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Traveler Incentive Platforms Tripkicks And Rocketrip Take Divergent Paths For Employee Connectivity

Rewards platform provider Tripkicks last week switched on a Chrome browser plug-in for SAP Concur Travel. Concur users whose companies work with Tripkicks will see…

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Posted in Budgets Culture Suppliers

Rocketrip Picks Up An Advisor From A New Client

Shawn Zimmerman left Kellogg North America, where he was vice president of human resources, and joined Rocketrip as a strategic advisor. Kellogg signed on to…

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Posted in Budgets Careers Methods

Kellogg Company Turns To Agents For Card And Expense Help, Takes A Rocketrip

Under intense cost containment pressure during the past three years, Kellogg Company senior director of corporate services Cecile Mutch reinvented the travel department and boosted…

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As Acquis Consulting-Backed Startup Takes On Rocketrip, Pros Remain Divided On Rewards

Tripkicks is a new tech company focused on helping companies spend less on business travel through employee incentives. Its approach is similar to that of…

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Posted in Methods Policy

Rewards For Policy Compliance Are A Bad Idea, Says Rewards Program Provider

Nearly one in four corporate travel managers polled in August and September said their companies offered incentives or rewards for in-policy bookings. Perhaps it’s counterintuitive, but the…

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Why Don’t Companies Reward Policy-Compliant Travelers With Loyalty Points?

Efforts encouraging corporate travelers to do the right thing run the gamut. Punitive measures for policy noncompliance range from informing managers to withholding reimbursement. Short of…

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Big Clients Signal Acceptance As Rocketrip Signs General Electric, Twitter

[UPDATE, April 26, 2017: Rocketrip said Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Deem, Ovation Corporate Travel, Sabre and Travel Leaders Corporate joined Concur in its partnership program.] Rocketrip…

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