Posted in Productivity Service Suppliers

To Make A Virtual Agent, IBM Says, Put The Conversation Before The Device

IBM isn’t interested in building a booking engine, but its researchers are working to help business travelers with the post-booking trip experience. The tech giant…

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Posted in Productivity Risk

Mark Meader On Real ID’s Looming Deadline

“Real ID” requirements at U.S. airports are now just 11 months off. American Society of Travel Advisors SVP Mark Meader provides the pertinent details and…

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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 Careers Culture Productivity Reporting

As Finance Leaders Discuss Digital Transformation, Scholar Advises Companies To Shrink Administrative Departments And Pool Their Resources

New York — You hear it all the time: Business travel is an investment. Do corporations really believe that? Are they savvy enough to do…

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Posted in Methods Productivity Sustainability

Want Employees To Travel Less? Give Them Options

The easiest way to save on business travel costs or reduce emissions is to stay put, but that doesn’t have to mean killing collaboration. Once…

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Posted in Productivity Risk Sustainability

TMC In Québec Plans Q1 Launch For Travel Management Communications Platform

Montréal-based travel management company Encore Travel last year created a spinoff tech firm to take on the many challenges of internal travel program communications. With…

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Posted in Distribution Productivity Suppliers

Open To Continued Independence Or Partnerships, TravelBank Adds Features, Funding And A Food Client

TravelBank during the past few months added what sources said was a relatively small amount of new funding and GrubHub as a relatively big client….

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