Posts Tagged “data”

Improving the Hotel RFP Process

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Improving the Hotel RFP Process

Author: Monica Sanchez, GBTA Foundation   The GBTA Foundation released a new study in partnership with Best Western Hotels & Resorts today that explored the Hotel RFP process from the eyes of a travel manager. A large majority (87 percent) of the travel managers interviewed have some level of involvement with the Hotel RFP process,…

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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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Amadeus launches advanced data analytics suite to boost travel destinations

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Amadeus launches advanced data analytics suite to boost travel destinations

  Amadeus Destination Insight equips destination marketing organisations (DMOs) with timely insights into the competition and traveller intentions.   Visit Flanders is using the suite to become more flexible in its marketing strategies and track the impact of global factors on traveller demand.   For Destination Marketing Organisations (DMOs) in the travel inspiration business, the…

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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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Seven tips to successfully mix business travel with pleasure

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Seven tips to successfully mix business travel with pleasure

Author: Concur for PASA.    According to a global study, 83 per cent of people use time on business trips to explore the city they’re visiting and 30 per cent of respondents have added two vacation days to business trips in an increasing trend towards mixing business and leisure, known as ‘bleisure’.[1]   The soft…

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Amadeus collaborates with Wingify to help Asia Pacific Online Travel Agents improve online conversion

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Amadeus collaborates with Wingify to help Asia Pacific Online Travel Agents improve online conversion

Author: PASA Today, online travel is bigger than ever, with 148.3 million travel bookings made over the Internet each year[1]. Despite the strong numbers, Online Travel Agents (OTAs) continue to struggle with turning ‘lookers’ into ‘bookers’. As the cost of acquiring new customers online continues to increase, it is critical that OTAs try and secure…

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