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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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Managing Fears Regarding Terrorism and Travel

Statistically speaking, the chance of a terrorist attack impacting one of your travelers is slim. According to a CNN report, 350 U.S. citizens were killed overseas as a result of…

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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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The Travel Management Problems Posed By Direct Booking Growth

As major hotel companies expand their direct booking offerings to travelers (in an effort to compete with online travel agencies) and as more business travelers use these methods, travel managers…

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Why a Cost-Focused Travel Program May Not Be the Best Deal

Travel managers (TM) know full well that when the global economy took a nosedive during the 2008 financial crisis and many companies slashed their budgets, their department was one of…

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Travel Risk Management in Light of Recent Terrorist Attacks

Acts of terrorism like the coordinated attacks in London, the bombing in Manchester, England, and the explosion in Kabul near the German embassy are the kind of events that remind…

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Dive Into Business Intelligence to Cut Costs, Boost Compliance

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has access to tons of data, each year processing billions of dollars in travel spend from millions of business trips. We have breakdowns on…

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At Their Bleisure: How to Incorporate Blended Travel Guidelines Into Your Policy

There are multiple reasons why so many travel managers and HR directors are leading the charge to adopt guidelines on “bleisure” travel — a rising phenomenon in which business travelers…

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Driving Savings and Managing Growth in Middle Market Travel Programs

A survey conducted by The BTN Group (Business Travel News) and American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) found a host of middle market organizations experiencing business travel growth. Nearly two-thirds…

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Business travel rewards: Maximize frequent flyer miles and more

One of the perks of business travel is the ability to maximize frequent flyer miles and travel rewards. By choosing the right combination of airlines and credit cards, business travelers…

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A Personal Touch: How the Travel Industry Is Supplying a More Customized Experience

With machine learning becoming more sophisticated and other robust tools able to capture tons of data about travelers, the travel industry is looking for ways to use this massive amount…