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    August Premium Content

    August Premium Content

    Rethinking Relocation 
    Lodging
    Changing market demands and new housing options are shifting the playing field for employee mobility

    Recipe for Savings
    Expense Management
    Technology and innovation are making it easier to slim down that most elusive spend category – dining

    Demanding Roles
    Ground Transportation, Lodging
    The sharing economy is raising expectations for business travelers and corporate travel programs

    Paths to Partnership
    Data Management
    Working together with your suppliers is key to building a more successful Phat Data strategy

    Mind the (Generation) Gap
    Technology
    Digital natives may not be so security savvy

    Travelers Take Center Stage
    Association News
    New ACTE research finds travel managers are taking a more traveler-considerate approach

    Care to Share?
    Buyer's Think Tank
    The demand economy is courting business travelers and in response travel policies are opening up




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    July Premium Content

    July Premium Content

    Clear Channels
    Air Travel 
    When it comes to the ways air travel services are marketed and bought, choice is the name of the game

    Accommodating Change
    Lodging
    After a decade of growth, 2018 will be a year when the hotel industry needs to work to stay above the clouds

    Rethink the World
    Air Travel
    How two new aircraft designs are spearheading a boom in global business travel productivity

    The Year Ahead is Phat!
    Data Management
    ​Get your data strategy ready because more changes – and opportunities – are coming in 2018

    More Q’s than A’s
    Buyers’ Think Tank
    ​New Distribution Capabilities are coming.  But what can travel managers expect from it

    Bots and Lots More
    Technology
    ​The age of the robots is upon us at airports and hotels all over the world




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    June Premium Content

    June Premium Content

    What the Data?!
    Data Management
    ​The case studies in BTE’s most recent webinar can shine light on your Phat Data strategy

    Limos & More
    Ground Transportation
    ​Black car operators are diversifying their fleets to meet changing markets and changing demands

    Vanishing Plastic
    Corporate Cards and Payment Systems
    ​In a future that’s totally connected, it looks like the traditional corporate card may pull a disappearing act

    Flying the Connected Skies
    Industry Interview and Profile
    ​United Airline’s innovative IT puts travel managers and their travelers in control of the journey

    Top Travel Apps for 2017
    Technology
    ​Smartphones are changing the ways we travel – the smarter the app, the better the experience. Marriott, Samsung and Legrand create IoT hotel room. Chrome River adds invoice automation. Maldives introduces high-tech IDs. Traxo Filter tool captures off-channel bookings. Groupize adds features, launches sports division.

    Whose App Is It?
    Buyer Think Tank
    ​Picking the right apps for a traveler’s mobile device can be a business decision – or an individual choice





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    May Premium Content

    May Premium Content

    Success Story
    Managing Travel Programs
    Measuring your program’s effectiveness is a balancing act – and the traveler is the tipping point

    Global by Design
    Lodging
    Today’s palette of properties and products for international hotel programs is broader than ever

    Collaboration Acceleration
    Ground Transportation
    Rental car companies rev up some unusual connections to deal with a  shifting transportation playing field

    Face Time with Ralph Kaiser
    Industry Interview
    UATP CEO Ralph Kaiser offers an in-depth look at this unique card provider and its benefits for corporate travel

    Small Meetings, Big Value
    Meeting And SMM
    Events that used to fly under the radar are taking center stage – and so are the tools to manage them

    Winning Strategy
    Data Management
    Data alone isn’t enough – to make it truly Phat, you need to create your own framework for action

    Progress vs Transformation
    Technology
    The gateway to a different travel experience lies just ahead. Plus FAA seeks new laptop ban

    Metrics Systems
    Buyer Think Tank
    There’s more than one measure of program success, as our BTE Buyer Think Tank members reveal​




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    April Premium Content

    April Premium Content

    Taking on the World
    Travel Management Companies
    Teaming with the right TMC to create a truly global program starts with asking the right questions

    Meetings on a Roll
    Meeting Management-SMM
    Well-planned logistics and fleet management can make ground transportation an integral part of an event’s success

    Tooling Up
    Distribution-Booking Tools
    Leveraging hotel points programs to change traveler thinking can be a win-win

    Winning the Long Game
    Lodging
    The corporate housing market is on the move with enhanced technology and refined products

    The Future Is Phat
    Data Management
    The Phat Data concept resides in two worlds: The real world and a dream world that’s closer than you think

    World View
    Travel Buyers' Roundtable
    ​What makes a travel management company truly global?  It’s complicated. So Think Tank buyers explain.

    Sky Links
    Technology
    Inflight WiFi may be coming of age – at last.  Concur unveils its Hipmunk service. Bizly platform welcomes all corporate customers. Addison Lee buys Tandem Technologies. Business travelers carry four devices, think AI and VR will enhance the journey. Groupize and Concur integrate. Alaska Air ramps up WiFi.




News

February 25, 2018

Priceline Changes Its Name

Company is now Booking Holdings, reflecting Booking.com status as largest brand

Deem Partners with Hickory

Mobile and cloud technology provider will be recommended to clients of agency network

Names in the News 2-21-18

Appointments and promotions at Travel Leaders Group, RoomIt, Benchmark, Noble House Hotels & Resorts otels, Omni Hotels & Resorts and Chamness Worldwide

Traxo Marketplace Is Launched

Tool is an extension of Traxo Connect platform for capturing off-channel corporate booking activity