• 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
    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 
    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.

  • February Premium Content

    February Premium Content

    Room for Improvement  Read Free Now >>>
    Lodging, Managing Travel Programs
    ​Technology is creating the hotel programs of the future – but the past is still present

    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

    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

  • January Premium Content

    January Premium Content

    The Big Story: Future Tense 

    What’s ahead for travel technology
    Payment solutions from end to end Read Free Now >>>
    Unlocking blockchain mysteries
    Artificial intelligence gets smarter

    Check, Please
    Expense Management

    Managing dining spend is a formidable task. But thanks to technology, help is at hand

    SMEs Meet TMCs
    Travel Management Companies

    A growing number of small and medium enterprises are looking for right-sized travel solutions

    Strategy in Action
    Data Management

    You’ve got the data, now how do you make it Phat?  Here’s the story of one buyer’s journey

    Too Small to Fail?

    In the battles of the cyber wars, SMEs have much to lose.

    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.

  • December Premium Content

    December Premium Content

    Air Transformed  Read Free Now >>>
    Air Travel, Distribution and Booking Tools

    New Distribution Capabilities promise big changes in the industry, and travel policies are evolving to keep up

    Value Play
    Air Travel
    Business jets vs business class – corporations can use both to improve productivity and profits

    Face Time with Mert Dorman
    Industry Interview
    Turkish Airlines’ SVP Corporate Marketing & Distribution Channels explains how the new Corporate Club is part of the airline’s focus on the business traveler

    The Future is Phat
    Data Management
    There’s more data coming and your strategy needs to be ready.  So where do you go from here?

    Nothing But Net
    For enhanced online security or less restrictive web access, VPNs are a need-to-know technology.

    Travel Buyer’s POV
    Buyer’s Think Tank
    Introducing a new look and an expanded role for members of the BTE Think Tank.

    Volunteering Matters
    Buyer’s Think Tank
    We can all give back to a business travel industry that gives us so much – and you’ll love what it does for your career

  • November Premium Content

    November Premium Content

    Tools For Tomorrow Read Free Now>>>
    Distribution and Booking Tools
    The pieces are coming together in corporate online booking technology. Is it time for a breakthrough?

    Welcome to Hotel Disruption
    There are a lot more options in sourcing accommodations – and a lot more challenges

    Groups Gain Ground
    Ground Transportation, Meetings and SMM
    Transportation for meetings and events takes the right mix of planning, logistics and fleet availability

    Best Laid Plans
    Air Travel, Managing Travel Programs
    Responding proactively to travel gone wrong

    Face Time with Tony D’Astolfo
    Industry Interview
    Serko’s North America SVP talks traveler experience & global expansion

    Data Points
    Data Management
    There are countless stories of Phat Data delivering results for travel buyers. Here are two of them

    Travel Spend Soup to Nuts

    Discovering real value in the data hiding in your program.

    Building a Better Toolbox
    BTE Think Tank

    BTE Buyer Think Tank weigh in with their wish lists for improving online booking tools



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