TripStax warns against rush to implement new tech to fix human talent challenges in 2023

More start-up tech companies will enter the business travel sector in 2023 with innovative solutions for automating pockets of the business travel industry predicts TripStax (www.tripstax.com). However, TMCs should not rush to adopt new tech merely to solve human resourcing challenges, TripStax warns, as hasty decisions could lead to another level of chaos in terms…

TRIPBAM Contract Audit for Air and Hotel Identifies

Thousands in Lost Savings for Clients   BRUSSELS, 10 November 2022 — TRIPBAM, the global provider of air and hotel rate reshopping, auditing, benchmarking and sourcing, today shared new client data in which its TRIPBAM Contract Audit solution for air and hotel identified hundreds of thousands in lost savings from a handful of global corporates.  The…

Direct ATPI introduces Microsoft Teams technology integration to supercharge client experience 

The traveller persona-based technology will consolidate everything a traveller requires for a seamless journey. 11th November 2022 – Dominant provider of corporate travel solutions Direct ATPI has partnered with Microsoft to empower the tech-savvy traveller. This innovation will allow clients to view, plan, book and discuss business trips all on Microsoft Teams. From downloading an…

Employees across Europe concerned about delayed expense reimbursements   

Thursday 10, November – A new SAP Concur study has found that over half (58%) of employees across Europe are concerned about the impact of delayed expense reimbursements on their personal finances. The “Expense Management in Times of Inflation: How to Improve Employee Experience” report takes a closer look at the topic of inflation and…

5 Steps to Reduce Emissions from Business Travel

Amex GBT’s Global Business Consulting team has published a white paper designed to help travel managers find strategies and solutions to decarbonise their travel programmes. The report, entitled 5 Steps to Reduce Emissions from Business Travel, looks at understanding this challenging journey, from conversations to data-driven business strategies. It covers a range of measures including…

trava launches new website, trava.co to reflect brand refresh and new product offering

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 11 November 2022 – trava, the leading travel technology company revolutionising post-booking processes for travel agencies, has today announced the debut of its new website, trava.co Since the COVID-19 pandemic, trava has been repositioning its suite of post-booking solutions to help travel and flight resellers better understand its offering. The new website showcases this…

AirPlus and Uber for Business make business travel easier

Driving forward seamless payment: Business travelers get to their destination with Uber for Business and pay securely and compliantly with AirPlus Neu-Isenburg / San Francisco / Washington, D.C., November 08, 2022 – The corporate payment specialist AirPlus International is pleased to announce that the AirPlus Company Account is now accepted on Uber. For business travelers…

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GBTA’s First Sustainability Summit Harnesses Collective Efforts for Driving Action to Net Zero Business Travel  

High-level event brings together almost 300 global experts, travel industry, and policy leaders to outline solutions to decarbonize business travel aligned with Paris Climate Goals  Brussels (9 November 2022) – An acknowledgment of urgency, value of collaboration, and the need for concrete action were the pervasive drivers of GBTA’s first Global Sustainability Summit yesterday which…

Check-In with Suzanne

Check-In with Suzanne: Business Travel’s Greener Future And Getting There Together   Sustainability and climate action are squarely in the worldwide spotlight this week with the United Nations’ COP27 underway with a focus on the Paris Agreement to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius for the future of people and the planet.  In parallel, today GBTA is leading the discussion on collective climate action and solutions for the global business travel at our first-ever one-day Sustainability Summit in Brussels. Nearly 300 industry leaders, policy makers and partners have gathered – an acknowledgement that our industry’s sustainability…