Posted in Payment Reporting Risk

Contact Tracing Scales In Asia, Faces Privacy And Political Hurdles In Europe And The United States

Questions about where people have been, whom they’ve seen and how they’re feeling are becoming commonplace. So are mobile apps that track potential coronavirus exposure….

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Posted in Risk

Resuming Business Travel Is Exceedingly Complicated But New Resources And Advice Help

“When I don’t know the answer, I might ramble on.” The humble comment during a webinar last week by a leading thinker on corporate travel…

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Posted in Culture Sustainability

Op Ed: Paul Tilstone On Balancing Business Growth And Environmental Awareness

Festive Road’s Paul Tilstone on Friday was involved in a gathering coordinated by the Climate Action Corporate Travel Urgent Sustainability initiative. This group aims to…

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Posted in Methods Negotiating Reporting

Industry Vets And A Newbie Muse On Travel Management Metrics That Matter

Some travel management pros see service level agreements with travel management companies as pretty much worthless. SLAs can be hard to measure or validate, and…

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Posted in Methods Productivity

EY’s Use Of Robotics In Travel Management Is Rare, But A Sign Of Things To Come

EY is using robotic process automation to power an internal TripAdvisor-like review platform and an internal social network showing travelers which colleagues are traveling to…

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Posted in Distribution Productivity Suppliers

Op Ed: Caroline Strachan On The Move To Attribute-Based Online Travel Shopping

Corporate online booking tools have their detractors. Everyone has an opinion on how to make them better. That includes Festive Road managing partner Caroline Strachan….

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Posted in Careers Culture Methods

Service Providers See Growing Interest In Travel Manager Outsourcing

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…

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