-) a crew transport to/from the hotel.
-) a hotel of good category as per European standard that offers all facilities to make the stay abroad as comfortable as a stay at home. (TV
, internet, minibar, bad, etc...) This means a 4 (when local standards are poor, occasionally a 5) star hotel.
-) an individual airconditioned room, with soundproof doors to guarantee a good rest.
-) the hotel must have a restaurant which can cater after our arrival time, or must have 24hr room service.
-) often a free welcome drink.
-) a full buffet breakfast in the restaurant or in case the pick-up time is too early for the restaurant to be open, a special early bird breakfast.
-) for a short lay-over: an airport hotel; for a long lay-over: a hotel near the centre.
-) crew reduction on laundy services, room service, mini bar, pay TV
and other facilities should they have to be paid for.
-) 1 relative may stay at the room at no extra charge.
-) an allowance to cover all additional costs like: diner, excursion, etc....
That's about it...
Sounds like we are spoiled, but when you spend 10 days a month on hotel, you better have all these facilities...