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Scott Gillespie On Predicting The Value In Travel

In The Company Dime’s From The Field program, industry leaders contribute guideposts and other commentary for publication to the business travel audience. We task these advisors with offering opinion, analysis and education rather than marketing. You are encouraged to contribute to the dialogue by commenting below. Today’s advisor is industry veteran Scott Gillespie, managing director of tClara. Scott’s… Read More »

‘Trust But Verify’ Your Hotel Safety Vetting

Most organizations don’t inspect every hotel property they tell travelers to use. They can do some of that with the help of travel management companies and risk specialists, but covering the globe is a tall order. So how do travel management pros really know if properties in their programs are safe? Mostly they’re taking the hotels’ word for… Read More »

New Risk Management Firms Aim To Mainstream Real-time Tracking

The most common and largely practical way to locate travelers in a crisis is to look at who intended to travel to the area and ping them. Credit card swipe data is another way follow an employee’s path. Potentially even more effective, GPS-based tracking is challenged by privacy concerns and battery drain. However, a relatively new crop of… Read More »