Posted in Methods Negotiating

Walmart Seeks Patent On Corporate Travel Contract Optimization

When you’re a big corporation, you can get nice volume discounts. When you’re the biggest, you get to reinvent how they’re used. Walmart seems to…

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Posted in Negotiating Policy Suppliers

Corporate Travel Buyers On What They Need From TMCs, How They’re Working With Suppliers And Why Policies Changed (Video)

According to a pair of travel managers who recently completed RFPs for travel management company services, the traveler experience was a bigger priority than ever…

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Posted in Risk Service Suppliers

The Future Of Hotel Design

By Elaine Glusac, a freelance travel journalist who contributes to The New York Times and other publications. Her article is republished here with permission as…

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Posted in Productivity Sustainability

A Step Forward In The Promise Of Ultrafast ‘Hyperloops’

By Eric A. Taub, a contributing technology writer for The New York Times. His article is republished here with permission as part of our licensing…

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Posted in Careers

GBTA Scores Poorly In Consultancy Review As Reinvention Plods Along

When the Global Business Travel Association’s board members this summer turned to a consultancy to assess the non-profit’s issues, they said reviewing governance was a…

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Posted in Risk Suppliers

Biden Administration Could Bolster Ground Transport Hygiene Regulations (Audio)

A non-profit group of transportation agency commissioners and managers is close to finalizing model regulations and best practices for ground transport operators. CDC and OSHA…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Sabre: Corporate Volume Still Down 80 Percent, Likely Stalled Until 2021

Leisure travel bookings continue to recover faster than corporate, which remains down 80 percent year over year, according to Sabre. Speaking with analysts on Friday,…

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