• July/August Premium Content

    July/August Premium Content

    The Big Story: HOTELS 2020 
    Lodging

    Managing tomorrow’s hospitality landscape
    RFPs: Evolving – or on their way out? 
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    How tech and market changes drive hotel policies
    Beyond BAR: Getting to meaningful metrics

    Brave New Payments World
    Corporate Cards and Payment Systems
    Discovering innovative ways to pay

    Meetings Checklist
    Meetings and SMM

    Expert advice for staying ahead of events

    NDC Changes the Game
    Air Travel, Distribution and Booking Tools

    How the new standards will transform air booking

    TMC Ties That Bind
    Travel Management Companies

    The right choice of a travel management company can be critical for your program’s success

    Phat Data Time Out!
    Travel Management Companies
    Take a step back to consider where your data strategy is and where it can take you from here

    Connecting the Future
    Technology

    The latest list of emerging technologies is surprising as ever

    Travel Buyer's POV
    Buyer's Think Tank

    This month, our Think Tank’s point of view looks at an expanding universe of corporate card options and the benefits for travel programs

    A Matter of Strategy
    Buyer's Think Tank

    Your TMC’s account manager can be a key asset in your travel program



  • June Premium Content

    June Premium Content

    Doing Data Right Free Now >>>
    Data Management

    The right information well-managed is key to an effective travel program – but it takes a village

    Why Fly Private?
    Air Travel
    Five reasons to consider including private aviation as part of your air travel strategy

    Hotel Rate Roulette
    Lodging
    It’s arduous work to make sure your lodging program is getting everything you’ve negotiated

    Face Time with Jennifer Steinke
    Industry Interview
    For this veteran travel manager, success is built on relationships across the spectrum of corporate travel


    Commodity Trades
    Data Management
    You have a wealth of travel data in your program, but should you consider turning it into wealth for your program?

    Driving Change
    Technology
    The technology revolution comes to ground transportation.


    Travel Buyer's POV
    Buyer’s Think Tank
    Hotels constitute a huge part of most travel programs, so negotiating the right hotel program is a major task for travel buyers.


    Now for Something Completely Different
    Buyer’s Think Tank
    Here’s one buyer’s step-by-step alternative to the traditional hotel RFP





  • May Premium Content

    May Premium Content

    Covering New Ground Read Free Now >>>
    Ground Transportation, Technology
    As technology reinvents the travel experience, the rental car business is finding itself on the move

    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






  • April Premium Content

    April Premium Content

    The Big Story: Traveler’s Quest/The Travel Puzzle  Read Free Now >>>
    Managing Travel Programs, Technology
    Travel programs are piecing together a picture of what high-value road warriors want and need

    The Big Story: Traveler’s Quest/No Small Change  
    Managing Travel Programs

    Today’s corporate travel programs should be taking a holistic look at the traveler experience

    The Big Story: Traveler’s Quest/Across the Divide
    Travel Management Companies
    Travel managers, TMCs and travelers may have differing perceptions of what counts in a travel program

    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






  • March Premium Content

    March Premium Content

    Simple Meetings, Complex Problems Read Free Now >>>
    Meetings and SMM
    Don’t let size fool you – small get-togethers can pose big challenges

    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.



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August 22, 2019