Articles tagged “concur”

When Corporate Goes Consumer — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

When Corporate Goes Consumer — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The race to make corporate travel more like consumer travel is heating up. This time travel management companies may really mean it.

3 months ago

Concur Enters Brazil While Betting on Biz Travel Rebound

Concur Enters Brazil While Betting on Biz Travel Rebound

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Brazil is already big for Concur, and will likely remain a strong market for business travel as its economy rebounds from a severe downturn. Hopefully, the country's political dysfunction won't get in the way of an economic recovery.

4 months ago

Concur Wants to Deliver a Consumer-Grade Experience to Business Travelers

Concur Wants to Deliver a Consumer-Grade Experience to Business Travelers

Hannah Sampson, Skift

It's a trend we write about regularly: the emergence of consumer-friendly tools in corporate travel. Concur has been making that goal a priority.

4 months ago

To Understand Personalization, Corporate Travel Looks to Consumer Travel

To Understand Personalization, Corporate Travel Looks to Consumer Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel management companies are finally looking to approach corporate travel from a more traveler-centric perspective. The pressure is on to shift to a more progressive approach to travel technology, iterating based on what travelers actually want.

4 months ago

Travel Megatrends 2017: Corporate Travel Tech Is in Upheaval

Travel Megatrends 2017: Corporate Travel Tech Is in Upheaval

Andrew Shievachman, Skift

Corporate travel is finally starting to learn lessons from the consumer travel space, mostly because business travelers have been trained by their leisure travel to expect robust booking tools and more control over their trips. The travel management companies that focus the most on improving their traveler-facing technology will win this battle, and improve their clients’ travel experience in the process.

5 months ago

Concur Expands Into China’s Corporate Travel Market

Concur Expands Into China’s Corporate Travel Market

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The corporate travel management arms race in China is heating up since the country's business travel market continues to surge. China, however, is an extremely complicated market with its own unique idiosyncrasies and pitfalls.

7 months ago

Small Companies Have Embraced Airbnb for Business Travel

Small Companies Have Embraced Airbnb for Business Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Small companies are leading the charge when it comes to using Airbnb for business travel. Lower prices when compared to hotels, and accommodations with better locations in pricy cities, have no doubt contributed to the trend.

8 months ago

Concur Buys Hipmunk to Bring Consumer Tools to Its Business Travelers

Concur Buys Hipmunk to Bring Consumer Tools to Its Business Travelers

Dennis Schaal and Jason Clampet, Skift

Six years after brashly boasting about how it would disrupt travel search, Hipmunk, which had to compete against larger players with more ample war chests, is exiting into the business travel portfolio of Concur. Hipmunk's turn toward business travel may make it more of a business-to-business play than its current consumer incarnation. As Concur's TripIt example shows, it remains to be seen how innovative Hipmunk can be given larger corporate priorities within SAP/Concur.

10 months ago

Two Years Later Uber and Concur Expand Corporate Travel Integration

Two Years Later Uber and Concur Expand Corporate Travel Integration

Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg

Anyone doubting the complexities of corporate travel should know that it took two years for Uber and Concur to get to this stage.

11 months ago

Concur Hopes Its Taxi Ads Will Attract Business Travelers and Their CFOs

Concur Hopes Its Taxi Ads Will Attract Business Travelers and Their CFOs

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Concur's ongoing advertising campaign show how eager the company is to get its products in front of potential customers.

1 year ago

CEO Interview: The 15-Year-Old Corporate Travel Company That Wants to Be a Startup

CEO Interview: The 15-Year-Old Corporate Travel Company That Wants to Be a Startup

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Deem will try to become more relevant by reducing its product offerings and adopting a more focused approach to developing travel solutions. But in an extremely crowded marketplace, it may be a case of too little, too late.

1 year ago

Four Charts on the Cost of Last-Minute Travel Booking

Four Charts on the Cost of Last-Minute Travel Booking

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The amount of data available to travel managers is growing. They just need to know how best to use those numbers to help them make the best choices for their travelers and companies.

1 year ago