Articles tagged “corporate travel management”

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Forecasting the Future of Business Travel in Asia

Forecasting the Future of Business Travel in Asia

Travelstop + Skift

As business travel surges in APAC, the tech tools needed to manage that travel have fallen behind. But new innovations — like those from Travelstop — are beginning to meet the ever-changing needs of this soon-to-be $900 billion market.

3 weeks ago

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How Small and Mid-Sized Business Travel Programs Can Balance Employee and Company Priorities

How Small and Mid-Sized Business Travel Programs Can Balance Employee and Company Priorities

IHG + Skift

The easiest way to make employees comply with travel policies is by making booking in policy attractive for them. InterContinental Hotels Group’s Business Edge shows how business travel solutions can go beyond being simply a discount program.

2 months ago

Venture Capital Giant Accel Invests in Travelstop in a Nod to Asia’s Business Travel Disruption

Venture Capital Giant Accel Invests in Travelstop in a Nod to Asia’s Business Travel Disruption

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Asia’s corporate travel management startups have been rather quiet as of late. An Accel investment in Travelstop, which has also announced Traveloka as a new supply partner, will stir things up.

2 months ago

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How Travel Agencies Should Think About New Airline Distribution Tech

How Travel Agencies Should Think About New Airline Distribution Tech

Travelport + Skift

Travel agencies can benefit substantially from the level of personalization that NDC offers, but they have to develop new technological capabilities to realize those benefits.

3 months ago

Travelstop Counts on Asian Startups to Unlock New Era in Corporate Travel

Travelstop Counts on Asian Startups to Unlock New Era in Corporate Travel

Raini Hamdi, Skift

For over a decade, corporate travel management companies have been trying to pry open the huge market in Asia but have hardly made a dent. Travelstop says now is the time, as the market is full of high-growth startups that will "get it." Perhaps such new players will finally disrupt the space.

8 months ago

Yatra Buys PL Worldways in India-Focused Corporate Travel Push

Yatra Buys PL Worldways in India-Focused Corporate Travel Push

Sean O'Neill, Skift

This tuck-in deal is minuscule, but it underscores Yatra's drive to maintain its position as India's largest online provider of travel booking tools for corporations. Yatra has the potential to build an "Egencia for India" over the course of five or 10 years.

8 months ago

TripActions Brings in Silicon Valley Heavyweight to Lead $154 Million Investment Round

TripActions Brings in Silicon Valley Heavyweight to Lead $154 Million Investment Round

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Renowned venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has famously pushed the notion that "software is eating the world." It seems likely the firm believes software is now going to upend how companies book travel, in particular, and that companies like TripActions will profit from the shift.

10 months ago

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Air Canada Doubles Down on Its Corporate Travel Offerings

Air Canada Doubles Down on Its Corporate Travel Offerings

Air Canada + Skift

Air Canada has enhanced its corporate travel offerings to deliver on changing expectations, primarily by focusing on flexibility, customization, and its global network.

11 months ago

Australia’s Corporate Travel Management Finds Its Global Expansion Pays Off

Australia’s Corporate Travel Management Finds Its Global Expansion Pays Off

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Corporate Travel Management continues to grow worldwide, fueled by acquisitions and its prowess across Asia. The global business travel boom has continued unabated.

1 year ago

Sabre Agrees to Pilot New Technologies With American Airlines and Other Travel Giants

Sabre Agrees to Pilot New Technologies With American Airlines and Other Travel Giants

Sean O'Neill, Skift

After years of friction, Sabre and corporate travel giants American Express Global Business Travel, Carlson Wagonlit, and Flight Centre, have agreed to work together to test what new distribution methods might look like. Questions of who will pay what have been postponed.

1 year ago

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TripActions Wants to Empower Stress-Free Business Travel

TripActions Wants to Empower Stress-Free Business Travel

TripActions + Skift

Most would agree that business travel hasn’t kept up with changing markets, shifting consumer behaviors, and new technologies. TripActions believes there’s a real opportunity to change this.

1 year ago

Interview: Corporate Travel Management Wants to Crack the U.S. Market

Interview: Corporate Travel Management Wants to Crack the U.S. Market

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Now that Hogg Robinson Group is out of the picture because of a merger, Australia's Corporate Travel Management is one of the largest public corporate travel management companies in the world. It's setting its sights on expansion in the U.S., but entering the market has its challenges.

2 years ago