Articles tagged “business travel”

Can Business Travel Ever Be Buttery Smooth? — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Can Business Travel Ever Be Buttery Smooth? — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Making business travel smoother and less painful is an admirable goal. But what's the best way to do that? We expect to see even more technology solutions crop up to try to answer that question.

4 days ago

U.S. Business Travelers Embrace Technology but Also Fear Its Impact

U.S. Business Travelers Embrace Technology but Also Fear Its Impact

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

U.S. business travelers want the technology tools to make their trips easier. The rest of the world, however, doesn't necessarily see technology as the solution to service problems.

1 week ago

Business Travel Priorities Divide Corporate Leadership

Business Travel Priorities Divide Corporate Leadership

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Different corporate departments have varied goals for business travel. What they can all agree on is that enabling mobile booking has gone from a luxury to a necessity.

1 week ago

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Deconstructing Airbnb’s Full Value For Corporate Travel Managers

Deconstructing Airbnb’s Full Value For Corporate Travel Managers

Airbnb + Skift

The next generation of business travelers is clearly interested in home-sharing accommodations, based on the value they provide both in terms of cost and traveler satisfaction.

2 weeks ago

Lola Pivots to Business Travel and Rebrands

Lola Pivots to Business Travel and Rebrands

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Lola's pivot to business travel makes a lot of sense from a financial perspective. One has to wonder, however, whether the small company will be able to attract customers in the crowded corporate travel marketplace.

2 weeks ago

Will Biometrics Simplify Business Travel? — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Will Biometrics Simplify Business Travel? — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

New security technology will likely make things better for business travelers, but corporations need to pay attention to the potential safety and privacy ramifications of these solutions.

2 weeks ago

Business Travelers Weigh Ease of Biometrics Against Privacy Concerns

Business Travelers Weigh Ease of Biometrics Against Privacy Concerns

Amy Merrick, Skift

Business travelers are embracing the increasing use of facial-recognition software and fingerprint reading at airports to speed lines, but privacy advocates raise concerns about the security of information and its potential use.

2 weeks ago

Battle for Unmanaged Travelers Heats Up — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Battle for Unmanaged Travelers Heats Up — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Employees of smaller companies are business travelers too. Concur's latest strategy to go after unmanaged travelers shows how much potential exists for that segment.

3 weeks ago

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Managing Business Traveler Anxieties in an Era of Global Uncertainty

Managing Business Traveler Anxieties in an Era of Global Uncertainty

Egencia + Skift

It’s important to look at the challenges that come with managing business travel and traveler concerns when global turmoil is the new normal.

3 weeks ago

Hipmunk Goes After Unmanaged Business Travel Market

Hipmunk Goes After Unmanaged Business Travel Market

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Despite the initial denials, we always knew Concur would bring Hipmunk into business travel. It'll be interesting to see how the Hipmunk brand changes once it becomes known for more than just leisure travel.

3 weeks ago

Expedia’s Loss Is Uber’s Gain — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Expedia’s Loss Is Uber’s Gain — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Will Uber, under Khosrowshahi, continue to push even deeper into corporate travel as he attempts to turn the company around? Seems likely.

4 weeks ago

Brexit Takes a Bite out of Business Travel — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Brexit Takes a Bite out of Business Travel — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Is the decline in business travel to and from the UK so far this year just a blip or a post-Brexit trend? The uncertainty that still remains around Britain's departure from the EU isn't giving companies confidence, and that's bad for business travel.

1 month ago