Posted in Suppliers Sustainability

IHG, Marriott Develop Account-Specific Sustainability Reports

Measuring lodging’s environmental impact is less straightforward than for air travel or car rental. All three contribute to a business trip’s carbon footprint, but hotels…

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Posted in Reporting Sustainability

Microsoft Embraces Hotel Data, Travel Personas In Sustainability Drive

About five years ago, Microsoft created an internal carbon tax of sorts. Since then, business units have been responsible for carbon emissions associated with their…

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Airlines Not Interested In Carbon Tax Floated By Big-Name Republicans

A group of political heavyweights from yesteryear wants the United States to introduce a carbon tax to help cut greenhouse gas emissions. Surprisingly, they’re conservative…

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Posted in Careers Distribution Payment Policy Productivity Sectors Suppliers Sustainability

Updates: Air Emissions; Upside; Basic Economy; PayForTrip; Real ID; Compl.ai

Sometimes the things we write about peter out. Sometimes more developments happen, but they don’t warrant an entirely new article. In other cases, something unexpected…

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Posted in Culture Negotiating Sustainability

GBTA Sustainability Committee Prepping Assessment Tool, Car RFP Questions

[UPDATE, October 19, 2016: GBTA Foundation’s updated car rental request for proposals template now is available. Meant to become an “industry standard,” the document includes…

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Posted in Careers Negotiating Payment Productivity Reporting Risk Sectors Sustainability

GBTA Education Preview

After the golf outing and spa day are over and before evening frivolities, away from the exhibition floor din and the general session celebrity, GBTA’s…

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Posted in Methods Productivity Sustainability

Advito, Cisco Aim To Revive Virtual Conferencing’s Connection With Travel Management

Integration between immersive remote conferencing systems and travel providers was popular several years ago. Marriott and Starwood installed some telepresence rooms. Sabre explored and its…

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