Travel manager outsourcing is getting more attention among some service providers. Representatives from travel management companies and independent consultants gave a few reasons for more interest among clients. The procurement mindset influences travel management. Companies don't want to add their own full-time employees to a non-core function. Travel is getting more complicated and travel managers are as busy as ever.
Not a new concept for travel management, outsourcing can be tricky business. It is rife with perceived conflicts of interest. Poorly planned projects fall down. For travel managers, the prospect of losing a job is understandably emotional . . .