Posted in Distribution Suppliers

The Future Of Travel Management Companies: Part Four, Pricing Comes To Jesus

People called for a restructuring of travel management company pricing for years before the pandemic; now, some call it urgent. Stopgaps are in place in…

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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 Distribution

Frustrated With Airlines’ GDS Bypass Programs And Threats, BCD Travel Pays Microsoft To Build An Agent Desktop

BCD Travel is paying Microsoft about $20 million for a multi-GDS search and booking desktop system that also could help agents manage bookings made outside…

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Posted in Culture Suppliers Sustainability

Big Companies Turn To Biofuel To Help Cut Business Travel Air Emissions

It seems each new week brings another announcement about plans for sustainable aviation fuel. Several European airlines recently gave customers opportunities to get involved. Microsoft…

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Posted in Methods Sustainability

Thousands Of Green-Minded Companies Turn To Internal Carbon Pricing; A Few Include Business Travel

An emerging sustainability practice is setting an internal price on carbon and making business units pay for their emissions. Almost 1,400 companies publicly acknowledged doing…

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Posted in Culture Methods Policy

Managers Use Many Methods For Business Traveler Engagement

Chicago — When $630 million accounting and consulting firm Baker Tilly about six years ago attempted a “soft” travel program rollout, it didn’t really work….

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Roadmap Adds Another Big Client Amid Struggle For The Mobile Managed Traveler

Health insurance giant Anthem got its travel management company, BCD Travel, to play nice as it brings the Roadmap mobile app to employees. That others…

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