BTN Names 2015 Travel Manager Of The Year & Best Practitioners
Orlando – Microsoft global travel and venue group lead Eric Bailey is BTN's 2015 Travel Manager of the Year. BTN editor-in-chief Elizabeth West presented the award last night at BTN's 30th annual Travel Manager of the Year reception, where BTN Group editorial director David Meyer also presented ...
Virtual Cards: The Progress & The Path To Acceptance That Remains
“Sunday night is when it will break loose.” That's when Sykes Enterprises business travelers try to check in using virtual cards en masse. “We’ll get a call from someone stuck in the lobby because [the hotel] won’t accept the virtual payment,” said Sykes Enterprises director of global finance and ...
Singh: Concur Revenue Continues To Climb As It Integrates With SAP
SAP-owned travel and expense technology firm Concur continued its growth trajectory for cloud subscriptions revenue in the second quarter, according to SAP’s interim report, released Tuesday. Concur accounted for €167 million ($182 million), in cloud subscriptions and support revenue, based on ...
GBTA Bylaw Proposal Shows Restraint, Still There Are Sticking Points
Dominion director of travel and corporate services Donna Kelliher took her first steps as Global Business Travel Association president in the summer of 2013, as debate about the organization’s bylaws fired tempers. Two years later, on June 27, 2015, Kelliher has notified members of a new bylaws ...
Choice Removes One Of Virtual Cards' Biggest Obstacles: Faxing Authorizations
By Jove, Choice Hotels International’s got it: a solution to the virtual card-faxing conundrum that so often causes mayhem at check-in. Choice’s “enhanced support of virtual card” solution eliminates the need for travel managers and travel management companies to fax authorization forms to Choice hotels for reservations made with single-use virtual cards, Choice director of sales technology and enablement Grant Pearce told BTN .