Posted in Sectors Service Suppliers

Keeping The Oversized Under The Radar: IHG Adds B2B Focus On Sports, Media And Entertainment

IHG recently carved out resources to address clients in sports, media and entertainment. More than most other industry verticals, this specialized B2B focus presents an…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Methods Payment Productivity

U.S. Bank To Bring All-In-One Mobile Travel And Expense App To Frequent Travelers, Building On A Solution For Infrequent Ones

U.S. Bank and Chrome River will add travel booking and features for road warriors to their mobile app that unites virtual payment and expense reporting. …

Continue Reading...
Posted in Methods Policy Reporting

Survey, GBTA Discussions On Policy Compliance Point To Growth For Capture Tools

Chicago – The August Global Business Travel Association convention continued the corporate travel profession’s study of where policy compliance is weak and how to fix…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Distribution Negotiating

Change In The Air (RFP)

Chicago — There are lots of tactics for bypassing the hated corporate hotel request for proposals. Mauro Ruggiero hopes the same is happening in airline…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Distribution Suppliers

What Southwest’s Expanded Distribution Means For Corporate Travel Buyers

The biggest news coinciding with GBTA’s convention this month was Southwest’s decision to list or expand participation in global distribution systems run by Amadeus and…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Budgets Risk Suppliers

Recession ‘Almost Tangible’ In Corporate Travel, But Signals Are Mixed

Chicago — The next economic recession always is a matter of when. Currently in a 10-year run of strong performance, the travel industry is starting…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Distribution Suppliers

American Express Global Business Travel Execs: Global Corporate Clients Are Increasingly Concerned About Lufthansa’s Intransigence

Chicago — The largest travel management company is not acquiescing to Lufthansa Group’s distribution strategy. According to American Express Global Business Travel executives, the airline…

Continue Reading...