I published a blog called The Big Story for 2023 last November on a corporate travel technology site that has a strategic partnership with Kesselrun. I chose an image of a gorilla to attach to the article to signify how “big” of a topic airline content would become for corporate travel programs in the coming […]
If there is any common theme in business travel over the past several years, it can best be described as “change.” While every passing year seems to carry with it some watershed moment for the corporate travel industry, none seems more pronounced than the past 12 months which were highlighted by concerted efforts by airline […]
In the early 2000’s as TMC’s began to stray from in-house technology development in favor of integrating third party technologies, the approach to TMC RFP’s began to shift. As opposed to focusing solely on proprietary technology differentiators, buyers started to ask questions about TMC’s competencies as technology integrators. Implementing third party technologies and layering multiple […]
Industry suppliers and buyers have agreed on one thing post pandemic – the industry is changing. But consider that while the industry continues to evolve, change has already occurred and most of us are just catching up.
Companies with employees who travel frequently need to find the optimal routes, flights, accommodations, and schedules. A business travel consultant can be helpful in making all aspects of travel easier for executives, business owners, and other business travelers.
The decisions that corporate travelers make when booking trips tend to be made as a result of both personal choice and company policy. For those in the travel industry or for those who face this decision as part of their daily business routine, you will probably agree that balancing the two can be difficult and […]
Have you looked closely at your corporate travel program lately? For companies with employees who travel frequently, a travel program can play a large role in saving money and providing a wide variety of perks. It’s important to use a program that actually serves your needs and provides you with the maximum possible benefits. How […]
Selecting the right Travel Management Company (TMC) for your organization has never been more important than it is today. TMC’s are uniquely positioned to bring the right technologies and people together to service travelers and help realize cost savings opportunities through both preferred vendor agreements and consortia programs. Even more, TMC’s help better align broader […]
Business travel has been a roller coaster over the past two years. And not the fun kind. When we look back at the post two years, consider the following: Less than 2 years ago Bill Gates (along with many others) predicted that corporate travel would be reduced by 50% permanently as a result of the […]
These days, we all find ourselves thinking about the “new normal” and how it affects our business. What percent of travel will never return? Is business travel even important now that we are used to videoconferencing? Many have even tried to come up with a simple litmus test to measure the cost/benefit for a particular […]