Posted in Budgets Methods Policy Reporting

Predictive Analytics: Not Just For The Point Of Sale

Used mostly for policy and preferred supplier modeling or to sense travelers’ wants and needs when they make bookings, predictive tech in travel management holds…

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Posted in Careers Distribution Policy Reporting

Updates: Moscovici To College; Travel And Transport Enhances Agent Tool; Latest On Startups; Travel Leaders Corporate Renews Data Practice

Sometimes the things we write about peter out. Sometimes more developments happen, but they don’t warrant an entirely new article. In other cases, something unexpected…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Adopting NDC Requires TMC Tech Overhaul, But Airlines Aren’t Offering Much Time

Airlines have big plans for new distribution capabilities. Whether and when they become reality in corporate travel remain open questions. At the moment, it’s looking…

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Posted in Culture Suppliers

What’s An ESOP And Why Did A Big Travel Management Company Adopt One?

One of the world’s largest corporate travel agencies, Pennsylvania’s World Travel Inc., before the new year announced it established an employee stock ownership plan. The company…

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Posted in Productivity Risk

Travel Manager Mobile Apps Find A Niche

As travel management companies race to improve traveler services via mobile apps, one concept that hasn’t exactly taken off is a travel manager interface. Still,…

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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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Posted in Productivity Service

Travel And Transport App Helps Travelers Fuel Up Before They Fork Over

You have all been there. Driving toward the airport, about to return the rental car and sweating it out because you might have already passed…

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