Corporate Travel

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Certify and Chrome River to Challenge Expense Leader SAP Concur

Certify and Chrome River to Challenge Expense Leader SAP Concur

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The combined Certify and Chrome River still pales in scope when compared to global behemoth SAP Concur. The approach of offering a variety of different services instead of a single platform, though, has potential in a fragmented global market for expense software services.

4 months ago

Reinventing the Corporate Meeting Experience

Reinventing the Corporate Meeting Experience

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Companies spend a lot of money on meetings, and relative upstarts are emerging to challenge the status quo by providing a different type of experience for those who organize them.

4 months ago

Convene Co-Founder Sees Sweet Spot Between Co-Working and Events

Convene Co-Founder Sees Sweet Spot Between Co-Working and Events

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Bringing hospitality into the office experience is an elegant way to provide a better experience for workers.

4 months ago

Avis Brings Data Insights to Ground Transportation

Avis Brings Data Insights to Ground Transportation

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel managers armed with relevant data are better at their jobs. The more travel companies can do to help them find meaningful insights the better.

4 months ago

How Avis Wants to Build Transparency in Corporate Travel

How Avis Wants to Build Transparency in Corporate Travel

Brian Sumers, Skift

Can this two giant global travel companies work out their differences? Surely consumers would be prefer to know they can keep searching for United fares on Expedia.

4 months ago

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Rebrands to Sound Cooler

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Rebrands to Sound Cooler

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Now we've got Amex GBT, BCD, and CWT: an alphabet soup worthy of a sector that relies on bromides and buzzwords over substance.

4 months ago

How Deem Wants to Reinvent Itself After Enterprise Deal

How Deem Wants to Reinvent Itself After Enterprise Deal

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

It seems like Deem has a second chance to build something cool with the backing of Enterprise Holdings. Of course, staffing up means the company may not be able to embrace its current lean ethos going forward.

4 months ago

Deem Plans Growth With Backing From Enterprise

Deem Plans Growth With Backing From Enterprise

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

With support from Enterprise Holdings, Deem plans on growing and refining its existing products. On the horizon, though, lurks the promise of a new travel platform to help the company evolve in a competitive global corporate travel market.

4 months ago

Testing a New Paradigm for Travel Distribution

Testing a New Paradigm for Travel Distribution

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Corporate travel startups have to be creative when building out their platforms due to pressure from their travel partners. One has to wonder if others will follow TripActions' lead and forge wide partnerships to get more content on their platforms.

5 months ago

Dining Gets More Expensive for Business Travelers

Dining Gets More Expensive for Business Travelers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Meals and hotel stays are becoming a bigger cost for business travelers. Airfares have dropped, although this doesn't help companies that dispatch their workers in cars for meetings in nearby cities.

5 months ago

U.S. Travel Predicts Strong Biz Travel Growth

U.S. Travel Predicts Strong Biz Travel Growth

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Although leisure travel growth will probably slow this year, business travel will continue to pick up. This is good news for those who suspect a recession is on the way.

5 months ago

TripActions Adopts U.S. Airlines’ Next-Generation Storefront Effort

TripActions Adopts U.S. Airlines’ Next-Generation Storefront Effort

Sean O'Neill, Skift

American, Delta, and United have partnered with tech firm ATPCO and business travel startup TripActions to show how they want their fares displayed on websites other than their own. Expect others to follow this model.

5 months ago