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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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Consolidator Discounts: Are They Worth the Risk?

The deals seem too good to be true: round-trip first or business class airfare for far less than you’d expect to pay. They’re hard to ignore: hundreds, sometimes thousands, of dollars off for a cushy, lie-flat seat in the pointy-end of the airplane. But these tickets are not being sold by airlines. Instead, they are…

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Delta Cuts Medallion Members Some Slack

Delta SkyMiles Medallion Members can now take advantage of “Reclaim My Status” after a change, event or important life moment has temporarily affected their travel patterns. Built from the ground up based on Member feedback, this is the latest thoughtful addition to Delta’s Medallion program. “Getting back into travel after a big change can be…

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2/3 of Travel Programs Have Had Data Breaches

Nearly 70 per cent of travel buyers say their travelers have been affected by a payment-related data breach from an outside vendor such as an airline, hotel or retailer in the past year, according to research from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in partnership with AirPlus International. The survey of 144 US corporate travel…

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Real ID Requirements: What You Need to Know

Take a look at your driver’s license. Go ahead, we’ll wait while you fish it out of your wallet. If your driver’s license doesn’t have a star in the upper corner of the card, then your license is not Real ID compliant. And if you’re planning to take a domestic commercial flight any time after…

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Gamification Comes of Age

For the last decade experts in the Travel industry have been telling us that gamification was the key to boosting policy and program compliance among travelers, yet no one could seem to come up with the “game” which had the secret sauce that could change employee behavior. Like many business concepts, gamification is much older…

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