Posts Tagged “Travel”

New Research Calls Travel Managers To Take Traveller-Considerate Approach

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New Research Calls Travel Managers To Take Traveller-Considerate Approach

  Spurred by new norms of hyper-connectivity, on-demand services, greater personalisation and always-on support, business people expect a simpler and more flexible experience when travelling on behalf of their employers.   According to new research from the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE), underwritten by American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), travel managers are taking…

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Amadeus Reveals 4 Ways Blockchain Can Transform The Travel Sector

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Amadeus Reveals 4 Ways Blockchain Can Transform The Travel Sector

    Imagine if a secure application let you share your passport information using a fingerprint when passing through airport security… What if you could have just one loyalty card to collect points from your favourite hotel, airline and rental car company?   These are just some of the ways Amadeus says the blockchain could…

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Amadeus Encourages Industry To Make Accessible Travel A Reality For All

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Amadeus Encourages Industry To Make Accessible Travel A Reality For All

A new study outlines how greater personalisation, universal standards in the provision of services, more effective communication and increased collaboration between public and private sectors can drive a more accessible travel industry of the future.   More than two billion people around the world have accessibility needs due to disability and age. And yet a…

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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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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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Carlson Wagonlit Travel Launches New Division Dedicated To Hotels

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Carlson Wagonlit Travel Launches New Division Dedicated To Hotels

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the leading global travel management company, today announced the formal launch of its new business division wholly dedicated to hotel distribution – RoomIt by CWTTM. The new division is completely focused on creating and delivering a new and innovative experience to expanding access and providing greater variety to customer accommodations around…

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CWT Appoints Michael Ryan MD For Australia & New Zealand

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CWT Appoints Michael Ryan MD For Australia & New Zealand

  Author: PASA Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has appointed Michael Ryan as Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand. Ryan will lead a team of nearly 280 people across six locations in Australia and New Zealand, and will be responsible for client satisfaction, client retention and new business.   “Michael’s customer…

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Skiddoo chooses Amadeus to offer travellers the cheapest fares, fast

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Skiddoo chooses Amadeus to offer travellers the cheapest fares, fast

    Every second counts when it comes to shopping for travel online. Offering customers the widest range of air deals at the best possible prices, fast, is the mission of growing Australian-based online travel agency Skiddoo, and its new partnership with Amadeus delivering on that goal.   Skiddoo went live in April with Amadeus’…

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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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