Research & Insights

Fact or Fiction? A Fun Quiz to Test Your Hotel Knowledge

Will business travelers earn loyalty points when booking through the company’s booking channels? Should they spend time trying to find the lowest hotel rate online, or is what’s available in…

Travel Tips & Trends

Hotel Lingo 101: A Guide Defining Jargon Used in the Hospitality Industry

Whether you are new to travel management, are seeking solutions to optimize your hotel program or simply can’t remember what “LRA” and “NS” stand for, American Express Global Business Travel…

Research & Insights

The Hotel Monitor 2019 from American Express Global Business Travel

With the accommodation request for proposal season almost upon us, American Express Global Business Travel is releasing its Hotel Monitor 2019 report to help travel and procurement departments optimize their…

Travel Tips & Trends

What Hotel Consolidation Means for Travelers’ Loyalty Points

Within the past three years, four of the five world’s largest hotels have been involved in a merger or acquisition. To refresh your memory: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) acquired the…

Travel Tips & Trends

A Guide to the Boutique-Style Hotels from the Big Brands

If the traditional, large hotel chains are a bit too cookie-cutter for you and you (or your company) are not digging the Airbnb experience, don’t worry. There are plenty of…

Regional Focus

8 tarifas ocultas de los hoteles y cómo los viajeros de negocios pueden evitarlos

Por supuesto, cualquier persona que viaje regularmente por negocios o que trabaje en el departamento de viajes de una empresa sabe cuánto buscan las compañías aéreas formas inteligentes de aumentar…

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Hotel bookings & Risk Management in Focus: Why Capturing Your Total Travel Spend Is Important

By Jackie Visnic and Constanze Briefi As an organization, you have a duty of care obligation to protect your traveling employees. You have invested time and resources to select your…

Travel Tips & Trends

8 Hidden Hotel Fees and How Business Travelers Can Avoid Them

Of course, anyone who regularly travels for business or works in the travel department of a company knows how much the airline carriers look for clever ways to jack up…

Research & Insights

Obtaining Travel Policy Compliance for Hotel Booking

It’s one of the biggest compliance struggles travel managers (TMs) have: getting their business travelers to book their overnight stays through the company-approved tools. With direct booking through hotel apps…

Travel Tips & Trends

Be Our Guest: How Hotels Are Catering to Modern Business Travelers

The amenities business travelers are seeking from their hotel experience can seem like a contradiction at times. Business travelers want a place where they can relax and recharge their batteries…