As your organization prepares for business travel to begin again post COVID-19, it’s important to understand what the new normal could look like and how you can plan for it. Skip to: 1. Reduced Service | 2. The New Normal | 3. Pricing Changes | 4. Financial Fallout Introduction In early October 2001, a month […]
February 2020 – Partner Chris Crowley joined GBTA’s COO, Scott Solombrino last week to chat about the trends in our industry. View the full interview by clicking here.
Linkedin Article Published by Jo Lloyd, Partner – Nina & Pinta RFPs have long been a thorn in the side of the corporate travel industry, and try as we might, there doesn’t seem to be anything else to replace it as a means of negotiating agreements between buyers and suppliers. But perhaps we’re looking at […]
Pioneering Solution Provides Clients with Flexible Offerings for Air Sourcing Requirements, from Self-Service to Full Sourcing The new solution helps drive informed purchasing decisions throughout the air sourcing process by providing users with an independent, interactive dashboard that consolidates travel data into a user friendly, flexible format. The fully interactive dashboard increases data visibility for […]
In our series around travel manager excellence, we’re going to take a look at benchmarking. This is often seen as a service provided by TMCs, and sometimes (if lucky) is provided against a set of peers. Currently, having benchmarked data is a nice to have: an overall look of how the programme is doing. It’s […]
In the race for the 2008 US presidency, Barack Obama waged one of the most effective campaigns in the history of electioneering. A change we can believe in was the slogan incessantly repeated in stump speeches and social media channels. After an eight-year Bush presidency, which included the questionable intervention in Iraq and a capitulating economy, the […]
EasyJet was not always the low-cost darling of the corporate travel sector. Until October 2007, when it signed contracts with Amadeus and Galileo and started selling fares through travel management companies (TMCs) and online booking tools (OBTs), the Luton-based carrier resided outside the closed walls of the managed travel garden. Even with the benefit of […]
Over the last decade the public heath sector in the UK has proven itself to be devastatingly effective at haemorrhaging money on IT and technology. Possibly the biggest waste of tax payers cash was the ironically named one-size-fits-all project, which included a range of modernisation schemes such as synchronising the email system with the ability […]