Corporate Travel Management

Corp Travel Agencies See Coronavirus Silver Lining With Fewer of These Nagging Clawbacks From Airlines – Skift – Business Travel Article

Corp Travel Agencies See Coronavirus Silver Lining With Fewer of These Nagging Clawbacks From Airlines – Skift Love is in the air in these unusual times.Corporate travel agencies are welcoming news of greater leniency towards the enforcement of so-called agency debit memos.These memos are issued by airlines for a variety of reasons, and tend to penalize agencies for failing to comply with air ticket rules, correcting a booking error or updating client details.Get the Latest on Coronavirus and the Travel…

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Is your company properly protecting travelers? – Business Travel Article

Is your company properly protecting travelers? When disruption affects staff travel – be it a storm, illness, political unrest, etc. — the most important question is: “Are your prepared?” While not every contingency can be addressed in advance, it is important for travel managers to collaborate with human resources, security and any other relevant department to develop plans to ensure travelers are informed on issues affecting their journey. Professionals refer to this process as “duty of care.” Specifically, in terms…

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An Inside Look at American Airlines and IHG’s New Business Travel Partnership – Skift – Business Travel Article

An Inside Look at American Airlines and IHG’s New Business Travel Partnership – Skift Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are becoming increasingly important for hotels and airlines. Travel brands can no longer ignore the collective economic clout and spending power of these organizations. American Airlines and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) are tapping into the business opportunity presented by small- and medium-sized businesses through their individual corporate travel programs and by partnering with each other.IHG’s Business Edge program offers an online…

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Are Your Travel Tools More Like a Model T than a Smart Car? – Business Travel Article

Are Your Travel Tools More Like a Model T than a Smart Car? Is your company enhancing the staff travel experience by providing self-service technology solutions? These technology advancements include allowing mobile bookings to be completed — not only in compliance with corporate travel policy –, but also aligned to travelers’ unique preferences and requirements. This is pretty amazing, considering mobile phones have essentially been in mass production for 26 years. They got smarter with the Blackberry several years later,…

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