Corporate Travel

U.S. Business Travelers See Terrorism as Most Important Concern

U.S. Business Travelers See Terrorism as Most Important Concern

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Most business travelers are still extremely concerned about the threat posed by terrorism. They also think that their employers are doing a good job taking care of their safety when traveling for business.

1 month ago

When Corporate Goes Consumer — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

When Corporate Goes Consumer — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The race to make corporate travel more like consumer travel is heating up. This time travel management companies may really mean it.

1 month ago

Artificial Intelligence Is Coming to Corporate Booking Tools

Artificial Intelligence Is Coming to Corporate Booking Tools

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Corporate-booking technology vendors Serko and Concur plan to add natural language bots to their tools. Other players are likely to follow.

1 month ago

CEO Interview: Egencia Tries to Innovate Towards a Bigger Share of Corporate Travel

CEO Interview: Egencia Tries to Innovate Towards a Bigger Share of Corporate Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

With its Expedia DNA, Egencia is well-positioned to help bring consumer innovations into the corporate travel mainstream.

1 month ago

American Express Clamps Down On Points Churners — Skift Business Traveler

American Express Clamps Down On Points Churners — Skift Business Traveler

Grant Martin, Skift

Those in the habit of cyclically signing up for credit cards solely for the points may soon be out of luck thanks to a new strategy coming from American Express.

1 month ago

Businesses Are Getting an Unwelcoming Vibe From the Travel Ban

Businesses Are Getting an Unwelcoming Vibe From the Travel Ban

Hannah Sampson, Skift

International business travel to the U.S. has been a weak point recently due to the strong dollar. We may be about to find out how much worse it can get.

2 months ago

Taking the User-Friendly Approach — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Taking the User-Friendly Approach — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Corporate travel can be complicated, so the words "simple" and "user-friendly" are welcome concepts — especially for busy business travelers.

2 months ago

Concur Enters Brazil While Betting on Biz Travel Rebound

Concur Enters Brazil While Betting on Biz Travel Rebound

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Brazil is already big for Concur, and will likely remain a strong market for business travel as its economy rebounds from a severe downturn. Hopefully, the country's political dysfunction won't get in the way of an economic recovery.

2 months ago

Concur Wants to Deliver a Consumer-Grade Experience to Business Travelers

Concur Wants to Deliver a Consumer-Grade Experience to Business Travelers

Hannah Sampson, Skift

It's a trend we write about regularly: the emergence of consumer-friendly tools in corporate travel. Concur has been making that goal a priority.

2 months ago

Employers Are Still Wary About Business Travel Under Trump’s New Ban

Employers Are Still Wary About Business Travel Under Trump’s New Ban

Hannah Sampson, Skift

While the latest executive order banning travel from certain countries created less chaos, business travel executives are clearly still concerned about the potential impact. We'll see in the coming months if that translates to a drop in business travel.

2 months ago

And What a Year It Was — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

And What a Year It Was — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

It was a year of surprising change in corporate travel. By embracing some of the innovations that are commonplace in leisure companies, travel management companies are slowly bringing themselves into the 21st century.

2 months ago

To Understand Personalization, Corporate Travel Looks to Consumer Travel

To Understand Personalization, Corporate Travel Looks to Consumer Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel management companies are finally looking to approach corporate travel from a more traveler-centric perspective. The pressure is on to shift to a more progressive approach to travel technology, iterating based on what travelers actually want.

2 months ago