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Buyer Beware: What to Be Leery of When Evaluating a Travel Management Company

Much has been written about the qualities to look for in a travel management company (TMC), but it’s also important to assess its shortcomings. To help you with your TMC…

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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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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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What Qualities to Look for in a Travel Management Company

Whether you are starting from scratch or searching for a replacement, selecting a travel management company (TMC) to partner with requires thorough and thoughtful vetting — and not just because…

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Can You Optimize Your Travel Program While Balancing the Needs of Business Travelers?

When companies wish to squeeze more ROI out of a travel program, they often turn to a program optimization (PO) approach to unearth new cost-savings opportunities and understand where things…

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How American Express Global Business Travel Is ‘Keeping Up’ With the Corporate Traveler

Getting employees to make in-policy hotel bookings is a battle every travel manager encounters. But why do business travelers book outside the corporate online booking tool (OBT) and what are…

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Outsourcing Travel Management and / or Procurement Services: What Is the Benefit?

By Esther Franken, Sesilia Kalss and Susane Wilson Business travel is complex to manage. Because the industry is ever-growing and evolving, it is difficult for a company that does not specialize…

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Team Collaboration for Travel Program Success

It doesn’t take a village to run a corporate travel program, but it most certainly is not a one-employee show either. No matter the size of an organization’s travel program,…

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Webinar: Optimizing Business Travel in a Consumer-Driven World

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) and Institute for Supply Management recently co-hosted an informative webinar called “Optimizing Business Travel in a Consumer-Driven World” to show companies how to demonstrate…