Posted July 8, 2015

Orbitz For Business, Atlas Tap Prime Numbers' API To Push Scorecards To Point Of Sale

Orbitz for Business is tapping into a new scorecard application programming interface from Prime Numbers Technology to push scorecards and compliance data directly to corporate travelers at the point of sale. Prime also named sister company Atlas Travel as a travel management company user of its Traveler Scorecard API, released in May. Read More »
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Posted August 11, 2014

Dan Ruch, Rocketrip

Business travel managers are focusing on the wrong triggers. Let's stop hovering a stick over our employees. When provided the right motivation in the form of a tangible benefit, employees will willing and enthusiastically exhibit compliant behavior. Read More »
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Posted April 24, 2013

New Adelman App Aims To Make Policy Compliance Fun

Adelman Travel Group of Milwaukee has submitted to Apple a new iOS app that informs travelers of whether their choices met with company policies and awards them points for achievement on specific itinerary elements. Top performers are listed on a company leaderboard, and clients can customize which activities warrant recognition and what rewards to give. Read More »
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Posted January 31, 2013

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Posted August 23, 2012

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Posted February 14, 2012

COMMENT: Innovation, Utility Of Runzheimer's New Benchmarking Tool TBD

Runzheimer International this week announced it is developing a benchmarking tool that allows managed business travelers to compare Runzheimer's air, ground and lodging benchmarks in 200 U.S. and 100 foreign cities with rates from their chosen booking solutions, and virtually bank any savings they obtain once the trip is expensed. Read More »
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Posted February 8, 2012

Reduce Unmanaged Travel

Travel and meeting managers that use preferred suppliers become frustrated when their travelers or meeting attendees bypass the policies and use non-preferreds. Case in point, when we went through our Six Sigma measure stage at PwC (2007) to identify the rogue or maverick meeting spend that was not funneling through our meetings team, we learned that our strategic meetings management program only managed 49% of the total spend in the firm. Read More »
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Posted February 7, 2012

Managed Travel 2.0

Managed travel is experiencing a major shift. Thanks to technological innovation and competition, leisure travel offerings are in many cases outpacing those in corporate travel, especially when it comes to price and traveler experience. As a result, business travelers are questioning the value of managed travel services, while corporate leaders are questioning the value of policy-based programs. Read More »
Posted January 17, 2012

ProcureApp's Clever Compliance Tool

Disclosure: I've served ProcureApp as an unpaid advisor. Procurement folks hate undiscounted spend. They'll love ProcureApp. Why? Because it detects when a buyer (think traveler) has wandered onto a non-approved supplier's website. When that happens, a friendly message pops up. Read More »
Posted August 9, 2011

FEATURE: Slick New Tools Jeopardize Hotel Compliance

A spate of new online services that entice travelers to book rooms with better amenities than those available using corporate rates is making it harder to increase hotel program compliance. Read More »
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