Business Travel


TripActions business travel report
Business travel essential but frustrating, survey finds
By Mitra Sorrells | October 23, 2018
A gap in the user experience between consumer and corporate travel platforms leaves many business travelers frustrated – and booking outside of approved tools.    Read More
News | Technology
ACTE report NDC confusion
NDC causing confusion, concern for corporate travel managers
By Mitra Sorrells | October 17, 2018
Corporate travel managers do not fully understand IATA’s New Distribution Capability and that lack of knowledge may make them resistant to embracing the data transmission standard. Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Arlene Coyle
By PhocusWire | October 17, 2018
Arlene has lived and breathed corporate travel for 20 years and as such is an advocate of how the individual will play a key role in managed travel in the future, helped by technology.  Read More
Interview | Distribution
TravelPerk quickly adds $44M round, plans rapid expansion of business travel tech
TravelPerk quickly adds $44M round, plans rapid expansion of business travel tech
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2018
TravelPerk has announced $44 million in Series C funding, just seven months after it attracted a $21 million round. Read More
News | Startups
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Better metrics urged in corporate travel to improve the traveler experience
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2018
Travel managers could take into account wider data and traveler insights to demonstrate trip ROI. Read More
News | Distribution
Reimagining the airport model with a customer-focused, digital lens
Reimagining the airport model with a customer-focused, digital lens
By Paul Griffiths - Dubai Airports | October 12, 2018
The very nature of the aviation sector makes it an absolute necessity to have a long‐term view. Read More
News | Technology
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GeoSure uses real-time data to help women, LGBTQ travel safer
By Jill Menze | October 9, 2018
As safety concerns amount among the global population at large, one app is aiming to make safety risk more transparent for travelers - particularly for women and the LGBTQ community. Read More
News | Online
Travellers know what they want: all we have to do is listen to them
Travellers know what they want: all we have to do is listen to them
By Jon Collins - Travel Forward | October 1, 2018
When we talk about travelling customers as entities rather than people, we lose touch with one fundamental element. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
WEBINAR ALERT! Best practices for engaging employees when traveling
WEBINAR ALERT! Best practices for engaging employees when traveling
By PhocusWire | September 27, 2018
Reaching employees is difficult. On average, employees receive close to 300 messages per day, plus the time spent on social media. Read More
News | Technology
Business travel moves to greater flexibility as a new age emerges
Business travel moves to greater flexibility as a new age emerges
By PhocusWire | September 27, 2018
Is there a segment of the travel industry that is said to be constant state of flux more than business travel? Probably not... Read More
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Airbnb for Work expands, looks beyond core business travel market
Airbnb for Work expands, looks beyond core business travel market
By Jill Menze | September 5, 2018
Airbnb, in its tenacious quest to engage with one billion guests by 2028, is ramping up its efforts to court the professional community by expanding its Airbnb for Work offerings. Read More
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CWT wants "simplification", renews deals with two global distribution systems
By Linda Fox | August 31, 2018
Carlson Wagonlit Travel says new deals with Amadeus and Sabre are part of its 3.0 strategy to streamline processes. Read More
News | Distribution
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Bleisure on the rise among Indian business travelers
By Mitra Sorrells | August 31, 2018
Business travelers from India are increasingly investing time and money to add leisure experiences to their work trips.  Read More
News | Online
Homelike 14M funding
Business apartment booking platform Homelike raises $14M, plans global expansion
By Mitra Sorrells | August 23, 2018
Homelike, a marketplace for long-term business apartments, has raised $14 million in a round led by Spark Capital with participation from existing investors Cherry Ventures, Lürssen and Coparion.   Read More
News | Startups
Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 3: The support systems
Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 3: The support systems
By Mitra Sorrells | August 20, 2018
In the last few years, several support programs have launched to help entrepreneurs evaluate, develop and grow their innovative ventures across every aspect of travel and tourism.  Read More
News | Startups