By Aoife Delaney
HEALTH & WELL-BEING:
The Impact of Business Travel on Wellness
By John Ayo, Travel Balance
Did you know that business travelers lose an average of 6.9 hours of productivity due to stress, and that the financial cost amounts to an average of $662 per trip?*
A recent study from Harvard Business Review highlights the impact business travel has on employees’ health and suggests that:
“…if you have employees who are often between cities, you owe it to them to provide the education, information, tools and resources so they can maintain healthy lifestyles while on the road!”
Here are a few stats:
Over the coming months I will be showing you how to be more effective when you travel by giving you my inside secrets to reduce stress on the road. We will talk about ways to:
This month, lets start with ways to help you sleep better in your hotel room!
One of the biggest challenges most business travelers have is sleeping in their hotel room.
The biggest challenge in travel from a health perspective is increased stress. I can’t make the flight delays go away, but I can give you some ideas to help reduce stress – especially in your hotel room.
One way to help increase relaxation in your hotel room is to make it as “homey” as possible. Consider:
Sleep is crucial…especially when traveling!
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