Posted in Methods Productivity Reporting

Tom Tulloch On Data ‘Socialization’ For Travel Managers

Dashboards and other methods of visualizing data have gained popularity in travel management. With the reams of data that a travel program generates, any way…

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Posted in Methods Risk Suppliers

Passport And Visa Processing: ‘Barely A Line Item’ But Critical To Business Travel Success

You’d be hard-pressed to find a bigger business travel headache than handling passport and visa applications. That’s why travel managers outsource faster than you can…

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Posted in Methods Negotiating Reporting

Steve Reynolds On Why Now Is The Time For Dynamic Hotel Discounts

Corporate travel veteran Steve Reynolds is a hotel rate wonk, and you’re the beneficiary. Read on as the Tripbam founder dissects the arguments surrounding dynamic…

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Posted in Methods Negotiating Suppliers

Buyers, Hotels Walk The Walk On RFP Angst

Complaining about the hotel request for proposals process is an annual rite. During the past few years, more buyers, hoteliers and intermediaries did something about…

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Posted in Careers Culture Methods

Service Providers See Growing Interest In Travel Manager Outsourcing

Travel manager outsourcing is getting more attention among some service providers. Representatives from travel management companies and independent consultants gave a few reasons for more…

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Posted in Distribution Methods Suppliers

Concur/GBTA Report Urges Travel Managers To Inspect How TMCs Configure Booking Tools

A poll conducted this spring by the Global Business Travel Association and sponsored by SAP Concur had some unsurprising results: most organizations used an online…

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Posted in Methods Negotiating

GBTA Aviation Committee Looks Beyond RFPs

San Diego – In 2016, the Global Business Travel Association’s aviation committee produced a new airline RFP template. It introduced a standardized format for quantifying…

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