequately manage bleisure travel and its policies to reach success when planning corporate travels while including a leisure portion of the trip.
Human Resources directors are leading the way when it comes to writing guidelines about this new phenomenon, in which business travelers get some leisure time during their business trip. That’s why when bleisure travel is included, business travelers get to offset some of their travel costs. So the mixture of both gets the employee to take a decisive advantage in their work and personal time.
Bleisure travel helps fight jet lag, those couple of extra days allows employees to adapt themselves to switching time schedules, and doesn’t burn them out when it comes to getting the work part of the travel done.
Proper coaching of the employee by HR before this particular time will help travelers in engaging efficiently with both work and the experience of having a taste of local culture, language, and entertainment possibilities.