How to reduce the cost of travel - business travel spend savings opportunities

Reviewing Shifts in Travel Spend

Second only to employee salary and benefits, the T&E category is an area of cost control that should be analyzed and evaluated each year to determine opportunities for further cost reduction. It is important to keep in mind the need for…
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Airlines are continuing to adjust their seating configurations, associated pricing, and perceived value to business travelers. How do you determine if it is the right time to consider amending your program to adjust your policy and decision…
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Four Ways Technology Can Reduce Your Travel Costs

Travel Managers strive to balance traveler safety, comfort, policy compliance, and the company’s bottom line - a challenge that sometimes makes them the ultimate tightrope walkers. The travel industry is ever-changing, and new technology keeps…

Starwood Data Breach

Data breaches are becoming ever more prevalent across all industries. The recent breach of Starwood exposed personally identifiable information of up to 500 million Starwood guests. Security concerns like this raise questions of more secure…

Business Travel Industry Remains Optimistic for 2019

Many corporate travelers and managers are concerned about slowdown warnings on 2019 business travel growth. Situations like the December-January government shutdown and a recent travel advisory from the U.S. State Department cautioning visitors…

The Government Shutdown Ends

President Trump announced that the government shutdown will end for a period of three weeks until February 15, 2019. The temporary agreement allows a three-week period for further discussions and negotiations. An end to the shutdown, however,…

Travel Incorporated's Voice Data Solution Nears Launch As Other Developers Show Mixed Enthusiasm

  By Jay Campbell • Feb. 8, 2019 Read the article on the Company Dime's site: https://www.thecompanydime.com/travel-incorporated-voice/ Download as a PDF: TheCompanyDime-Travel-Inc Georgia-based Travel Incorporated expects later…

Women Traveling for Business: Tips to Stay Safe

Women are the most rapidly growing demographic in business travel today. Over half of travel programs in 2018 had a higher percentage of female travelers compared to 2-3 years ago. Yet, with so many women traveling for business, there is a vast…

Delta Revamps Boarding Process

Delta has announced a new boarding process which will take effect on January 23, 2019, that eliminates the traditional zone boarding and introduces a process based on ticket type and color. The change expands the number of boarding groups from…