Posted in Culture Methods Policy

Managers Use Many Methods For Business Traveler Engagement

Chicago — When $630 million accounting and consulting firm Baker Tilly about six years ago attempted a “soft” travel program rollout, it didn’t really work….

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Posted in Methods Policy Risk

Norwegian Government Agency Modifies Traveler Behavior Using Distaste For Doing Expense Reports Twice

Some business travelers find the process of creating and submitting expense reports so loathsome that they’ll do anything to avoid it. They’ll even follow policy!…

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Posted in Methods Negotiating Suppliers

CTBR Transforms Consulting Practice, Offers Consortia Rates And ‘Turnkey’ Travel Management

Twenty-year industry consultant Donald Swartz is reinventing his shingle. The Florida-based managing director of Corporate Travel Buyer Resources wants to streamline the corporate travel procurement…

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Posted in Methods Productivity Service

Goodbye Consumers, Hello Corporates: New Entrant Pivots, Signs Amex GBT To Automate Email Requests

Any corporate travel operations professional can tell you that a lot of business travel bookings start with email. Sometimes this takes the form of a…

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Posted in Distribution Policy Suppliers

Kayak Starts Talking, A Little, About Kayak For Business

Kayak For Business is real, but what is it?  After declining to comment for an article published on this site last December about efforts to…

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Posted in Methods Policy Reporting

Survey, GBTA Discussions On Policy Compliance Point To Growth For Capture Tools

Chicago – The August Global Business Travel Association convention continued the corporate travel profession’s study of where policy compliance is weak and how to fix…

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Posted in Distribution Methods Productivity

Accessing Sabre’s New Hotel Content Will Be Easier Said Than Done

Sabre expects to soon deliver to travel management company subscribers more efficient access to over a million hotel properties through its Content Services for Lodging…

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