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Managing the Modern Business Traveler

Since September 2016, ACTE has conducted a series of research studies underwritten by American Express Global Business Travel that focus on the modern business traveler — specifically, what it is…

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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…

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4 Ways to Cut Travel Costs at Your Business

You may have read the bad news, that the cost of travel is expected to rise in 2018. According to the 2018 Global Travel Forecast report, higher oil prices, rising…

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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…

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The Importance of Online Booking Tools

It’s no secret that when it comes to booking, travelers prefer the simplicity and typically streamlined experience of self-service and direct booking. According to Global Business Travel Association research from…

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3 Ways To Create a Modern Travel Program That Appeals to Millennials

A shocking but true statistic: By the year 2025, 75 percent of the workforce will be comprised of millennials. And here’s another fact that is highly cited but still worth…

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How Medium-Sized Companies Can Win the Battle for Talent

Medium-sized businesses are powerful employers and contributors to their nation. Yet, these companies must overcome a number of unique challenges to stay competitive, let alone grow. Chief among them is…

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Travel Outsourcing: 6 Signs It’s Time to Outsource Some Travel Manager Duties

Overseeing itineraries. Processing expense reports. Addressing travelers’ queries. Answering to stakeholders. Sending compliance reminders. Identifying new cost-saving measures. Ensuring duty of care obligations are fulfilled. A travel manager’s (TM) job…

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Trends of the GBTA Convention 2017

“Convergence” may have been the theme of this year’s Global Business Travel Association’s (GBTA) Convention in Boston, but what were folks really buzzing about at the largest gathering of business…

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Travel Managers Must Take the Lead on Duty of Care for the Modern Business Traveler

Since September 2016, ACTE has conducted a series of research studies underwritten by American Express Global Business Travel that focus on the modern business traveler — specifically, what it is…

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Business Travel’s Positive Impact on Jobs and the U.S. Economy

The amount of money that is being spent on business travel in the United States is staggering. According to a new report being issued at the Global Business Travel Association…

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Beyond the Basics of Basic Economy

By Eric Olson, American Express Global Business Travel Basic economy: it’s the new product buzzword in the airline industry. When Delta™ first introduced the product in 2012, it limited the…