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September 18, 2014 - 10:20 AM ET
New Zealand-based travel and expense automation provider Serko during the past week made a string of announcements, including some related to its as-yet-unlaunched mobile app. Even before that app hits the market, Serko is lining up resellers and laying...
September 17, 2014 - 04:00 PM ET
Business class is cementing its status as the darling of the airline industry, as the major carriers pump capital into improving their offerings. Meanwhile, while data has yet to show a major trend toward loosening corporate policies that limit premium-class...
September 12, 2014 - 05:15 PM ET
Online hotel marketplace Roomer's business proposition is based on the resale of nonrefundable hotel bookings that travelers can't use. Once focused solely on distressed individual bookings, Roomer now is trying to mine a potentially large vein of at-risk...
Carlo Olejniczak
September 11, 2014 - 04:05 PM ET
Los Angeles - Accor Hotels senior vice president of global sales Carlo Olejniczak in late July discussed with BTN editor-in-chief Chris Davis the implications of the global hotel company's move to a Salesforce customer relationship management system,...
September 10, 2014 - 04:10 PM ET
Like many large companies in the pharmaceutical sector, arguably the most meetings-intensive industry of all and with perhaps the greatest need due to regulation of detailed documentation of meetings and event operations and expenditures, Johnson &...
September 09, 2014 - 05:45 PM ET
The average daily hotel rate paid by Hogg Robinson Group clients during the first half of 2014 declined year over year in most global regions, but ADR in local currency terms increased in 31 of its top 50 markets, according to the travel management company's...
September 08, 2014 - 12:55 PM ET
BCD Travel's Advito consultancy issued a corporate travel price forecast for 2015 that shows generally modest year-over-year increases for airfares and hotel rates in most geographies. Projections in part are based on expectations for improving economic...
September 05, 2014 - 03:10 PM ET
New York – TripBam CEO and founder Steve Reynolds and Whirlpool Corp. senior manager of global travel services Madia Sargent this week won the Business Travel Supplier and Buyer Innovation trophies in a competition held here as part of The BTN Group's...
September 04, 2014 - 01:20 PM ET
Los Angeles – The BTN Group's 2014 Travel Manager of the Year Steven Mandelbaum and those it named 2014 Best Practitioners—Sally Abella, Rita Visser and Christopher Wall—in late July participated in a roundtable discussion conducted here by BTN's Chris...
August 26, 2014 - 04:10 PM ET
Negotiated flat rates still provide better value than dynamic pricing agreements at high-volume hotels, though dynamic pricing does offer savings when properly applied, according to research by CWT Solutions Group.
August 25, 2014 - 01:00 PM ET
The average daily hotel rate in July increased across all four global regions year over year, according to STR Global.
Bob Stuart
August 18, 2014 - 11:25 AM ET
Los Angeles - The Hertz Corp. executive vice president of sales and marketing Bob Stuart late last month sat down here with Business Travel News editor-in-chief Chris Davis to discuss the car rental company's strategy in dealing with the corporate market,...
August 13, 2014 - 03:05 PM ET
Tasked for years with squeezing every drop of savings from a travel program, some travel procurement professionals now say they increasingly are being called upon by C-level executives to focus more on the service they provide to travelers—and those executives...
August 12, 2014 - 02:30 PM ET
Corporate travel buyers should expect higher airfares and hotel rates in 2015, although car rental prices should remain steady, according to a forecast issued on Tuesday by Carlson Wagonlit Travel and the Global Business Travel Association Foundation...
Bill Glenn
August 12, 2014 - 02:00 PM ET
Los Angeles - American Express Global Business Travel president and CEO Bill Glenn took the stage here last month during the Global Business Travel Association's annual convention. During his speech he discussed the ambition to "create the curve." The...