Articles tagged “travel managers”

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.

2 months ago

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New Research: How to Manage Business Travel More Efficiently

New Research: How to Manage Business Travel More Efficiently

Lola + Skift

The value of business travel is clear for growing company revenue and building face-to-face relationships. But when business travel is poorly managed — and too often, that’s still the case — employee productivity and satisfaction are at stake.

5 months ago

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How Small and Mid-Sized Business Travel Programs Can Balance Employee and Company Priorities

How Small and Mid-Sized Business Travel Programs Can Balance Employee and Company Priorities

IHG + Skift

The easiest way to make employees comply with travel policies is by making booking in policy attractive for them. InterContinental Hotels Group’s Business Edge shows how business travel solutions can go beyond being simply a discount program.

7 months ago

Travel Buyers Don’t Really Care About Keeping Flyers Comfortable

Travel Buyers Don’t Really Care About Keeping Flyers Comfortable

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

It's no surprise that travel buyers want to save money for their company. But they also need to realize that uncomfortable or inconvenienced flyers are going to spend extra on seat upgrades, Wi-Fi, meals, and more.

3 years ago

Business Travelers Value Passenger Experience While Travel Managers Prefer Discounts

Business Travelers Value Passenger Experience While Travel Managers Prefer Discounts

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travelers and their travel managers don't always agree on the most important preferences when flying. But most travel managers, for some reason, don't use formal tools to receive traveler feedback. Perhaps the gaps could be narrowed with more engagement between travel managers and travelers.

3 years ago

The Travel Manager Priority That Business Travelers Will Endorse

The Travel Manager Priority That Business Travelers Will Endorse

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Business travelers and travel managers each have their own priorities, but everyone agrees that the travel experience itself could use improvement.

4 years ago