Corporate Travel Coverage

Behind the Travel Buyer’s Search for Simplicity

Behind the Travel Buyer’s Search for Simplicity

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

It turns out simplifying travel programs isn't a major priority for most organizations. This is an unfortunate reality, leaving travel buyers with numerous challenges.

22 hours ago

Corp Travel Buyers Have a Hard Time Keeping Programs Simple

Corp Travel Buyers Have a Hard Time Keeping Programs Simple

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel buyers know that simplifying their programs can lead to major benefits for their organization. Corporate travel, unfortunately, is anything but simple.

2 days ago

What Sabre’s Antitrust Trial Says About the Future of Distribution

What Sabre’s Antitrust Trial Says About the Future of Distribution

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As Sabre fights to acquire Farelogix, it's important to examine exactly why intermediaries are beginning to scoop up the companies built to disintermediate them.

1 week ago

Self-Driving Cars Rise Alongside Flight Shaming

Self-Driving Cars Rise Alongside Flight Shaming

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As self-driving cars move closer to becoming a reality at scale, the impact on corporate travel will be immense.

2 weeks ago

Sabre, Travelport Make Big Moves in Travel Tech Sector

Sabre, Travelport Make Big Moves in Travel Tech Sector

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The tides in corporate travel are shifting as distribution companies vie to develop new technology and build partnerships to drive the sector forward.

3 weeks ago

New Efforts to Bridge the Flight Booking Gap

New Efforts to Bridge the Flight Booking Gap

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The competitive balance has shifted in corporate travel as airlines have improved their booking tools. Some industry veterans are trying to better connect both sides of the equation.

4 weeks ago

Airline-Owned ARC Buys NuTravel to Connect Airlines With Travel Management Companies

Airline-Owned ARC Buys NuTravel to Connect Airlines With Travel Management Companies

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Airlines are starting to realize that better communication with travel management companies can benefit both sides. ARC wants to play a major role in this period of transition.

4 weeks ago

The Future of Mobility in Corp Travel Brings a Messy Chase for Scale

The Future of Mobility in Corp Travel Brings a Messy Chase for Scale

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Ground transportation in corporate travel has evolved into a complicated and costly mess. There is some hope that new platforms will solve these issues, but that point isn't coming any time soon.

1 month ago

Expense Technology Landscape Heats Up

Expense Technology Landscape Heats Up

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The expense technology sector has quickly become one to watch. Realistically, though, chipping away at SAP Concur's business is going to be difficult.

1 month ago

A Quiet Giant in Expense Technology Has New Name and Mission

A Quiet Giant in Expense Technology Has New Name and Mission

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Combined travel and expense technology companies are having a moment right now. One should also watch which travel management companies begin to further flesh out their own integrated expense solutions.

1 month ago

Another Tech Company Goes After Concur

Another Tech Company Goes After Concur

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Can Coupa really take on SAP Concur? It has a chance, mainly due to its products and services that are outside the traditional purview of travel management.

1 month ago

2020 Greets Biz Travel Managers With Cheap Airfares

2020 Greets Biz Travel Managers With Cheap Airfares

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Expensive flights will remain an issue for travel managers going forward. Deals can be had, however, especially in the regions most important to global commerce.

2 months ago