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Ask the Expert: What to Expect When Traveling During COVID-19

Contemplating traveling in the near future? What can you expect when you venture out to an airport, train station, or hotel? How will the COVID-19 vaccine impact traveler requirements? In…

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Tips for Getting a Handle on Your 2021 Corporate Travel Spend

How much will your company spend on travel in 2021? The current atmosphere of uncertainty can make it difficult to forecast business travel needs, and the answer can change with…

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Nudge In-policy Hotel Bookings Without Putting a Big Fight

We know it’s hard to persuade employees to book their full trip – i.e., air + hotel – through the corporate booking tool. Despite all the efforts travel managers make,…

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Essential Topics to Cover in a Corporate Travel Policy

More than ever, companies need to have a travel policy in place to protect employees and keep costs in check. Whether you are creating a policy from scratch or updating…

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2 Things Mid-sized Businesses Should Prioritize to Squeeze More Savings Out of Their Corporate Travel Programs

While 2020 was a year when companies had to scale back on their travel activities, we saw that there’s one group eager to get back out there – mid-sized companies….

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Moments That Mattered in 2020: Recapping Key Events Impacting Business Travel

Here we are at the end of another year – and, wow, what a year it has been. The challenges the world and our industry have faced over the last…

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Corporate Travel Programs: Offering Peace of Mind for Your Business Travelers

We often talk about how a managed corporate travel program through a travel management company (TMC) can positively affect businesses. Today, however, let’s shed some light on the benefits to…

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The Benefits of Using a Corporate Travel Service Agency to Navigate Business Travel Today

Some companies may wonder why they need the aid of a corporate travel agency when there’s a slowdown in travel activities. But we would argue that during times of uncertainty…

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Data: An Old Solution That Addresses New Challenges in Business Travel

Data has always played a crucial role in business travel, but as David Thompson, chief technology officer for American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), explained in an article he penned…

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Planning for the Safety and Well-being of Your Travelers: A Q&A With Kevin Yeh, Director, Product Strategy and Experience

The meaning of duty of care has evolved over the last few months because traveler safety and well-being are more vital than ever. Kevin Yeh, Director, Product Strategy and Experience,…

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Ultra Flexibility: Free Cancellations, Date Changes, Elite Status Extensions Become Par for the Course

By Marisa Cannon, Globetrender Forecaster Please note that the information below is Globetrender’s own and American Express Global Business Travel makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or…

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Optimized Facetime: Balancing Videoconferencing and Face-to-Face Interactions

By Jenny Southan, Editor and Founder of Globetrender Please note that the information below is Globetrender’s own and American Express Global Business Travel makes no representations or warranties of any…