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Communication strategies to control travel policy violations

So you have a few problem employees, who (no matter how many times you remind them before their business trips) frequently violate company travel policy. They are starting to run out of chances before other parties or management get involved. As a corporate travel manager, you want to avoid that next level of action, if […]

How to Negotiate Great Corporate Travel Deals for Your Small or Medium-Sized Business (SMB)

“In business, as in life, you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.” -Chester L. Karrass, chairman of Karrass, the world’s largest negotiating training organization. Corporate travel is here to stay and consequently, so is travel negotiation. Yet, most businesses find it complex if not challenging to get great deals out of […]

Successfully Communicating Travel Policy

Everybody talks. Making sure you’re really being heard? Another story entirely. A new study released by the Global Business Travel Association (GTBA) shows that the numbers don’t lie: there’s a serious communication gap between business travelers and their managers when it comes to travel policy. Research from the GTBA reveals huge gaps between when managers […]

Small Business Travel: The Complete Guide

Travel is an effective way for businesses to acquire new clients and investors– nothing is more impactful than meeting face to face with a potential client. Large companies are often well-equipped for traveling; they have a uniform procedure and enough money to support their employees. Yet, for small businesses, travel can become overwhelming and unorganized. […]

Boost Travel Policy Compliance with Gamification

Most companies set their corporate travel budgets higher than they need to. Why? For one, there must be enough room in the annual budget to anticipate changes in the economy throughout the year, as well as fluctuations in the costs of airline tickets, hotel rooms, and other travel accommodations. Anyone who has ever booked travel […]

Business Travel and Your Bottom Line: 4 Strategies for Maximizing Return on Investment for Corporate Travel

Despite the fact that Return On Investment (ROI) is a financial term, in corporate travel management, the concept is not only about numbers in expense reports but also about opportunities to build relationships with various groups relating to Profit & Loss for the company. We live in a world of technology innovations turning every facet […]

Corporate Travel Management Solutions

Despite the snooze-worthy technical jargon associated with corporate travel management, it is an essential part of any business that involves travel. Investing in management solutions that efficiently organize and manage your employees’ travel saves your company time, money, and contributes significantly to both client and employee satisfaction. With constant new advances in corporate travel management, […]

Tips for Travel Managers to Rock Negotiations with Airlines

Negotiating airfare rates is getting harder every day. Factors like rising taxes and oil prices, increasing unification of airlines, and the strengthening of the online customer make the travel industry a constantly changing environment. Helping businesses through privileged access to travel suppliers and established partnerships, Travel Management Companies (TMCs) offer comprehensive assistance measuring data, interpreting […]

Incorporating “Bleisure” into Your Corporate Travel Policy: How to Keep Your Millennial Employees, Business, and TMC Happy

“Bleisure,” or adding a leisure portion to a business trip, is a hot trend for many millennials. “If I’m already going to London for a meeting with X, Inc. on Thursday,” the thought process goes, “why not stay through the weekend to see Big Ben and chase some fish and chips down with a brew […]

Is Open Booking the Right Fit for Your Company?

Planning business travel can be overwhelming. A lot of energy and time is demanded from companies to cement solid travel programs. It is necessary to select the right dates, book hotels and lodging, arrange local transportation, as well as delegate booking methods, negotiate discounts with suppliers, establish travel policies and handle problems that always pop […]
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