Articles tagged “travel management”

Business Travel

Corp Travel Agencies Need to Start Unbundling Services

If more companies plan on building travel programs using tech from a mix of agencies "like a Lego house," the larger agencies need to start accommodating that, delegates at the Global Business Travel Association's European conference heard.

Corp Travel Agencies Need to Start Unbundling Services

Business Travel

Behind the Dutch Government’s Arduous Bid to Wrest Back Its Travel Program

After a vendor price-gouging lawsuit, the government is moving away from legacy travel companies and instead stitching together its own program to better control costs and gain access to a wider range of airlines and hotels. It took awhile to get there.

Behind the Dutch Government’s Arduous Bid to Wrest Back Its Travel Program

Business Travel

Sonesta Bets on Smaller Biz Group Meetings With New Loyalty Scheme

The fast-growing hotelier has launched a loyalty program called "Business Pass" with a focus on micro-events. The sticking point is only about a fifth of Sonesta's portfolio is onboard.

Sonesta Bets on Smaller Biz Group Meetings With New Loyalty Scheme

Business Travel

TripActions Reportedly Files Paperwork to Go Public at $12 Billion Valuation

The corporate travel startup is picking an odd moment with financial markets generally in turmoil, but it's clearly banking on continued recovery in the sector.

TripActions Reportedly Files Paperwork to Go Public at $12 Billion Valuation

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Remote Work May Win New Advocates Over Rising Energy Costs for Offices

Coronavirus threw traditional work and travel patterns into disarray last winter, forcing people to stay at home. But this time around concerns over sky-high energy bills could push people into co-working spaces to keep costs down.

Remote Work May Win New Advocates Over Rising Energy Costs for Offices

Business Travel

Black Entrepreneurs Receive Support for Ideas Focused on Travel

The inaugural Build In Tulsa Techstars Accelerator has group travel, payments and even networking in its sights as it builds on the Black Wall Street legacy.

Black Entrepreneurs Receive Support for Ideas Focused on Travel

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Google Is Cutting Back on Corporate Travel for Workers – Report

We last heard expressions like essential and business-critical travel only during the lows of the pandemic, when companies ceased travel to protect their employees. It's not the sort of language the travel industry wants to hear right now.

Google Is Cutting Back on Corporate Travel for Workers – Report

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Ireland’s Hotels Still Waiting for International Business Travelers to Return

The continued dip in travel reinforces the message that small and medium companies are driving the recovery. At this point, it seems like the multinationals will never return to pre-pandemic levels.

Ireland’s Hotels Still Waiting for International Business Travelers to Return

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Hilton’s Plan to Get Travel Managers to Take Sustainability Seriously

Despite environmental impacts topping corporate agendas, Hilton is finding that not all corporate clients are asking it for data around sustainability and other social impact elements. The hotel group is working to overcome the complexities in a franchised world of communicating this information.

Hilton’s Plan to Get Travel Managers to Take Sustainability Seriously

Business Travel

U.S. Companies Are Cutting Budgets for Business Trips by 25 Percent

Tighter, leaner policies could put the brakes on the surge in travel that we've seen in recent months, a warning sign of economic trouble ahead and more bad news for business travel's full recovery.

U.S. Companies Are Cutting Budgets for Business Trips by 25 Percent