Business Travel

PhocusWire's in-depth coverage of the business travel sector, featuring news, analysis, interviews, research and more on corporate travel management, technology trends, expense systems, strategies, executives and positions in the market.

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News / Distribution
Can a "coalition of the willing" fix airline distribution?
By Linda Fox | October 6, 2022
Airlines are facing the fact that transformation is needed across front- and back-end processes. Read More
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News / Distribution
Aeronology, Lufthansa Group launch NDC offers
By Jill Menze | October 6, 2022
The partnership with provide Aeronology’s travel advisor customers with access to Lufthansa Group’s NDC offers. Read More
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News / Online
For Good, For Travel helps agents boost sustainable travel
By Kathryn Walson | October 5, 2022
The not-for-profit project encourages donations based on a destination’s progress toward achieving the 17 sustainable development goals that were agreed upon by all 193 United Nations member states. Read More
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Opinion / Online
How travel brands can boost their “loyalty dividend”
By Emily Weiss & Liselotte De Maar - Accenture | October 5, 2022
Accenture offers tips for travel companies on how to ensure their loyalty programs are relevant, valuable and profitable.   Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Four scenarios for the future of travel
By Wolfgang Krips - Amadeus | October 4, 2022
Amadeus presents four potential macroeconomic scenarios and what they might mean for the travel industry going forward. Read More
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News / Technology
Nezasa adds flight routing optimization tech with TripYeah acquisition
By Jill Menze | October 3, 2022
Nezasa will integrate TripYeah’s flight route optimization technology into its portfolio of solutions for travel management companies. Read More
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News / Online
TripActions tight-lipped on confidential IPO plans
By Linda Fox | September 30, 2022
The corporate travel startup says it has considered an IPO as one option to fund the business but declined to comment on specific plans or timing. Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Rajesh Magow of MakeMyTrip
By Jill Menze | September 30, 2022
Rajesh Magow is co-founder and Group CEO of India’s MakeMyTrip. He previously served as CEO of the online travel company's India business before assuming the role in 2020. Read More
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News / Technology
Airlines urged to carefully consider carbon offset programs
By Linda Fox | September 29, 2022
Carbon offsetting programs are increasingly getting called out for how cheap they are and questioned on their efficacy - or, in some cases, existence. Read More
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News / Online
Five traveler trends shaping the future of accommodations
By Kathryn Walson | September 28, 2022
For 78% of working travelers and 60% of leisure travelers, the “little things” – for example, a property’s scent, its artwork or the restaurant’s music – “always” or “often” impact whether they would... Read More
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News / Online
Trip.com Group sees signs of optimism despite revenue drop in Q2
By Mitra Sorrells | September 22, 2022
Trip.com Group's total revenue in the second quarter of this year came in at $598 million, down 32% from the same period in 2021 and down 2% compared to the prior quarter.   Read More
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News / Online
Four pillars of mental health for business travel and work
By Ralph Colunga - SAP Concur | September 22, 2022
Here's how employers can preserve employee mental health in business travel programs - which also helps attract and retain talent during a pivotal time for companies. Read More
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Interview / Online
Q&A: Cleartrip CFO on how the Flipkart deal is fueling growth
By Kathryn Walson | September 20, 2022
Cleartrip CFO Aditya Agarwal discusses the benefits of having Flipkart as a distribution channel as well as how the OTA is reviving its hotels business. Read More
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News / Distribution
How payments can maximize the airline retailing opportunity
By Jill Menze | September 15, 2022
According to a new report from McKinsey, airlines stand to earn an additional $14 billion on top of the $40 billion airline retailing opportunity by strategically addressing payments. Read More
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News / Online
Former CWT CEO joins Sonder's board of directors
By Angelique Platas - Business Travel News | September 15, 2022
Former CWT CEO Michelle Frymire has specific expertise in corporate travel, which Sonder in recent months has identified as a “huge opportunity." Read More