Best In Class: Conversations With BTN's 2013 Award Winners
BTN's 2013 Travel Manager of the Year Karoline Mayr and 2013 Best Practitioners—Tim Hay, Cindy Heston, Steven Schoen and Mark Stansbury—in August engaged in a roundtable discussion with BTN editors in San Diego. Edited excerpts of that discussion follow.
Accenture Leveraging Air Data To Promote Compliance, Peer Networking
Accenture in 2011 launched My Travel Summary, a dashboard widget detailing six airfare spending metrics that appears on the personal Accenture portal home page of every traveling employee.
Mobile Travel Services: A Look At Offerings By Sector
Business Travel News' recent research issue on the roles of mobile technology within corporate travel programs also included a look at the mobile tools and services offered to corporate travelers and managed programs by traditional airline, lodging, payment, car rental and meetings technology ...
Behavioral Messages: Accenture Uses Personal Travel Summary To Improve Compliance
When consulting firm Accenture last year changed its travel policy to tighten compliance and require more economy- and less premium-class travel, managing director of global travel and events Mary Bastrentaz prepared for an outcry. But despite this "pretty big cultural change," she said, Bastrentaz ...
Google Travel Program Still Relies On Policy 'Framework'
Budapest - Despite Google's reputation as a maverick among corporate travel programs, global travel and expense manager Michael Tangney said he didn't bury the travel policy but merely redefined it as a concept.