Long-Term Transformation Lodging Globalization, the digital revolution and shifting market demands are forging new pathways in corporate housing
Holy Hotels! Data Management Your Phat Data strategy can reveal a treasure trove of negotiating power with your hotel partners
Booking Value Distribution and Booking Tools, Managing Travel Programs The right content strategies are key to a smarter, more effective and more traveler-centric OBT
Travel Buyer's POV #5 Travel Buyer Think Tank Smoothing the way for a well-run travel program takes more than brilliant policy and faultless booking.
TLC For Your OBT Travel Buyer Think Tank North America SVP talks traveler experience & global expansionWith proper care and feeding your online booking tool can be a powerful asset for program compliance and traveler satisfaction
Travelers Own The Phone Technology Forget the bedside phone – today’s hotel technology is all about empowering the guest’s devices
Reporting Live Technology Mobile technology can make self-scribing T&E reports reality – if the humans will just get on board
Growing Pains for NDC Travel Management Companies As New Distribution Capabilities mature, the expectations shift from possibilities to practicalities
Face Time with Leigh Bochicchio Industry Interview The Association of Corporate Travel Executives president offers insights into creative learning and leadership
It's About Time Air Travel A look at the total cost of air travel opens up new prospects for business aviation solutions
Thinking of Thought Technology Is it possible to measure real creativity? Certify and Chrome River merge. Direct Travel and Serko expand agreement in North America.
Phat Data Lockdown Phat Data An effective data strategy is the key step on the path to keeping everyone’s information secure
Think Tank POV Buyer Think Tank Travel Buyer’s POV brings fresh perspectives and ideas to inspire innovation and thought leadership in the corporate travel industry. Online booking tools are an essential part of most travel programs.
Beyond the Transaction Buyer Think Tank Knowing your business and understanding your travelers’ aims is the name of the game. When we’re successful, business is successful
Not a Moment to Waste Air Travel, Data Management When flight disruptions strike, it’s the ability to predict the worst that gives your travelers the best way out
Consolidating Gains Lodging As hotel industry mergers and acquisitions continue, is the result for travel programs boon, bust – or both?
Face Time with Dorothy Dowling Industry Interview Best Western’s Senior VP and Chief Marketing Officer talks glass ceilings, leadership and the strategic role of marketing
Returning to Wisdom Data Management For the savvy travel manager, the goal is not about getting more data – it’s getting the right data
The Shape of Tomorrow Technology Powerful new communication tools drive traveler compliance
Travel Buyers POV — 3 BTE Think Tank In each issue of Business Travel Executive, the members of our Buyer Think Tank offer their individual thoughts on what’s hot, what’s cool and what’s coming next in managed travel.
Reporting for Duty Buyer’s Think Tank Where travel sits on the org chart can be turned into an advantage, if you know where to look.
Breaking New Ground Ground Transportation, Duty of Care, Risk Management High-tech, innovative service models and a focus on traveler experience is changing the game for business rides
Stars in the Sky Air Travel Airlines’ woes make the case for business aviation options that help companies outperform
Supplier Side Economics Data Management When it comes to building those important buyer-supplier relationships – is it All Our Tomorrows Technology Time – and travel technology – wait for no one. Enterprise acquires Deem. Marriott data breach tops 380 million guests. Serko buys InterpIX. NY airports order electric buses. IATA real-time turbulence database unveiled. Southwest adds to SWABIZ portal. Norwegian long-haul flights roll out free WiFi. RoomIt and SiteMinder partner
Waking Up to Realities BTE Think Tank Imagining a world of business travel where expense reports are a thing of the past. Plus thoughts on virtual payments, AI tools and winter travel
Travel Buyer's POV Buyer's Think Tank This month, the members of the Think Tank team share their points of view on the upcoming year and what the future holds for their programs and the business of travel management. Mind if I Ask a Question? Buyer's Think Tank The year ahead offers an ever-changing litany of challenges for managed travel programs.