Posted in Service Suppliers

Hotels Reconstitute, Restore Brand Standards With Business Travelers In Mind

Hotel executives say they are reconsidering and reinstating brand standards, potentially impacting business traveler expectations and corporate sourcing.  Brand standards govern the responsibilities of property…

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Posted in Risk Suppliers

Entrepreneurs And The Truth

By Kyle Jensen, a senior lecturer and associate dean at the Yale School of Management, Tom Byers, a professor and chair in entrepreneurship at Stanford…

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Posted in Payment Productivity Reporting

GM Rolls Out SAP Concur Globally, Considers Pre-Trip Approval

Automaker General Motors is shooting for a “world-class travel and expense operation” after this year bringing SAP Concur’s Travel to 19 countries and Expense to…

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Posted in Negotiating Suppliers

United Enlists ATPCO And Volaro To Streamline Corporate Negotiated Fare Filing

Like the rest of the airline, United’s fare filing team shrank as a result of the pandemic. Fortunately for United, it already was looking at…

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Posted in Suppliers

Hip Mobility, SummitQwest Merge For All-In-One Ground Transport Platform

Commuter shuttle firm Hip Mobility and corporate ground transport specialist SummitQwest finalized a merger on June 30. The new entity, HQ, intends to offer a…

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Posted in Suppliers Sustainability

Reporter’s Notebook: Sustainability Stories

The steady stream of sustainability-related announcements this year became something of a deluge from all corners last month. It’s not only travel suppliers looking to…

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Posted in Productivity

One Surefire Way To Make Your Day More Productive: Stop Trying

By economics reporter Sydney Ember. How productive was your day? It’s a complicated question, especially for some remote workers over the past year and a…

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