Posted in Culture Productivity

Tristan Smith On How Professionals, Processes and Partners Scale Your Business

Don’t go it alone. That’s a key message from Tristan Smith, Egencia VP of customer success for small and medium enterprises. Providing pointers for companies…

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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 Culture Distribution Suppliers

Providers Diversify Corporate Housing Options For Evolving Workforce

Corporations tend to struggle with buying long-term accommodations. Multiple departments may be involved and a simple, consolidated supply chain isn’t yet a reality. Airbnb last…

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Posted in Careers Culture Suppliers

As Buyer Frustration With Sales Tactics Seems To Grow, Humanizing Is The Answer

It’s a time for new ideas, new competitors and new blood in corporate travel. That means new people on both the buyer and supplier sides,…

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Posted in Culture Negotiating

Boeing, EY Buyers Demonstrate Why Dynamic Hotel Pricing Isn’t For Everybody

Chicago — GBTA billed the session as a point-counterpoint. Well-known and charismatic buyers from two very large companies would debate the merits of using dynamic…

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Fernão Loureiro On Embracing Loyalty Programs

Most companies don’t insist that travelers hand over loyalty program points accrued during business travel. Philips Latin America outsourced regional business travel manager Fernão Loureiro…

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Posted in Budgets Culture Distribution Methods Productivity Service Suppliers

Analysts Examine Journera, SalesTrip, TravelBank, TravelPerk And TripActions

A trio of industry consultants took time out this month to join The Company Dime’s Jay Campbell and assess strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for…

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