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Experts Ponder Policy, Prices And Productivity

Do rigid, frugal travel policies jeopardize employee performance? It’s debatable. Tripbam CEO Steve Reynolds is in the cost-control camp. His argument goes like this: It’s…

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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 Culture Policy

Experts Argue Travel Management And Human Resources Need A Reunion

Competition for top talent is intense in some industries and keeping demanding workers is challenging. Many companies have recognized this by revamping approaches to human…

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Posted in Service Suppliers

After Pivot, Jay Walker’s Upside Travel Is Attempting To Play A Very Long Game

Online travel legend Jay Walker is putting his best spin on Upside Travel’s pivot, but it’s hard to envision which way the company will be…

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Scott Gillespie On Predicting The Value In Travel

Today’s advisor is industry veteran Scott Gillespie, managing director of tClara. Scott’s guidepost tackles what travel program managers should try to predict — and what…

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The Year In Polls: Despite Irritations, Business Travelers Are Happy

Travel management’s top priority for a long time was cost control. Now, duty of care and traveler safety are front and center. Traveler satisfaction continues to…

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Finding The Logic In Airfare Policies

The question of what’s logical in a lowest logical airfare policy has always had more than one answer. There’s much more now for program managers…

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