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GBTA Panel: Sharing Economy Poses Big Challenges for Biz Travel
GBTA Panel: Sharing Economy  Poses Big Challenges for Biz Travel

The sharing economy is having a profound impact on the way businesses book and manage travel. For corporate travel departments, the impact is not always benign, according to panelists at the recent GBTA convention in Orlando.

Worse than Death and Taxes? Filing Expense Reports, Says Study
Worse than Death and Taxes? Filing Expense Reports, Says Study

What’s worse than filing state and federal income tax returns once a year? Filing business travel expense reports. That’s the word from a recent poll of business travelers.

Travel Managers Take On Technology
Travel Managers Take On Technology

The growing importance of mobility, data and virtual payments is changing the way travel managers see themselves and their future.

TMCs Back New TripIt Program
TMCs Back New TripIt Program

TripIt’s new program for travel management companies (TMCs) is hitting its target. The Concur unit designed TripIt for TMCs with industry input and six major firms have lined up as launch customers.

Supplier Prices Expected to Hold Steady
Supplier Prices Expected to Hold Steady

After several years of rising air fares and hotel rates,  supplier prices across the travel spectrum should hold steady from now through 2106, according to a study conducted by Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) and the Global Business Travel Association Foundation (GBTA).

Global Biz Travel Spending to Reach a Record This Year
Global Biz Travel Spending to Reach a Record This Year

Global business travel spending will reach  a record $1.25 trillion this year, according to a study released at the Global Business Travel Association’s convention in Orlando.  China may be hitting some economic turbulence recently, but the country is still the driving force behind the healthy growth in business travel spending worldwide, the study said.

Biz Travelers Flock to Sharing Services
Biz Travelers Flock to Sharing Services

Business travelers are passing up taxi queues and hotel bookings for Uber, Airbnb and other shared services. Are travel programs keeping up?

Protecting Corporate Agencies From Cyber Crime
Protecting Corporate Agencies From Cyber Crime

In this era when cybercrime is outpacing physical crime, any corporate agency without cyber liability protection is a sitting duck, according to a corporate travel specialist. The answer, he says, is cyber liability coverage.