Articles tagged “travel and transport”

Australia’s Corporate Travel Management Keeps on Buying Up Its U.S. Rivals

Australia’s Corporate Travel Management Keeps on Buying Up Its U.S. Rivals

Matthew Parsons, Skift

From Brisbane to Nebraska, Corporate Travel Management's second takeover this year comes at a symbolic six months into the crisis. Are the floodgates now open to industry consolidation?

4 weeks ago

Corporate Travel Agencies Remake On-Site Operations at Companies

Corporate Travel Agencies Remake On-Site Operations at Companies

Matthew Parsons, Skift

Archaic throwback to the 1980s, or an indispensable service for the Covid-wary business traveler? Possibly the latter, but with a virtual twist.

3 months ago

Travel Managers Are Resetting Their Moral Compass on Liability Risk

Travel Managers Are Resetting Their Moral Compass on Liability Risk

Matthew Parsons, Skift

There’s a clear dilemma about sending staff back out on the road, and who should have the final say, in this summer of second waves.

3 months ago

The Latest Corporate Travel Agency Invention? ‘The Journey Manager’

The Latest Corporate Travel Agency Invention? ‘The Journey Manager’

Matthew Parsons, Skift

This travel management on steroids approach could backfire with yet another new title that will certainly confuse legacy players. By underlining all the complexities of travel, corporate clients may start to question if it's worth all the effort.

3 months ago

Laid-Off Corp Travel Agents Become Consultants: Will Clients Follow?

Laid-Off Corp Travel Agents Become Consultants: Will Clients Follow?

Matthew Parsons, Skift

If downsizing is a natural correction to the peaks prior to coronavirus, so-called micro agencies are the logical next phase in the travel management cycle.

5 months ago

U.S. Relief Package Fails Larger Corporate Travel Agencies: Travel and Transport CEO

U.S. Relief Package Fails Larger Corporate Travel Agencies: Travel and Transport CEO

Matthew Parsons, Skift

Kevin O’Malley has joined forces with the biggest agencies in a new lobbying group, but with the virus escalating, it's not guaranteed they'll be able to bend the ear of Washington.

7 months ago

A Consolidated Biz Travel Market Could Mean More Personalized Booking

A Consolidated Biz Travel Market Could Mean More Personalized Booking

Isaac Carey, Skift

Watching how adoption of new distribution technology plays out in this early stage can give us a look into what to expect in the future. Especially if direct distribution ever moves into other areas of travel booking, like hotels.

1 year ago