Posted in Negotiating Suppliers

As Rates Fall, Corporate Travel Buyers And Hoteliers Go Back To The Table

Hotel average daily rates took a hit in many markets over the past couple of weeks as cancelations rolled in. That means deals for those…

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Posted in Distribution Negotiating Suppliers

As Airline Distribution Evolves, Where Does That Leave Sabre’s System For Corporate Contracting?

The preeminent mechanism for crunching data on corporate deals may be getting long in the tooth. Airlines weren’t totally comfortable when the independent company that…

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Posted in Methods Negotiating

ARC Creates Model For Determining Marketshare Goals In Corporate Airline Deals

ARC is building a model to help assess the proportion of passengers in a given market that should fly on each airline based on prevailing…

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Posted in Negotiating Reporting

Op Ed: Keesup Choe On How Targeted Selling Algorithms Can Benefit The Buyer

Keesup Choe of PredictX suggests that targeted selling algorithms using artificial intelligence can help buyers control spend and create leverage for supplier negotiations. As modern-age…

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Posted in Negotiating Policy Reporting

Op Ed: Louise Miller On Tackling Your Toughest Categories Of Un(der)managed Spend

Actively managing the largest proportion of spending possible is a primary goal for buyers across various categories. The corporate travel category presents a unique set…

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Posted in Negotiating Service Suppliers

Complexity In Ground Transport Gives Rise To Outsourced Management

Longtime ground transportation tech integrator Groundspan recently created a side business out of helping clients source suppliers and keep them honest. It’s no wonder there…

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Posted in Negotiating

Op Ed: Steve Reynolds On Finding The Right Mix Of Hotel Discounts

Tripbam CEO Steve Reynolds constantly examines hotel discounts on corporate rates. To help buyers assess the best negotiating approach, he explains the differences between corporate…

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