Posted in Methods Policy Risk

As Companies Get Creative With Pre-Trip Communications, Discovery Moves Guidance To The Front End With Shep

Businesses shouldn’t send travelers out in today’s world without proper guidance. Ideally, communications feature in the planning and booking process. They could be part and…

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Posted in Methods Reporting

Op Ed: Gaurav Sundaram On Global VAT Reclaim

Amid deteriorating macroeconomic conditions, cash is crucial. Global VAT reclaim from international business travel is a way to recover some. ProKonsul Consulting’s Gaurav Sundaram provides…

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Posted in Methods Policy Risk

On Plugging Leakage, Nothing New Except The Urgency

There is now plenty of justification for senior managers to authorize, and business travelers to follow, tighter booking-channel policies. For companies unable to mandate that…

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Posted in Methods Negotiating Suppliers

American Airlines To Use ATPCO, UATP For Prepaid Program Enhancements

American Airlines is building a new platform for its prepaid AirPass program and enticing potential enrollees with lower minimums. The promotion targets high-end leisure travelers…

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Posted in Distribution Methods Suppliers

Buyers Welcome Delta’s New No-Hassle Name Changes On Corporate Tickets

Delta Air Lines informed corporate accounts last week that it would allow no-fee name changes on unused tickets and ease the process of applying credits…

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Posted in Methods Policy Risk

New Airport Health Screenings Would Impact Corporate Pre-Trip Prep

The International Air Transport Association plans to hold virtual meetings with governments and other stakeholders as soon as this month to kickstart coordination on health…

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Posted in Careers Methods Policy

It’s Time For Travel Managers To Take ‘Deep Breaths’ And A Step Back

Some corporate travel operations have moved from crisis mode to a more strategic phase. With virtually no business travel activity underway, everyone will be there…

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