Articles tagged “acte”

Corporate Travel’s Fear of Failure Dims Innovation

Corporate Travel’s Fear of Failure Dims Innovation

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

It blows my mind that corporate travel executives say the same exact thing at this conference every year. It's like Groundhog Day with more suits and fewer laughs. Everyone wants to be one step ahead, but where is the incentive to actually take that step?

1 year ago

Corporate Travel Execs Hope 2018 Will Be Less Tumultuous Than Last Year

Corporate Travel Execs Hope 2018 Will Be Less Tumultuous Than Last Year

Amy Merrick, Skift

Leaders in corporate travel expect a strengthening global economy to propel the industry in the year ahead – so long as security concerns remain stable. With unemployment low, businesses are increasing their focus on traveler satisfaction to compete for employees.

2 years ago

Business Travelers Remain Concerned About Work-Life Balance

Business Travelers Remain Concerned About Work-Life Balance

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel managers may finally take the initiative to improve quality of life for their travelers in a meaningful way. Business travelers themselves remain worried about the negative effects of traveling for work.

2 years ago

Employers Are Still Wary About Business Travel Under Trump’s New Ban

Employers Are Still Wary About Business Travel Under Trump’s New Ban

Hannah Sampson, Skift

While the latest executive order banning travel from certain countries created less chaos, business travel executives are clearly still concerned about the potential impact. We'll see in the coming months if that translates to a drop in business travel.

3 years ago

Companies Expect to Cut Business Travel in the Wake of Trump’s Travel Ban

Companies Expect to Cut Business Travel in the Wake of Trump’s Travel Ban

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The fallout over Friday's problematic executive order continues: Companies are afraid that employees won't be able to travel freely and won't be safe while they're on the road.

3 years ago

Interview: Is There Room for Experimentation in Corporate Travel?

Interview: Is There Room for Experimentation in Corporate Travel?

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Improved automation, and the presence of more diverse travel products in corporate travel policies, has the potential to free up corporate travel professionals to better focus on travelers themselves.

3 years ago

Safety Concerns Are Taking a Toll on Business Travelers

Safety Concerns Are Taking a Toll on Business Travelers

Hannah Sampson, Skift

We often think about road warriors as a stoic bunch, but it's important for companies not to overlook the toll of fear on travelers and their families — especially if they want those employees to stay on the road.

3 years ago

American Airlines Is Working to Woo Corporate Travel Executives

American Airlines Is Working to Woo Corporate Travel Executives

Hannah Sampson, Skift

American Airlines is laying out serious money on new planes and in-flight upgrades to attract customers who will pay a premium.

3 years ago