Posted in Methods Reporting Suppliers

Managing Unused Airline Tickets When Cash Is King

Strapped for cash and facing volumes of canceled itineraries no one modeled, carriers are offering incentives to those willing to reuse credit rather than request…

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Posted in Payment Policy Reporting

Trump Suggests Reversal On Recent Limits To Meal, Entertainment Deductions

President Donald Trump said Sunday he wanted to restore deductibility for corporate meal and entertainment costs, potentially reversing some regulations he signed into law in…

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Posted in Policy Reporting Risk

Coronavirus Exposes Weaknesses In Business Traveler Tracking

It’s unfortunate when an event requires an emergency review of tracking systems so employers can help business travelers out of harm’s way. Worse yet is…

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Posted in Careers Risk

GBTA Throws Its Lot In With ASTA, Ground Transport Groups To Seek Relief

The Global Business Travel Association lent its support to the American Society of Travel Advisors as industry groups press Washington for financial aid. Some individual…

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Coronavirus Changes View Of Recent Acquisitions, Muddles Forecasts

Coupa execs on Monday confirmed it bought Yapta for about $100 million, but said the new property would underperform relative to original expectations. Wex acquired…

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What We’re Seeing Is Unprecedented, But ‘Ignore’ The Notion That Corporate Travel Is Uniquely Altered

For a while, there was some debate as to whether the crisis now facing travel businesses is worse than what they went through after the…

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Posted in Careers Risk Suppliers

Travel Management Companies Cut Jobs In Face Of Coronavirus Impact On Corporate Travel Demand

Multiple corporate travel agencies said they had made the difficult decision to lay off employees as a result of the coronavirus-related drop in corporate travel….

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