New GBTA Foundation report reveals companies may lack safety services and visibility into business travel plans

Latest study uncovers the impact business traveller booking behaviour has on safety A new Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation report finds that more than three-quarters of business travellers in the U.K., Germany and France agree that their organisations care about their safety while travelling for work. … Continue reading

Don’t let technology become a meeting distraction, warns Imago Venues

Technology in meetings has to be used carefully to avoid it becoming a distraction, according to Imago Venues. Its research – Is the meetings industry is doing enough to inspire the business leaders of tomorrow? – found that whilst 75 per cent … Continue reading

Corporate travel buyers double down on safety and security

Amidst a challenging aviation security environment and the continued threat of terrorism globally—and as new proposed policies and regulations to address these concerns start to take shape—business travellers and travel managers are growing increasingly worried about travel safety, according to … Continue reading

Opportunity exists for travel management professionals to consider sustainable practices when contracting with suppliers

Over half of North American companies have corporate sustainability programs in place Only one in six travel management professionals (16 per cent) currently incentivize their business travellers to stay in hotels with sustainable practices, according to a new study released … Continue reading

New study identifies business traveller perspectives on company travel policies, compliance and valued amenities

Four of five business travellers report company travel policy has greatest impact on booking decisions Four out of five (79 per cent) business travellers report their company’s travel policy has the greatest impact on their decision when booking travel for … Continue reading

The role of technology in event planning

By Kate Vasiloff, GBTA Foundation A new GBTA Foundation study revealed the most valued and most desired features when it comes to site sourcing technology. Conducted in partnership with Lanyon, the study is being released during a Lanyon Live breakout … Continue reading

Egencia study affirms need for policy versus policing in business travel

Business travellers say face time boosts productivity; good policy is a prescription for compliance Has FaceTime replaced genuine face time? Is business travel so last century? Not according to the business travellers Egencia surveyed in the third edition of its Business … Continue reading