Posts Tagged “Strategy”

Serko & GTA Strike Strategic Partnership To Enhance Hotel Content For Corporates

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Serko & GTA Strike Strategic Partnership To Enhance Hotel Content For Corporates

  Serko, a leader in online travel booking and expense management for business, today announced a new strategic partnership with Gullivers Travel Associates (GTA), a world leader in the provision of accommodation and travel services.   The agreement, along with a number of others signed this year, supports Serko’s strategy of increasing content revenue and…

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ATPI & Direct Travel Form Global Organisation

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ATPI & Direct Travel Form Global Organisation

  The ATPI Group, a global leader in travel management, has announced that the company has joined forces with Direct Travel, a leading provider of corporate travel management services, to form DIRECT ATPI Global Travel.   This new brand in the marketplace creates a global organisation with a value-centric focus on providing flexible corporate travel…

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Six Steps to Respond to Negative Online Reviews – From a Legal Perspective

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Six Steps to Respond to Negative Online Reviews – From a Legal Perspective

  Lawyer specialised in tourism gives her advice A commercial lawyer with experience in travel, tourism and hospitality issues, has shared with an online gathering of travel and tourism leaders her effective steps to dealing with negative online reviews.   Addressing a group of travel industry leaders, many of them from small businesses in Australia, Alyssa…

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Mantra Group Acquires New Build Hotel In Melbourne’s Booming North

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Mantra Group Acquires New Build Hotel In Melbourne’s Booming North

One of Greater Melbourne’s fastest growing areas will benefit from a $70 million hotel development that will service the rapid increase of activity in Melbourne’s booming northern suburbs.   Epping will be the site of the 214-room hotel that is being designed to capitalise on both the history of the northern suburbs and the unique…

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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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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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