Why Corporate Clients Share The Blame For Slow Business Travel Innovation

It's often said that innovation in corporate travel doesn't keep pace with advancements in consumer travel. Some accuse travel management companies of being stuck in the status quo. Others point fingers at booking technology providers for failing to adequately update systems. These may be fair criticisms, but travel managers shouldn't shy away from recognizing who looks back at them in the mirror, or at least who those people work for.

Companies are risk-averse. They're bureaucratic. They have legal departments keeping them out of trouble. Amid heightened . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm ProMedia.travel after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor's degree in communications from Cornell University.