Corporate Travel

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.

5 days 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.

5 days 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.

2 weeks 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

Expense Technology Landscape Heats Up

Expense Technology Landscape Heats Up

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The expense technology sector has quickly become one to watch. Realistically, though, chipping away at SAP Concur's business is going to be difficult.

2 weeks ago

A Quiet Giant in Expense Technology Has New Name and Mission

A Quiet Giant in Expense Technology Has New Name and Mission

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Combined travel and expense technology companies are having a moment right now. One should also watch which travel management companies begin to further flesh out their own integrated expense solutions.

2 weeks ago

Another Tech Company Goes After Concur

Another Tech Company Goes After Concur

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Can Coupa really take on SAP Concur? It has a chance, mainly due to its products and services that are outside the traditional purview of travel management.

3 weeks ago

Coupa Is Gunning for SAP Concur’s Share of the Travel Expense Business

Coupa Is Gunning for SAP Concur’s Share of the Travel Expense Business

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Most corporate travelers would rather think about anything else than booking and expensing travel. That's why companies are scrambling to help reduce that pain point for road warriors. We expect Coupa, Certify, Chrome River, and SAP Concur to acquire more travel tech companies to help seize the opportunity.

3 weeks ago

Singapore Launches WeChat Mini Program Catering to Chinese Bleisure Travelers

Singapore Launches WeChat Mini Program Catering to Chinese Bleisure Travelers

Richard Whiddington, Jing Travel

Singapore is ahead of the curve when it comes to its Chinese inbound strategy. It's the first country destination to roll out a WeChat Mini Program specifically targeted to Chinese business travelers attending meetings and events.

3 weeks ago

2020 Greets Biz Travel Managers With Cheap Airfares

2020 Greets Biz Travel Managers With Cheap Airfares

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Expensive flights will remain an issue for travel managers going forward. Deals can be had, however, especially in the regions most important to global commerce.

4 weeks ago

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.

4 weeks ago

American Express GBT Just Got a Bunch of New Investors — So What Now?

American Express GBT Just Got a Bunch of New Investors — So What Now?

Isaac Carey, Skift

American Express GBT continues to dominate the travel management space, and this new money will only accelerate its growth.

1 month ago