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Articles tagged “travel buyers”

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.

1 month ago

Business Travel Airfares to Remain Flat in 2020: Amex GBT Report

Business Travel Airfares to Remain Flat in 2020: Amex GBT Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The good news is that airfares aren't set for a major increase in 2020. The bad news is that a softening in the financial outlook for global businesses is the likely cause.

3 months ago

Bonuses for Corporate Travel Specialists Increased in 2018

Bonuses for Corporate Travel Specialists Increased in 2018

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Salaries for travel buyers were relatively flat this year, although less experienced buyers saw a nice uptick in their annual bonuses.

1 year ago

Travel Buyers Spend Less on Five-Star Hotels and More on Sharing Economy

Travel Buyers Spend Less on Five-Star Hotels and More on Sharing Economy

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As more affordable sharing economy, serviced apartment, and mid-scale hotel options have become popular with business travelers, high-end hotels have taken a hit.

2 years ago

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Why Travel Buyers Should Strategize Their Hotel Buying Programs Year-Round

Why Travel Buyers Should Strategize Their Hotel Buying Programs Year-Round

BCD Travel + Skift

It’s time for travel buyers to abandon the traditional hotel buying process. Instead, they should review their program on an ongoing basis as new developments in data and technology, the influence of leisure travel, fluctuating rates, new supplier pricing strategies and game-changing mergers overhaul the market.

3 years ago

What Travel Buyers Really Care About — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

What Travel Buyers Really Care About — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travelers want comfort and convenience, while travel buyers want to save money. It's no wonder there is so much friction between the two groups. Why adhere to corporate travel policy when the person in charge doesn't have your best interest in mind?

4 years ago