Posts Tagged “cost”

How Advanced Technologies Are Driving Travel, Expense & Invoice Trends

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How Advanced Technologies Are Driving Travel, Expense & Invoice Trends

  Author: PASA   Advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and big data are helping organisations optimise their business processes to save time, simplify tasks, and deliver richer, more personalised experiences. And the best is yet to come, according to Concur.   Matt Goss, managing director ANZ, Concur said, “There is an air of…

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Strength In Global Economy Means Higher Travel Pricing In 2018

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Strength In Global Economy Means Higher Travel Pricing In 2018

  According to the fourth annual 2018 Global Travel Forecast, travel prices are expected to rise sharply in the coming year, reaching nearly 4% increases in some sectors.   Released by Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, and the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association, The…

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AirPlus International Spreads Its Wings to New Zealand & Celebrates 10 years in Australia

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AirPlus International Spreads Its Wings to New Zealand & Celebrates 10 years in Australia

    AirPlus International is now expanding its travel payment business to customers in New Zealand. The international provider of payments solutions for the day-to-day management of business travel has just commenced the pilot phase and is currently enrolling customers onto its platform.   New Zealand based companies will now benefit from a fully automated…

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New BCD Travel Analysis: Failure To Use Effective Audit Practices Costing Millions

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New BCD Travel Analysis: Failure To Use Effective Audit Practices Costing Millions

  A multi-level analysis by BCD Travel of hotel rate auditing programs reveals that combined, mid- to large-sized companies overspend on hotel room nights by hundreds of millions of dollars.   Without performing standard rate audits, a company overspends by $122,500 for every $5 million it spends on hotels. Using both standard rate auditing and…

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Travelling in the US? 2017 Annual Business Travel Index

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Travelling in the US? 2017 Annual Business Travel Index

Author: PASA 2017 Annual Business Travel Index Ovation has published its Annual Business Travel Index. The US report provides a snapshot of the past 5 years’ worth of Financial Services Firm Industry, Law Firm Industry and Multi-Industry-Mix Business Travel average prices paid for air and hotel as well as domestic and international travel patterns.  …

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