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Trying to Predict Airfares When The Unpredictable Happens

With airfares fluctuating frequently, knowing when to buy and when to wait for a better deal to come along can be tricky. Airfare prediction apps such as Google Flights and…

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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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Employee Spend Management with Neo1: What To Expect In The New World You Were Not Expecting

Employee spend may include all the money spent on goods and services your employees buy for business. Like many things, it has drastically changed in the past few months. The purchases…

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How to Keep Your Travelers and Balance Sheet Happy

If travel costs have skyrocketed and employees are exceedingly booking overpriced air, cars and hotel stays, it may be time to reevaluate your travel policy or put a formal plan…

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When it comes to your hotel program, knowledge is power — and can lead to extra savings

By Cindy Armitage and Jackie Visnic A hotel program has two distinct functions: There’s sourcing — identifying, evaluating and negotiating with suppliers — and then there’s ongoing program management (OPM)…

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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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8 Hidden Hotel Fees and How Business Travelers Can Avoid Them

Of course, anyone who regularly travels for business or works in the travel department of a company knows how much the airline carriers look for clever ways to jack up…

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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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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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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…