Corporate Travel

CTMS Travel – Top 10 Business Travel Hacks you need to know – Business Travel Article

CTMS Travel – Top 10 Business Travel Hacks you need to know   This week we look at CTMS Travel’s top business travel hacks. Keep these tips handy to make your travel easier. Travel Checklist: Make a checklist before traveling. There are several apps you can download online including Quip and Prontoforms. Set up a list of everything you need including, travel tech, wardrobe, funds, and reservations to help prepare your trip. You’d be surprised how helpful and effective this…

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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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Meeting Tips for the Business Traveler – Business Travel Article

Meeting Tips for the Business Traveler Are you traveling for business and aren’t sure how to book your upcoming meetings? In this blog, we explore a few tips that can help you set up a successful meeting while on the road. Check with Your Party First Make sure to get in touch with the person(s) your meeting with before meeting with them. If you’re meeting people who are familiar with the country, or who are local, they typically know where…

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How the CEOs of 2 Big Travel Agencies See a Massive Upside to Companies Switching to Virtual – Skift – Business Travel Article

How the CEOs of 2 Big Travel Agencies See a Massive Upside to Companies Switching to Virtual – Skift Nobody has any real visibility on the pandemic’s short-term impact on corporate travel, but there is a picture emerging of the longer-term trends now that the dust is settling.And when the boss of the world’s biggest corporate travel agency outlines one of these trends, it’s worth taking notice.It relates to the recent rise of virtual meetings and remote working. That may…

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Characteristics of Air Carriers, Your Flight Options – Business Travel Article

Characteristics of Air Carriers, Your Flight Options Understanding How You Fly – Air Carriers With the rise and popularity of Low-Cost Carriers (LCC) and Ultra Low-Cost Air Carriers (ULCC) choosing how you fly has become more confusing. How do you decide which type of carrier to use that looks after the needs of your traveler while remaining on budget and within your company’s travel policy? In that last couple of years or so, there has been increasing buzz around the…

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Hotels Using Virtual Tours to Woo Corp Travel Managers – Skift – Business Travel Article

Hotels Using Virtual Tours to Woo Corp Travel Managers – Skift Hotels are suffering huge losses following blanket cancellations of meetings, events, and conferences, which are transitioning to virtual environments.But two can play at that game, as the hospitality sector gets in on the virtual act by adopting the same technology for site visits, and some are even predicting a surge in corporate demand for 2021.Hotels are increasingly offering inspections and visits via Zoom to travel managers and meetings planners,…

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Why It’s Time to Reboot the Corporate Travel Agency Business Model – Skift – Business Travel Article

Why It’s Time to Reboot the Corporate Travel Agency Business Model – Skift Adopting a business model that went out of fashion 30 years ago might not seem like good advice, but this kind of recycling could actually safeguard the corporate travel agency’s future.Traditionally, an agency charges its corporate client a transaction fee. Up until about a month ago, that worked perfectly. But today the crisis has caught agencies out as bookings dry up and the work switches to processing…

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Will the First Wave of Corporate Travelers Be Paralyzed by Anxiety? – Skift – Business Travel Article

Will the First Wave of Corporate Travelers Be Paralyzed by Anxiety? – Skift Travel managers are being urged to consider the mental health of their employees — despite the fact they aren’t traveling.Most corporate programs incorporate mental health as part of the travel wellbeing process, but now it’s top of mind as governments step up lockdowns, and growing numbers of people place themselves in self-isolation.Long-term confinement will begin to take its toll, and those employees who are tasked with being…

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Business Travel Sector to Take a $820 Billion Virus-Related Revenue Hit: Survey – Skift – Business Travel Article

Business Travel Sector to Take a $820 Billion Virus-Related Revenue Hit: Survey – Skift The global business travel sector is expected to take a revenue hit of about $820 billion, with China accounting for nearly half of the losses, as corporates curb travel plans in the face of the coronavirus epidemic, an industry body said on Tuesday.Business travel to Asia has been the worst hit, with at least three out of every four companies reporting they have canceled or suspended all…

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Coronavirus Threatens to Take $560 Billion Out of Global Corporate Travel Spending – Skift – Business Travel Article

Coronavirus Threatens to Take $560 Billion Out of Global Corporate Travel Spending – Skift An industry group said the coronavirus could scythe $560 billion (£431 billion) from spending on corporate travel this year, a 37 percent drop from its 2020 global expenditure forecast, as meetings and events are cancelled and companies limit travel to protect employees.The U.S.-based Global Business Travel Association said two-thirds of polled members had postponed at least a few events, while 95 percent had suspended or cancelled…

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What Sabre’s Antitrust Trial Says About the Future of Distribution – Skift – Business Travel Article

What Sabre’s Antitrust Trial Says About the Future of Distribution – Skift Big-time drama in corporate travel!This week we have a missive from Senior Travel Tech Editor Sean O’Neill, who headed down to scenic Delaware to enjoy the closing arguments in the U.S. Department of Justice’s lawsuit aimed at Sabre’s pending merger with Farelogix.The DOJ argued that the move would reduce competition in the space, since GDS bypass services from Farelogix pose a competitive threat to traditional global distribution systems.Sabre’s…

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