Articles tagged “travel management companies”

Serko’s Quest to Conquer the World With Its Artificial Intelligence-Powered Booking App

Serko’s Quest to Conquer the World With Its Artificial Intelligence-Powered Booking App

Isaac Carey, Skift

Serko made its first moves into the U.S. about a year ago, but the company still has a long way to go before it it is established in the North American market. Its newest partnership with Booking Holdings should help it become a global company.

3 months ago

Companies Still Miss the Mark When Measuring Biz Traveler Experience

Companies Still Miss the Mark When Measuring Biz Traveler Experience

Isaac Carey, Skift

Employee engagement is a hot topic in both the business travel space and the events space. The problem is that no one has yet figured out how to accurately track it.

3 months ago

Expense Manager Serko Accelerates Global Expansion With Booking.com Partnership

Expense Manager Serko Accelerates Global Expansion With Booking.com Partnership

Isaac Carey, Skift

Now that Zeno is well-established in Serko's home market, the next step is to bring that same popularity abroad. The travel management company is forming partnerships with major players to help it gain traction in the U.S. and Europe.

3 months ago

BCD Travel Pushes Further Into South Africa With Strategic Merger

BCD Travel Pushes Further Into South Africa With Strategic Merger

Isaac Carey, Skift

This is just the latest in a long string of similar moves from BCD Travel. Expect more mergers and acquisitions to follow, especially in Africa and the Middle East.

5 months ago

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Forecasting the Future of Business Travel in Asia

Forecasting the Future of Business Travel in Asia

Travelstop + Skift

As business travel surges in APAC, the tech tools needed to manage that travel have fallen behind. But new innovations — like those from Travelstop — are beginning to meet the ever-changing needs of this soon-to-be $900 billion market.

6 months ago

Companies That Spend More on Travel See Big Boost to Business

Companies That Spend More on Travel See Big Boost to Business

Isaac Carey, Skift

Global companies with a high volume of travelers, take note. Tight travel budgets and overly strict travel policies don't make for happy or productive employees.

8 months ago

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Travel Management Companies Try to Keep Pace with Today’s Changing Business Traveler

Travel Management Companies Try to Keep Pace with Today’s Changing Business Traveler

Expedia Affiliate Network + Skift

The growing consumerization of business travel is pushing more employees to book outside company policy. Expedia Affiliate Network’s new report, which examines the impact of this trend on travel management companies, suggests that improving booking choices and offering better tools will help boost employee compliance.

2 years ago

TripActions Raises $51 Million Series B for Its Business Travel Service

TripActions Raises $51 Million Series B for Its Business Travel Service

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Talk about using incentives to change behavior. Is the threat of obsolescence due to new technology and startup business models enough to prompt incumbent travel management companies such as Egencia and Carlson Wagonlit to adapt?

2 years ago

CEO Interview: How American Express GBT Tackles Innovation

CEO Interview: How American Express GBT Tackles Innovation

Hannah Sampson, Skift

American Express Global Business Travel is investing in technology to give travelers better digital tools and a more streamlined booking experience.

3 years ago

Airbnb Scores Another Win With Corporate Travel Management Integration

Airbnb Scores Another Win With Corporate Travel Management Integration

Dan Peltier, Skift

There is progress being made on both the client and travel management company sides when it comes to letting employees book the accommodations that they want (in budget, of course).

4 years ago

The Corporate Travel Firm That Launched a Consulting Business to Leverage Smart Data

The Corporate Travel Firm That Launched a Consulting Business to Leverage Smart Data

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Travel management companies that want to stay relevant are diversifying their offerings as the needs of customers evolve.

4 years ago

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Abruptly Replaces Its CEO

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Abruptly Replaces Its CEO

Hannah Sampson, Skift

It will be interesting to see how this shakeup will affect such a major player in travel management. We look forward to hearing more from the new CEO (as well as learning the backstory of his predecessor's departure).

4 years ago