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Scott Gillespie On Predicting The Value In Travel

By | January 11, 2018

Today’s advisor is industry veteran Scott Gillespie, managing director of tClara. Scott’s guidepost tackles what travel program managers should try to predict — and what to skip. Predictive analytics is a shiny new toy that has caught the travel industry’s eye. It sounds useful — check. It sounds cool — check. It scores points in management-speak bingo contests… Read More »

2016 Price Forecast: Flat Airfares And More Hotel Hikes

By | September 30, 2015

[UPDATE, Nov. 24: Forecast data from American Express Global Business Travel is included.] [UPDATE, Oct. 1: Information from NYU’s outlook on expected hotel rate increases is included.] For 2016, corporate travel buyers should expect hotel rate growth in the low- to mid-single-digit percentages while airfares on average show little change. Those are the bottom-line conclusions forecast by BCD Travel’s Advito and,… Read More »