Posted in Methods Policy Risk

On Plugging Leakage, Nothing New Except The Urgency

There is now plenty of justification for senior managers to authorize, and business travelers to follow, tighter booking-channel policies. For companies unable to mandate that…

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Posted in Methods Negotiating

ARC Creates Model For Determining Marketshare Goals In Corporate Airline Deals

ARC is building a model to help assess the proportion of passengers in a given market that should fly on each airline based on prevailing…

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Posted in Negotiating Suppliers

Results Are In: Corporates Held The Line On Negotiated 2019 Hotel Rates, Tripbam Clients Did Better

With another annual contracting season mostly in the rear view, the three largest travel management companies reported modest increases in their clients’ negotiated corporate hotel…

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Posted in Policy

Op Ed: Brandon Strauss On Why Now Is A Good Time To Review Your Corporate Travel Program

The dynamic world of corporate travel keeps all involved on their toes. It’s not just the nature of travel — delays, cancellations and a multitude…

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Posted in Culture Suppliers

Op Ed: Brandon Strauss On Delta, The NRA And Playing Politics With Big Business

In the wake of the school shooting massacre in Florida a month ago, Delta Air Lines announced it would no longer offer discounted travel to members of the National…

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Posted in Policy Productivity

What’s A Business Traveler’s Time Worth?

U.S. authorities this week said an expanded “laptop ban” is “still on the table.” A prohibition on large personal electronic devices in passenger cabins on…

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Posted in Negotiating Reporting

ARC Data Showing Promise For Buyers

Prism data is the basis for corporate deals with the big U.S. network airlines. It will be for the foreseeable future. But it has limitations….

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