Corporate Travel

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.

3 days ago

Corp Travel Buyers Have a Hard Time Keeping Programs Simple

Corp Travel Buyers Have a Hard Time Keeping Programs Simple

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel buyers know that simplifying their programs can lead to major benefits for their organization. Corporate travel, unfortunately, is anything but simple.

3 days ago

What Sabre’s Antitrust Trial Says About the Future of Distribution

What Sabre’s Antitrust Trial Says About the Future of Distribution

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As Sabre fights to acquire Farelogix, it's important to examine exactly why intermediaries are beginning to scoop up the companies built to disintermediate them.

1 week ago

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Executive Q&A: An Inside Look at American Airlines and IHG’s New Business Travel Partnership

Executive Q&A: An Inside Look at American Airlines and IHG’s New Business Travel Partnership

IHG + Skift

American Airlines and IHG partner to tap into the business opportunity of small- and medium-sized businesses by offering more value to companies that are members of both corporate travel programs.

2 months ago

Self-Driving Cars Rise Alongside Flight Shaming

Self-Driving Cars Rise Alongside Flight Shaming

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As self-driving cars move closer to becoming a reality at scale, the impact on corporate travel will be immense.

2 weeks ago

Sabre and Farelogix Leave Merger in Judge’s Hands as the Justice Department Rests Case

Sabre and Farelogix Leave Merger in Judge’s Hands as the Justice Department Rests Case

Sean O'Neill, Skift

A federal judge heard closing arguments in the U.S. government's antitrust suit to block Sabre's acquisition of Farelogix. Inside the courtroom, Judge Leonard Stark's comments didn't show his hand. The case seems a close call.

2 weeks ago

The Key to Unlocking the Future of Flight-Free Business Travel

The Key to Unlocking the Future of Flight-Free Business Travel

Isaac Carey, Skift

Employees are always going to need to travel. Emerging technologies may hold the key to a more sustainable future for corporate travel.

2 weeks ago

Sabre, Travelport Make Big Moves in Travel Tech Sector

Sabre, Travelport Make Big Moves in Travel Tech Sector

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The tides in corporate travel are shifting as distribution companies vie to develop new technology and build partnerships to drive the sector forward.

3 weeks ago

Corporate Travel to China Down as Companies Stop Business Trips

Corporate Travel to China Down as Companies Stop Business Trips

Joanna Partridge, The Guardian

Huge corporations are putting a stop to staff travel to China and Hong Kong as coronavirus fears continue. This is particularly sad for the Hong Kong industry, which has barely recovered from the political protests.

4 weeks ago

New Efforts to Bridge the Flight Booking Gap

New Efforts to Bridge the Flight Booking Gap

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The competitive balance has shifted in corporate travel as airlines have improved their booking tools. Some industry veterans are trying to better connect both sides of the equation.

1 month ago

Airline-Owned ARC Buys NuTravel to Connect Airlines With Travel Management Companies

Airline-Owned ARC Buys NuTravel to Connect Airlines With Travel Management Companies

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Airlines are starting to realize that better communication with travel management companies can benefit both sides. ARC wants to play a major role in this period of transition.

1 month ago

The Future of Mobility in Corp Travel Brings a Messy Chase for Scale

The Future of Mobility in Corp Travel Brings a Messy Chase for Scale

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Ground transportation in corporate travel has evolved into a complicated and costly mess. There is some hope that new platforms will solve these issues, but that point isn't coming any time soon.

1 month ago