Corporate Travel

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Support for LGBT Business Travelers Needs to Be Ramped Up

Support for LGBT Business Travelers Needs to Be Ramped Up

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel managers should get much more active when fending off problems for LGBTQ travelers headed to certain destinations. Knowledge, understanding, and the right tools can make all the difference.

1 month ago

Global Business Travel Can Still Present a Vexing Challenge for LGBT Travelers

Global Business Travel Can Still Present a Vexing Challenge for LGBT Travelers

Amy Merrick, Skift

Companies are providing more information to help employees make educated decisions about business travel to countries that criminalize same-sex relationships. Travel managers must make such guidance available to everyone — and companies should have an advocate or employee resource group in place to support travelers with concerns.

1 month ago

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1 month ago

Tracking the Real Costs of Business Travel Takes New Types of Collaboration

Tracking the Real Costs of Business Travel Takes New Types of Collaboration

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Technology empowers travel managers to do a lot of things, but there's still a big opportunity for companies to get smarter about the real scope of their investment in business travel beyond the elements of individual trips.

1 month ago

Travel Managers and Meeting Planners Need to Work Closer Together

Travel Managers and Meeting Planners Need to Work Closer Together

Allan Leibowitz, Skift

Technology can empower meeting planners, but it can also lead to daunting integration problems with other aspects of corporate travel. Riding the fine line between solving problems and creating new ones remains an issue that won't be solved soon.

1 month ago

TripActions and Lola Get Creative to Fix the Business Travel Experience

TripActions and Lola Get Creative to Fix the Business Travel Experience

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Every travel management company offers an online booking tool, but some are offering the tools travelers want to use instead of confusing or restricted user experiences.

2 months ago

Lola Expands Business Travel Push With Team Management Features

Lola Expands Business Travel Push With Team Management Features

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Lola's new group management travel tools are useful for small companies that don't want to deal with the hassle of creating a heavily managed travel program. Its upcoming marketing push will likely prove crucial as the company looks to attract more customers in a crowded business travel booking sector.

2 months ago

Going Global Can Be a Make or Break Affair in Corporate Travel

Going Global Can Be a Make or Break Affair in Corporate Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Creating a truly global business travel service has been an ongoing effort among the biggest corporate travel giants. As the Chinese market continues to grow in scope and importance, those with an edge in Asia-Pacific are well-positioned for the future.

2 months ago

Interview: Corporate Travel Management Wants to Crack the U.S. Market

Interview: Corporate Travel Management Wants to Crack the U.S. Market

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Now that Hogg Robinson Group is out of the picture because of a merger, Australia's Corporate Travel Management is one of the largest public corporate travel management companies in the world. It's setting its sights on expansion in the U.S., but entering the market has its challenges.

2 months ago

Personalization Is the Next Big Step in Corporate Travel

Personalization Is the Next Big Step in Corporate Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The foundational work is being done to help corporate travel catch up to online travel in terms of booking technology and service delivery, although no one is really sure when the foundational work will end.

2 months ago

Corporate Travel Agencies Build for a More Complex Future

Corporate Travel Agencies Build for a More Complex Future

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Even big travel management companies, which usually resist change, are planning ahead to better anticipate traveler and travel manager needs. No one's quite sure when this more connected and insightful future will arrive, though.

2 months ago

Big Merger Puts Amex GBT in the Expedia and Priceline Neighborhood

Big Merger Puts Amex GBT in the Expedia and Priceline Neighborhood

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Consolidation has been expected across corporate travel, but it was surprising to see American Express Global Business Travel emerge as a buyer so soon after its integration of KDS. As business travel has gone increasingly global, the combination with Hogg Robinson would be in a good spot to service clients across the world.

2 months ago