Australia-based travel management company Corporate Travel Management and Flight Centre Travel Group's corporate-focused brands this week reported solid growth in corporate travel transactions across their multinational operations and laid out further growth ambitions for the U.S. corporate market.
Each new year brings a new outlook, and by measures both anecdotal and numerical, corporate travel demand is off to a strong start in 2019. This is on top of what has proven to be a healthy 2018 for corporate travel demand.
BCD Travel is rolling out SAP Customer Data Cloud as the technological foundation for traveler identity management, consent management and profile management, BCD announced Wednesday.
To assess major technology concepts and examine how they are applied within the corporate travel ecosystem, The Beat this year handpicked a few dozen experts attuned to trends in technology and travel to rate the coming relevance of seven computer science and tech fields.
A group of travel buyers urged airlines, global distribution systems, online booking tools, travel management companies and travel managers "to do more" to advance the New Distribution Capability standard to meet buyer needs.
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Instead of creating standalone portals for airlines to support business booking and rewards, NuTravel's Universal Connect product lets carriers deliver business program perks and travel management features—from preferred rates to policy—through their consumer dotcom sites.
Even if plenty of managed travel professionals reject the concept, players that incentivize corporate travelers to beat trip budgets have gained investors, partners and some user acceptance. The latest to market is Tripkicks, which was founded this year with backing from Acquis Consulting to set trip budgets and offer monetary rewards to managed travelers who come in under budget.
Cornerstone Information Systems has acquired Topaz International, a corporate travel auditing and benchmarking firm that works directly with travel buyers.