Articles tagged “corporate travel”

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How Travel Managers Can Drive a Successful Hotel Booking Program

How Travel Managers Can Drive a Successful Hotel Booking Program

BCD Travel + Skift

When travelers book hotels outside of their corporate travel program, companies lose out on savings opportunities and must overcome added challenges to keep their employees safe on the road. Luckily, there are steps travel managers can take to help lessen the problem.

5 days 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.

1 week 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

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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

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How a Corporate Travel Manager Thinks About Business Travel Today

How a Corporate Travel Manager Thinks About Business Travel Today

Egencia + Skift

The responsibilities of today’s corporate travel managers have become increasingly complex as new technology developments, global uncertainty, higher travel costs, and a growing focus on traveler satisfaction influence how employees travel.

4 weeks ago

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How Ineffective Hotel Audits Are Causing Companies to Overspend

How Ineffective Hotel Audits Are Causing Companies to Overspend

BCD Travel + Skift

Companies put a lot of time and effort into creating a successful hotel program–– but without regular rate auditing, they may be leaving money on the table.

1 month ago

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It’s Time to Close the Gap Between Corporate and Leisure Travel Tools

It’s Time to Close the Gap Between Corporate and Leisure Travel Tools

Sabre + Skift

Leisure travel has seen increased technology capabilities in recent years, but managed travel still lags far behind. Using an integrated tool that incorporates mobile experiences found in the leisure space can help close the gap to improve traveler satisfaction, drive adoption, and increase savings.

1 month ago

Hotel CEOs Say They’re Cautiously Optimistic About Corporate Travel

Hotel CEOs Say They’re Cautiously Optimistic About Corporate Travel

Deanna Ting, Skift

But shouldn't hotel executives be a bit more concerned? At least that's what one analyst is wondering, and we are too.

1 month ago

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What Operational Excellence Really Means for Business Travel

What Operational Excellence Really Means for Business Travel

Delta Air Lines + Skift

Airlines need to deliver operational excellence to build long-term relationships with corporate travel managers and their travelers, but it’s often easier said than done. Delta has not only made real efforts to achieve operational excellence, but also provides its customers with full insight into how its performance compares with its competitors.

1 month ago

Channel Shock: The Future of Travel Distribution

Channel Shock: The Future of Travel Distribution

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The global distribution systems aren't going anywhere. Innovation, however, is happening in the margins of the travel distribution marketplace, with airlines seeking to regain control of their destiny.

2 months ago

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Building Traveler Satisfaction: Voices from the Front Lines of Corporate Travel

Building Traveler Satisfaction: Voices from the Front Lines of Corporate Travel

Egencia + Skift

Most travel managers agree that traveler satisfaction is more of a focus now than it was even just a few years ago, as it’s becoming increasingly clear that it drives compliance, productivity, and overall employee engagement.

2 months ago

Last-Minute Hotel Cancellations Get Pricey — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Last-Minute Hotel Cancellations Get Pricey — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Hotels want to remove more uncertainty from their business, and getting more strict about when travelers can cancel is a good way to do that. Business travelers and travel managers need to pay attention to the new rules to avoid costly fees.

2 months ago