Corporate Travel

Business Travel Is Becoming a Bigger Obstacle for Employees with Disabilities

Business Travel Is Becoming a Bigger Obstacle for Employees with Disabilities

Isaac Carey, Skift

The number of people with disabilities in the United States is growing as the population ages, and accessibility is becoming an increasingly important issue for travel companies.

6 days ago

Business Travelers With Disabilities Face a Pervasive Lack of Accessibility

Business Travelers With Disabilities Face a Pervasive Lack of Accessibility

Isaac Carey, Skift

Despite the growing number of people with disabilities in the United States, it's still a challenge to find clear information about accessibility while traveling. This may make traveling so difficult for employees with disabilities that many choose to do it as little as possible.

6 days ago

Serko’s Quest to Conquer the World With Its Artificial Intelligence-Powered Booking App

Serko’s Quest to Conquer the World With Its Artificial Intelligence-Powered Booking App

Isaac Carey, Skift

Serko made its first moves into the U.S. about a year ago, but the company still has a long way to go before it it is established in the North American market. Its newest partnership with Booking Holdings should help it become a global company.

3 weeks ago

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Will 2020 Be the Year APAC Finally Embraces Managed Travel?

Will 2020 Be the Year APAC Finally Embraces Managed Travel?

Travelstop + Skift

Companies across APAC have embraced business travel as a way to fuel ambitious growth and generate eye-popping revenues. Now, companies are formalizing their corporate travel policies and using software solutions to better manage travel spend and drive efficiencies. With tools like Travelstop gaining market share, next year could be the tipping point for professionalized business travel booking in Asia.

5 days ago

Companies Still Miss the Mark When Measuring Biz Traveler Experience

Companies Still Miss the Mark When Measuring Biz Traveler Experience

Isaac Carey, Skift

Employee engagement is a hot topic in both the business travel space and the events space. The problem is that no one has yet figured out how to accurately track it.

3 weeks ago

Expense Manager Serko Accelerates Global Expansion With Booking.com Partnership

Expense Manager Serko Accelerates Global Expansion With Booking.com Partnership

Isaac Carey, Skift

Now that Zeno is well-established in Serko's home market, the next step is to bring that same popularity abroad. The travel management company is forming partnerships with major players to help it gain traction in the U.S. and Europe.

3 weeks ago

Biz Travelers Face Mounting Anxiety and Depression Risks

Biz Travelers Face Mounting Anxiety and Depression Risks

Isaac Carey, Skift

The link between business travel and burnout is clear, with more frequent travelers experiencing higher levels of stress than infrequent travelers. Risk management companies are getting a view of this problem firsthand.

4 weeks ago

Stress-Related Mental Health Risks Are Rising for Business Travelers

Stress-Related Mental Health Risks Are Rising for Business Travelers

Isaac Carey, Skift

Risks involving anxiety and depression are making up a larger and larger chunk of first calls to risk management companies. This trend likely won't slow until companies make fundamental shifts to their corporate culture.

4 weeks ago

Hertz Rises Where Avis Falls in Crowded Landscape for Rides

Hertz Rises Where Avis Falls in Crowded Landscape for Rides

Isaac Carey, Skift

Avis could learn a few things from Hertz's strategy of investing in tech and operations.

1 month ago

Hertz Continues to Outshine Avis With Tech Investments for Operations

Hertz Continues to Outshine Avis With Tech Investments for Operations

Isaac Carey, Skift

Hertz recently upgraded its internal and fleet management systems, helping it overcome the hurdles that are bogging down Avis.

1 month ago

Kayak Is Rolling Out a New Platform for Business Travelers

Kayak Is Rolling Out a New Platform for Business Travelers

Isaac Carey, Skift

Customer service is a key aspect of business travel. Kayak doesn't do customer service so that may not go over well. That being said, the company's massive inventory and simple user interface may help it gain traction with small businesses.

1 month ago

Business Travelers Resist All-in-One Corporate Travel Platforms

Business Travelers Resist All-in-One Corporate Travel Platforms

Isaac Carey, Skift

It's not easy to make someone change an ingrained habit, even when there's a good reason to do so. So if companies don't focus on majorly improving the end product for travelers, they can expect a lot of out-of-policy bookings.

1 month ago