Corporate Travel

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.

3 weeks 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.

3 weeks ago

Hotel CEOs Are Now Less Optimistic About Business Travel Outlook This Year

Hotel CEOs Are Now Less Optimistic About Business Travel Outlook This Year

Deanna Ting, Skift

So, how about that travel ban?

4 weeks ago

U.S. Business Travel Recovery Is Threatened by the Trump Travel Ban

U.S. Business Travel Recovery Is Threatened by the Trump Travel Ban

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Business travel had a brief moment of optimism, but the rosy forecast could be in trouble if companies slip back into old uncertainty-driven patterns and keep employees off the road.

4 weeks ago

A Shakeup in Corporate Housing: Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

A Shakeup in Corporate Housing: Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

When a company updates its product to become easier for all parties to use — especially in corporate travel — we pay attention. The rest of the industry would be wise to do the same.

4 weeks ago

Corporate Travel Holds Its Breath Waiting for Trump’s Next Travel Ban

Corporate Travel Holds Its Breath Waiting for Trump’s Next Travel Ban

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The first travel ban resulted in stranded travelers, widespread protests, and court battles. What will round two bring, and will corporate travel executives be better prepared this time?

1 month ago

All Eyes on Egencia as it Plans for Major Growth — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

All Eyes on Egencia as it Plans for Major Growth — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As corporate travel technology competition heats up, a focus on developing the capabilities that travelers actually want to use is crucial.

1 month ago

Egencia Is Growing Fast but Corporate Travel Rivals Still Dominate Large Accounts

Egencia Is Growing Fast but Corporate Travel Rivals Still Dominate Large Accounts

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Egencia's ambitious growth will likely pressure two of the remaining global travel management companies to merge as a defensive move.

1 month ago

Key Business Travel Group Urges Trump to Rethink His Travel Ban

Key Business Travel Group Urges Trump to Rethink His Travel Ban

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Thursday night's court decision means travel can continue as it was before the executive order. But as GBTA's executive director pointed out, potential travelers know the situation is temporary and might be reluctant to make long-term plans.

1 month ago

What a Travel Ban Means for Business Travel — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

What a Travel Ban Means for Business Travel — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

If the past few weeks have shown us anything, it's that uncertainty did not end with the U.S. presidential election. Now, with a controversial travel ban tied up in court, companies are considering a reduction in business travel.

1 month ago

Payments Giants See Headwinds Affecting Travel in 2017

Payments Giants See Headwinds Affecting Travel in 2017

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel spending is stable globally. Nobody is really sure what 2017 will hold for leisure or business travel, however, given global instability and the high value of the U.S. dollar.

1 month ago

Another Survey Shows Trump’s Travel Ban Will Likely Hurt Business Travel

Another Survey Shows Trump’s Travel Ban Will Likely Hurt Business Travel

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Confusion surrounded last week's travel ban, and two different surveys reflect the mood of the business community. Will time and a little more information provide clarity to ease concerns — or will the new administration create additional chaos with the implementation?

2 months ago