• 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.



  • February Premium Content

    February Premium Content

    The Global TMC Connection  Read Free Now >>>
    Travel Management Companies,Managing Travel Programs
    It’s a different world out there for international travel, so choosing the right travel management company is critical

    Room to Run?
    Lodging
    The outlook for North American hotels in the year ahead – a case of cautious optimism

    Great Expectations
    Managing Travel Programs
    Buyers manage traveler choices and corporate goals in the midst of changing times

    Accommodating the Alternatives
    Lodging

    Are Hotels and Airbnb Converging The latest trends in long-term lodging for business travelers

    Phat Data Takes Flight
    Data Management, Air Travel

    Air travel produces mountains of information and your airline partners know how to use it. Do you?

    The Expanded World of Expense
    Expense Management, Corporate Cards and Payment Systems

    Choosing the right expense management tool for global business travel takes a look at the big picture

    GBTA 2019 Tech Roundup
    Technology

    The annual convention always provides a showcase for innovation in the business of managed travel

    Travel Buyer's POV #8
    BTE Buyers Think Tank

    As the traveler experience increasingly takes center stage, the questions around travel policy – what it should look like, how it should be enforced, should there even be one – are more critical than ever.

    Quench the Burnout
    BTE Buyers Think Tank

    Your road warriors want to be heard – and you’re just the person to listen



  • January Premium Content

    January Premium Content

    The Big Story: HOTELS 2020 
    Lodging

    Managing tomorrow’s hospitality landscape
    RFPs: Evolving – or on their way out? 
    Read Free Now >>>
    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




  • December Premium Content

    December 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





  • November Premium Content

    November 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






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