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 Distribution Suppliers

Tony D’Astolfo On Witnessing, And Possibly Enabling, The Demise Of The Managed Travel Program

Serko’s Tony D’Astolfo channels his inner Col. Jessep to ask if the travel management profession can handle the truth about self-inflicted wounds. I was watching…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Op Ed: Tony O’Connor On The Window Of Opportunity For A Better Travel Supply Chain

Consultant, auditor and GBTA-Australia & New Zealand director Tony O’Connor discusses how TMCs, online booking tools and travel buyers should work together to make corporate…

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Posted in Negotiating

Op Ed: Steve Reynolds On Finding The Right Mix Of Hotel Discounts

Tripbam CEO Steve Reynolds constantly examines hotel discounts on corporate rates. To help buyers assess the best negotiating approach, he explains the differences between corporate…

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Posted in Culture Methods

Op Ed: Katharine Farrell On Best Practices In Travel Management Communication

Communicator and marketer are among the many roles travel managers are asked to play. A communications specialist herself, Katharine Farrell of the Dots & Lines…

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Posted in Budgets Distribution Negotiating Suppliers

Op Ed: Louise Miller On The Complexities Of Hotel Content

It’s time again for many to assemble corporate hotel programs for next year. The clear goal is to save money and provide sufficient choice for…

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Posted in Suppliers

Op Ed: GoldSpring Consulting On How Buyers Should Assess Direct Vs. TMC-Provided Technology

This decade has seen an explosion of new products and services oriented toward corporate travel. The degree to which program managers and their travel management…

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