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Are Ride-hailing Services a Safe Option for Business Travelers Today?

There’s a variety of reasons ride-hailing services offered through providers like Lyft and Uber have become so popular: They’re convenient. With this on-demand service, travelers don’t have to waste time…

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On the Road to Wellbeing – 5 Steps for Understanding and Managing the Impact of Business Travel on Employees

The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified the growing corporate focus on employee wellbeing. However, while many travel managers routinely talk with their stakeholders across the organization on topics such as policy,…

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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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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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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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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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Mobile Devices Are Becoming a ‘Remote Control’ for Managing Business Travel

As Andrew O’Connor of the air transport tech company SITA said in a recent CNBC report: “Your mobile phone will become your remote control to manage your travel.” For business…

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On-demand Webinar: How Traveler Communication Supports a Safe Return to Travel

We recently teamed up with Hilton and United Airlines for an exclusive webinar, “How Traveler Communication Supports a Safe Return to Travel.” The topic centers on how thorough traveler communication…

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6 Ways to Drive Travel Program Compliance

Concerns about travelers’ well-being and cost management have renewed travel managers’ focus on improving policy compliance and program guidelines, and many organizations are in the midst of adapting and strengthening…

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7 Ways to Prepare Your Accommodations Program for the Return of Business Travel

As corporate travel teams get their accommodation programs ready for the future, here are seven areas to assess to help keep travelers safe and obtain the best value: Shore up…

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A Guide to Evaluating and Enhancing Your Corporate Travel Technology Stack

If you’re like many travel managers in the midst of modifying your travel program to prepare for changes ahead, one area you should focus on is how to optimize the…