Articles tagged “tripbam”

Business Travel

Inflation Prompts Corporate Travel Buyers to Hold Off Negotiating Hotel Rates for 2023

Companies are holding their nerve, because hotels have the upper hand right now when it comes to dictating rates. It’s a gamble leaving negotiations until so late, but you have to question how long prices can keep climbing.

Inflation Prompts Corporate Travel Buyers to Hold Off Negotiating Hotel Rates for 2023

Business Travel

Europe’s Room Rates Still Above 2019 Prices for Half-Empty Hotels

Many predicted business travelers would cut back on the number of trips they take, opting for longer stays instead. That prophecy's come true, with five-star hotels benefiting most from their higher rates.

Europe’s Room Rates Still Above 2019 Prices for Half-Empty Hotels

Business Travel

A Hilton Hotel’s Blueprint for Winning More Corporate Retreat Business

This North Carolina boutique property is bringing in retail partnerships to help it stand out from the crowd as more hotels start competing for the return of incentive and retreat bookings.

A Hilton Hotel’s Blueprint for Winning More Corporate Retreat Business

Business Travel

Spending Platform Coupa’s Steady Ramp-Up to Compete With Concur

Buying up niche startups can only take you so far, because at some point you've got to consolidate. Coupa’s new travel and expense platform neatly sums its acquisition strategy to date, but some features could be a little hit-and-miss.

Spending Platform Coupa’s Steady Ramp-Up to Compete With Concur

Business Travel

Computer Maker Dell Breaks From Conventional Methods of Booking Hotels — For Now

More companies are opting for dynamic and not static pricing because there's little risk of rates getting back to 2019's highs this year. Are airfares next?

Computer Maker Dell Breaks From Conventional Methods of Booking Hotels — For Now

Hotels

Does Accor Plan to Be the Next WeWork?

Hotel group Accor has big ambitions in Asia for its co-working brand Wojo. But it probably shouldn't count on the region rolling out the red carpet for remote workers.

Does Accor Plan to Be the Next WeWork?

Coronavirus

Empty Rooms Move Marriott and Other Chains Closer to Flexible Pricing for Corporate Guests

Travel buyers stand to gain from dynamic pricing, but this could just be a quick win if hoteliers take a longer term view of that pricing after a recovery.

Empty Rooms Move Marriott and Other Chains Closer to Flexible Pricing for Corporate Guests

Business Travel

Corporate Travel CEO Series: The Brewing Conflict Between Hotels and Travel Managers

A more honest accounting of how hotels manipulate their room rates to create more revenue helps both consumers and corporate travel managers make smarter travel decisions.

Corporate Travel CEO Series: The Brewing Conflict Between Hotels and Travel Managers