Posted in Methods Reporting

Op Ed: Gaurav Sundaram On Global VAT Reclaim

Amid deteriorating macroeconomic conditions, cash is crucial. Global VAT reclaim from international business travel is a way to recover some. ProKonsul Consulting’s Gaurav Sundaram provides…

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Posted in Distribution Reporting Suppliers

Coupa Buys Mobile Business Travel Tech Developer ETA Inc.

Spend management company Coupa added more travel tech to its portfolio, acquiring business travel app builder ETA Inc. ETA co-founder and CEO Choon Hong Peck…

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Posted in Distribution Reporting Suppliers

TravelBank CEO: ‘Strategic Conversations Are Very Difficult’

TravelBank is doubling down on expense management, which CEO and co-founder Duke Chung called “the only software you can justify purchasing at this time.” During…

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Posted in Payment Productivity Suppliers

Ongoing Expensify Episode Puts To The Test That Age-Old Business Travel Question: Who Is The Customer?

Multiple Expensify clients are planning to find a replacement as complaints about the expense software company’s card program marketing to individual employees continued into a…

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Posted in Culture Reporting Risk

How To Break The Bond Between Corporate Travel Management And International Criminal Activity

It was a record year for U.S. federal prosecution of corruption and fraud. The Justice Department Criminal Division in 2019 charged more individuals, and secured…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Kayak Eyes Managed Corporate Travel As Its Parent Company Invests In Serko, A Potential Enabler

Meta search company Kayak as early as last year began exploring a business travel gateway to supplier sites and online travel agencies which could include…

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Posted in Distribution Payment Suppliers

TripActions Puts Its Millions To Work On Payment, Expense

[UPDATE, Feb. 25, 2020: TripActions announced partnerships with Comerica Bank, Goldman Sachs, Silicon Valley Bank and Visa for the Liquid initiative. The program, using cards…

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