Posted in Budgets Culture Distribution Methods Productivity Service Suppliers

Analysts Examine Journera, SalesTrip, TravelBank, TravelPerk And TripActions

A trio of industry consultants took time out this month to join The Company Dime’s Jay Campbell and assess strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for…

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Posted in Productivity Service Suppliers

As Delta Tests Free Wi-Fi, Many Airlines Tinker With Contracts And Capabilities

Delta Air Lines is testing free inflight Wi-Fi. JetBlue Airways already provides it. If an official Delta program emerged, that would pressure other carriers. It…

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Posted in Risk

TRM Firms Use Location-Based Messaging For Pro-Privacy ‘Tracking,’ Risk Mitigation

WorldAware expects next week to enable app messaging that pushes alerts to client employees based on where they turn up and allows organizations to see…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Far Off For Business Travel Channels, Attribute-Based Shopping To Be A Hotel Website Reality This Year

Analysts and hoteliers including IHG are exploring a new way of selling rooms that also means a new way of shopping for them. It sounds…

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Posted in Distribution Productivity

Taxi Tech Company With Pre-Smartphone Heritage Takes On Lyft And Uber

There was a time when a big portion of ground transportation spending was invisible to corporate travel buyers. Lyft and Uber are helping with that,…

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Posted in Negotiating Suppliers

What Are The Negotiated Benefits Of Working With Lyft Or Uber?

Since before Lyft and Uber created programs for business, travel purchasing pros have been approaching them about volume-based benefits. Hard-dollar encouragement would help Uber and…

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Posted in Careers

GBTA’s Solombrino To Detractors: Give Me A Chance

With Mike McCormick declining to pursue a new contract as Global Business Travel Association executive director and COO, the group appointed board fixture Scott Solombrino…

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