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Best Practices for Implementing a Pretrip Approval System

As companies work to sharpen control over travel spend and gain greater visibility into their travelers’ whereabouts and behaviors, more and more organizations have been adopting a pretrip approval system…

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Webinar: The Hidden Perk: Boost Engagement with Better Business Travel

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) and the Society for Human Resource Management co-hosted an informative webinar called “The Hidden Perk: Boost Engagement with Better Business Travel” to show companies…

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Prioritizing the Health of Your Business Travelers

With workshops entitled “9 Secrets to Stay Energized, Healthy and Balanced When You Travel for Business” and “How Do You Measure Traveler Well-being,” the Global Business Travel Association cast a…

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Boosting Compliant Hotel Bookings: 2 Clients Show How It Can Be Done

With hotels ramping up direct booking campaigns and corporate travelers often booking their rooms in the same manner as their leisure trips (i.e., through online travel agencies or via hotel…

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The Corporate Travel Industry Is Catering to Midsize Companies

For the past several years, middle market companies in the United States have been experiencing an economic explosion, growing exponentially compared to their large and small counterparts. According to the…

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Cultural Etiquette and the Role It Plays in Pretrip Briefings

Before business travelers step foot in a foreign country, many companies prepare them for the realities and challenges they may experience via pretrip briefings. In addition to the usual topics…

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Strategies for Dealing With the Hotel RFP Season

The accommodation request for proposal (RFP) season is nearly upon us, and for longer than many of us care to remember, we’re still using the same old, tired playbook for…

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Essentials Topics to Cover in a Corporate Travel Policy

From preventing costs from ballooning out of control to capturing crucial itinerary details for duty of care purposes, having a corporate travel policy is a basic necessity for any company…

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How to Build a Better Hotel Program — No Matter What Your Spend Is

It’s that time of year when American Express Global Business Travel’s (GBT) crack team of hotel consultants releases its city-by-city hotel pricing forecast ahead of the 2019 request for proposal…

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Learn More About Your Corporate Travelers With These 3 Tools

It’s imperative to evaluate the impact your travel program has on the company’s bottom line. But also essential information to analyze is the impact the travel program is having on…

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2019 Hotel Predictions by Region from American Express Global Business Travel

Drumroll, please. The Global Business Consulting (GBC) team at American Express Global Business Travel has just released its 2019 predictions for hotels in 150 cities (as well as a “Smarter…

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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…