Corporate Travel

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Experts Dismiss Trade War Worries

Experts Dismiss Trade War Worries

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Business travel should grow in 2019. The question remains by how much, given the likelihood of increased uncertainty for global corporations.

2 months ago

Yatra Buys PL Worldways in India-Focused Corporate Travel Push

Yatra Buys PL Worldways in India-Focused Corporate Travel Push

Sean O'Neill, Skift

This tuck-in deal is minuscule, but it underscores Yatra's drive to maintain its position as India's largest online provider of travel booking tools for corporations. Yatra has the potential to build an "Egencia for India" over the course of five or 10 years.

2 months ago

Business Travel Remains Optimistic Despite Slowdown Warning Signs

Business Travel Remains Optimistic Despite Slowdown Warning Signs

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The business travel sector is still bullish on growth, even if financial markets have entered a state of uncertainty. So long as the economy continues to hum along, experts think everything will be fine.

2 months ago

Business Travel Is Taking a Hit From the Government Shutdown

Business Travel Is Taking a Hit From the Government Shutdown

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The partial government shutdown started just before Christmas, a slow time for work-related trips. But now that 2019 is well underway, business travelers are feeling an impact that will only grow if the impasse persists.

2 months ago

Bold Predictions for Biz Travel

Bold Predictions for Biz Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

There's optimism for the global travel industry in 2019, although headwinds are likely to affect business travel in particular.

3 months ago

Flight Centre Expands in U.S. With Silicon Valley Acquisition

Flight Centre Expands in U.S. With Silicon Valley Acquisition

Allan Leibowitz, Skift

Flight Centre’s latest North American acquisition looks like a win-win. Casto Travel gets access to the group’s technology, buying power, and marketing reach while the Australian-headquartered travel group expands its footprint in Silicon Valley.

3 months ago

Rewarding Smart Booking Choices to Go Mainstream

Rewarding Smart Booking Choices to Go Mainstream

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Behavioral rewards still aren't super mainstream in corporate travel. But as companies choose the carrot instead of the stick when it comes to influencing travelers, more organizations are experimenting with it.

3 months ago

Behavioral Rewards Find Niche in Corporate Travel

Behavioral Rewards Find Niche in Corporate Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Some travelers take advantage of behavioral rewards, and others don't. The bigger picture shows, however, that the promise of a reward for making a particular travel booking decision is a good way to get buy-in from business travelers and give them something to look forward to after their trip.

3 months ago

Corporate Travel Specialists See Pay Hikes

Corporate Travel Specialists See Pay Hikes

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel buyers are seeing juicy increases to their annual bonuses, particularly those who are relatively early on in their careers.

3 months ago

Bonuses for Corporate Travel Specialists Increased in 2018

Bonuses for Corporate Travel Specialists Increased in 2018

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Salaries for travel buyers were relatively flat this year, although less experienced buyers saw a nice uptick in their annual bonuses.

3 months ago

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New Skift Report: 10 Business Travel Trends for 2019

New Skift Report: 10 Business Travel Trends for 2019

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The corporate travel sector is in the midst of a period of rapid change and disruption, driven by emerging technologies and shifting employee habits. This new report offers a macro-level snapshot of the current landscape, helping industry stakeholders identify the most important trends they’ll need to know in the year ahead.

3 months ago

European Biz Travelers Choose Online Travel Agencies

European Biz Travelers Choose Online Travel Agencies

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Until business travelers are better educated on why they should use their company's preferred booking tool, they're going to continue using online travel agencies and booking direct.

3 months ago