Articles tagged “gbta”

Distribution and Personalization Take Center Stage at Biz Travel Confab

Distribution and Personalization Take Center Stage at Biz Travel Confab

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Corporate travel is working to solve some of the big problems that have prevented change, although it's hard to really see foundational change taking place across the sector anytime soon.

3 months ago

Why Everyone Is Starting to Play Nice in Corporate Travel

Why Everyone Is Starting to Play Nice in Corporate Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

After years of inaction, the big travel management companies are finally figuring out how to create a better booking experience for travelers. The dream of the personalized and automated future of corporate travel, though, may never come to pass.

3 months ago

Torrid Growth Projected for Business Travel Despite Tariffs and Trade Wars

Torrid Growth Projected for Business Travel Despite Tariffs and Trade Wars

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

It looks like 2018 could be the year that business travel growth truly peaks. With the specter of trade wars, Brexit, and financial instability on the horizon, the sector's financial outlook may change in a hurry.

3 months ago

Trump Border Policies Are Bad for Business Travel, Survey Finds

Trump Border Policies Are Bad for Business Travel, Survey Finds

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The initial travel ban caused widespread chaos and confusion, and uncertainty has remained amid court challenges. Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the ban, will business travel suffer as this survey suggests?

5 months ago

Corporate Travel Execs Hope 2018 Will Be Less Tumultuous Than Last Year

Corporate Travel Execs Hope 2018 Will Be Less Tumultuous Than Last Year

Amy Merrick, Skift

Leaders in corporate travel expect a strengthening global economy to propel the industry in the year ahead – so long as security concerns remain stable. With unemployment low, businesses are increasing their focus on traveler satisfaction to compete for employees.

11 months ago

Half of European Business Travelers Shun Their Corporate Booking Tools

Half of European Business Travelers Shun Their Corporate Booking Tools

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Business travelers in Europe are completely divided on how they prefer to book their work travel. Travel management companies need to make their online booking tools more compelling and easier to use.

12 months ago

Global Business Travelers Agree the Biggest Hassle Is Time Spent in Transit

Global Business Travelers Agree the Biggest Hassle Is Time Spent in Transit

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Every business traveler hates delays and annoying layovers. There are pronounced regional differences in the value business travelers perceive during and after a trip, though.

1 year 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.

1 year ago

Business Travel Is Expected To Grow Amid High Uncertainty — Meetings Innovation Report

Business Travel Is Expected To Grow Amid High Uncertainty — Meetings Innovation Report

Greg Oates, Skift

While spending on business travel is forecasted to grow significantly in the next five years in both developed and emerging markets, there has also never been so much uncertainty collectively around global political, social, and economic disruptions.

1 year ago

Business Travel Spending Is Expected to Gain Steam Globally by 2018

Business Travel Spending Is Expected to Gain Steam Globally by 2018

Hannah Sampson, Skift

While growth prospects for business travel spending look strong for next year into 2020, there is still enough uncertainty that experts are adding lots of caveats to their forecast.

1 year ago

Cities Want to Leverage Conventions Better to Drive Growth — Meetings Innovation Report

Cities Want to Leverage Conventions Better to Drive Growth — Meetings Innovation Report

Greg Oates, Skift

There's a growing conversation in the U.S. about how city governments and convention bureaus can better pool their resources to promote their local startup and research communities to convention organizers.

1 year ago

GBTA Notebook: The Future of Corporate Travel Is Basically the Same as the Past

GBTA Notebook: The Future of Corporate Travel Is Basically the Same as the Past

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Another year, another GBTA. It seems like corporate travel is heading in the direction of offering more options to business travelers, but progress remains slow.

1 year ago