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Steps to Achieving a Successful Corporate Travel Management Program

Managing corporate travel in today’s business world requires balance. A well-managed corporate travel program must balance cost containment with traveler satisfaction, traveler compliance with productivity on the road, and traveler convenience with safety and security. Corporate travel is much more complex than it used to be and constructing a program that aligns with the goals…

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Delta Pursues a New Asia Strategy

Service to Singapore Passed to Partner Korean Air All Tokyo Flights Going To Haneda A few months ago, Delta Air Lines received tentative approval to dramatically expand its flight schedule at Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport next year. As expected, the airline is taking this opportunity to consolidate all of its Tokyo flights at Haneda, the…

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Global Travel Pricing Set To Slow Down In 2020

  Flights To Rise 1.2%, Hotels 1.3% After posting sharp rises in 2019, prices in the global travel industry are likely to slow in 2020, with flights rising a modest 1.2%, hotels rising only 1.3%, and rental car rates up 1%, according to the sixth annual Global Travel Forecast, published today by CWT and GBTA.…

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Smart Strategies for Saving on Corporate Travel

Whether you’re a small, midsize or large enterprise, saving money across your travel program is easy to achieve with the right travel management partner. Smaller business owners who may not have a managed corporate travel program —managed corporate travel is a business travel program that is handled by an external travel management company, who manages…

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5 Simple Truths About Corporate Travel Program Compliance

Corporate travel program compliance is the Holy Grail for travel managers and can prove to be elusive. But it’s essential to vendor negotiations, duty of care, accurate travel reports and a half dozen other key considerations. We have assembled the following truths to assist you in this quest. As a corporate travel agency, here’s what…

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Delta to Debut New International Main Cabin Experience

Customers can expect to be impressed on board Delta’s international routes* starting this November when the airline debuts its industry-leading Main Cabin experience. Free “Welcome Aboard” cocktails featuring Bellinis to start, hot towel service and mix-and-match options for premium appetizers and larger entrees are just a few of the ways Delta is differentiating its international…

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How to Save on Corporate Travel, According to Behavioral Psychology

At Rocketrip, they hear time and again that, when it comes to corporate travel management, companies are anxious to control their costs but worried that tightening policies will harm their company culture. If this catch 22 is plaguing your thoughts, take comfort knowing that your priorities are in perfect order. Corporate travel is 67% more…

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Understanding the Nuances of Travel and Preparing for Your Next Travel Management RFP.

Research has shown that, in many organizations, Travel & Expense expenditures are the second or third largest item of controllable expense. Travel management companies (TMCs) plan travel, process reservations, fulfill transactions, support online booking tools, report data, implement technology, track travelers and provide support. They also consult, negotiate, facilitate, drive compliance and enable buyers to…

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How to Choose the Best Corporate Travel Agency for Your Business

Working with a corporate travel agency for your business not only helps to fully manage your travel program effectively but adds value to your employees, upholds your requirement for duty of care and delivers savings through strategic negotiations on your behalf and access to a larger global network of airline, hotel and ground transportation discounts.…

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3 Signs Your Company is Overspending on Corporate Travel

With business models becoming more and more global, companies are increasing their corporate travel budgets to send their employees around the world. Obviously, having to travel to meet clients face-to-face is crucial for growing your business, but the increase in travel costs can create a serious dent in your company’s bottom line if you’re not…

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