Corporate Travel

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How Travel Managers Can Drive a Successful Hotel Booking Program

How Travel Managers Can Drive a Successful Hotel Booking Program

BCD Travel + Skift

When travelers book hotels outside of their corporate travel program, companies lose out on savings opportunities and must overcome added challenges to keep their employees safe on the road. Luckily, there are steps travel managers can take to help lessen the problem.

1 day ago

Travel Agents Are Increasingly Using Global Distribution Systems to Book Hotels

Travel Agents Are Increasingly Using Global Distribution Systems to Book Hotels

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Agents may be placing more hotel bookings through global distribution systems, but the fact remains that hotels would like to move away from expensive distribution channels like these.

1 day ago

U.S. Business Travelers Embrace Technology but Also Fear Its Impact

U.S. Business Travelers Embrace Technology but Also Fear Its Impact

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

U.S. business travelers want the technology tools to make their trips easier. The rest of the world, however, doesn't necessarily see technology as the solution to service problems.

3 days ago

Business Travel Priorities Divide Corporate Leadership

Business Travel Priorities Divide Corporate Leadership

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Different corporate departments have varied goals for business travel. What they can all agree on is that enabling mobile booking has gone from a luxury to a necessity.

4 days ago

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Deconstructing Airbnb’s Full Value For Corporate Travel Managers

Deconstructing Airbnb’s Full Value For Corporate Travel Managers

Airbnb + Skift

The next generation of business travelers is clearly interested in home-sharing accommodations, based on the value they provide both in terms of cost and traveler satisfaction.

6 days ago

Lola Pivots to Business Travel and Rebrands

Lola Pivots to Business Travel and Rebrands

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Lola's pivot to business travel makes a lot of sense from a financial perspective. One has to wonder, however, whether the small company will be able to attract customers in the crowded corporate travel marketplace.

7 days ago

Will Biometrics Simplify Business Travel? — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Will Biometrics Simplify Business Travel? — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

New security technology will likely make things better for business travelers, but corporations need to pay attention to the potential safety and privacy ramifications of these solutions.

7 days ago

Business Travelers Weigh Ease of Biometrics Against Privacy Concerns

Business Travelers Weigh Ease of Biometrics Against Privacy Concerns

Amy Merrick, Skift

Business travelers are embracing the increasing use of facial-recognition software and fingerprint reading at airports to speed lines, but privacy advocates raise concerns about the security of information and its potential use.

1 week ago

Certify Buys Booking Tool in Latest Travel and Expense Tie-Up

Certify Buys Booking Tool in Latest Travel and Expense Tie-Up

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Expense providers, which have typically connected with clients and their travel management companies, are moving deeper into the business travel booking arena.

2 weeks ago

Battle for Unmanaged Travelers Heats Up — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Battle for Unmanaged Travelers Heats Up — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Employees of smaller companies are business travelers too. Concur's latest strategy to go after unmanaged travelers shows how much potential exists for that segment.

2 weeks ago

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Managing Business Traveler Anxieties in an Era of Global Uncertainty

Managing Business Traveler Anxieties in an Era of Global Uncertainty

Egencia + Skift

It’s important to look at the challenges that come with managing business travel and traveler concerns when global turmoil is the new normal.

2 weeks ago

Hipmunk Goes After Unmanaged Business Travel Market

Hipmunk Goes After Unmanaged Business Travel Market

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Despite the initial denials, we always knew Concur would bring Hipmunk into business travel. It'll be interesting to see how the Hipmunk brand changes once it becomes known for more than just leisure travel.

2 weeks ago