Posted in Productivity Risk

Dropbox’s Remote Work Plan Pressures Travel Department

Cloud tech company Dropbox has never recorded an annual profit, but margins are up since 2019 thanks to remote work, layoffs and savings on travel…

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Posted in Sustainability

Companies Move To Science-Based Targets For Mitigating Corporate Travel’s Environmental Impact

Companies everywhere sound serious when they say they intend to make operations more sustainable. A surge in those publicizing targets and signing climate protection commitments…

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Op Ed: Tony D’Astolfo On Why It Should Be Us Leading The Return To Business Travel

In his own way, Serko’s Tony D’Astolfo issues a call to action to get the industry out of the gutter. The last time I stepped…

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Op Ed: Scott Gillespie On The Surprisingly Strong Case For Meeting In Person

Industry provocateur Scott Gillespie of tClara poses the question, “Why travel for business?” To help answer that, tClara between Aug. 17 and Oct. 12 surveyed…

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Posted in Careers Negotiating Risk Suppliers

Reporter’s Notebook: Reviewing Job Performance During Covid, Coordinating Travel Mgmt. And Security, Reconsidering Corp. Airline Deals, Pursuing Testing Standards

This autumn isn’t panning out the way many of us expected. Business travel hasn’t bounced back, and in-person industry education is non-existent. Fortunately, virtual forums…

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Posted in Risk Suppliers

Corporate Travel Sentiments Deteriorate

Airlines, hotels and other travel suppliers this summer began piecing back their operations, but if recent surveys are indicators, they shouldn’t expect much corporate travel…

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Posted in Careers Suppliers

Op Ed: Tony O’Connor On The Window Of Opportunity To Reset Industry Associations

Most in-person events organized by industry membership associations are on hold. Even if conditions improve to allow them to resume, consultant Tony O’Connor doesn’t think…

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