Corporate Travel

Business Travel Startups and Services for Those In-Between Moments

Business Travel Startups and Services for Those In-Between Moments

Colin Nagy, Skift

A series of innovators are trying to address the moments between arrival and check-in, work and play, and other found moments.

4 weeks ago

A Busy Week for Ban News — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

A Busy Week for Ban News — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

As external forces disrupt the world of corporate travel, we think it's wise for travel managers to check in with employees and see how satisfied they are with travel policy.

4 weeks ago

Are Travel Managers Missing Out When They Don’t Solicit Business Traveler Feedback?

Are Travel Managers Missing Out When They Don’t Solicit Business Traveler Feedback?

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Many travel managers do not solicit feedback from their travelers, which seems like a missed opportunity. The evidence, however, shows that reacting to traveler feedback doesn't necessarily lead to more satisfied travelers.

4 weeks ago

Travel Perks Help Tip the Balance in Credit Card Versus Debit Battle

Travel Perks Help Tip the Balance in Credit Card Versus Debit Battle

Ben Steverman, Bloomberg

While the more affluent in the United States focus on travel perks in premium credit cards, most cardholders focus on cash back. The popularity is waning for debit cards; they won't get you any points or cash back from hotel stays or airline tickets.

4 weeks ago

A Corporate Expense Giant in the Making — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

A Corporate Expense Giant in the Making — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Smaller players in the expense management marketplace are gearing up to take on Concur despite Concur's commanding lead in the sector.

1 month ago

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Managed Travel’s Future is Seamless and Mobile

Managed Travel’s Future is Seamless and Mobile

Sabre and Chrome River + Skift

The ubiquity of mobile devices, coupled with an array of digital travel booking services, has changed the game for business travelers and their travel managers.

1 month ago

No Time for Bleisure — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

No Time for Bleisure — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Business travelers have a lot of guidelines to follow when they're on the road. Smart employers — and travel companies — listen to feedback and try to deliver what road warriors are asking for.

1 month ago

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A Mobile-First Mentality Is Key to Engaging Today’s Business Traveler

A Mobile-First Mentality Is Key to Engaging Today’s Business Traveler

Sabre + Skift

Companies need to take a mobile-first approach that offers on-the-go flexibility to connect with today’s business travelers, encourage in-program bookings, and help make travel and expense activities as seamless as possible.

1 month ago

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How AI and Machine Learning Can Help Fix Corporate Hotel Booking

How AI and Machine Learning Can Help Fix Corporate Hotel Booking

DEEM + Skift

Out-of-policy hotel bookings have long been a source of frustration for corporate travel managers and travel management companies. AI and machine learning technologies can help address the issue by presenting business travelers with hotel options that match their personal preferences.

1 month ago

Business Travel Startup Upside Raising $100 Million in New Funding

Business Travel Startup Upside Raising $100 Million in New Funding

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Priceline founder Jay Walker aims with Upside to offer an alternative for smaller companies buying travel. If the reports of the latest funding round are true, investors must believe Walker is going to work some of his entrepreneurial magic again. On the other hand, they've been wrong before.

2 months ago

Time-Starved Business Travelers Are Missing the Bleisure Trend

Time-Starved Business Travelers Are Missing the Bleisure Trend

Hannah Sampson, Skift

While bleisure travel isn't growing in a huge way, this study shows nearly half of millennial business travelers add leisure to business trips. Those young travelers could cut back as they get older — or employers might need to better adjust to a rise in bleisure down the road.

2 months ago

U.S. Business Travel Is Still Expected to Grow in 2017 — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

U.S. Business Travel Is Still Expected to Grow in 2017 — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Perhaps the fears of a business travel downturn in the U.S. have been overblown.

2 months ago