Posted in Policy Productivity Risk

Some Suppliers Are Attending To Traveler Well-Being, But Corporate Policies Are Behind

While some companies help employees manage the physical and mental rigors of business travel, many more do not, according to experts and new research. In…

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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 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 Distribution Policy Suppliers

Kayak Starts Talking, A Little, About Kayak For Business

[UPDATE, Dec. 11, 2019: Kayak evidently deleted the blog referenced below.] Kayak For Business is real, but what is it?  After declining to comment for…

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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 Methods Policy Suppliers

TravelPerk’s Insurance Plan Reimagines Refundability

What business traveler doesn’t want the freedom to plan trips even when the business isn’t certain? To choose the cheapest options regardless of restrictions? To…

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Posted in Methods Policy Productivity

SAP Concur Shows A Bot That Would Answer Employee Questions

SAP Concur last month demonstrated a chatbot that would answer client employees’ frequently asked questions about travel and expense policies. As long as it works,…

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