The Expanding Role of the Travel Manager
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The Expanding Role of the Travel Manager

(January, 2022) Today’s companies are identifying new ways to grow their business in an ever-changing environment, with new challenges and new expectations arising every day. The role of Travel Managers around the world, and their related…

Forecasting your 2022 Travel Budget

The Why Behind Rate Increases We are all pleased to see a solid rebound in business travel experiences. Unfortunately, a recent Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) study outlines an expectation for rate increases in each travel sector…

4 Steps to Build a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Culture

Whether you are a small business or global enterprise, it is a fundamental responsibility to shift mindsets, behaviors and practices towards a more equitable and inclusive organizational culture. This is not simply about laws that apply to discrimination…

Why Your Company Should Measure Emissions

Business leaders and executives have shifted their attention to sustainability in recent years as a business imperative to reduce their environmental impact. One of the most significant ways companies can begin the journey toward reducing their…

New York City’s Proof of Vaccination Mandate

(August, 2021) What is the new “Key to NYC” mandate? New York City has received recognition as the top destination for global business travel since 2015.  Also recognized as an initial epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic, New York…

Communicating with Employees on Vaccination

(May, 2021) Policy Options and Answers to your Most Frequently Asked Questions In January of this year, we provided our clients with information to help you determine how to engage with your employees about whether to require or encourage…

Unused Ticket Expirations: What You Need to Know

(February, 2021) As we approach the anniversary of the Covid-19 travel impacts, this is also a time when some of your traveler’s unused tickets are nearing expiration as they were booked prior to the airlines offering fee waivers…

Covid-19 Vaccine: Required or Encouraged?

(January, 2021) How Travel and Procurement Managers Approach the Vaccination of Covid-19 before Returning to Travel Many companies are considering not only the legalities, but safety aspects, of requiring their employees to take the…
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Requiring Pre-Trip Notifications or Approvals

(November, 2020) What is right for your organization? Over the past few months, many of our customers have enhanced their travel management programs to include a more structured process for ensuring safety through Duty of Care. We've approached…

Removal of Change Fees Impact on Travel Programs

(September, 2020) While many changes were made by the airline partners as a result of the dramatically reduced travelers, the removal of both domestic and international change fees may have the biggest impact on the business travel community.  …